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Pitt women add March 29 match vs Kentucky as season finale

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Pitt women add March 29 match vs Kentucky as season finale

They were hoping for another game to its abbreviated Spring 2021 schedule, and lo and behold, Pitt women’s soccer team has added a home game against Kentucky Monday, March 29 at 2 p.m., head coach Randy Waldrum announced Tuesday.

The matchup with the Wildcats serves as the regular season finale for the Panthers and replaces the March 21 game at Marshall, which was cancelled and previously announced due to the Thundering Herd rescheduling a conference game for March 22.

With a win over Kentucky, Pitt (10-5-0) can set the school record for most wins in a single-season. The two teams have never played each other.

Playing strictly SEC competition in the fall, Kentucky went 1-5-3 with three games against opponents currently ranked in the top-25 and five versus schools receiving votes. This scheduled game opens the spring season for the Wildcats.

John Krysinsky has covered soccer and other sports for many years for various publications and media outlets. He is also author of 'Miracle on the Mon' -- a book about the Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC, which chronicles the club, particularly the early years of Highmark Stadium with the narrative leading up to and centered around a remarkable match that helped provide a spark for the franchise. John has covered sports for Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, DK Pittsburgh Sports, Pittsburgh Sports Report, has served as color commentator on Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC broadcasts, and worked with OPTA Stats and broadcast teams for US Open Cup and International Champions Cup matches held in the US. Krysinsky also served as the Head Men’s Soccer Coach at his alma mater, Point Park University, where he led the Pioneers to the first-ever winning seasons and playoff berths (1996-98); head coach of North Catholic boys (2007-08), associate head coach of Shady Side Academy boys (2009-2014).

Pittsburgh Division I College Soccer Schedule (Spring 2021)

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