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Weekend Recap: Volleyball aces weekend games, remains undefeated

Then-junior Javi Perez scored one of the Panther's three penalty kicks in their 4-3 loss to Duke. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Assistant Visual Editor)

By Nick Carlisano, For The Pitt News

September 4, 2018

The Panther's saw promise and defeat this weekend, as the volleyball, men and women's soccer, and cross country teams competed throughout the country. Through a tough tournament, the women's volleyball team remains undefeated.

Pitt Men’s Soccer beats Delaware in 6-1 rout

Then first-year Alexander Dexter plays in a match against Virginia Tech last October. (Photo by Sarah Cutshall | Staff Photographer)

By Ben Zimmer, Staff Writer

August 27, 2018

Pitt Men's Soccer team played an away game against Delaware on Monday, August 27 at 7 p.m. The Pitt News provides a detailed recap of the action of the game.

Fighting Irish knock out Panthers, 5-0

First-year forward Edward Kizza took Pitt’s first shot on goal in the Panthers’ 5-0 loss to Notre Dame Wednesday night. (Photo by Sarah Cutshall | Staff Photographer)

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

The Pitt men’s soccer team might have defeated Notre Dame in the team’s first meeting of the season, but the Irish came prepared to fight for an ACC Tournament first-round win. Notre Dame (10-5-2 overall, 4-3-2 ACC) defeated the Panthers (8-10 overall, 2-7 ACC) 5-0 Wednesday, Nov. 1 — ultimat...

Panthers fighting Irish in first round of ACC Tournament

First-year forward Alexander Dexter plays in a home match against Virginia Tech Friday night. (Photo by Sarah Cutshall | Staff Photographer)

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer

October 31, 2017

When Pitt men’s soccer last faced Notre Dame, the Panthers marched into South Bend and pulled off a shocking 1-0 upset, handing the No. 7 Fighting Irish their lone home loss of the year. The victory marked the Panthers’ first win over a top-10 opponent since 2000. Pitt (8-9 overall, 2-6 ACC) must duplicate t...

Vidovich’s second season brings success to men’s soccer

Head coach Jay Vidovich spent 21 seasons coaching the Demon Deacons before joining the Panthers in December 2015. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

By Grant Burgman | Staff Writer

October 26, 2017

The Pitt men’s soccer team only managed to score 12 goals in the entire season last year. This year, the team had 12 goals before October. Stats like these show how far the team has come in its second year with head coach Jay Vidovich, who has lead Pitt to an 8-8 record so far this season, with ...

Panther spotlight: Darrin Hall, Alexander Dexter, Callie Frey

Junior running back Darrin Hall completed a 92-yard rush — the longest touchdown run in the history of Pitt football — during the team’s defeat of Duke. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Assistant Visual Editor)

By Grant Burgman | Staff Writer

October 23, 2017

Fall sports at Pitt are in full swing, with several teams reaching the season’s midpoint. The Panthers have had a bevy of standout performers across all sports this season. Here are a few recent top student-athletes: Darrin Hall The Panthers football team earned their first ACC win of the season thi...

Blue Devils take down Panthers, 2-0

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

October 7, 2017

The Pitt men’s soccer team’s winning streak ended abruptly Friday night after No. 19 Duke’s 2-0 victory. The Panthers (6-6-0 overall, 1-4-0 ACC) fell to the Blue Devils (9-2-1 overall, 3-2-0 ACC) after Pitt’s mistakes gave Duke too many opportunities. “The game started one way that wasn’t...

Men’s soccer secures first season win with defeat of Lancers, 2-0

Javi Perez (left) cheered after scoring a PK in the 76th minute. (Thomas Yang | Staff Photographer)

By Kait French | Staff Writer

September 2, 2017

Friday night’s men’s soccer game looked as though it would end in a 0-0 draw for the Panthers and Longwood Lancers. But Pitt junior Javi Perez scored with a penalty kick in the 76th minute, followed shortly by a goal from first-year Colin Brezniak to give the Panthers the 2-0 win. With the home...

Top 50 recruit Kizza Edward commits to Pitt men’s soccer

The Pitt men's soccer team landed one of the nation's top recruits in Kizza Edward Thursday. Meghan Sunners | Assistant Visual Editor

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

March 17, 2017

The Pitt men’s soccer team hasn’t beaten an ACC opponent in four years of conference play, but the Panthers’ fortunes might soon change. Pitt received a verbal commitment Wednesday from forward Kizza Edward, one of the most prized prospects in the country. Edward, part of the prestigious Socce...

Top-50 soccer prospect Kizza Edward commits to Pitt

Kizza Edward

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

March 16, 2017

The Pitt men’s soccer team still hasn’t beaten an ACC opponent in four years of conference play, but the Panthers’ fortunes might soon be about to change. Pitt received a verbal commitment Wednesday from Montverde Academy forward Kizza Edward, one of the most prized prospects in the country....

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