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Pitt looks for new athletic director to inherit evolving position

By Kevin Wheeler / Staff Writer

April 16, 2015

With a new athletic director on the way, Pitt’s athletic department could be in for a makeover.The search to find the new leader of the athletic department began in December 2014, when Steve Pederson agreed to part ways with Pitt.According to Randy Juhl, Pitt’s interim athletic director, the Uni...

Kiesel leads Pitt in Senior Day win over Clemson

Kiesel leads Pitt in Senior Day win over Clemson

By Kevin Wheeler / Staff Writer

March 1, 2015

Three Panthers took their final shots as college athletes at home on Sunday. But, for much of the game, it seemed as if their final home game would result in a loss.The Pitt women’s basketball team (19-10, 9-7 ACC) sent off seniors Brianna Kiesel, Cora McManus and Monica Wignot with a 61-56 win over the Cle...

Barrage of 3-pointers leads Pitt past Michigan

Barrage of 3-pointers leads Pitt past Michigan

By Kevin Wheeler / Staff Writer

November 20, 2014

What a difference a week can make.Behind a strong defensive showing and senior point guard Brianna Kiesel’s offensive performance, the Pitt women’s basketball team defeated the Michigan Wolverines 85-64 in dominating fashion at the Petersen Events Center, improving its record to 2-1 on the season.P...

Mixed results leave women’s soccer optimistic, wanting more

Mixed results leave women’s soccer optimistic, wanting more

By Kevin Wheeler / Staff Writer

November 12, 2014

When dealing with youth, sometimes winning isn’t everything.The Pitt women’s soccer team walked off the field in disappointment after suffering through a merciless 6-1 defeat at the hands of the No. 3 Virginia Cavaliers, but the Panthers know better than to hang their heads for long.The Panthers ...

Panthers blown out by No. 3 Virginia in season finale

Panthers blown out by No. 3 Virginia in season finale

By Kevin Wheeler / Staff Writer

November 2, 2014

While winning two of 10 ACC games may not seem like cause for optimism, the Pitt women’s soccer team showed great improvement upon a winless 2013 ACC campaign.Pitt wrapped up its schedule Saturday with a 6-1 loss in Charlottesville, Va., to the No. 3 Virginia Cavaliers.Virginia outshot the Panther...

Women’s soccer to end season against ranked Virginia

Women’s soccer to end season against ranked Virginia

By Kevin Wheeler / Staff Writer

October 30, 2014

It’s been a challenging season for the Panthers, but the women’s soccer team has taken strides toward future success.The Pitt women’s soccer team will finish its 2014 season on Saturday, as they travel to Charlottesville, Va. for their final game, taking on the No. 3 Virginia Cavaliers at 7 p.m. a...

Women’s soccer loses last home game to ranked Clemson

Women’s soccer loses last home game to ranked Clemson

By Kevin Wheeler / Staff Writer

October 26, 2014

Sunday marked the final time Pitt seniors Jackie Poucel, Riliegh McHugh and Alex Charlebois would play in front of their home fans as the Pitt women’s soccer team hosted its last home contest of the 2014 season.The Panthers (6-11-0, 2-7-0) fell to the No. 17 Clemson Tigers (12-3-2, 5-3-1) by a final score of 2...

Women’s soccer prepares for crucial Louisville contest

Women’s soccer prepares for crucial Louisville contest

By Kevin Wheeler / Staff Writer

October 22, 2014

Having just completed a three-game stretch against top-15 teams without recording a win, the Pitt women’s soccer team is looking to use its losing streak as an impetus to play without fear.The Panthers will test their new mindset tonight as the Louisville Cardinals (6-7-2, 2-3-2) travel to Pittsbu...

Panthers shut out in loss to third straight ranked team

Panthers shut out in loss to third straight ranked team

By Kevin Wheeler / Staff Writer

October 19, 2014

The Pitt women’s soccer team must be relieved the weekend is over.The Panthers completed a three-game stretch of matches against nationally ranked ACC opponents Saturday afternoon. They lost to No. 2 Florida State 3-0 at Ambrose Urbanic Field.The contest was fairly one-sided, as the Seminoles (14-1-0...

Panthers continue tough ACC stretch against ranked FSU Saturday

By Kevin Wheeler / Staff Writer

October 17, 2014

After losing to No. 6 North Carolina Sunday, the Panthers may not reach their goal of 11 wins this season. But the Pitt women’s soccer team still aims to stay focused on the stretch run of their upcoming ACC schedule.Pitt is currently tenth in the ACC with a 2-4-0 conference record to accompany a 6-8-0 re...

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