Oct. 17, 2007
INDIANOLA, Pa.-- Justin Boehm, Connor Malone and Shawn Wildman all recorded their first career goal as the Pitt men's soccer team defeated rival Duquesne 3-1 Wednesday night at Founders Field.
In the 20th minute, Matt Baker (Bethlehem, Pa./Allentown Central Catholic) directed a cross to Boehm (South Park, Pa./South Park) who headed the ball into the Dukes goal, putting Pitt up 1-0.
The Panthers' second goal came minutes before halftime when Malone (Harrisburg, Pa./Central Dauphin) headed Ryan Brode's (Setauket, N.Y./St. John the Baptist) corner kick into the net, putting Pitt up 2-0 at the half.
At the half, the Panthers defense had limited Duquesne to only four shots with two on goal.
The score remained 2-0 until the 62nd minute, when Wildman (Jefferson Hills, Pa./Thomas Jefferson), assisted by E.J. McCormick (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel), scored on a 25-yard shot over the head of the Dukes goalie.
Duquesne responded 10 minutes later with a goal by Matthew Groves.
Pitt's effective defense kept Duquesne from scoring again and limited the Dukes to only seven shots in the second half.
Pitt improved to 2-10-2 while Duquesne dropped to 3-6-3.
The Panthers will be at home again on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 12 p.m., when they take on Big East opponent Providence for Senior Recognition night.