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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

No. 20 Pitt women’s soccer completed its three-game homestand with a 2-0 victory over the Towson Tigers on a clear Sunday afternoon. They finished their non-conference schedule with a 7-1 record. Pictured is junior forward Landy Mertz dribbling the ball.

Short-handed No. 20 Pitt women’s soccer tops Towson, 2-1, in Sunday matinee

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer September 13, 2021
Despite being down a couple of key starters, No. 20 Pitt women’s soccer pulled out a tight 2-0 win over the Towson Tigers at home Sunday afternoon.
No. 20 Pitt women’s soccer lost 1-0 against the No. 6 TCU Horned Frogs on Sunday morning at Ambrose Urbanic Field.

West-less No. 20 Pitt blanked at home by No. 6 Horned Frogs

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer September 5, 2021
Pitt women’s soccer’s leading scorer Amanda West was absent on Sunday, and it showed. The Panthers were shut out and lost for the first time this season, 1-0, to TCU at Ambrose Urbanic Field.
Pitt women’s soccer extended its four-game win streak with a 5-0 shutout over the New Jersey Institute of Technology on a hot Sunday afternoon.

Women’s soccer stays spotless after Sunday shellacking of NJIT

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer August 29, 2021
Pitt women’s soccer extended its four-game win streak with a 5-0 shutout over the New Jersey Institute of Technology on a hot Sunday afternoon. With the win they remain undefeated on the season.
Heather Like, Athletic Director

Introducing Pitt athletics’ biggest faces

By Richie Smiechowski, For The Pitt News August 24, 2021
For the first day of classes, what better way to acclimate new fans with their athletes than a quick introduction of Pitt Athletics’ biggest names and faces prior to the first day of classes?
Pitt women’s soccer played its final game of the season against Kentucky on Monday, defeating the Wildcats 4-1 to earn a final 2020-21 record of 11-5 (3-5 ACC).

Pitt stomps Wildcats in season finale, sets program record for single-season wins

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer March 30, 2021
Pitt women’s soccer played its final game of the season against Kentucky on Monday, defeating the Wildcats 4-1 to earn a final 2020-21 record of 11-5 (3-5 ACC). The Panthers’ 11 wins in 16 games surpasses the program record for most victories in a women’s soccer season — 10 in 18 games in 2015. Pitt head coach Randy Waldrum appreciated the accomplishment but explained that this represents a mere step toward the ultimate goal.

Women’s soccer blanks Dukes in 3-0 City Game win

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer March 8, 2021
Pitt women’s soccer played its first game since Nov. 1, 2020, at Ambrose Urbanic Field on Sunday. The Panthers defeated their crosstown rivals, the Duquesne Dukes, by a score of 3-0 with turf-blackened snow lining the walls of the stadium.
Junior Cheyenne Hudson defends against Florida State during the Panthers’ eighth straight loss Thursday night.

Pitt women’s soccer loses eighth straight game

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer October 19, 2018
Although the women’s soccer team lost to the Seminoles, redshirt senior forward Taylor Pryce says the team has seen improvement in performance. “I think the team is getting better,” Pryce said.
First-year Pitt forward Anna Rico dribbles the ball during the Panthers’ match against Miami Thursday night. (Photo by Kaycee Orwig | Staff Photographer)

Pitt women’s soccer gets blown away by the Hurricanes

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer October 4, 2018
The Pitt women's soccer team shined offensively in the first half of the game, leading the Hurricanes 2-0. But, a quick turnaround in the second half put the Panthers behind and unable to catch up. In the end, Pitt lost to the Hurricanes 3-2.
The Pitt womens soccer team lost to the Kent State Golden Flashes 1-0 last September. (TPN file photo)

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

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer August 30, 2018
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.
Jeff Capel, previous Duke assistant coach and notorious top recruiter, is Pitt’s newest head men’s basketball coach. (Photo by Mackenzie Rodrigues | Contributing Editor)

Lyke’s plan: new hires in Pitt Athletics

By Joanna Li | Senior Staff Writer May 30, 2018

In her first year as Pitt’s athletic director, Heather Lyke quickly received a six-year extension to her contract at the end of April. Jumping right into a hectic season, Lyke hired six new head coaches...

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