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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Sports Podcast | Looking forward to the postseason

Sports Podcast | Looking forward to the postseason

By Sinéad McDevitt, Brian Sherry, and Jermaine Sykes December 2, 2022
Staff writers Brian Sherry and Jermaine Sykes discuss what the end of the season might hold for Pitt’s various fall sports teams.
Freshman defender Jackson Gilman (2) competes for the ball during the Pitt men’s soccer game vs. Denver Monday night.

Panthers struggle at home against Denver, escape with 2-2 draw

By Brian Sherry, Staff Writer October 11, 2022
The Panthers men’s soccer team struggled on both sides of the ball against No. 10 Denver. Despite being outshot 8-11, the Panthers managed to force a 2-2 draw on a late penalty kick.
Graduate midfielder Ideal Shefqeti (15) bounces the ball off of his head during the Pitt mens soccer game vs. Akron in September.

Column | Pitt men’s soccer can still compete, but the clock is ticking

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer October 10, 2022
Pitt men’s soccer is once again in the hunt for an ACC Championship this season, but have struggled this season in comparison to the past few years. Staff writer Alexander Ganais argues that their window may be closing to win a national title.
Pitt first-year midfielder Guilherme Feitosa (7) and junior defender Raphaël Crivello (3) battle with Notre Dame junior midfielder Ethan O’Brien (7) for possession of the ball during Saturday evening’s game against the University of Notre Dame at Alumni Stadium in South Bend, Indiana.

Pitt felled by familiar opponent as Fighting Irish advance to College Cup semifinals

By Chris Cornejo, Staff Writer December 4, 2021
After a strong start to the NCAA tournament, No. 5-seeded Pitt men’s soccer fell yet again to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament in penalty kicks. It was the team’s third straight loss to the Fighting Irish.
Pitt senior forward Daniel Oladapo (4) passes the ball at Wednesday’s game against Vanderbilt University at the Petersen Events Center.

Women’s basketball, men’s soccer wins highlight busy Thanksgiving week for Pitt athletics

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer November 29, 2021
Pitt broke to observe the Thanksgiving holiday last week. But the Pitt Athletics department still had games to play. Here’s how each team fared over the course of the week.
Filip Mirkovic (21) kicks the ball during the men’s soccer game vs. Notre Dame last Wednesday at Ambrose Urbanic Field.

Men’s soccer secures No. 5 seed in NCAA tournament

By Chris Cornejo, Staff Writer November 17, 2021
Pitt men’s soccer will enter the 2021 NCAA tournament as a No. 5 seed with a bye in the first round. The Panthers regular-season success has them poised to make their mark on the NCAA College Cup.
Junior midfielder Valentin Noel (8) with the ball at Wednesday evenings mens soccer game vs. Notre Dame.

Two quick second-half goals propel Notre Dame past Pitt in ACC Semifinal

By Kyle Saxon, Senior Staff Writer November 10, 2021
Coming off an emotional, double-overtime victory in the quarterfinal round, top-seeded Pitt men’s soccer fell to the No. 5-seeded Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the semifinals of the ACC Championship, 2-0.
Pitt midfielder Jackson Walti (24) kicks the ball past Virginia Tech midfielder Camron Lennon (21) at Ambrose Urbanic Field on Sunday.

Panthers advance to semifinals of ACC soccer tournament with 2-1 win over Hokies

By Will McGlynn, For The Pitt News November 8, 2021
Pitt men’s soccer beat Virginia Tech 2-1 in double overtime on Sunday afternoon. With this win, the Panthers advance to the semifinal round of the ACC men’s soccer tournament, where they will meet Notre Dame.
Pitt Panthers Guilherme Feitosa (7), Alexander Dexter (13) and Jackson Walti (24) celebrate a goal against UMass Monday night.

Men’s soccer dominates in 5-1 rout of UMass

By Christopher Cornejo, For The Pitt News October 26, 2021
Pitt men’s soccer attacked early and often on Monday night against UMass, and it paid off. The Panthers overpowered the Minutemen for 90 minutes in a 5-1 win at home.
Junior defender Mohammad Abualnadi (4) collides with a Cleveland State player during Tuesday night’s men’s soccer game.

Stingy defense, young offense push Pitt past Cleveland State, 4-0

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer October 6, 2021
Pitt men’s soccer continued its dominance at home with a victory against Cleveland State, thanks to late goals by younger players and a stifling defensive effort by the back line.
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