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The Pitt News

A Pitt wrestler fights for hand control during Friday evening’s match against Virginia Tech in the Fitzgerald Field House.

Photos: Pitt Wrestling loses to Virginia Tech 12-26

By Pamela Smith, Contributing Editor February 18, 2024

Pitt Wrestling falls to No. 13 Virginia Tech on Friday night in the Fitzgerald Field House.

A Pitt wrestler is thrown to the mat during Friday evening’s match against the NC State Wolfpack at the Fitzgerald Field House.

Photos: Pitt Wrestling defeated by NC State

By Alex Jurkuta, Staff Photographer January 28, 2024

The Pitt Panthers lose 6-31 to the NC State Wolfpack on Friday night.

ASU junior Tristan Mascarenas attempts to maintain control of first-year Vinnie Santaniello during Sunday afternoon’s match against the Arizona State Sun Devils at the Fitzgerald Field House.

Pitt wrestling losses to Arizona State following injury forfeit

By Mason Carter, Staff Writer January 22, 2024

After a week off from action, Pitt wrestling suffered a stinging 21-20 criteria loss to No. 24 Arizona State Sunday evening. The Panthers were leading 20-14 until an injury to heavyweight Dayton Pitzer...

Redshirt first-year Vinnie Santaniello competes during Friday nights wrestling meet at the Fitzgerald Field House.

Takeaways | Pitt wrestling loses more momentum with loss to Oklahoma State

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor January 16, 2024

No. 15 Pitt wrestling (7-4, ACC 0-0) put itself on the map this season following a 21-13 beat down of No. 5 Ohio State on Dec. 10. The young Pitt program was in the midst of a four-match win streak and...

Redshirt senior Cole Matthews grapples with an opponent during Friday nights wrestling meet at the Fitzgerald Field House.

Photos: Pitt wrestling loses to OSU 31-6

By Ethan Shulman, Visual Editor January 14, 2024

The No. 15 Pitt Panthers lost to No. 5 OSU 31-6 on Friday night in the Fitzgerald Field House.

Senior forward Blake Hinson (2) attempts to shoot the ball during Pitt mens basketballs game against Canisius on Saturday Dec 9, 2023.

Sports news students may have missed over winter break

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor January 9, 2024

Many students may feel disconnected from Pitt athletics after coming back to campus following winter break. Between spending time with family and trying to survive nearly a month in their hometowns, many...

A Pitt wrestler takes off their headgear during the Blue-Gold Dual at the Fitzgerald Field House on Monday, Oct. 30.

Preview | Pitt wrestling looks to fill big shoes in 2023-2024

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor November 9, 2023

Last season, Pitt wrestling reached new heights, winning a share of the ACC regular season title and boasting an NCAA Champion in Nino Bonaccorsi at 197 pounds. With all the hype surrounding last year’s...

Pitt wrestlers faced off during the Blue-Gold Dual at the Fitzgerald Field House on Monday, Oct. 30.

Pitt wrestling finishes third as a team, boasts two champions at Clarion Open

By Nicolas Munera, Staff Writer November 7, 2023

Pitt wrestling kicked off its 2023-24 campaign by traveling to Clarion University for the 2023 Clarion Open on Sunday. The Panthers showcased their talent as a team, achieving third place and boasting...

A Pitt wrestler attempts to maintain control of their opponent during the Blue-Gold Dual at the Fitzgerald Field House on Monday evening.

Pitt wrestling previews its season with Blue-Gold Dual

By Nicolas Munera, Staff Writer October 31, 2023

Pitt wrestling previewed its season Monday night with the Blue-Gold exhibition dual at the Fitzgerald Field House on Monday night. The program will officially kick off its season at the Clarion Open next...

No. 29 Tyler Badgett wrestles his Iowa State opponent on Friday night.

Weekend Sports Recap | Women’s basketball picks up first ACC win, wrestling falls short to Iowa State

By Sara Meyer, Staff Writer February 5, 2023
Pitt athletics had a successful weekend during this winter season, with women’s basketball picking up their first ACC win and gymnastics dominating in the Backyard Brawl.
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