Jan. 7, 2013
THIS WEEK IN PANTHERS ATHLETICS
Monday, January 7, 2013
UPCOMING PITT SPORTS SCHEDULE (Complete Schedule)
Tuesday, Jan. 8
Men’s Basketball: at Georgetown, 9 p.m., Washington, D.C./Verizon Center (TV: ESPNU; Radio: Panther Sports Radio Network/93.7 The Fan).
Friday, Jan. 11
Gymnastics: West Virginia, 7 p.m., Fitzgerald Field House
Saturday, Jan. 12
Swimming & Diving: West Virginia, 11 a.m., Trees Pool
Men’s Basketball: Marquette, 12 p.m., Petersen Events Center (TV: ESPNU; Radio: Panther Sports Radio Network/93.7 The Fan)
Women’s Basketball: Villanova, 6 p.m., Petersen Events Center (TV: Big East Network; Radio: WJAS 1320 a.m.)
Track & Field: at Nittany Lion Challenge, All Day, State College, Pa.
Wrestling: Pitt Duals vs. Bloomsburg, Eastern Michigan, Davidson, Fitzgerald Field House, 10 a.m.
PITT ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Track & Field: Taranisha Taylor. Freshman Taranisha Taylor won the 60 meter hurdles at the Penn State Relays. After qualifying second in the prelims, Taylor ran a career-best time of 8.63 in the finals for her first collegiate individual title. She crossed the line ahead of Penn State’s Brittney Howell who finished in 8.77. (Read more).
OTHER TOP PITT WEEKLY PERFORMANCES
Football: Devin Street. Junior Devin Street led the receivers with seven catches for 83 yards and one touchdown against Ole Miss in the BBVA Compass Bowl. (Read more).
Women’s Basketball: Asia Logan: Junior Asia Logan recorded a double-double in both of Pitt’s games this week. In a 55-54 victory at Old Dominion, Logan had 21 points and 13 rebounds. She followed that up with another 21 points against Seton Hall while adding 10 rebounds for her sixth double-double of the season. She led Pitt in scoring in both games. (Read more).
Track & Field: Jonnique Lawrence. Senior Jonnique Lawrence finished second in the 200 meter dash at the Penn State Relays, and also made the finals of the 60 meter dash, finishing fourth overall. Her 200 meter dash time of 24.53 was the fastest time of any Pitt runner this season (Read more).
OTHER UPCOMING ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT RELATED EVENTS
Jamie Dixon Radio Show, January 17, 6-7 p.m., Live at the University Club (Radio: KDKA-FM).
Agnus Berenato Radio Show, January 17, 7-8 p.m., Live at the University Club (Radio: WJAS AM).
PITT PANTHERS TELEVISION SCHEDULE (Comcast Channels 188 or 210)
Entire Broadcast Schedule Link
Monday, January 6
Men’s Basketball vs. Oakland (replay), 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Men’s Basketball vs. Delaware State (replay), 1-3 p.m.
Men’s Basketball vs. Kennesaw State (replay), 3-5 p.m.
Men’s Basketball vs. Cincinnati (live), 5-6:30 p.m.
Pitt Live Wire Extra Episode 4, 6:30-7 p.m.
Friday, January 11
Pitt Live Wire Episode 5, 3-3:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 12
Men’s Basketball vs. Marquette Postgame Show (live), 3-3:30 p.m.
Sunday, January 13
Gymnastics vs. West Virginia (replay), 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Pitt Live Wire Extra, Episode 5 (replay), 1-1:30 p.m.
Gymnastics vs. West Virginia (replay), 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Men’s Basketball vs. Kennesaw State (replay), 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Men’s Basketball vs. Rutgers (replay), 5:30-7 p.m.
For more information, please contact the Pitt Athletic Media Relations Office at (412) 648-8240.
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