After going 1-0 down in the 11th minute, Leah Pais scored her second double in three games, scoring in the 30th and 38th minutes to give the Panthers a lead they never gave up. Ellie Coffield added an insurance goal after a free kick in the 55th minute. With a 6-0 start to the 2022 season, the Panthers forced the Pitt 2020 team to have the best season start in show history. Pitt has dashed out of the gate each of the past three seasons, starting 6-0 in 2020, winning five in a row to start a regular 21 season. The Panthers are currently 38-35-1 under fifth-year head coach Randy Waldrum.
Pitt’s women’s soccer team (7-1-0) will open the Atlantic Coast Conference portion of the 2022 schedule when they arrive in Blacksburg, Va. To face Virginia Tech (6-1-1) on Friday at Thompson Field. The first contact is scheduled for 5p m. The match will be televised live on ACC Network Extra. Pitt won seven of the first eight games for the second year in a row to end the out-of-conference game strong. The Panthers took a perfect 4-0 home win outside of the convention, ending this part of their 2022 schedule with a 3-2 win over Liberty last Sunday at Ambrose Urbanic Field.
After going 9-22-4 in the first two years of a major rebuild, Pitt has rallied 29-15 over the past two seasons. Pitt has led the opposition 29-6 so far in 2022. The Panthers won 7-0 over Kent State, marking the second time in as many seasons that Pitt recorded a 7-0, beating victory. Saint Francis by analogy scored on September 9, 2021. The win over Kent State marks the third consecutive season that Pitt has scored seven goals in a game, with a 7-1 win over App State on September 13, 2020. start the chain of achievements.
All 5 goals of Pais in 2022 have come in the last 3 matches. Sarah Schupansky is third on the team with four goals while Landy Mertz and Ellie Coffield are fourth with three. Emily Yaple and Fleming Dean each received cash twice.
The Panthers have scored at least six goals in a game five times and have won at least five goals seven times in the past three years. The Panthers are currently second in the NCAA Division I in total points (83) and first in total goals (29) and second in fouls (3.62 points per game). Pitt also ranks third nationally in total assists (25) and fifth in shots per game (23.12) and shots on target per game (10.75). The Panthers have seen 11 different players find the back of the net so far this season. Amanda West leads with six, and Leah Pais is right behind her with five.