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This Week in Panthers Athletics (Monday, October 22, 2012)




Oct. 24, 2012

THIS WEEK IN PANTHERS ATHLETICS

Monday, October 22, 2012

UPCOMING PITT SPORTS SCHEDULE (Complete Schedule)

Friday, Oct. 26

Cross Country: at Big East Championship, TBA, Bronx, N.Y./Van Cortlandt Park

Men’s Basketball: Indiana, Pa. (Exh.), 7 p.m., Petersen Events Center (TV: Pitt Panthers TV, live)

Volleyball: at Notre Dame, 7 p.m., Notre Dame, Ind.

Saturday, Oct. 27

Football: Temple, Noon, Heinz Field (TV: Big East Network/WTAE-TV; Radio: 93.7 The Fan)

Men’s Soccer: at Villanova, Noon, Villanova, Pa.

Sunday, Oct. 28

Swimming & Diving: Virginia, 11 a.m., Trees Pool

Volleyball: at DePaul, 3 p.m., Chicago, Ill.

PITT ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Football: Dan Mason. The middle linebacker helped lead Pitt to a 20-6 win at Buffalo on Saturday after registering a team-high 11 tackles and one sack. He also made his first start of the season after almost two years of rehab for his right knee injury. (Read more).

OTHER TOP PITT WEEKLY PERFORMANCES

Football: Ray Graham. Graham finished with 74 yards on 20 carries with one touchdown in leading Pitt to a 20-6 win at Buffalo on Saturday. (Read more).

Volleyball: Jessica Wynn. Wynn led Pitt in kills in both matches this weekend, recording a match-high 12 spikes against St. John’s and a team-best 13 kills against Connecticut. She averaged 3.57 kills per set and hit at a .306 clip. (Read more).

Volleyball:  Jasmine Dittrich. Dittrich reached double-digit kills in both matches this weekend, with 11 against St. John’s and 10 vs. Connecticut. She led the team in hitting percentage with a stellar .436 average, and also notched seven blocks, good for a 1.00 blocks per set average. (Read more).

Men’s Soccer: Defense. Pitt’s backfield helped limit No. 4 ranked Connecticut to only two second half goals on Saturday. (Read more).

PITT PLAY OF THE WEEK

Men’s Soccer: Pitt took a 1-0 lead against No. 4 ranked Connecticut when Andy Clifford scored off an assist from Nick Wysong in Saturday evening’s match at Ambrose Urbanic Field. (Read more).

PITT PANTHER WEEKLY NOTES

*The Pitt cross country teams will compete in the Big East Championship Cross Country Meet on Friday, Oct. 26 at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, N.Y.

*Men’s Soccer plays its final match of the year when it travels to Villanova for a Saturday, Oct. 27 contest.

OTHER UPCOMING ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT RELATED EVENTS

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PITT PANTHERS TELEVISION SCHEDULE (Comcast Channels 188 or 210)

Entire Broadcast Schedule Link

Monday, October 22

Paul Chryst Press Conference (live), Noon-12:30 p.m.

Paul Chryst Press Conference (replay), 7-7:30 p.m.

Friday, October 26

Men’s Basketball Exhibition Game vs. Indiana, Pa. (live), 7-9 p.m.

Saturday, October 27

Pitt Live Wire Extra, Episode 8, 11-11:30 a.m.

Temple Pre-Game Show (live), 11:30 a.m.-Noon

Temple Post-Game Show (live), 5-5:30 p.m.

Sunday, October 28

Pitt Men’s Soccer vs. Marquette (replay), 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Paul Chryst Press Conference (replay), 1-1:30 p.m.

Temple Pre-Game Show (replay), 1:30-2 p.m.

Football Game vs. Temple (replay), 2-4 p.m.

Temple Post-Game Show (replay), 4-4:30 p.m.

Pitt Live Wire Extra, Episode 8 (replay), 4:30-5 p.m.

Men’s Basketball Exhibition Game vs. Indiana, Pa. (replay), 5-7 p.m.

For more information, please contact the Pitt Athletic Media Relations Office at (412) 648-8240.