Ashley Moreira struck for the game-winner in the 95th minute
Panthers limit the Falcons to two shots in the contest
Pitt hosts the Falcons for its second and final exhibition of 2015.
Hannesdottir nets lone goal for Panthers
The Panthers will field a young but experienced squad this season.
QUOTING MILLER: “Out of all the returning players, we saw the most growth from Hanna last year. She has really elevated her game and gained a great deal of confidence as a result. It will be exciting to see how she impacts the team this year.”
2014: Played in all 18 matches and started each of the last 12 as a freshman midfielder…Earned first career start at La Salle (Sept. 7)…Recorded first career goal, along with one assist and a career-high three points in a 3-1 win vs. Robert Morris (Aug. 27)…Ranked third on team in points (seven), goals (two), shots (20) and shots on goal (7)…Her two goals came vs. Robert Morris and at NC State (Oct. 4)…Placed 35 percent of her shots on goal with a total of seven…Tied with three other teammates for the team lead in assists with three…Took second-most corner kicks on team with eight…Played a career-high 90 minutes in matches vs. Duke (Sept. 19), at NC State (Oct. 4) and vs. Clemson (Oct. 26).
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2014 graduate of Woodbridge High School in Woodbridge, Va....Will complete her senior year of soccer in spring, 2014...Selected to compete in the Icelandic National Women's Soccer Program (2012-14) at the Under-19 and Under-17 age groups...Member of the Under-19 Icelandic National Team, coached by Olafur Thor Guobjornsson, which will compete in Finland and in the second round of the UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championships in Bulgaria in 2014...Team competed in the Under-17 UEFA championship in Belgium in April, 2012 against Switzerland, England and Belgium...Advanced to the UEFA championship in October, 2011 while playing against Austria, Kazakhstan and Scotland...Also competed at the Nordic Cup in Finland against Germany, France, Norway and Sweden...At Woodbridge H.S., named Second Team All-Cardinal District after scoring 12 goals (two game-winners) and finishing with five assists in only 11 games due to a wrist injury...Named First Team All-Cardinal District and Second Team All-Northwest Region after scoring 10 goals (four game-winners) with five assists in only 12 games...As a freshman, competed for the varsity squad, scoring one goal and adding two assists in seven games...Competed in the Icelandic First Division for Reykjavik Football Club, coached by Bjorgvin Karl Gunnarsson...In eight games, scored two goals and was a three-time recipient of the Player of the Match award during the summer of 2013...Also competed with Reykjavik Club during the summer of 2009...Named MVP during the team's trip to the Denmark Football Festival...Played on the Herndon, Va. Firecats (2007-13) for coach Nadir Moumen and guided the team to Virginia State Cup championships in 2010 and 2011 and USYS nationals in 2011...Served as team captain...Played for the Washington Freedom Super Y Team, which won the national title at the Under-15 age level in 2010...Clyde Watson and Nadir Moumen served as her coaches...Selected to compete at the United States Soccer Training Center in Washington, D.C. with the Virginia State Olympic Development Program and at the Region I ODP Camp...Chosen to participate in a team leadership council for players with demonstrated leadership potential.
PERSONAL: Born Hanna Kristin Hannesdottir on May 23, 1995...Daughter of Beth Marie Moore and Hannes Johannsson...Has older sisters Anna Kolbrun and Brynja Marie and younger brother Johann Thorir...Both her father and mother played soccer at the University of California-Santa Barbara...Dual citizen of the United States and Iceland...Hobbies and interests including playing the piano, ice skating and skiing...Volunteers at her mother's elementary school...Undeclared major and enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences.
Minutes: 104, vs. Saint Francis (Pa.), 8/21/15.
Goals: 1, two times- Robert Morris, 8/27/14; at NC State, 10/4/14.
Assists: 1, three times.
Points: 3, Robert Morris, 8/27/14.
Shots: 3, two times- Robert Morris, 8/27/14; at NC State, 10/4/14.
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