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Lacrosse lands second transfer in program history

Emily Boissonneault will coach Pitt's varsity women's lacrosse team when the program opens in 2021-22.

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer

June 10, 2020

Pitt women’s lacrosse inches closer to filling out a complete roster with the addition of former Jacksonville University defender Brittney Villhauer.

Pitt hosts virtual Panthers’ Choice Awards amidst pandemic

Senior receiver Maurice Ffrench won the Panther Award in the 2020 Panthers' Choice Awards.

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

Pitt Athletics hosted its third annual Panthers' Choice Awards Wednesday, celebrating student-athlete achievements in academics, athletics and citizenship.

Lacrosse recruits remain active despite quarantine

Pitt’s inaugural lacrosse team has nine players lined up for the 2020 season.

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

Although in-person schooling, practices and competitions have been placed on hold, Pitt's lacrosse recruits have continued to improve their games.

Boissonneault adds three new players to Pitt lacrosse

Emily Boissonneault announced the addition of three new players from the Pitt club women’s lacrosse team on Thursday.

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 secures signees across three sports

Pitt head lacrosse coach Emily Boissonneault announced her first five signees Tuesday afternoon.

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.

Boissonneault, Pitt lacrosse prepare for 2021 debut

Emily Boissonneault is the first head coach of Pitt’s inaugural varsity women’s lacrosse team.

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

September 26, 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.

Pitt Announces Addition of Women’s Lacrosse Team in 2021

Pitt is planning to add a division one women’s lacrosse team for the 2021-22 season.

By Tessa Sayers, Assistant Sports Editor

November 1, 2018

Pitt Athletic Director Heather Lyke announced the addition of the women’s lacrosse team on Thursday, its first season will be in spring 2022. Pitt’s last varsity sports addition was over 20 years ago when women’s softball was added in 1998.

Club sports rundown: Fencing and lacrosse prepare for spring season

A new domed lacrosse and soccer facility is coming to Pitt's campus.

By Ashley Drwal / For The Pitt News

October 28, 2014

Although seasons for fall club sports teams are ending, the spring teams are just getting started. Teams are beginning to recruit new players, develop play strategies and create practice schedules for the upcoming season.Pitt FencingPitt Fencing’s most recent success includes six team members plac...

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