Dan Prete scores team-leading second goal in the tie.
Tar Heels score two goals in the final 22 minutes to pull away
Goalkeeper Dan Lynd makes two saves for his first career win
The Panthers return 18 players from the 2013 squad, including 11 who started at least six games.
2014: Game-by-Game StatsPlayed in 14 games on the season, including 10 starts and 1087 minutes ... Contributed to four shutouts throughout the season ... Recorded first career assist and had seven shots ... Logged at least 90 minutes in nine games ...Against Presbyterian, started and tallied first career assist while playing all 90 minutes ... Notched one shot on goal in 90 minutes at Longwood ... Had a shot at #3 North Carolina in 90 minutes of action ... Had two shots at Virginia Tech in a season-high 110 minutes.
2013: Played in 10 matches this year with seven starts...first career start against Wakeforest (Sep. 21)...contributed to two season shutouts as center back defender... totaled 589 minutes throughout the season.
High School: Three-year varsity starter at Howell High School ... was not eligible to play his senior year because of the newly instated USSF Academy Rules ... during his junior year led team to win the A North Division Shore Conference Championship and reach the quarterfinals of the Shore Conference Tournament and New Jersey Group IV States Playoffs ... named the Howell HS Coaches Award "Unsung Hero," All Shore Conference First Team, All Shore Media's All Division Teams Class A North First Team, Shore Conference Coaches All-Division Team Class A North, All Monmouth County Second Team and All-State Honorable Mention as a junior ... was the only freshman to play varsity ... participated in baseball but quit to focus on soccer ... placed third in New Jersey with Howell United Xtreme (U9-U13) and fifth in New Jersey with Freehold Legacy (U13-U15).
Personal: Son of Robert and Mindy Kolczynski ... has one brother, Bradley ... volunteered for the P.A.L. (Police Athletic League) ... played travel basketball and baseball before entering high school ... intends to major in engineering.
Joe Luxbacher Retires as Pitt Men's Soccer Coach
Panthers Suffer 5-0 Loss to No. 14 Irish
Pitt to Conclude 2015 Season at No. 14 Notre Dame
Pitt Falls 1-0 to Blue Devils
Pitt to Host Duke for Senior Night
Panthers Drop 3-2 Decision to Harvard