April 8, 2013
THIS WEEK IN PANTHERS ATHLETICS
Monday, April 8, 2013
UPCOMING PITT SPORTS SCHEDULE (Complete Schedule)
Tuesday, April 9
Baseball: at Youngstown State, 3 p.m., Youngstown, Ohio
Wednesday, April 10
Softball: Penn State, 4 p.m., Vartabedian Field (Doubleheader)
Tennis: at Carnegie Mellon, 4 p.m., Pittsburgh, Pa.
Friday, April 12
Baseball: Notre Dame, 6 p.m., Charles L. Cost Field
Track & Field: Aggie Invitational, All Day, Greensboro, N.C.
Football: Blue-Gold Game, 7 p.m., Bethel Park, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Saturday, April 13
Softball: at Seton Hall, 12 p.m., South Orange, N.J. (Doubleheader)
Baseball: Notre Dame, 3 p.m., Charles L. Cost Field
Track & Field: Bison Classic, All Day, Lewisburg, Pa./Aggie Classic, All Day, Greensboro, N.C.
Sunday, April 14
Softball: at Seton Hall, 12 p.m., South Orange, N.J.
Baseball: Notre Dame, 12 p.m., Charles L. Cost Field
Track & Field: at Bison Classic, All Day, Lewisburg, Pa.
PITT ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Gymnastics: Alyssa Adrian. Adrian led the Panthers at the NCAA Regional Meet and was a tie-breaker away from advancing as an individual to the NCAA Championship Meet in the all-around competition. Adrian scored a career-high 39.275 in the all-around at Regionals. (Read more).
OTHER TOP PITT WEEKLY PERFORMANCES
Baseball: Ethan Mildren. Mildren threw a complete game and allowed just one unearned run while striking out six batters against USF. Mildren is 5-2 on the season with a 2.85 ERA and has tallied 40 strikeouts. (Read more).
Tennis: Kimmy Borza. Borza won three of her four matches this past week for the Panthers. Against Duquesne, Borza won her singles match 6-3, 6-1, while she and Karma Parbhu were victorious in doubles 8-6. Against Cincinnati, Borza teamed with Taylor Washington in doubles for the first time this season and the duo won their match 9-7. (Read more).
Baseball: Stephen Vranka. Vranka was 7-for-18 at the plate last week with one homer, five RBI and four runs. Vranka ranks second on the team in runs scored (27), triples (3) and walks (20). (Read more).
OTHER UPCOMING ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT RELATED EVENTS
Blue-Gold Spring Football Game, 7 p.m., Bethel Park (More Information).
Founded in 1787, The University of Pittsburgh will be the longest established institution in the ACC when the Panthers join on July 1, 2013. The University of North Carolina (1789) is the second oldest, followed by the University of Virginia (1819), Wake Forest University (1834) and Duke University (1838).
PITT PANTHERS TELEVISION SCHEDULE (Comcast Channels 188 or 210)
Friday, April 12
Pitt Live Wire Extra, Episode 17, 6-6:30 p.m. Philly/6:30-7 p.m. Locally
Football Spring Game (live), 7-9 p.m.
Sunday, April 14
Softball vs. USF, Game 1 (replay), 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Softball vs. USF, Game 3 (replay), 1-3 p.m.
Pitt Live Wire Extra, Episode 17 (replay), 3-3:30 p.m.
Gymnastics vs. Michigan State (replay), 3:30-5 p.m.
Football Spring Game (replay), 5-7 p.m.
For more information, please contact the Pitt Athletic Media Relations Office at (412) 648-8240.
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