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Pitt men’s soccer falls short in ACC Championship, suffers first loss of season

Sophomore striker Valentin Noel (8) scored the Panthers' lone goal in their 2-1 loss to Clemson on Sunday
November 22, 2020
In arguably the most important match in the program’s history, No. 1 Pitt men’s soccer fell 2-1 to the No. 2 Clemson Tigers 2-1 on Sunday in the team’s first-ever ACC Championship appearance.

Pitt dominates Notre Dame, cruises to first-ever ACC Championship

The Pitt Panthers defeated Notre Dame 3-1 on Wednesday, setting up the program’s first-ever ACC championship appearance on Sunday against Clemson.
November 19, 2020
The Panthers defeated Notre Dame, 3-1, to secure their place in a bout with Clemson for the ACC title.

Pitt women’s soccer makes strides in 2020, but falters in final stretch

Pitt women’s soccer concluded its season on Nov. 1 with a 9-5-0 record (3-5-0 ACC).
November 13, 2020
While the Panthers improved in many aspects in 2020, they still struggle in one key area — their conference schedule.

Preview: Pitt enters men’s soccer tournament ACC tournament undefeated, hungry for another milestone

Head coach of Pitt men’s soccer Jay Vidovich brought the team their first ACC win as well as their first ACC tournament win.
November 13, 2020
While the No. 1 Pitt Panthers men’s soccer program enters the ACC tournament as the top-seeded team in the field, the team faces a far-from-easy championship path.

Pitt women’s soccer’s rise boosted by Canadian talent

First-year midfielder Chloe Minas.
November 4, 2020
With six Canadian players on its roster, Pitt women’s soccer has leaned on an impressive pool of northern talent in the program’s rise under head coach Randy Waldrum.

What are the Odds: Bouncing back with bets on the gridiron and the pitch

The Ohio State Buckeyes face off against the Penn State Nittany Lions this Saturday at Beaver Stadium.
October 29, 2020
After an unsuccessful college football slate last time around, senior staff writer Ben Bobeck hopes for a bounce back weekend on the sportsbook, putting his faith in Ohio State for a fierce rivalry matchup Saturday.

Weekend Sports Recap: Men’s soccer extends perfect start

The Pitt volleyball team celebrates after scoring the match-winning point against No. 6 Louisville on Friday.
October 26, 2020
No. 1 Men’s soccer continued its undefeated start to the season and headlined an otherwise disappointing weekend for Pitt Athletics.

Column | It’s time for the ‘Hounds to become the city’s champion

The Riverhounds, a soccer club that plays on the bank of the Monongahela, are Pittsburgh’s fourth professional sports team. Hayden Schiff | Wikimedia Commons
October 23, 2020
Although the Pittsburgh Riverhounds fell short in the 2020 USL Playoffs, Alexander Ganias argues that they proved themselves as the city’s best chance of winning a title in the near future

Pitt women’s soccer cancels upcoming rematch at Syracuse, making room for spring opponents.

Sophomore forward Amanda West (9) celebrates with her teammates after scoring a goal on Syracuse during Pitt’s 2-0 victory over the Orange on Sept. 17.
October 21, 2020
Orange head coach Nicky Adams broke the news during a press conference Wednesday morning, hours before the announcement made things official, saying Pitt had “decided not to come.”

Two Pitt athletes play for the Steel City that raised them

Dixon Veltri moved back to her hometown of Pittsburgh and joined Pitt’s women’s soccer team after transferring from University of North Carolina Wilmington.
October 20, 2020
Homecoming normally presents an opportunity to travel back to one’s home to relive distant memories. But Pitt athletes Curtis Aiken Jr. and Dixon Veltri have chosen to stay in the city that raised them for their college careers.
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