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Pitt Volleyball Provides Virginia Tech Grad Switch L/DS Logan Mosley

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Pitt volleyball added a brand new piece to their crew for subsequent season on Monday, in Virginia Tech graduate switch Logan Mosley.

Mosley introduced her dedication to the Panthers in an Instagram put up that mentioned, “Subsequent cease -> Pittsburgh!! So excited for this new journey and to be a Pitt Panther! 💙💛”

Mosley performed 4 seasons for the Hokies from 2019-22, as a libero/defensive specialist. She made a profession excessive 507 digs in her first 12 months as a Hokie in 2019, which included a career-best 39 digs in a sport towards Davidson. Mosley began a profession excessive 26 matches and performed in a profession excessive 31 matches in her first 12 months.

She didn’t begin a sport the following two seasons, though she did make 409 digs as a junior in 2021. Mosley began 17 matches and performed in 29 in 2022, as Virginia Tech completed 11-18 total and 4-14 in ACC play.

Mosley will compete subsequent season for enjoying time with liberos/defensive specialists in rising junior Emmy Klika and rising sophomore Dillyn Griffin. Senior Ashley Browske selected to graduate following the 2022 season and to not use an additional 12 months of eligibility as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

Klika initially sat behind Browske, however began the ultimate two video games of the common season and the 5 matches within the NCAA Match as Pitt made it back-to-back appearances within the Remaining 4. She made a profession excessive 17 digs towards then ranked No. 13 Georgia Tech on Nov. 23 and 16 digs within the Elite Eight victory over No. 1 Wisconsin.

Griffin functioned as a serve specialist for the Panthers in 2022, utilizing her sturdy, left-handed supply to power opponents to serve out of system.

Each gamers confirmed assist for Mosley on her Instagram put up. Klika commented, “YAY!!! Welcome to the fam💙💛” and Griffin commented, “YAY! Can’t wait💙💙💙💙.”

Many different Pitt gamers confirmed assist for Mosley as properly. This included rising junior outdoors hitter Julianna Dalton, rising graduate setter Lexis Akeo, rising junior setter Rachel Fairbanks, rising sophomore center blocker Rachel Jepsen and rising redshirt senior outdoors hitter Valeria Vasquez Gomez.

With the addition of Mosley, Pitt has three liberos/defensive specialists on the crew for the 2023 season. For the roster as an entire, Pitt now has 13 gamers in eight returning gamers, 4 incoming first years and Mosley.

They’ve spots open to spice up their center blocking place and doubtlessly a right-side hitter within the coming weeks, because the switch portal begins to warmth up throughout faculty volleyball.



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Pitt Named Considered one of Seth Greenberg’s Groups of the Week, Blake Hinson Gamers of the Week

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The Pitt Panthers put the ACC on discover this previous week and garnered the eye of nationwide retailers. 

On Monday, the pinnacle coach Jeff Capel was named Coach of the Week by ESPN’s Jeff Bozello. ESPN School Basketball Analyst Seth Greenberg named the Panthers one in all his 5 groups of the week. Greenberg positioned Pitt alongside Creighton (13-8, 7-3 Huge East), and three Huge 12 groups in Baylor (16-5, 5-3 Huge 12), Oklahoma (12-9, 2-6 Huge 12) and West Virginia (13-8, 2-6 Huge 12). 

Pitt completed the week 2-0, breaking a five-way tie for third place within the ACC. The Panthers defeated Wake Forest 81-79 and shot 18-of-27 (49%) from three-point land. Capel’s squad totaled 22 assists and three blocks, as soon as main by 15 earlier than holding on in opposition to the Demon Deacons within the closing possessions. 

Saturday’s Miami recreation in entrance of 12,508 followers was the Panthers’ first sellout since 2019 – when Zion Williamson and Duke performed on the Pete – as Pitt rallied from eight factors all the way down to defeat the Hurricanes 71-68. Trailing 68-60, the Panthers closed on an 11-0 run and went forward following a Jamarius Burton steal and Blake Hinson tip-in basket by way of site visitors that bounced the Panthers’ manner. 

Greenberg named Hinson as a member of his five-member Gamers of the Week after posting 24 factors on 8-of-14 subject targets, all from behind the arc, in 33 minutes in opposition to Wake Forest. Hinson’s eight triples tied for probably the most in program historical past. 

Hinson began within the Panthers’ win over Miami, scoring a game-high 21 factors together with the game-winning tip, and grabbing eight rebounds in 36 minutes. He particularly carried out nicely within the second half, scoring two-thirds of his factors (14) and posting 5 rebounds and two blocks. Hinson knocked down a essential three to chop the deficit to a few, 68-65, with a hand in his face and supply the chance to clinch the comeback.

The junior ahead is averaging 16.2 factors and 6.5 rebounds this season, beginning all 22 of Pitt’s video games. Greenberg chosen Hinson, NC State ahead D.J. Burns, Gonzaga guard Julian Strawther, Tennessee guard Zakai Zeigler, and potential Participant of the 12 months ahead Zach Edy of Purdue as his Gamers of the Week.

The Panthers battle North Carolina (15-6, 7-3 ACC) Wednesday from Chapel Hill at 7 p.m. UNC sits immediately behind Pitt in fourth place.



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Pitt’s Full 2023 Soccer Schedule Launched

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The 2023 soccer season continues to be about seven months away, however the schedule is now set. So, let’s check out who Pitt is enjoying and when all these video games are scheduled.

Pitt will probably be at house to kick off its season in opposition to Wofford on Sept. 2, will use Week 6 as its bye week and conclude the season in opposition to Duke on Nov. 25.

Pitt’s non-conference schedule kicks off with a program-first matchup in opposition to Wofford earlier than internet hosting Cincinnati and touring to West Virginia — a brand new Huge 12 gauntlet.

The ultimate non-conference sport is not going to happen till November when Pitt will journey to South Bend, Indiana to tackle Notre Dame.

Pitt opens ACC play at house in opposition to North Carolina, enjoying a uncommon weekend sport in opposition to the Tar Heels, and can then journey to Lane Stadium in Blacksburg to play Virginia Tech.

After a Week 6 bye, Pitt resumes play at house in opposition to Louisville earlier than hitting the street to play Wake Forest and Notre Dame in back-to-back weeks. It doesn’t get any simpler at Pitt returns house to host Florida State both.

Pitt ends the season with Syracuse (at Yankee Stadium within the Bronx, no much less), Boston School (on a Thursday) and Duke.

2023 Pitt Schedule

Week 1: Saturday, Sept. 2 – Wofford at Acrisure Stadium

Week 2: Saturday, Sept. 9 – Cincinnati at Acrisure Stadium

Week 3: Saturday, Sept. 16 — West Virginia at Milan Puskar Stadium

Week 4: Saturday, Sept. 23 – North Carolina at Acrisure Stadium

Week 5: Saturday, Sept. 30 — Virginia Tech at Lane Stadium

Week 6: Saturday, Oct. 7 – Bye Week

Week 7: Saturday, Oct. 14 – Louisville at Acrisure Stadium

Week 8: Saturday, Oct. 21 – Wake Forest at Truist Stadium

Week 9: Saturday, Oct. 28 – Notre Dame at Notre Dame Stadium

Week 10: Saturday, Nov. 4 – Florida State at Acrisure Stadium

Week 11: Saturday, Nov. 11 – Syracuse at Yankee Stadium

Week 12: Thursday, Nov. 16 – Boston School at Acrisure Stadium

Week 13: Saturday, Nov. 25 – Duke at Wallace Wade Stadium



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Pitt 2023 Blue-Gold Spring Recreation Introduced for April 15

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The annual Blue-Gold Spring Recreation is the primary probability to see how Pitt’s new group appears to be like each season, and as such, it’s a well-liked occasion.

The 2023 Blue-Gold Spring Recreation might be no completely different, and the date and time have formally been set. The sport will kickoff at Acrisure Stadium at 1 p.m. on April, 15.

Pitt’s spring practices will start in late February or early March, with 15 practices on the schedule to organize for the spring recreation. Pat Narduzzi’s squad may have just a few key positions to guage, particularly at quarterback, large receiver and within the secondary.

The Ed Conway Award, given to probably the most improved offensive and defensive gamers all through the spring, might be awarded on the day of the spring recreation.

Pitt has had its 2023 recreation in opposition to Syracuse scheduled for Nov. 11 at Yankee Stadium within the Bronx, and the remainder of its 2023 schedule might be launched at 7 p.m. on ACC Community.



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