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Pitt Men’s Soccer Midfielder Filip Mirkovic Named to United Soccer Coaches Midfield Watch List

Pitt men's soccer midfielder Filip Mirkovic

Pitt men’s soccer senior midfielder Filip Mirkovic earned a spot on the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division I Midfield Watch List. the organization announced on Friday.

Mirkovic is one of the best midfielders in the country, especially with his ability to create scoring opportunities for his teammates. He made 12 assists in 2022, a program record of a Panthers in a single season, and his .60 assists per game finished as No. 7 in the nation.

He placed on the First Team All-ACC and All-South Region Team thanks to his great play last season.

Mirkovic played a large role in helping Pitt reach their third straight Elite Eight and their second ever College Cup appearance. He has made 59 appearances and 55 starts in his Pitt career, making 19 assists and scoring nine goals. Those 19 assists and his 0.32 assists per game are both fourth best in program history.

Pitt men’s soccer comes into the 2023 season ranked No. 5 in the first United Soccer Coaches Poll. They open up against rival Penn State on Thursday, Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. at Ambrose Urbanic Field to kickoff their campaign, which features a number of great opponents. 

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