Pitt and the Hokies to face off for sixth time
The Panthers host Virginia Tech Friday, Oct. 9
Friday’s game will be broadcast live on ESPN3
Pitt recorded its sixth shutout of the 2015 season
Pitt faces Lafayette and Lehigh to kick-off the regular season
PITTSBURGH - After 105 scoreless minutes, the Pitt men's soccer team (4-2-1, 0-2-0 ACC) defeated the Robert Morris Colonials (4-3-0) in double overtime, 1-0, thanks to a header from freshman forward Tobias Marshall-Heyman Tuesday night at Ambrose Urbanic Field.
2015: Started in 13 of 14 games played (1,188) and finished the season with four points (2g) ... Scored the single Panther goal in the draw against Niagra ... Contributed a goal in the form of a penalty kick in the 4-0 shutout against VMI ... Recorded two shots, including one on goal, with the win against Robert Morris ... Made his first start of the season in the Panther’s 3-0 victory at Lehigh.
2014: Game-by-Game Stats
Played in all 17 games, starting five of them ... Ranked second on the team with three goals and six points ... Tied for first with two game-winning goals ... Finished with 18 shots and eight of them on goal ... Helped contribute to all six of the team's shutouts ...Started against Presbyterian and scored one goal on five shots in 55 minutes ... Made his third start of the season and played a season-high 101 minutes versus Niagara ... Scored Pitt's lone goal at Lousville in 26 minutes of play ... Had four shots against Howard ... Scored the Panthers only goal in a win against High Point.
2013: Saw action in 11 games and started six of them...as a true freshman, scored three goals on the year...the first came where he hammered the ball into the back of the net from a cross vs. Xavier (Oct. 1) in a 2-1 loss...scored two goals in Pitt's 9-0 rout of Howard (Nov. 5)...took four shots with all of them being on goal...participated in two shutouts as a defender...received a student-athlete academic Gold Award for a 3.5 or higher GPA.
High School: Was a regional finalist with the St. Edward Eagles as a senior ... named to First Team Greater Cleveland ... captain during his senior and junior seasons ... first two-time captain in program's history and first junior named captain ... received the Captain's Award and named Defensive MVP as a senior and junior ... team was a district finalist during his junior year ... was the only sophomore starter ... earned the Bronze Eagle award ... during his freshman season was named Defensive MVP for junior varsity ... state finalist for Internationals U-15 and U-14 ... was a nationally-ranked short track speed skater ... also played freshman basketball and CYO Basketball ... National Honor Society member ... NHS president as a senior ... served as a Student Ambassador and in Moreau Mentors.
Personal: Son of Peter and Janette Murray ... father played rugby at the College of Wooster ... mother participated in synchronized figure skating at Miami University (OH) ... has two siblings, Patrick and Annie ... Patrick plays soccer for Dartmouth College ... intends to major in business.