The Pitt News

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 ...

TPN Panther spotlight: Nika Markovic, Qadree Ollison, Javi Perez

Sophomore Nika Markovic has proven herself to be a key player for Panther Volleyball this season (Anna Bongardino / Assistant Visual Editor)

By Jordan Mondell and David Leftwich | TPN Staff

September 12, 2017

Fall sports are just starting to get exciting, and there has already been a fair share of pitfalls and triumphs across the board. But regardless of the games outcomes, here are some Panthers who have stepped into their roles and proven their worth on the court, field and pitch. Nika Markovic Mar...

Men’s soccer secures first season win with defeat of Lancers, 2-0

Javi Perez (left) cheered after scoring a PK in the 76th minute. (Thomas Yang | Staff Photographer)

By Kait French | Staff Writer

September 2, 2017

Friday night’s men’s soccer game looked as though it would end in a 0-0 draw for the Panthers and Longwood Lancers. But Pitt junior Javi Perez scored with a penalty kick in the 76th minute, followed shortly by a goal from first-year Colin Brezniak to give the Panthers the 2-0 win. With the home...

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...

More of the same: Men’s soccer falls to 0-2

Junior midfielder Alec Anselmo dribbles the ball in Pitt's 2-1 overtime loss to Loyola last season. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

By Wyatt Geller / For The Pitt News

August 28, 2017

After finishing 2-13-3 in head coach Jay Vidovich’s first season, the Pitt men’s soccer team hoped to make drastic improvements this year and notch their first-ever ACC win. After this weekend, though, the team looks similar to the 2016 squad, as it dropped a pair of games in Columbus, Ohio to s...

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper
Javi Perez