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Men’s soccer falls to Cleveland State, 4-3

Sophomore forward Edward Kizza takes a shot on goal during Pitt’s 3-4 loss to Cleveland State Monday night.

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018

In a tough head to head game on Monday night, the Pitt men's soccer team struggled to keep a balance between the offense and defense. With multiple turnarounds score blocks, the team lost to Cleveland State, 4-3.

Four Pitt men’s soccer players earn all-ACC honors

Four new members of the Pitt men's soccer team received all-ACC honors on Tuesday. (Photos by Thomas Yang | Senior Staff Photographer)

By Jordan Mondell | Assistant Sports Editor

November 8, 2017

For the first time since joining the conference in 2013, the Pitt men’s soccer team received four individual all-ACC honors Tuesday, according to the league. The ACC selected junior midfielder Javi Perez for the Second Team, while selecting senior defenseman Pol Planellas to the Third Team. In ...

Fighting Irish knock out Panthers, 5-0

First-year forward Edward Kizza took Pitt’s first shot on goal in the Panthers’ 5-0 loss to Notre Dame Wednesday night. (Photo by Sarah Cutshall | Staff Photographer)

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

The Pitt men’s soccer team might have defeated Notre Dame in the team’s first meeting of the season, but the Irish came prepared to fight for an ACC Tournament first-round win. Notre Dame (10-5-2 overall, 4-3-2 ACC) defeated the Panthers (8-10 overall, 2-7 ACC) 5-0 Wednesday, Nov. 1 — ultimat...

Panthers fighting Irish in first round of ACC Tournament

First-year forward Alexander Dexter plays in a home match against Virginia Tech Friday night. (Photo by Sarah Cutshall | Staff Photographer)

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer

October 31, 2017

When Pitt men’s soccer last faced Notre Dame, the Panthers marched into South Bend and pulled off a shocking 1-0 upset, handing the No. 7 Fighting Irish their lone home loss of the year. The victory marked the Panthers’ first win over a top-10 opponent since 2000. Pitt (8-9 overall, 2-6 ACC) must duplicate t...

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 ...

Panthers maul Mountaineers, 7-0, in highest-scoring game since 1998

Pitt freshman forward Edward Kizza scored 2 goals for Pitt against West Virginia. (Photo by Evan Meng / Staff Photographer)

By Brandon Glass | Staff Writer

September 27, 2017

Pitt men’s soccer snapped West Virginia’s 10-game Backyard Brawl unbeaten streak, dominating the Mountaineers 7-0 in the Panthers’ highest scoring game since 1998. The Panthers (4-5-0, 0-3-0 ACC) held the momentum all night against their rival Mountaineers (6-2-2, 0-0-0 Big 12) on Tuesday at P...

Pitt men’s soccer conquers Western Pa. foe RMU, 2-1

Freshman forward Colin Brezniak scored a goal for the Panthers in their 2-1 victory over the Robert Morris Colonials on Tuesday. (Photo by Isabelle Glatts / Staff Photographer)

By Kaitlyn French | Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

Outfitted in butterscotch-yellow jerseys, Pitt men’s soccer (2-4-0, 0-1-0 ACC) took to Ambrose Urbanic Field Tuesday to defeat Western Pennsylvania neighbor Robert Morris (0-6-1).   Led by goals from first-year forward Colin Brezniak and junior midfielder Joshua Gaspari, the Panthers controlled...

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