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Pitt men’s soccer wraps up regular season with 2-1 loss at VT

Senior midfielder Matt Venanzi (10) scored Pitt's only goal against Virginia Tech on Friday. John Hamilton | Staff Photographer

By Ryan Zimba | For The Pitt News

October 29, 2016

Despite a late goal by senior midfielder Matt Venanzi and seven saves by first-year goalkeeper Jacob Rooth, the Pitt men’s soccer team closed out its regular season with a 2-1 loss to No. 23 Virginia Tech on Friday night. The Panthers struggled mightily in their bid to earn their first ACC win o...

Pitt men’s soccer triumphs at Longwood, 2-1

Senior midfielder Matt Venanzi (10) scored Pitt's only goal against Virginia Tech on Friday. John Hamilton | Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

September 26, 2016

The Pitt men’s soccer team continues to show steady improvement after encountering a rough stretch early on in Jay Vidovich’s first season as head coach. After battling to a 1-1 draw against the Duke Blue Devils on Friday to snap a four-game losing streak, the Panthers (2-5-2 overall) defeated ...

Pitt men’s soccer blasts St. Joseph’s for first win, 4-1

Raj Kahlon (11) scored his first goal of the season to lead Pitt to its first win under new head coach Jay Vidovich.  Andrew Shin |  Staff Photographer

By Ted Zhang / Staff Writer

September 5, 2016

It took three games, but Jay Vidovich, the former NSCAA National Coach of the Year, earned his first win as head coach of the Pitt men’s soccer team Sunday night. Following a disappointing loss to Temple Friday, the Panthers (1-1-1) bounced back Sunday with a 4-1 domination against the St. Jose...

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