PITTSBURGH - On Sunday, Aug. 17, the Pitt men's soccer team returns to the pitch for the first time in 2014, traveling to Saint Francis (Pa.) for an exhibition match at 1 p.m.
Last time both teams met was in the 2012 regular season home opener for the Panthers. The squads played to a 1-1 draw with current redshirt junior Ryan Myers assiting on the game-tying goal in the 72nd minute. That meeting marked the fourth straight season the clubs played in either the regular season or preseason. The Red Flash bested Pitt 3-0 in a regular season meeting in 2012 while the teams played to ties in each of the two years before.
Pitt returns 18 players from its 2013 squad, which produced 61.5-percent of the goal scoring and 72.7-percent of the assists. Seven of those players started at least half of the contests and another four made at least six starts. Top point scorers Myers (2 g, 2 a) and sophomore Kevin Murray (3 g, 0 a) will look to continue leading the team offensively while sophomore Dan Lynd enters his second season as the starting goalkeeper.
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