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Pittsburgh Soccer Weekend Preview: D1 College teams all back in action

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The Pittsburgh soccer calendar is going to start getting much busier, starting this weekend.

Here’s a look at the full slate of activity, as each of the Division I schools are in action with exhibition matches, while the Riverhounds SC are traveling to North Carolina to take on the Charlotte Independence.

While Pitt men’s soccer will be facing Robert Morris on Saturday night at Ambrose Urbanic Field, they’ll also be making their training session open to the public on Friday.

In addition, Monday will be the official start of high school soccer season in Pennsylvania, as teams across the district will begin with practices.


8/13 1pm RMU W Howard Moon Township, Pa. North Athletic Complex
4pm Duquesne Women Cleveland State (EXHIBITION) Pittsburgh, PA Rooney Field
5pm Pitt W Ohio State (Exhibition) Columbus, Ohio.
5pm Duquesne Men West Virginia (exhib.) Morgantown, WV
8/14 7pm Pitt Men Robert Morris (Exhibition) Ambrose Urbanic Field
7pm HOUNDS at Charlotte Independence
7pm RMU M at Pitt (Exhibition) Pittsburgh, Pa.


For the full Pittsburgh Soccer schedule this Fall, click this link.  

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).

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