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Highmark Stadium, the new home of Pitt women’s lacrosse, provides the crowd with a great view of Pittsburgh’s downtown, as well as a large bar and a variety of dining options.

Highmark Stadium welcomes Pitt fans as temporary women’s lacrosse home

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer September 28, 2021
Pitt women’s lacrosse has a temporary home at Highmark Stadium. At Sunday’s playday, Pitt fans got a first look at the newest Panther sports venue and all the amenities it offers.
First year midfielder Talia Zuco (19) and Dylana Williams (51). Pitt womens lacrosse broke into its new venue at Highmark Stadium on Sunday morning with its first-ever playday against the Duquesne Dukes.

Lacrosse opens fall slate with playday vs. Duquesne

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer September 27, 2021
Panthers lacrosse was up bright and early on Sunday morning for their first interscholastic competition in program history, a playday against crosstown rival Duquesne.
Highmark Stadium will be the home of Pitt women’s lacrosse for its inaugural 2022 season. Pictured is the Panthers lacrosse team’s first practice on Aug. 30.

Pitt women’s lacrosse finds new home for inaugural 2022 season

By Richie Smiechowski, Staff Writer September 13, 2021
Pitt women’s lacrosse announced Monday afternoon that it will call Highmark Stadium on Pittsburgh's South Side home for their inaugural 2022 season.
Pitt women’s lacrosse gears up for inaugural competitive season in 2022

Pitt women’s lacrosse gears up for inaugural competitive season in 2022

By Jessica McKenzie, For The Pitt News April 13, 2021
The Pitt women’s lacrosse program will make its highly anticipated competitive season debut in spring 2022. Although the program is still in its infancy, the players have started forging strong relationships among themselves and the coaching staff.
Emily Boissonneault will coach Pitts varsity womens lacrosse team when the program opens in 2021-22.

Lacrosse lands second transfer in program history

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer June 9, 2020
Pitt women’s lacrosse inches closer to filling out a complete roster with the addition of former Jacksonville University defender Brittney Villhauer.
Senior receiver Maurice Ffrench won the Panther Award in the 2020 Panthers Choice Awards.

Pitt hosts virtual Panthers’ Choice Awards amidst pandemic

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer April 15, 2020
Pitt Athletics hosted its third annual Panthers' Choice Awards Wednesday, celebrating student-athlete achievements in academics, athletics and citizenship.
Pitt’s inaugural lacrosse team has nine players lined up for the 2020 season.

Lacrosse recruits remain active despite quarantine

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer April 2, 2020
Although in-person schooling, practices and competitions have been placed on hold, Pitt's lacrosse recruits have continued to improve their games.
Emily Boissonneault announced the addition of three new players from the Pitt club women’s lacrosse team on Thursday.

Boissonneault adds three new players to Pitt lacrosse

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer March 19, 2020
Despite the cancellation of all ACC spring sports, head lacrosse coach Emily Boissonneault has powered through, announcing the addition of three new players from the Pitt club team on Thursday.
Pitt head lacrosse coach Emily Boissonneault announced her first five signees Tuesday afternoon.

Pitt secures signees across three sports

By Sean Tierney, Staff Writer November 20, 2019
Several Pitt commitments became official on Tuesday when recruits for the lacrosse, wrestling and basketball programs inked letters of intent during the NCAA’s early signing period.
Emily Boissonneault is the first head coach of Pitt’s inaugural varsity women’s lacrosse team.

Boissonneault, Pitt lacrosse prepare for 2021 debut

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer September 25, 2019
Though Pitt women’s lacrosse won’t play its first season until 2021, head coach Emily Boissonneault has embraced the unique challenge of building a program from the ground up.
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