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VT washes Pitt away in season finale, 1-0

VT washes Pitt away in season finale, 1-0

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

In a game played in awful weather conditions with heavy winds and rain, the Pitt women’s soccer team dropped its final game of the season, 1-0, against Virginia Tech at home.

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.

Weekend Sports Recap: Soccer teams contrast triumph and tribulation

Weekend Sports Recap: Soccer teams contrast triumph and tribulation

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

October 27, 2019

This weekend in Pitt sports saw both highs and heartbreaks with the men’s and women’s soccer teams, as both programs continue their runs through the gauntlet of ACC competition. But as the soccer season began winding down, Pitt wrestling was only beginning its season by hosting an intrasquad scrimmage at the Fitzgerald Field House. And to no one’s surprise, No. 3 Pitt volleyball steamrolled some of the conference’s stronger teams.

Women’s soccer falls 3-2 on West’s record-breaking night

Women’s soccer falls 3-2 on West’s record-breaking night

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

Wake Forest halted Pitt’s hot streak with a double overtime heartbreaker, but it wasn’t a total loss for the Panthers as Amanda West etched her name atop the program’s single-season points list.

Victory Lights burn bright during dominant weekend for Pitt athletics

Victory Lights burn bright during dominant weekend for Pitt athletics

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

October 20, 2019

Pitt athletics did its best to combat autumn’s shrinking days and growing nights by stacking win upon win over the weekend and lighting the top of the Cathedral. In what may be one of the best weekends in recent Pitt sports history, there were upsets, new milestones and continued dominance, all worthy of Cathy’s weekly light show.

Panthers soccer slowly catching up to ACC competition

Panthers soccer slowly catching up to ACC competition

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

October 16, 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.

Weekend Sports Recap: West’s OT header vaults women’s soccer to victory

Weekend Sports Recap: West’s OT header vaults women’s soccer to victory

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

October 13, 2019

Pitt’s soccer programs posted a pair of historic wins this past weekend, but they still stare down the remaining gauntlet of ACC play. Meanwhile, Panthers volleyball continued to mow down weaker conference opponents and both swimming and diving teams combined for 25 event wins in a quad meet at Trees Pool.

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

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.

Weekend Sports Recap: Volleyball machine rolls through Virginia Tech

Weekend Sports Recap: Volleyball machine rolls through Virginia Tech

By Ben Mankowski, Staff Writer

September 29, 2019

Pitt volleyball dominated the weekend and opened ACC play with a resounding 3-0 sweep of Virginia Tech, both soccer teams fought to draws in conference games and Pitt swimming and diving opened its season winning 11 of 12 races in a relay-only meet.

Fighting Irish pummel Panthers, 4-0, in Waldrum’s return

Fighting Irish pummel Panthers, 4-0, in Waldrum’s return

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

In his return to South Bend after coaching at Notre Dame from 1999 to 2013, Pitt women’s soccer head coach Randy Waldrum saw his Panthers fall 4-0 Thursday night.

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