Kickoff is at 7 p.m. ET at Ambrose Urbanic Field; Pitt enters match with 1-1-0 record.
QUOTING MILLER: "Jackie is one of our tri-captains and has really blossomed. She had a defining spring which we hope will carry over to the fall. Additionally, we will count on her leadership on and off the field."
CAREER: Emerged as a defensive leader in the backline for the Panthers...Played in 48 career games, making 46 starts on defense...Has seen action in 3,750 career minutes at Pitt.
2013: As a junior, started all 19 games played...Finished third on the squad in minutes played (1,438)...As a central defender, played a key role in Pitt's four shutouts on year.
2012: As a sophomore, started 18 of 19 games that she played in...Notched one assist and one point on the year...Recorded three shots with one on goal...Racked up 1,468 minutes of playing time...Played a role in three shutouts on the season.
2011: Appeared in 12 games with eight starts...Attempted lone shot of the season against Providence (Oct. 16).
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Manheim Township High School...Led high school team to Lancaster Lebanon Championship, District 3 Championship and Pennsylvania State Quarterfinalis in 2009...Section I leading goal scorer with 15 goals during her sophomore year...Lancaster Lebanon Section I First Team All-Star selection during sophomore, junior and senior years...Played for the Hershey Kick Kats club soccer team for four years, where they were ranked first in the state, fourth in Region I and No. 20 in the nation during her years on the team...Ranked fifth in `Top Players in Pennsylvania to Watch' by TopDrawerSoccer.com...Was a 3v3 Soccer National Champion in 2005...Also played on the varsity volleyball team.
PERSONAL: Born September 18, 1993...Daughter of John Poucel and Cindy Poucel and Jill Gaissert and Gary Gaissert...Has one sister, Jess, who played volleyball at Franklin and Marshall...Majors in the history of art and architecture.
Minutes: 110, three times- at Robert Morris, 9/4/13; at St. John's, 10/7/12; Eastern Michigan, 8/19/11.
Assists: 1, at Eastern Michigan, 8/17/12.
Points: 1, at Eastern Michigan, 8/17/12.
Shots: 1, four times- Georgetown, 9/30/12; at DePaul, 9/23/12; Duquesne, 8/26/12; at Providence, 10/16/11.