Pitt and Blue Devils square off in the Panthers’ final home game
Pitt and the Crimson meet for the first time
The Panthers open the season with two exhibition matches this week
Pitt and High Point meet for the first time in school history.
The Panthers return 18 players from the 2013 squad, including 11 who started at least six games.
2015: Started the season opener at Lafayette, helping the Panthers record their first shutout of the season.
2014: Game-by-Game Stats
Played in six games, totaling 184 total minutes ... Contributed on two shutouts ...Made second-career appearance against Presbyterian with 10 minutes of playing time ... Started his first career game at Xavier and played the full 90 minutes ... In the season-finale against Notre Dame, started and logged 75 minutes.
2013: Made first career appearance at Clemson.
High School: Played four years for nearby Upper St. Clair ... His freshman year he was named USC Rookie of the Year ... Served as a captain for the varsity team his junior and senior years ... Scored 10 goals his junior year ... Had 12 goals, seven assists as a senior ... Named WPIAL First Team as a junior ... Helped his team win the WPIAL Championships during senior season and was a PIAA AAA State Finalist ... Collected a number of honors as a senior, including All-WPIAL selection, PIAA First-Team All-State and First Team ESPN High School All-State ... Started for the Columbus Crew U16 Soccer Academy ... Also was a two-year starter and captain for Cleveland Internations Academy ... Helped club team to be the Region 1 ODP Champions and National ODP quarterfinals ...
Personal: Son of Toni and Charlene Machi ... Has three older brothers ... Brother Jeremy played soccer for Carnegie Mellon and brother Andy played soccer for Penn State University ... Was a member of the National Honor Society and Dean's List ... Participated in track and field in to 100m dash and 4x100 relay.