The Carnegie Mellon men?s soccer team traveled to the University of Chicago for a University Athletic Association (UAA) contest and came away with a 0?0 tie on Saturday. Carnegie Mellon moves to 5?1?2 overall and to 0?0?2 in UAA play while the 13th ranked Maroons go to 7?1?2 and 0?0?2. The Maroons were previously unbeaten in their last four matches.
Carnegie Mellon is ranked fifth in the Mid-Atlantic Region of the UAA while Chicago is ranked second in the Central Region. Carnegie Mellon owns a 14?1?2 series edge over the Maroons starting from their first match in 1987. Chicago earned its only victory last year in overtime with a score of 1?0.
Carnegie Mellon will host the University of Rochester on Friday to continue the UAA matches and Case Western Reserve University on Sunday.
The Carnegie Mellon women?s soccer team traveled to Chicago on Saturday to face the conference rival Maroons, and came away with a hard fought 0?0 draw. The Tartans improved their overall record to 6?1?3. They are 0?1?1 within the University Athletic Association (UAA).
Carnegie Mellon out-shot 15th-ranked Chicago 11?9, in what Tartans head coach Heather Kendra labeled ?a fantastic game, with the momentum shifting back and forth the entire match.?
Senior goalkeeper Megan Monroe made some clutch saves to ensure that her team came away with at least one point in this important UAA match-up, and after 90 minutes and two 10-minute overtime periods, she walked away with her seventh shutout of the year. Monroe is tied for the conference lead in shutouts.
?We created some very dangerous chances, especially late in the game and during both overtimes,? added Kendra. ?It was a super game, tough to draw, but the girls played some fantastic soccer today. It was our most complete match to date.?
Carnegie Mellon hosts two conference opponents this week as they look to get their first UAA win. On Friday, the Tartans host the University of Rochester at 5:30 pm.