Panthers open preseason with a friendly exhibition
The Panthers open the season with two exhibition matches this week
Head coach Joe Luxbacher reviews the spring season.
The game will take place on Tuesday, April 7 at 6 p.m. at Highmark Stadium
Panthers crushed Howard last year, 9-0, getting five goals from Chris Davis and Kevin Murray.
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.
The Pitt men's soccer team took down the California (Pa.) Vulcans, 3-0, in its final exhibition game of preseason on Sunday, Aug. 23, at Ambrose Urbanic Field.
2015: Notched two shots in the victory over Robert Morris ... Made his first appearance of the season in the team’s 3-0 triumph over Lehigh.
2014: Game-by-Game Stats
Played in nine games on the season and logged 128 minutes ...Made season debut in tie versus Lafayette ... Had a shot in 21 minutes of work at #9 Louisville ... Played a season-high 24 minutes versus Howard.
2013: Saw action in four games as a freshman...saw his first game against Virginia Tech (Oct. 8)...registered his first career points when he generated two assists and one shot in the 9-0 win against Howard (Nov. 5)...received a student-athlete academic Blue Award for a 3.0 or higher GPA.
High School: Competed for the Shipley School all four years ... He was named to the All-Friends League his first three years before missing his senior season with an injury ... Helped lead Shipley as Friends League champs during both his freshman and junior seasons ... Tabbed All-Main Line as a sophomore ... Racked up numerous accolades as a junior in addition to All-Friends League, including All-Main Line, All-State First Team and All-Region First Team ... Set the school record for goals as a junior ... Played for FC Delco Academy.
Personal: Son of Gene and Angela Marks ... Has two younger siblings, one brother and one sister ... Brother Josh plays squash for George Washington University and sister Leah swims for the University of Maryland ... Sam also played varsity baseball at Shipley and was a Chess Club captain.
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