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Randy Waldrum brings change, experience to Pitt women’s soccer

Randy Waldrum will come to Pitt as one of the winningest head coaches in women’s collegiate history with almost 400 wins. (Photo via Pitt Athletics)
April 3, 2018

For a team that won just three games last year, hiring one of the most successful women’s soccer coaches in the country might seem unlikely. But that’s just what athletic director Heather Lyke announced...

Vidovich has Pitt primed for turnaround

Men's soccer Coach Jay Vidovich is looking to replicate the success he had at Wake Forest, where he was a two-time NSCAA national coach of the year. Photo courtesy of Pitt Athletics
May 29, 2017

The Pitt men’s soccer team has been one of the school’s least competitive programs in recent years, but their fortunes could soon change as the group seems poised to move forward this fall. In its...

Pitt women’s soccer draws in season opener at Michigan, 2-2

Junior Taylor Pryce and the Panthers had to settle for a season-opening draw at Michigan Friday night. | Meghan Sunners / Senior Staff Photographer
August 20, 2016

The Pitt women’s soccer team nearly pulled off a huge upset Friday night, but settled for a season-opening draw instead. After 90 minutes of regulation and two 10-minute overtime periods, the Panthers’...

A model of consistency: Q&A with Pitt goalie Taylor Francis

Senior goalie Taylor Francis has started 42 straight games for the Panthers entering the 2016 season. Stephen Caruso / Visual Editor
August 18, 2016

In soccer, having a stable presence at the goal is a critical factor to how a team functions and performs. For the Pitt women’s soccer team, senior goalkeeper Taylor Francis has been that reliable last...

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