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Tartans Fall Twice in Doubleheader at Emory

women's softball player watching for a pitch

(ATLANTA, Ga.) – The Carnegie Mellon University softball team continued its first University Athletic Association (UAA) series of the year at Emory University on Saturday, March 30 with a doubleheader. The Eagles rallied in game one for a 9-8 win and did the same in game two with an 18-10 six-inning win. The Tartans are now 7-8 overall while the Eagles hold a 16-7 record.

Game 1

  • The Tartans led 7-3 after five innings and took an 8-3 lead in the top of the sixth inning when freshman Alison Li singled in sophomore Maya Goodwin who led off the inning with a double.
  • Emory was able to string together five hits with two Tartan errors to score five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to tie the score at 8-all.
  • The Eagles used a sacrifice bunt with runners on first and second to advance the runners before Ella Hoyle came up with the game-winning single to right field to score Page Nellis reached on a hit by pitch.
  • Goodwin had three hits and two RBIs for the Tartans while Li had two hits and four RBIs.
  • Sophomore Koko Sagae also had two hits and knocked in a run.

Game 2

  • The Tartans put seven runs on the board in the top of the second inning to take a 7-2 lead before the Eagles added four runs in the bottom half of the inning.
  • With the score tied at 8-8, sophomore Kira Monji drove in two runs with two outs to give the Tartans a 10-8 lead in the fifth inning.
  • The Eagles put the ball in play in the bottom of the sixth inning and scored 10 runs off eight hits and three Tartan errors to end the game.
  • Everyone in the lineup recorded at least one hit for the Tartans with junior Allie Rome collecting two hits.
  • Monji, senior Kiera Boucher, Sagae, and junior Abbey Reese each had two RBIs.


Up Next

The series ends on Sunday, March 31 with a 1:00 p.m. game at Emory.