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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.

Pitt Men’s Soccer beats Delaware in 6-1 rout

Then first-year Alexander Dexter plays in a match against Virginia Tech last October. (Photo by Sarah Cutshall | Staff Photographer)

By Ben Zimmer, Staff Writer

August 27, 2018

Pitt Men's Soccer team played an away game against Delaware on Monday, August 27 at 7 p.m. The Pitt News provides a detailed recap of the action of the game.

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 ...

Zips hold Panthers to nil, 3-0

Senior defenseman Bryce Cregan breaks up a play in Tuesday night’s game against Akron. He suffered an injury later in the contest. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer

October 25, 2017

The Pitt men’s soccer team couldn’t manage a single goal Tuesday night, dropping a match to their out-of-conference neighbor to the west, No. 14 Akron, 3-0. The Panthers (8-8-0, 2-5-0 ACC) couldn’t keep up with the Zips (11-3-1, 2-1 MAC) in their second-to-last game of the regular season on...

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...

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...

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...

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