Coming into the weekend with a devastating 2–1 loss in overtime at Allegheny College Tuesday, the Carnegie Mellon women’s soccer team bounced back with a huge win, 5–1, against Kenyon College to improve their record to 4–2–2. Senior co-captain Abby Coffin tied the school record for career goals with the Tartans’ only goal against the Allegheny Gators; first-year Nicole Bayley put two goals on the board for the Tartans; and senior co-captain Mary Ashe, first-year Elsa Wu, and sophomore Adrienne Pajer scored their first career goals Saturday.
Last Saturday, the Carnegie Mellon cross country team competed in the Cedarville University Open. The men’s team easily finished first out of seven teams with 26 points while the women’s team had a solid showing, taking second out of six teams with 51 points.
The Carnegie Mellon men’s soccer team has proved to be an unstoppable force this season. While the men have yet to enter conference play, the team has had a strong showing against regional opponents and is currently 8–0–1 for the season. This past week, the Tartans outshot their opponents 40–6, scored eight goals in two games, and recorded two shutouts, defeating Grove City College 5–0 and St. Vincent College 3–0.
In the beginning of the third quarter Saturday, a light drizzle turned into a heavy rain for about 15 minutes, and that was about the only thing that went wrong in Carnegie Mellon’s 41–6 romp over Hiram College. The Tartans dominated on both sides of the ball at Gesling Stadium, outclassing the Terriers of Hiram. The Tartans evened their record at 2–2 with the win, stopping a two-game losing skid that started in Grove City ball game.
The Carnegie Mellon volleyball team has not only climbed its way out of the early season slump, but has also proved that the Tartans are a team to be reckoned with. After a humbling 3–0 loss to Point Park University, the Tartans stepped up their game. In the past nine games, Carnegie Mellon has gone 8–1, improving the overall record to 11–10.
Carnegie Mellon’s Rare Book Collection received a rather special addition last Tuesday from Pittsburgh Steelers owner and Vice President Art Rooney Jr....
The Carnegie Mellon golf team wrapped up the two-day annual Guy W. Kuhn Invitational hosted by Allegheny College at the Country Club of Meadville Sept. 22, taking ninth place in the field of 19 teams.
The Carnegie Mellon rowing club participated in the 22nd annual Head of the Ohio Regatta in Pittsburgh, which was considered to be the team’s homecoming event with alumni racing and the club’s annual banquet. The Tartans were scheduled to participate in 14 race events, but due to the weather, the last two, with four boats total, were canceled.
After being honored with her third University Athletic Association (UAA) Women’s Soccer Defensive Athlete of the Week last week, sophomore goalkeeper Anya Rosen has continued to show her goalkeeping prowess in recent games. The Tartans had an impressive 5–1 win over Kenyon College Saturday, improving their record to 4–2–2. Rosen gave The Tartan her take on Carnegie Mellon, her outlook for the rest of the season, and what it is like to be the crucial last line of defense on the field.
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