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Vidovich’s second season brings success to men’s soccer

Head coach Jay Vidovich spent 21 seasons coaching the Demon Deacons before joining the Panthers in December 2015. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

By Grant Burgman | Staff Writer

October 26, 2017

The Pitt men’s soccer team only managed to score 12 goals in the entire season last year. This year, the team had 12 goals before October. Stats like these show how far the team has come in its second year with head coach Jay Vidovich, who has lead Pitt to an 8-8 record so far this season, with ...

Blue Devils take down Panthers, 2-0

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

October 7, 2017

The Pitt men’s soccer team’s winning streak ended abruptly Friday night after No. 19 Duke’s 2-0 victory. The Panthers (6-6-0 overall, 1-4-0 ACC) fell to the Blue Devils (9-2-1 overall, 3-2-0 ACC) after Pitt’s mistakes gave Duke too many opportunities. “The game started one way that wasn’t...

Perez on the pitch: Adjusting to studies, soccer

Junior midfielder Javi Perez is one of two captains on the 2017 Pitt men's soccer team. (Photo by Jordan Mondell / Contributing Editor)

By Jordan Mondell / Contributing Editor

August 29, 2017

For Pitt midfielder Javi Perez, the atmosphere at the Petersen Sports Complex is a lot different than what he is used to. The green of the turf beneath his feet is the same, as are the meshy nets of the goals, but in Spain, soccer — correction, futbol — is a bit different. At a top collegiate lev...

Panthers battle to scoreless draw on Senior Night vs. No. 16 Virginia

Roosevelt Angulo (17) had two of Pitt's five shots in a 0-0 draw against No. 16 Virginia on Friday night. Wenhao Wu | Senior Staff Photographer

By Molly Appezzato | For The Pitt News

October 22, 2016

The Pitt men’s soccer team hasn’t scored a goal since Sept. 26, against the Longwood Lancers –– and that streak didn’t come to an end on Friday. But the Panthers did snap their six-game losing streak with a draw against the No. 16 team in the country. Despite the pouring rain, 325 peopl...

Late goal propels BC to 1-0 win over Pitt men’s soccer

Pitt's men's soccer team suffered its third straight loss Friday night against the Boston College Eagles. John Hamilton | Staff Photographer

By Ryan Zimba | Staff Writer

October 8, 2016

After back-to-back home losses, the Pitt men’s soccer team again came up on the wrong end of a shutout after a late goal by the Boston College Eagles at Ambrose Urbanic Field Friday night. Boston College (6-3-1 overall, 2-2-1 ACC) prevailed over the Panthers (2-8-2 overall, 0-4-1 ACC), 1-0, after...

No. 2 Notre Dame tops Pitt men’s soccer, 2-0

Pitt's men's soccer team fell in a 2-0 shutout against Notre Dame Friday night.  Andrew Shin | Staff Photographer

By Ryan Zimba | Staff Writer

October 1, 2016

Fresh off a 2-1 win on the road against Longwood, the Pitt men’s soccer team was unable to sustain its momentum in a 2-1 loss against No. 2 Notre Dame. A capacity crowd of 842 fans at Ambrose Urbanic Field came out to watch the Panthers (2-6-2 overall, 0-3-1 ACC) try to pull off a massive upset a...

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