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This Week in Panthers Athletics (Monday, Oct. 29, 2012)

Football's Ray Graham is named Pitt's "Athlete of the Week"


No. 5 Marquette Defeats Pitt Men's Soccer, 4-0

MU scores four goals in the second half en route to a 4-0 victory


Pitt Men's Soccer Hits the Road for Three-Straight Matches

Panthers Travel to No. 10 Notre Dame on Wednesday Night


Pitt Men's Soccer Drops 3-1 Contest to No. 5 Georgetown


Pitt Men's Soccer Hosts No. 5 Georgetown for Youth Team Night


Pitt Men's Soccer vs. Georgetown

Pitt Men's Soccer vs. No. 5 Georgetown


Pitt Men's Soccer vs. NKU

Photos by Pete Madia


Men's Soccer vs. Delaware

Photos from Pitt/Nike Invitational


Lee Johnston

Lee Johnston


Lee Johnston

Lee Johnston

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Career: Has played in 28 matches, starting 26 ... registered a total of 133 saves overall.

2012: Started in 15 games for the Panthers ... ranked second in the Big East Conference in saves per game (4.93) and third in saves (74) ... named a member of the Duquesne Invitational All-Tournament Team for performance versus Howard (Aug. 26) and Niagara (Aug. 24) ... earned MVP honors at the Pitt/Nike Invitational for play in wins over IPFW (Sept. 7) and Delaware (Sept. 9) ... logged 1334:27 minutes in goal ... named to Big East weekly honor roll on Sept. 12.

2011: Played in 13 games for the Panthers, starting 11 matches ... logged a team-high 1091:52 minutes in goal ... ranked among Big East leaders: eighth in save percentage (.787) and fourth in saves per game (4.54) ... led the Panthers with two shutouts and allowed 16 goals on the season ... led the Panthers in all goalie categories ... twice was named to Big East Honor Roll (Oct. 3 and Sept. 5) ... On Sept. 3 earned the accolade after helping the squad post a 2-1 double oovertime win over Syracuse ... recorded six saves in the game, his first appearance since Sept. 11 when he was injured ... two of his six saves versus the Orange came in overtime ... first Big East weekly honor roll nod came on Sept. 5 after his first two career appearances ... allowed just one goal in 200 minutes in those two games playedcross-town at Duquesne(versus StonyBrook and versus Valparaiso)... named to Duquesne Invitational team.

High School: Played at Oak Hall High School in Gainesville, Fla. ... led squad to the Regional Quarterfinals and a district championship ... helped squad post a 16-8-2 record freshman year ... recorded a remarkable 1.08 goals against average and earned team MVP ... earned Co-MVP honors as a sophomore and junior ... compiled 41 victories over his scholastic career ... played club soccer for Leg-A-Z elite, which was ranked No.1 in the state of Florida in 2010 ... selected as an alternative goalkeeper for the Florida ODP squad in 2009 ... attended the Region III ODP camp in July 2009 ... member of the JBS Premier (NY) ... team won the COPA division in the Disney Showcase Tournament (December 2010) ... also excelled in baseball, earning All-Region honors ... graduated with a 4.23 GPA.

born November 17, 1992 ... son of Bob and Frances Johnston ... has one younger brother, Will ... Grandfather Joe Hicks played baseball at the University of Virginia, and eventually went on to play for the Chicago White Sox, New York Mets and Washington Senators ... enrolled in the College of Business Administration (Undeclared).

Career Statistics


Lee Johnston

Lee  Johnston


Newberry, Fla.

High School:
Oak Hall

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 175



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