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Pitt beats Lehigh 2-0 in first ever NCAA Tournament win

Junior Bryce Washington (4) and first-year Valentin Noel (8) walk off the field together after Pitt’s 2-0 victory over Lehigh.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

The Pitt men’s soccer team won its first NCAA Tournament game ever, defeating Lehigh 2-0 Thursday night at Ambrose Urbanic Field in the first round.

Panthers prep for historic home tournament match

Edward Kizza (9) maneuvers around Duke’s Brandon Williamson (19). On Thursday night, Pitt men’s soccer will play in the NCAA tournament for the first time in 54 years.

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

1965 was an eventful year both around the world and right here at Pitt. The University was in talks to become a state-related institution, Chancellor Edward Litchfield resigned and the men’s soccer team appeared in the NCAA National Tournament for the second time in four years.

Win vs. Wolfpack puts Panther soccer in semifinals

Junior forward Alexander Dexter (13) had an assist on both of Pitt's goals during Sunday's 2-1 overtime win over NC State.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

Pitt men’s soccer won the biggest ACC game in program history, defeating North Carolina State 2-1 in overtime in the ACC tournament quarterfinals in front of a packed crowd at Ambrose Urbanic Field.

Kizza’s double OT tiebreaker puts Pitt past Denver, 3-2

Junior forward Edward Kizza (9) drives towards Denver’s goal to score the game-winning point in overtime. Pitt won 3-2.

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

A sloppy first half nearly cost Pitt the game against Denver, but Edward Kizza broke the tie in double overtime to lead Pitt past the Pioneers.

Panther Spotlight: Kizza, Lund will build on stunning seasons

Redshirt sophomore Deslin Alexandre (5) will play as a defensive lineman this season after junior Rashad Weaver went down with a season-ending knee injury during training camp.

By Kyle Saxon, for The Pitt News

September 3, 2019

Edward Kizza and Kayla Lund wasted no time dazzling in respective season openers and will look to one-up All-ACC performances in 2018, while Deslin Alexandre tries to replace an All-conference performer on his own squad.

Kizza & Co. to elevate Pitt men’s soccer in 2019

In his first season Edward Kizza (9) made the 2017 All-ACC Freshman team after scoring four goals and making three assists in 15 games.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

August 28, 2019

If the defense doesn’t regress from last season, Pitt men’s soccer will go as far as 2018 All-ACC forward Edward Kizza takes them in 2019.

Kizza propels Pitt past Virginia in ACC Tournament upset

Sophomore forward Edward Kizza (9) scored both of Pitt’s goals during the Panther’s 2-0 victory over Virginia Wednesday night.

By Ben Zimmer, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

The Pitt men’s soccer team opened ACC tournament play Wednesday night by shocking No. 6 Virginia, beating the Cavaliers 2-0 on the road and giving the Panthers their first ever ACC tournament win since joining the conference in 2013.

WVU bests Pitt men’s soccer 2-1 in Backyard Brawl

Sophomore forward Alexander Dexter completed the Panthers’ only goal during the team’s 2-1 loss at West Virginia Tuesday night.

By Ben Zimmer, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

The Pitt men's soccer team was without leading scorer Edward Kizza and it hurt them Tuesday night — the Panthers fell 2-1 at WVU.

Panther Spotlight: Edward Kizza, Amaia Pena, Kayla Lund

Sophomore forward Edward Kizza is responsible for 11 out of the Panthers’ 19 goals this season. (Photo by Bader Abdulmajeed | Staff Photographer)

By Tessa Sayers, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

Panther athletes Edward Kizza, Amaia Pena and Kayla Lund are all having standout seasons on the field and on the court, leading their respective teams.

Men’s soccer defeats no. 14 Columbia, 1-0, improves to winning record

Alexander Dexter, Pitt freshman forward, had one goal in the team's matchup against Columbia. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Staff Photographer)

By Grant Burgman | Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

The Pitt men’s soccer team won their second consecutive game against a ranked opponent on Tuesday night. The Panthers (6-5-0) shut out No. 14 Columbia 1-0, handing the Lions (5-1-2) their first loss of the season. The game was Pitt’s third win in a row after last week’s big wins over West Vir...

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