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Pitt’s Chloe Minas prepares to kick a ball at a game against North Carolina State University at Ambrose Urbanic Field on Thursday night.

Panthers outduel Wolfpack behind Robinson shutout, win 2-0

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer October 28, 2021
Pitt women’s soccer (11-7, 4-6 ACC) completed its 2021 regular season at home with a 2-0 win Thursday against the North Carolina State Wolfpack (8-8-2, 4-6 ACC).
Pitt’s Rodrigo Almeida prepares to kick the ball at a game against the University of Massachusetts at Ambrose Urbanic Field on Monday.

From Brazil to Pittsburgh, Rodrigo Almeida embodies Pitt’s vision of a soccer program

By Zack Gibney, Senior Staff Writer October 28, 2021
A native of Salvador, Brazil, Almeida picked up soccer at a young age. The game was a part of Almieda’s life in his youth and he grew to love it more as he got older.
Pitt’s Anna Bout (12) fights for possession of the ball against Boston College’s Sam Smith (9) at Ambrose Urbanic Field on Thursday night.

West scores twice in return, Panthers take down Eagles 3-0 despite weather delay

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer October 21, 2021
Pitt women’s soccer kicked off their final stretch of home matches for the season with a 3-0 win against the Boston College Eagles.
Pitt volleyball celebrates in this photo from its game against UVA in September.

Weekend sports recap: Volleyball, women’s soccer pick up victories

By Brian Sherry, For The Pitt News October 19, 2021
The Panther football team may have stolen the show with their road win against Virginia Tech, but plenty of other programs competed over the weekend. Each team fared well against ACC and non-conference opponents. Here’s the results from each team’s weekend competitions.
Midfielder Chloe Minas (15) runs to the ball at Ambrose Urbanic Field on Thursday night against UNC. The Panthers lost 1-0.

Robinson’s efforts in net not enough, Panthers fall to UNC 1-0

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer October 7, 2021
Pitt women’s soccer hosted No. 5 North Carolina in front of a packed Ambrose Urbanic Field on Thursday and succumbed to the Tar Heels, losing 1-0.
Ellie Coffield is a first-year midfielder on the Pitt women’s soccer team.

Pitt women’s soccer dips into WPIAL to find homegrown talent

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer October 5, 2021
With 12 of the 34 players on the 2021 roster hailing from western Pennsylvania, including Coffield and Schupansky, the Pitt women’s soccer team has deep ties to the area.
Pitt diving hosted Duquesne for its first meet of the season on Friday, and the women’s team swept the podium for the one meter board.

Weekend Sports Recap: Soccer yields mixed, thrilling results, volleyball dominates

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer October 3, 2021
Pitt Athletics kept itself busy over the weekend. Several of its teams competed against worthy adversaries both from the ACC and other conferences. Here’s how each squad fared.
Pitt women’s soccer lost 5-0 against the No. 1 Florida State Seminoles Thursday night in Tallahassee. In this file photo, second year midfielder Emily Yaple (10) watches FSUs players celebrate after scoring their third goal on Pitt last year.

Pitt women’s soccer outclassed in Tallahassee, fall to No. 1 Seminoles 5-0

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer September 23, 2021
Pitt women’s soccer fell to the No. 1 Florida State Seminoles in the middle leg of their three-game road trip, by a score of 5-0.
No. 19 Pitt women’s soccer lost 2-0 against the Clemson Tigers Thursday night at Historic Riggs Field.

Pitt women’s soccer drops first ACC match 2-0 to Clemson Tigers

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer September 17, 2021
Pitt women’s soccer (7-2-0, 0-1-0 ACC) started a three-game road trip Thursday with a visit to Clemson (6-2-0, 1-0-0 ACC), where they fell to the Tigers 2-0. The match kicked off both the Panthers’ and the Tigers’ ACC schedules after they finished 7-1 and 5-2 in non-conference play respectively.
The crowd at the women’s soccer vs. Towson game Sunday.

To delight of fans and players, Ambrose Urbanic Field welcomes crowds back

By Zack Gibney, Senior Staff Writer September 14, 2021
It had been nearly two years since the last time fans packed the bleachers at Ambrose Urbanic Field. Prior to the 2021 season, Pitt athletics announced that after a COVID-19-induced hiatus, spectators would be once again allowed to watch a live sporting event on Pitt’s upper campus.
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