September 29, 2022

PITTSBURGH – The Pitt girls’s basketball staff held their first official staff apply of the 2022-23 marketing campaign on Wednesday afternoon contained in the Petersen Occasions Heart.

The Panthers return 4 starters from final yr’s squad that posted a 11-19 general file. The Panthers wrapped up their non-conference slate a season in the past with a 9-2 file, the most effective file towards non-conference opponents because the 2006-07 marketing campaign. As a staff, Pitt led the ACC and ranked ninth within the NCAA in rebounds per recreation (43.9 rpg) whereas additionally main the ACC and rating 14th within the nation in offensive rebounds per recreation (15.6 orpg).

The Panthers return seven of their eight high scorers from a season in the past together with senior captain Dayshanette Harris who led the squad averaging 9.6 factors, 2.9 assists and a couple of.9 rebounds whereas capturing a career-high 34.0% from behind the arc. Harris additionally turned the quickest participant in program historical past to file at the least 700 factors, 250 rebounds and 175 assists, doing so in simply 60 profession video games.

Fellow senior Amber Brown has began all 80 profession video games for the Panthers at ahead and is coming off of her greatest offensive season of her profession final season as she completed averaging 9.3 factors, 6.0 rebounds and 1.9 assists whereas capturing 47.2% from the ground. Liatu King might be seeking to construct on her spectacular sophomore season that noticed her common career-highs in scoring (7.5 ppg) and rebounding (7.1 rpg) whereas additionally posting a team-high 4 double-doubles. Future Strother is seeking to make one other step this season after coming off the bench and averaging 5.3 ppg whereas connecting on a career-high 44 three-pointers. Senior Emy Hayford began a career-high 19 video games and posted 4.2 ppg and 1.8 apg throughout 20.0 mpg a season in the past.


A gaggle of 5 newcomers (three freshmen and two transfers) will look to make an instantaneous affect on the squad that completed off final season with a 11-19 file whereas posting their greatest non-conference mark (9-2) since 2008-09. Gabby Hutcherson got here to Pittsburgh after two seasons at Ohio State whereas Channise Lewis transferred in after 4 seasons at perennial energy Maryland. The freshman trio of Aislin MalcolmAvery “Ace” Strickland and Marley Washenitz look poised to offer Pitt with some much-needed capturing for the extremely anticipated 2022-23 season.

Season tickets for the upcoming 2022-23 marketing campaign are $50 and can be found to buy HERE. Group tickets, and single-game tickets might be obtainable at a later date.

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Led by fifth-year head coach Lance White, the Panthers will open up their 2022-23 marketing campaign on the highway Monday, Nov. 7 as they journey to Baltimore, MD to tackle Coppin State at 7:00 pm.



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