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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 14, 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 Pitt's varsity women's lacrosse team when the program opens in 2021-22.

Lacrosse lands second transfer in program history

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.
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 16, 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 3, 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 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 is planning to add a division one women’s lacrosse team for the 2021-22 season.

Pitt Announces Addition of Women’s Lacrosse Team in 2021

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

Club sports rundown: Fencing and lacrosse prepare for spring season

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...

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