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Weekend Recap: Volleyball aces weekend games, remains undefeated

Weekend Recap: Volleyball aces weekend games, remains undefeated

By Nick Carlisano, For The Pitt News

September 4, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

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.

Panthers fall 4-0 to TCU in first loss of season

Panthers fall 4-0 to TCU in first loss of season

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

August 31, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

The Pitt women's soccer team lost to TCU in an away game on Thursday night. The lost marks the first defeat for the team this season.

Pitt fires women’s soccer head coach Greg Miller

Pitt fires women’s soccer head coach Greg Miller

By Jordan Mondell / Assistant Sports Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports, Top Stories

Pitt head women’s soccer coach Greg Miller will not return next season after six years with the program, according to a press release from Pitt Athletics Friday. In the press release, Athletic Director Heather Lyke thanked Miller for his time with the program and said she sees a brighter future for ...

Eagles end Pitt women’s soccer season, win 3-2 in double overtime

Eagles end Pitt women’s soccer season, win 3-2 in double overtime

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Sports / Other Varsity Sports

The Pitt women’s soccer team suffered a tough double overtime loss, 3-2, against Boston College Thursday night at Ambrose Urbanic Field, finishing the season on a eight-game losing streak. The Panthers (3-12-3 overall, 0-9-1 ACC) fell to the Eagles (10-8-1 overall, 4-5-1 ACC), ending their seas...

Miami Hurricanes blow out Pitt women’s soccer, 3-0

Miami Hurricanes blow out Pitt women’s soccer, 3-0

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Sports / Other Varsity Sports

In a battle between two teams in the basement of the ACC standings, Pitt women’s soccer dropped its match to Miami, 3-0, Thursday night to move into last place in the conference. The Panthers (3-9-3 overall, 0-6-1 ACC) traveled to Miami to face the Hurricanes (4-9 overall, 0-7 ACC) with a second-t...

Weekend sports: Panthers’ performances vary from court to field

Weekend sports: Panthers’ performances vary from court to field

By Trent Leonard | For The Pitt News

October 10, 2017


Filed under Sports / Other Varsity Sports

While the Pitt women’s cross country and volleyball teams excelled this weekend, other Panther performances were less than ideal. Both men’s and women’s swim teams opened their seasons with unsatisfactory performances, and the women’s soccer team extended its losing streak. Women’s Vo...

Syracuse stomps Pitt women’s soccer, 2-0

Syracuse stomps Pitt women’s soccer, 2-0

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Sports / Other Varsity Sports

Though the Pitt women’s soccer team led the game with 15 shots to Syracuse’s eight, the Panthers couldn’t find the mark and dropped Thursday night’s game, 2-0. The Panthers (3-7-3 overall, 0-4-1 ACC) entered the contest against the Orange (6-4-2 overall, 1-2-1 ACC) fresh off a 7-0 loss to ...

Pitt women’s soccer ties, ends losing streak

Pitt women’s soccer ties, ends losing streak

By Adin Link | For The Pitt News

September 22, 2017


Filed under Sports / Other Varsity Sports

The Pitt women’s soccer team snapped a four-game losing streak, but not with a win. The Panthers (3-4-3, 0-1-1 ACC) returned home to Ambrose Urbanic Field Thursday evening for a match against the Virginia Tech Hokies (6-2-2, 0-1-1 ACC). The Hokies scored in the 47th minute, and after being down...

Kent State Golden Flashes outplay Panthers, 1-0

Kent State Golden Flashes outplay Panthers, 1-0

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

September 10, 2017


Filed under Sports / Other Varsity Sports

In the first of a four-game stretch on the road, the Panthers lost in the 89th minute to the Kent State Golden Flashes on Thursday night in Kent, Ohio. Pitt came out firing with three shots in the first 10 minutes. Sophomore forward Christiana Davey hit a saved shot on goal, and redshirt junior forward...

Panthers pounce on Titans to remain unbeaten, 3-1

Panthers pounce on Titans to remain unbeaten, 3-1

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under Sports / Other Varsity Sports

With its third win of the season, the Pitt women’s soccer team surpassed its previous season’s winnings while maintaining an unbeaten record. The Panthers (3-0-2) took on the Detroit Mercy Titans (2-1-1) Wednesday night at the Ambrose Urbanic Field. Pitt’s total shots nearly tripled those o...

Women’s soccer team announces 2017 recruiting class

Women’s soccer team announces 2017 recruiting class

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Sports / Other Varsity Sports

In the 2016 season, the Pitt women’s soccer team did not score very often, finishing last in the ACC for offense and averaging a measly 0.44 goals per game. Nevertheless, the team netted promising prospects in their 2017 recruiting class, which head coach Greg Miller announced Monday night. The...

Francis and Murray named ACC All-Academics

Francis and Murray named ACC All-Academics

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Sports / Other Varsity Sports

The Pitt men’s and women’s soccer teams struggled to succeed on the field last year with both teams only winning twice this past season. But the ACC recognized women’s goalkeeper Taylor Francis and men’s defender Kevin Murray for their accomplishments off the field throughout their time at Pitt. ...

Pitt women’s soccer thrashed by No. 18 North Carolina, 3-0

Pitt women’s soccer thrashed by No. 18 North Carolina, 3-0

By Alex Butelli | For The Pitt News

October 21, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

The Pitt women’s soccer team fell to the No. 18 North Carolina Tar Heels, 3-0, in a weather-delayed ACC matchup at Ambrose Urbanic Field Thursday night. Coming off a road loss to the Syracuse Orange Sunday afternoon, Pitt (2-13-1, 1-7-0 ACC) sought to beat both the rain and UNC (9-3-3, 4-2-2 ACC) but...

Pitt women’s soccer stumbles at Syracuse, 1-0

Pitt women’s soccer stumbles at Syracuse, 1-0

By Alessandro Conway | Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

With the Pitt women’s soccer team locked in a tense battle against the Syracuse Orange, the action stopped for a free kick in the 26th minute. Syracuse defender Taylor Bennett stepped up and blasted a perfect shot into the top left corner of the net, notching the only goal that would count in the...

No. 2 Florida State holds off Pitt women’s soccer, 2-0

No. 2 Florida State holds off Pitt women’s soccer, 2-0

By Alessandro Conway | For The Pitt News

October 1, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

Following two defeats on the road, the Pitt women’s soccer team returned home to face another tough conference opponent on Saturday afternoon in a matchup against the No. 2 Florida State Seminoles. When these two teams met last October, Florida State (9-1-1 overall, 3-0-1 ACC) came out on top in a...

Women’s soccer devastated by Notre Dame, 4-0

Women’s soccer devastated by Notre Dame, 4-0

By Ashwini Sivaganesh | Assistant Sports Editor

September 25, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

The Pitt women’s soccer team suffered its third shutout loss in as many conference games Sunday afternoon. The Panthers (1-9-1, 0-3-0 ACC) fell to the No. 24 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (7-1-3, 2-0-1), 4-0, in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame stormed out to a four-goal lead in the first half, then kep...

Boston College shuts out Pitt women’s soccer, 3-0

Boston College shuts out Pitt women’s soccer, 3-0

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

September 22, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

The Pitt women’s soccer team continued its rough start to ACC play with another shutout loss Thursday night against No. 17 Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. The Panthers (1-8-1 overall, 0-2-0 ACC) began their two-game road trip riding a five-game losing streak, and the skid continued aga...

Pitt women’s soccer shut out in ACC opener vs. Louisville, 1-0

Pitt women’s soccer shut out in ACC opener vs. Louisville, 1-0

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

September 17, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

Pitt’s women’s soccer team opened conference play at Ambrose Urbanic Field on Saturday night with a 1-0 loss to the Louisville Cardinals. The struggling Panthers (1-7-1 overall, 0-1-0 ACC) dropped their fifth consecutive game and failed to score a goal for the third time in that stretch. Louisvi...

Pitt women’s soccer falls in double OT to Kent State, 2-1

Pitt women’s soccer falls in double OT to Kent State, 2-1

By Molly Appezzato | For The Pitt News

September 12, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

Pitt’s women’s soccer team struggled to find many scoring opportunities and fell to Kent State in double overtime, 2-1, Sunday night. Despite a strong game from Pitt’s (1-6-1) young players on offense, Kent State (3-1-0) outshot the Panthers, 16-13, led by three shots apiece from forwards K...

Pitt women’s soccer improves but loses to Kansas, 2-1

Pitt women’s soccer improves but loses to Kansas, 2-1

By Ryan Zimba / For The Pitt News

September 10, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

The Pitt women’s soccer team showed improvement in its match Friday night against the Kansas Jayhawks, but were still unable to pick up a win. Pitt (1-5-1) dropped its third consecutive game in a 2-1 defeat to the Jayhawks (4-2-1) in Lawrence, Kansas. The Panthers went winless on their three-game roa...

Pitt women’s soccer shut out at UC Irvine, 3-0

Pitt women’s soccer shut out at UC Irvine, 3-0

By Ryan Zimba - For The Pitt News

September 5, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

For the second straight game, the Pitt women’s soccer team was unable to generate any opportunities on offense, falling Sunday night to the University of California, Irvine, 3-0. The Panthers (1-4-1) were shut out for the second game in a row to start their three-game road trip. Chalk the loss up...

Pitt women’s soccer falls in 4-0 shutout at UCSB

Pitt women’s soccer falls in 4-0 shutout at UCSB

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor

September 3, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

Fresh off its first win of the season, Pitt’s women’s soccer team suffered its worst loss of the season in Santa Barbara, California, Friday night. The Panthers (1-3-1) gave up the first goal less than a minute into the game and never recovered, dropping a 4-0 shutout against the University of ...

Pitt women’s soccer falls in 1-0 shutout vs. Colorado College

Pitt women’s soccer falls in 1-0 shutout vs. Colorado College

By David Leftwich / Staff Writer

August 26, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

The Pitt women’s soccer team has learned over the past two matches that every opponent –– big or small –– is a serious threat. Following a 2-0 loss to Duquesne in the home opener, the Panthers (0-2-1) welcomed Colorado College (2-1) to Ambrose Urbanic Field Thursday night. Despite part...

Pitt women’s soccer drops home opener vs. Duquesne, 2-0

Pitt women’s soccer drops home opener vs. Duquesne, 2-0

By David Leftwich / Staff Writer

August 22, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

The start of the regular season is normally an exciting time for players, but Pitt’s women’s soccer players put on a performance in their home opener Sunday they will want to quickly forget. Coming off a season-opening 2-2 draw at Michigan Friday night, the Panthers (0-1-1) began a three-game...

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