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Pitt men’s soccer conquers Western Pa. foe RMU, 2-1

Pitt men’s soccer conquers Western Pa. foe RMU, 2-1

By Kaitlyn French | Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


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Outfitted in butterscotch-yellow jerseys, Pitt men’s soccer (2-4-0, 0-1-0 ACC) took to Ambrose Urbanic Field Tuesday to defeat Western Pennsylvania neighbor Robert Morris (0-6-1).   Led by goals from first-year forward Colin Brezniak and junior midfielder Joshua Gaspari, the Panthers controlled...

More of the same: Men’s soccer falls to 0-2

More of the same: Men’s soccer falls to 0-2

By Wyatt Geller / For The Pitt News

August 27, 2017


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After finishing 2-13-3 in head coach Jay Vidovich’s first season, the Pitt men’s soccer team hoped to make drastic improvements this year and notch their first-ever ACC win. After this weekend, though, the team looks similar to the 2016 squad, as it dropped a pair of games in Columbus, Ohio to s...

TPN Panthers of the Week: Mariah Bell and Mikal Outcalt

TPN Panthers of the Week: Mariah Bell and Mikal Outcalt

By Ashwini Sivaganesh | Assistant Sports Editor

October 26, 2016


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Mariah Bell, volleyball, outside hitter The junior outside hitter contributed tremendously to the volleyball’s two-game split at the Fitzgerald Field House against Notre Dame and Louisville over the weekend. Although the Panthers lost to the Fighting Irish, Bell managed 12 kills for the team. Sh...

Panthers battle to scoreless draw on Senior Night vs. No. 16 Virginia

Panthers battle to scoreless draw on Senior Night vs. No. 16 Virginia

By Molly Appezzato | For The Pitt News

October 21, 2016


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The Pitt men’s soccer team hasn’t scored a goal since Sept. 26, against the Longwood Lancers –– and that streak didn’t come to an end on Friday. But the Panthers did snap their six-game losing streak with a draw against the No. 16 team in the country. Despite the pouring rain, 325 peopl...

Late goal propels BC to 1-0 win over Pitt men’s soccer

Late goal propels BC to 1-0 win over Pitt men’s soccer

By Ryan Zimba | Staff Writer

October 8, 2016


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After back-to-back home losses, the Pitt men’s soccer team again came up on the wrong end of a shutout after a late goal by the Boston College Eagles at Ambrose Urbanic Field Friday night. Boston College (6-3-1 overall, 2-2-1 ACC) prevailed over the Panthers (2-8-2 overall, 0-4-1 ACC), 1-0, after...

Late goal lifts Saint Mary’s to 1-0 win over Pitt men’s soccer

Late goal lifts Saint Mary’s to 1-0 win over Pitt men’s soccer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

October 3, 2016


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Taking a break from a grueling ACC schedule, the Pitt men’s soccer team might have expected an easier night at home against non-conference opponent Saint Mary’s, California. The St. Mary’s Gaels rolled into Pittsburgh with a lot of confidence after a 2-1 overtime victory over the No. 17 West ...

No. 2 Notre Dame tops Pitt men’s soccer, 2-0

No. 2 Notre Dame tops Pitt men’s soccer, 2-0

By Ryan Zimba | Staff Writer

October 1, 2016


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Fresh off a 2-1 win on the road against Longwood, the Pitt men’s soccer team was unable to sustain its momentum in a 2-1 loss against No. 2 Notre Dame. A capacity crowd of 842 fans at Ambrose Urbanic Field came out to watch the Panthers (2-6-2 overall, 0-3-1 ACC) try to pull off a massive upset a...

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

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

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

September 26, 2016


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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 battles to 1-1 draw at Duke

Pitt men’s soccer battles to 1-1 draw at Duke

By Alessandro Conway | For The Pitt News

September 24, 2016


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The Pitt men’s soccer team didn’t get its first ACC win, but showed improvement on Friday against the Duke Blue Devils in Durham, North Carolina. After suffering a disappointing 2-1 home loss to Loyola three days ago, the Panthers (1-5-2 overall, 0-2-1 ACC) battled to a 1-1 draw against the Duke (3-2...

Pitt shut out by No. 2 North Carolina, 1-0

Pitt shut out by No. 2 North Carolina, 1-0

By Ryan Zimba | For The Pitt News

September 16, 2016


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The Pitt men’s soccer team fought valiantly Friday night in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, but came up just short in a shutout loss against the No. 2 team in the nation. The No. 2 North Carolina Tar Heels (5-1-0 overall, 2-0-0 ACC) controlled the majority of the game against the Panthers (1-4-1 o...

Pitt men’s soccer shut out vs. Louisville, 2-0

Pitt men’s soccer shut out vs. Louisville, 2-0

By Tiyanna Brown | For The Pitt News

September 10, 2016


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Pitt’s men’s soccer team fell in its first conference game under new head coach Jay Vidovich, 2-0, on Friday night. The Panthers (1-2-1 overall, 0-1-0 ACC) hosted the Louisville Cardinals (3-1-1 overall, 1-0-0 ACC) at Ambrose Urbanic Field to open up ACC play. It was the fourth meeting between t...

Pitt men’s soccer team falters late in 2-1 loss at Temple

Pitt men’s soccer team falters late in 2-1 loss at Temple

By Ashwini Sivaganesh / Assistant Sports Editor

September 2, 2016


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The Pitt men’s soccer team traveled to Philadelphia searching for their first win of the season, but instead fell to Temple, 2-1, in the final moments of the game. “It was another experience in our growth as a program and team,” Pitt head coach Jay Vidovich said in a press release after the game. ...

Pitt battles to scoreless draw in Vidovich’s first game as head coach

Pitt battles to scoreless draw in Vidovich’s first game as head coach

By Meg Millure / Staff Writer

August 27, 2016


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On an uncharacteristically temperate night in late August, 733 fans packed the stands at Ambrose Urbanic Field to catch a glimpse of Jay Vidovich’s first game as head coach of the Pitt men’s soccer team. The Panthers hosted the Detroit Titans Friday night in their regular season opener, battli...

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