Oct. 28, 2013
THIS WEEK IN PANTHERS ATHLETICS
Monday, October 28, 2013
UPCOMING PITT SPORTS SCHEDULE (Complete Schedule)
Wednesday, Oct. 30
Volleyball: at Maryland, 7 p.m., College Park, Md.
Thursday, Oct. 31
Women’s Soccer: at Maryland, 7 p.m., College Park, Md.
Friday, Nov. 1
Cross Country: at ACC Championships, TBA, Winston-Salem, N.C.
Men’s Basketball: Slippery Rock (Exh.), TBA, Petersen Events Center (TV: TBA)
Saturday, Nov. 2
Football: at Georgia Tech, 7 p.m., Atlanta, Ga., (TV: ESPNU; Radio: Panther Sports Radio Network/93.7 The Fan)
Men’s Soccer: Duke, 7 p.m., Ambrose Urbanic Field at Petersen Sports Complex
Sunday, Nov. 3
Volleyball: at Notre Dame, 2 p.m., South Bend, Ind.
Women’s Soccer: ACC Tournament Quarterfinals, TBA, Campus Sites
Women’s Basketball: California, Pa. (Exh.), 2 p.m., Petersen Events Center
PITT ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Football: Devin Street. Street became Pitt’s all-time receptions leader at Navy last Saturday. He finished the game with nine catches for 96 yards and one touchdown, and passed Latef Grim (1998-2000) for the top spot with his second catch of the game. Street now has 186 career catches, and he also moved into third place on Pitt’s career receiving yards list, passing Grim and Larry Fitzgerald. With 2,692 career receiving yards, he needs just 370 more yards to pass Antonio Bryant (3,061) for the most receiving yards in school history. (Read More).
OTHER TOP WEEKLY PERFORMERS:
Volleyball: Jessica Wynn. Wynn tallied 21 kills and had 17 digs in two matches this weekend against NC State and North Carolina. Against the Wolfpack, Wynn contributed six kills and 13 digs, and against the Tar Heels she had 15 kills while hitting at a .625 clip (15K – 0E – 24TA) and four digs. Wynn continues to lead the Panthers in kills this season with 265 and has the second most digs with 191. (Read More).
Men’s Basketball: Michael Young. The freshman scored 11 points in Pitt’s 72-59 exhibition victory over UC-San Diego, including eight points down the stretch to seal the victory. With Pitt leading 55-54, Young scored six consecutive points to give the Panthers some separation. He also added four rebounds in 18 minutes of action. (Read More).
Swimming and Diving: Aaron Snyder and Samantha Winkelmann. Snyder won both the 1M and the 3M diving events for the men, as did Winkelmann for the women against Bucknell last Saturday. Snyder posted scores of 321.83 in the 1M and 342.23 in the 3M, while had a 262.20 in the 1M and 267.30 in the 3M. The men defeated the Bison 199-99, while the women won 208-90. Both teams improved their records to 2-0. (Read More).
Swimming and Diving: Luke Nosbisch. Nosbisch was a member of the winning 200 yard medley relay team, and also took individual victories in the 100 and 200 yard breaststroke events. The relay team swam a time of 1:32.54, while Nosbisch’s winning times in the 100 breast (57.28) and the 200 breast (2:05.13) were his fastest of the season. (Read More).
OTHER UPCOMING ALTHLETIC DEPARTMENT RELATED EVENTS:
Paul Chryst Radio Show, October 30, 6-7 p.m. (Radio: Panthers Sports Radio Network/93.7 The Fan)
PITT PANTHERS TELEVISION SCHEDULE (Comcast Channels 188 or 210):
Entire Broadcast Schedule Link
Monday, Oct. 21
Volleyball vs. Virginia Tech (replay), 9:30-11 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 22
Football vs. Old Dominion (replay), 9-11 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 27
Men’s Soccer vs. Virginia Tech (replay), 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Men’s Basketball vs. UC San Diego (replay), 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Men’s Soccer vs. William & Mary (replay), 2-4 p.m.
Women’s Volleyball vs. Syracuse (replay), 4-5:30 p.m.
Men’s Basketball vs. UC San Diego (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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