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Women’s soccer pick up third straight win off second half push

First-year midfielder Emily Yaple (10) celebrates the first goal of her Pitt career during Thursday evening's 2-0 victory over Syracuse.

By Alexander Ganias, For The Pitt News

September 18, 2020

Pitt women's soccer defeated the Syracuse Orange 2-0 Saturday, their first 1-0 start in the ACC since 2015.

Pitt placed in geographic pods for remainder of fall sports

Panthers volleyball will start its season late with its first match on Sept. 25 in Syracuse, New York, against the Orange.

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

September 6, 2020

After ensuring that the fall football season was feasible amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Atlantic Coast Conference moved to establish guidelines for the five other fall sports its member schools play.

Pitt’s marquee pair of head soccer coaches aim for new heights

After parting ways with former women’s soccer coach Greg Miller, Athletic Director Heather Lyke hired former Notre Dame head coach and two-time national champion Randy Waldrum.

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

August 26, 2020

Pitt’s struggling men’s and women’s soccer teams landed two of the most proven head coaches in collegiate soccer to take the reigns in 2015 and 2017. The program’s rapid transformation has Pitt aiming for new heights.

Men’s soccer set to strike after breakout year

Coming off of its first NCAA Tournament appearance in 54 years, Pitt men’s soccer is flying high and eager to build off of its breakthrough 2020 season.

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

August 20, 2020

Coming off of its first NCAA Tournament appearance in 54 years, Pitt men’s soccer is flying high and eager to build off of its breakthrough 2020 season.

Women’s soccer climbing to the top

Pitt women’s soccer achieved something last season that the program hadn’t seen in three years — a conference win.

By Camryn Simons, Staff Writer

August 20, 2020

Pitt women’s soccer achieved something last season that the program hadn’t seen in three years — a conference win.

Additional athletes to return to campus on June 29

Pitt Athletics announced Tuesday that five other Panther teams will return on June 29.

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer

June 23, 2020

Two weeks after Pitt welcomed football players back to campus for a phased return to voluntary offseason activity, Pitt Athletics announced Tuesday that five other Panther teams will return on June 29 for a similar process.

Pitt hosts virtual Panthers’ Choice Awards amidst pandemic

Senior receiver Maurice Ffrench won the Panther Award in the 2020 Panthers' Choice Awards.

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

Pitt Athletics hosted its third annual Panthers' Choice Awards Wednesday, celebrating student-athlete achievements in academics, athletics and citizenship.

Column: Riverhounds could benefit from relegation

The Pittsburgh Riverhounds are Pittsburgh’s professional soccer team. They will be playing again this Saturday night in the Eastern Conference semifinals — the biggest match in the club’s 20-year history.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

No matter how far Pittsburgh’s red-hot Riverhounds advance in the USLC playoffs, they won't have the chance for upward mobility in America's soccer pyramid. This should change.

Opinion | USWNT redefines what it means to be an athlete

Opinion | USWNT redefines what it means to be an athlete

By Loretta Donoghue, For The Pitt News

October 29, 2019

Other athletes should look to USWNT to understand how to use their voices and positions to create change in athletics and society in general.

Panthers soccer slowly catching up to ACC competition

Head coach Jay Vidovich came to Pitt in 2015 after an illustrious career at Wake Forest where he served as an assistant coach from 1986-93 and then as head coach from 1994-2014.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

While Pitt fans have primarily been fixated on football and volleyball teams this fall, the men’s and women’s soccer programs have also begun to make noise in the ACC.

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