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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

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 22, 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.
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.
Left: Derek West in 2019. Thomas Yang | Senior Staff Photographer. Center: Connor Perry in 2018. Thomas Yang | Senior Staff Photographer. Right: RJ Freure in 2018. TPN file photo.

Pitt minor leaguers traverse obstacles on and off the field in pursuit of MLB dreams

By Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor February 17, 2021
Major League Baseball’s farm system isn’t always all it’s cracked up to be. Long hours, minimal compensation — instability only amplified further during the COVID-19 pandemic. But for many former Panthers, it’s all worth it for that shot at the big leagues.
First-year midfielder Emily Yaple (10) watches FSUs players celebrate after scoring their third goal on Pitt during the Panthers 4-1 loss to the Seminoles on Thursday evening.

Second-ranked Seminoles dominate Pitt women’s soccer, 4-1

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer October 16, 2020
Pitt women’s soccer took a beating against no. 2 Florida State on a rainy Thursday night, falling 4-1. This marks the Panthers’ second loss of the season to a ranked opponent and their first defeat at home.
Sophomore guard Amanda West made the 52nd point of her career in Saturday’s game against Navy, the most by any Pitt women’s soccer player in program history.

Amanda West makes history as Pitt women’s soccer blows out Navy 4-1

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer October 11, 2020
Pitt (8-2-0) women’s soccer defeated the Navy Midshipmen (0-2-0) 4-1 in its second match of a four-game homestand. The Panthers have won two straight matches, remaining undefeated at home.
Jaylen Twyman rushes to tackle. Twyman contributed seven sacks to Pitt’s total of 36, which is the highest in the nation this season.

Panther Spotlight: Twyman, West, Akeo lead group of autumn overachievers

By Elliott Borawski, Staff Writer October 23, 2019
With the fall sports season approaching its final stretch, these three Pitt athletes have been crucial in helping their teams outperform expectations.
First-year forward Amanda West (9) provided the tiebreaking goal for Pitt in overtime.

Pitt women’s soccer snaps ACC winless streak, beats BC 2-1 in OT

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor October 11, 2019
Pitt's luck changed with an overtime golden goal from first-year forward Amanda West, whose header in the 94th minute put Pitt up 2-1 and gave the Panthers their first conference win since Oct. 9, 2016.
First-year forward Amanda West is the first Pitt women’s soccer rookie to earn ACC Offensive Player of the Week honors.

Amanda West is just getting started

By Ben Bobeck, Staff Writer September 10, 2019
Amanda West has looked right at home since the moment she stepped on the field for Pitt women’s soccer, leading the team like a veteran and re-writing the team record books along the way.
Redshirt senior Stephanie Williams completed 10 kills during Friday evening’s 3-0 victory over Cincinnati.

Weekend Sports: Volleyball sweeps through opening homestand

By Elliott Borawski, For the Pitt News September 3, 2019
Pitt volleyball led the weekend in Pitt sports, winning all nine of its sets as it swept through the three-game Panther Challenge to begin the regular season.
Pitt women’s volleyball was picked for the first time in program history to win the ACC this year.

Weekend Sports: West powers Panthers to perfect start

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor August 25, 2019
Men’s soccer and volleyball closed preseason action with nailbiters, while a first-year women’s soccer player earned her place in the record books on opening night.
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