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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 36

By | July 23, 2014 8:57 am | 0 Comments

 

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 36 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 36 Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston wasn’t the only big-play threat at Florida State in 2013. Freshman wide receiver Kermit Whitfield led the nation in kickoff returns… View Article

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Cathedral Prep grad Danielczyk earns ACC academic honors

Jon Danielczyk

By | July 17, 2014 11:49 am | 0 Comments

 

Recent Pitt graduate Jon Danielczyk became the Panthers baseball team’s first-ever selection to the all-ACC Academic Baseball Team. Danielczyk, a Cathedral Prep graduate, earned a dual-major degree in marketing and legal studies and finished with a cumulative 3.21 GPA. He plans to attend graduate school. Before Pitt joined the ACC, Danielczyk was a Big East… View Article

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NFL.com mentions Terry in story on college football QBs

Damion Terry

By | July 15, 2014 1:15 pm | 0 Comments

 

According to NFL.com college football writer Mike Huguenin, Erie’s Damion Terry is part of the No. 13 quarterback situation among the 128 major-college programs. Of course, that’s because the biggest part of Michigan State’s quarterback scenario is starter Connor Cook, who led the Spartans to a Big Ten championship and Rose Bowl victory last season. In an… View Article

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Pitt’s Conner targets 2-way play for 2014

By | June 26, 2014 12:39 am | 0 Comments

 

McDowell graduate James Conner, who led Pitt in rushing as a true freshman in 2013, is looking to expand his horizons for the 2014 season. He’s practicing on both sides of the ball. Conner will be the Panthers’ feature back this season, but he will also get some playing time at defensive end. Although he… View Article

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Jordano nears 500 wins with Pitt baseball

By | June 12, 2014 1:21 am | 0 Comments

 

Current Pitt baseball coach and former Mercyhurst baseball coach Joe Jordano recently wrapped up his 17th season as head coach of the Panthers. In 2015, Jordano likely will reach a milestone victory (No. 500) at Pitt. The Panthers finished 22-30 overall and were 11-19 in their first season in the ACC. Jordano’s career record at… View Article

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NFL.com blogger picks Conner as one of college football’s toughest players

James Conner

By | June 3, 2014 1:37 pm | 0 Comments

 

Mike Huguenin, an NFL.com college football blogger, named McDowell graduate James Conner one of the 14 toughest players in college football. He lists Conner at No. 9. Conner led Pitt in rushing as a true freshman last season. He also set the Panthers’ bowl record with 229 yards rushing against Bowling Green in the Little Caesars Pizza… View Article

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Now a pro player, McBride graduates from Notre Dame

Kayla McBride

By | May 19, 2014 12:41 pm | 1 Comment

 

Erie’s Kayla McBride is now a pro basketball player in the WNBA, but she still graduated from Notre Dame this past weekend. McBride, a Villa Maria graduate, has been an extremely busy person since being drafted No. 3 overall by the San Antonio Stars on April 14. She’s flown back and forth between South Bend and San… View Article

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McBride to face Diggins in Stars’ preseason opener

By | May 2, 2014 11:13 am | 0 Comments

 

Erie’s Kayla McBride will make her debut in a San Antonio Stars uniform today at 12:30 p.m. in a preseason game against the Tulsa Shock. It is the first preseason game in the WNBA this year. McBride, a Villa Maria graduate and former Notre Dame All-American, was selected No. 3 overall in the recent WNBA… View Article

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Will Pitt’s Donald be a better NFL player than Clowney?

By | April 24, 2014 11:27 am | 0 Comments

 

The conventional wisdom among NFL draft experts is that South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is the top defensive player available for the draft May 8. However, others say that Clowney isn’t even the best defensive lineman in the draft. They claim that honor belongs to Pitt’s Aaron Donald, an All-American who won just about… View Article

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McBride wins two major awards at Notre Dame banquet

By | April 23, 2014 9:20 pm | 0 Comments

 

Villa Maria graduate Kayla McBride‘s career with the Notre Dame women’s basketball team ended a little more than two weeks ago in the NCAA championship game. However, on Tuesday night, McBride enjoyed one last evening as a member of the Fighting Irish. She celebrated it by winning two major awards at the Notre Dame Women’s… View Article

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