Nov. 5, 2012
THIS WEEK IN PANTHERS ATHLETICS
Monday, November 5, 2012
UPCOMING PITT SPORTS SCHEDULE (Complete Schedule)
Tuesday, Nov. 6
Volleyball: Robert Morris, 7 p.m., Fitzgerald Field House (TV: Pitt Panthers Television, live)
Friday, Nov. 9
Women’s Basketball: Youngstown State, 11 a.m., Petersen Events Center (Radio: WJAS, 1320 AM)
Swimming & Diving: at Notre Dame, 5 p.m., South Bend, Ind.
Men’s Basketball: Mount St. Mary’s, 6 p.m., Petersen Events Center (TV: ESPN3.com; Radio: Panther Sports Radio Network, KDKA-1020 AM)
Volleyball: Seton Hall, 7 p.m., Fitzgerald Field House (TV: Pitt Panthers Television, tape delay)
Football: at Connecticut, 8 p.m., East Hartford, Conn. (TV: ESPN2; Radio; Panther Sports Radio Network, 93.7 The Fan)
Cross Country: Mid Atlantic Regional Championship, Noon (Women’s 6K); 1:15 (Men’s 10K), University Park, Pa./Penn State/Blue & White Golf Course
Sunday, Nov. 11
Women’s Basketball: William & Mary, 1 p.m., Petersen Events Center (Radio: WJAS, 1320 AM)
Volleyball: at Villanova, 2 p.m., Villanova, Pa.
Wrestling: at Michigan, 2 p.m., Ann Arbor, Mich. (TV: Big Ten Network/Digital Network)
Monday, Nov. 12
Men’s Basketball: Fordham, 6 p.m., Petersen Events Center, NIT Season Tip-Off (TV: ESPN3; Radio: Panther Sports Radio Network, 93.7 The Fan)
Men’s Basketball: Robert Morris vs. Lehigh, 8:30 p.m., Petersen Events Center, NIT Season Tip-Off
Tuesday, Nov. 13
Women’s Basketball: Siena, 1 p.m., Fitzgerald Field House (Radio: WJAS, 1320 AM)
Men’s Basketball: Fordham vs. Robert Morris or Lehigh, 6 p.m., Petersen Events Center, NIT Season Tip-Off
Men’s Basketball: Pitt vs. Robert Morris or Lehigh, 9 p.m., Petersen Events Center, NIT Season Tip-Off (TV: ESPNU, Radio: Panther Sports Radio Network, 93.7 The Fan)
PITT ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Women’s Basketball: Brianna Keisel. Keisel led the Panthers with 23 points, seven rebounds, five assists and six steals in a 94-61 exhibition win over Lock Haven. In scoring 13 of Pitt’s 18 points to start the second half, the sophomore point guard also converted seven of her nine field goal attempts. (Read more).
OTHER TOP PITT WEEKLY PERFORMANCES
Men’s Basketball: J.J. Moore. Through Pitt’s two exhibition games, Moore led the Panthers in scoring (13.5 ppg.) and field goal percentage (81.8 percent, 9-11) and also averaged 5.5 rebounds per game at his new power forward position. He led Pitt with 13 points (5-6 FG) and grabbed nine rebounds in a 77-45 win over Hawaii-Hilo on Friday. (Read more).
Volleyball: Alex Phillips. Phillips came off the bench to record a career-high in kills (10) and hitting percentage (.533), while tying a career-high with five blocks against South Florida. The senior middle shared a team-high in blocks and was one of four players to register double-digits in kills. (Read more).
Men’s Swimming & Diving: Martin Vogel. Vogel set lifetime best times in the 200 Yard Fly and the 500 Yard Freestyle and won both events in respective times of 1:50.14 and 4:40.23 against Cincinnati. (Read more).
Football: Ray Graham. Graham rushed for one touchdown and 172 yards on 24 carries. He also averaged 7.2 yards per carry in Pitt’s heartbreaking 29-26 three overtime loss at Notre Dame on Saturday. On the year, Graham has rushed for 794 yard and eight touchdowns on 158 attempts and caught 28 passes for 269 yards and two TDs. (Read more).
Diving: The Pitt men and women divers swept each diving event against Cincinnati, going 1-2-3 in the 1 Meter and the 3 Meter competitions. (Read more).
PITT PLAY OF THE WEEK
Wrestling: Matt Wilps. Wilps, a returning All-American and the No. 2 ranked 197-pound wrestler in the country, scored a pin fall victory at 6:50 to defeat No. 3 Quentin Wright of Penn State at the 47th NWCA All-Star Classic. (Read more).
PITT PANTHER WEEKLY NOTES
*Women’s Basketball will hold its fourth annual School Day on Friday, Nov. 9 with over 3,000 local elementary and middle school children expected to attend. WTAE-TV anchor/reporter John Meyer will serve as a guest coach.
OTHER UPCOMING ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT RELATED EVENTS
Paul Chryst Radio Show, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 6-7 p.m., 93.7 The Fan
93.7 The Fan will broadcast live from the Petersen Events Center Lobby prior to Pitt’s men’s basketball game against Mount St. Mary’s, Friday, Nov. 9, 2-6 p.m., 93.7 FM
PITT PANTHERS TELEVISION SCHEDULE (Comcast Channels 188 or 210)
Monday, November 5
Paul Chryst Press Conference (live), 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Paul Chryst Press Conference (replay), 7-7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, November 6
Volleyball vs. Robert Morris (live), 7-8:30 p.m.
Friday, November 9
Pitt Live Wire Episode 10, 6:30-7 p.m.
Men’s Basketball vs. Mount St. Mary’s (replay), 9-9:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 11
Paul Chryst Press Conference (replay), 11-11:30 a.m.
Volleyball vs. Robert Morris (replay), 11:30-1 p.m.
Pitt Live Wire Episode 9 (replay), 1-1:30 p.m.
Pitt Live Wire Episode 10 (replay), 1:30-2 p.m.
Paul Chryst Press Conference (replay), 2-2:30 p.m.
Volleyball vs. St. John’s (replay), 2:30-4 p.m.
Pitt Live Wire Episode 8 (replay), 4-4:30 p.m.
Pitt Live Wire Episode 9 (replay), 4:30-5 p.m.
Pitt Live Wire Episode 10 (repaly), 5-5:30 p.m.
Volleyball vs. Robert Morris, 5:30-7 p.m.
For more information, please contact the Pitt Athletic Media Relations Office at (412) 648-8240.
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