2019 Tartan Women's Soccer News

  • Tartans End Season in PK Shootout in National Semifinal Against No. 1 Messiah
    December 06, 2019
    The 2019 season came to an end in the national semifinals after a 3-1 defeat in penatly kicks for the Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team who tied No. 1 Messiah College, 1-1, after 110 minutes of action. The 25th-ranked Tartans end the year with a 14-5-3 record after the program's first trip to the NCAA Divsion III Women's Soccer Championship semifinals.
  • Adams Selected to United Soccer Coaches All-America Team
    December 05, 2019
    Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer freshman Alex Adams (Pittsburgh, Pa. / North Allegheny) was named to the 2019 United Soccer Coaches All-America Team on Thursday evening when the association announced the 48-player team at the NCAA Championship Banquet in Greensboro, North Carolina. Adams was selected to the third team and is the only freshman to be honored as an All-American in 2019.
  • Williams Honored on CoSIDA Academic All-America Team for Second Time
    December 03, 2019
    Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer senior Camille Williams (Cincinnati, Ohio/The Seven Hills School) was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Women's Soccer Team for Division III. This year, Williams earned selection to the first team after being named to the second team as a sophomore. Overall, 33 women's players were selected from across the nation.
  • Adams, Legg Receive United Soccer Coaches All-Region Honor
    December 02, 2019
    Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer freshmen Alex Adams (Pittsburgh, Pa. / North Allegheny) and Rachel Legg (Kansas City, Mo. / Pembroke) were honored on the United Soccer Coaches All-Great Lakes Region team when the association announced the awards on Monday, December 2. Adams was selected to the first team while Legg represents the Tartans on the third team.
  • Tartans Sweep UAA Athlete of the Week Awards
    November 26, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer team swept the weekly awards handed out by the University Athletic Association for women’s soccer this week after the team advanced to the NCAA national semifinals with two victories in Wheaton, Illinois. Senior Tara Durstewitz (Old Bridge, N.J. / Old Bridge) was named the UAA Women’s Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week while freshman Rachel Legg (Kansas City, Mo. / Pembroke) was named the UAA Women’s Soccer Defensive Athlete of the Week, each earning the honor for the first time this season.
  • #25 Tartans Continue Road to NCAA Championship, Advance to Semifinals on PKs
    November 23, 2019
    The 25th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team is going to the semifinals of the 2019 NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship after winning a penalty kick shootout against 19th-ranked University of St. Thomas, 6-5, on Saturday, November 23. The Tartans advance past the sectional final for the first time in school history and become the first women's team in Carnegie Mellon history to reach the semifinals of an NCAA tournament.
  • #25 Tartans Cruise Past #17 Ohio Northern in NCAA Sectional Semifinal, 3-0
    November 22, 2019
    Senior Tara Durstewitz (Old Bridge, N.J. / Old Bridge) was involved in all three goals scored by the 25th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team who defeated 17th-ranked Ohio Northern University, 3-0, in the 2019 NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship sectional semifinal Friday evening at Wheaton College. The win marks the second time in school history the women's soccer team has advanced to the sectional final, the other coming in 2012 during the program's first appearance in the NCAA Championship tournament.
  • Adams Earns Second UAA Athlete of the Week Award
    November 19, 2019
    Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer freshman Alex Adams (Pittsburgh, Pa. / North Allegheny) was named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Women’s Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week after helping the 25th-ranked Tartans win twice in the NCAA tournament. The honor is the second of the season for the freshman who was also named to the All-UAA First Team.
  • #25 Tartans Advance in NCAA Tournament with 1-0 Win Against Swarthmore
    November 17, 2019
    The 25th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team won its second round game of the 2019 NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship on Sunday, 1-0, against Swarthmore College in front of a filled student section. The Tartans are now 13-5-1 for the year and advance to next weekends sectional round.
  • Tartans Cruise to 7-0 NCAA First Round Win
    November 16, 2019
    The 25th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team defeated Cairn University, 7-0, in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship at home on Saturday evening. Freshman Helena Spencer (Warrenton, Va. / Patriot), freshman Alex Adams (Pittsburgh, Pa. / North Allegheny), and sophomore Stephanie Ramsay (Lake Forest, Ill. / Loyola Academy) each tallied two goals in the win to advance to 12-5-1 for the season.
  • Four Tartans Selected to All-UAA Women’s Soccer Team
    November 14, 2019
    Four members of the Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer team were recognized by the University Athletic Association (UAA) coaches on Thursday when the All-UAA Women’s Soccer Team was announced. Three freshmen and a junior were honored for the fourth-place Tartans who finished the regular season ranked nationally with an 11-5-1 record and an invite to the NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Championship tournament.
  • Tartans Selected to Host First/Second Rounds of NCAA Championship
    November 11, 2019
    The 25th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team received an at-large bid to the 2019 NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship after finishing fourth in the University Athletic Association. The appearance in the NCAA tournament marks the seventh in eight years for the program which finished the regular season with an 11-5-1 overall mark.
  • #25 Tartans Top #21 Case Western 3-1 on the Road
    November 09, 2019
    The 25th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team closed the regular season with a 3-1 victory on the road against 21st-ranked Case Western Reserve University on Saturday, November 9. The Tartans are now 11-5-1 for the year and 4-3 in the University Athletic Association (UAA).
  • Williams Earns Third CoSIDA Academic All-District Honor
    November 08, 2019
    Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer senior Camille Williams (Cincinnati, Ohio/The Seven Hills School) was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Women’s Soccer Team, as announced by the association. The honor marks the third time Williams has been named to the all-district team.
  • Late PK Gives #12 Chicago the Victory Against #23 Tartans
    November 03, 2019
    The 23rd-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team faced its second ranked opponent in as many games when it visited 12th-ranked University of Chicago on Sunday, November 3. Two first-half goals by the Tartans didn't hold up as the Maroons rallied for a 3-2 win. The Tartans are now 10-5-1 overall and 3-3 in the University Athletic Association (UAA) while the Maroons sit at 12-2-2 and 4-1-1.
  • #23 Tartans Fall 1-0 to #3 WashU in Tight Contest
    November 01, 2019
    The 23rd-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team faced third-ranked Washington University in St. Louis on the road Friday night, falling in a tightly-contested match, 1-0. The Tartans are now 10-4-1 overall and 3-2 in the University Athletic Association (UAA) while the Bears improve to 14-1-1 and 5-0.
  • 105 Carnegie Mellon Student-Athletes Earn Fall Academic Honors
    October 29, 2019
    A total of 105 Carnegie Mellon University student-athletes were named to the University Athletic Association’s (UAA) All-Academic Recognition list for the fall sports teams, as announced Tuesday, October 29.
  • Adams Pulls in UAA Athlete of the Week Award
    October 29, 2019
    Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer freshman Alex Adams (Pittsburgh, Pa. / North Allegheny) was named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Women’s Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week after helping the 24th-ranked Tartans win in double overtime against visiting Nazareth College on Sunday.
  • Tartans Earn 2-1 Overtime Win Against Nazareth
    October 27, 2019
    The 24th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team hosted Nazareth College for its last non-conference match of the season, defeating the Golden Flyers in overtime, 2-1, on senior day. The Tartans are now 10-3-1 for the year, reaching 10 wins for the fifth time in six years.
  • Win Streak Stopped at Home for #24 Tartans
    October 20, 2019
    A second-half goal by visiting Emory University halted the 24th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team's winning streak when the Eagles won 1-0 in Pittsburgh on Sunday, October 20. The Tartans are now 9-3-1 overall and 3-1 in the University Athletic Association (UAA) while the Eagles move to 9-4 and 2-2.
  • #24 Tartans Sink #17 Rochester in OT, 1-0
    October 18, 2019
    Junior Taylor Cammarata's (Cary, N.C. / Green Hope) goal in overtime lifted the 24th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team past 17th-ranked University of Rochester on Friday, October 18 in Pittsburgh. The Tartans improve to 9-2-1 for the year and 3-0 in the University Athletic Association, while the Yellowjackets drop to 8-3-1 and 0-2-1.
  • Tartans Top #18 NYU, 2-1
    October 12, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team stayed unbeaten in University Athletic Association (UAA) play with a 2-1 victory at home against 18th-ranked New York University on Saturday, October 12. The Tartans move to 8-2-1 for the year and 2-0-0 in UAA play while the Violets drop to 9-3 and 1-1.
  • Five Athletes Honored as Andrew Carnegie Society Scholars
    October 09, 2019
    Every year beginning in 1975, Carnegie Mellon University has honored a select number of undergraduate seniors as Andrew Carnegie Society (ACS) Scholars. This year, five athletes are included on the list of 40 honorees – Taylor Brown (San Antonio, Texas / Johnson) of women’s swimming and diving, Fred Dauphin (Brockton, Mass. / Cardinal Spellman) of men’s track and field, Josh Kalapos (Pittsburgh, Pa. / Mt. Lebanon) of men’s cross country and track and field, Liam Walsh (Gaithersburg, Md. / Quince Orchard) of men’s cross country and track and field and Camille Williams (Cincinnati, Ohio / The Seven Hills School) of women’s soccer.
  • Early Goal Leads Tartans to UAA Victory at Brandeis
    October 05, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team opened University Athletic Association (UAA) play on Saturday, October 5 with a 1-0 victory on the road against Brandeis University. The Tartans are now 7-2-1 overall while the Judges drop their third game and are 8-3-0.
  • Adams Honored as ECAC South Rookie of the Month
    October 03, 2019
    The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announed its September Athletes of the Month and freshman Alex Adams (Pittsburgh, Pa./North Allegheny) of the Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team earned South Rookie of the Month honors.
  • Tartans Shutout Third Straight Opponent, Win 5-0
    September 28, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team won 5-0 at Penn State Behrend on Saturday, September 28 to advance to 6-2-1 on the season and record its third straight shutout.
  • Tartans Defend Home Turf, Top Illinois Tech 4-0
    September 22, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer team hosted Illinois Institute of Technology in non-conference action on Sunday, September 22, winning 4-0 to move to 5-2-1 for the season.
  • Tartans Score Six and Blank Washington & Jefferson on the Road
    September 20, 2019
    Sophomore Maddy Lui (Basking Ridge, N.J. / Ridge) scored two for the Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team who defeated Washington and Jefferson College, 6-0, Friday, September 20 in Washington, Pennsylvania. The Tartans are now 4-2-1 for the year while the Presidents fall to 1-5.
  • Tartans Fall to No. 3 Messiah, 3-0
    September 14, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team traveled to Grantham, Pennsylvania, to face fourth-ranked Messiah College on Saturday, September 14. The home squad topped the Tartans, 3-0, to move to 5-1 for the year while the Tartans fall to 3-2-1.
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