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Two Score Twice as #8 Tartans Top Marietta 8-0

women's soccer player wearing white and red striped jersey and white shorts in the air after jumping and heading the ball

(MARIETTA, Ohio) – The eighth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team scored eight goals on Sunday, September 18 in a non-conference game at Marietta College to move their record to 4-1-1 with a 8-0 victory. Marietta is now 0-4-1 for the season.

Key Moment

The Tartans scored a pair of goals in a span of two minutes early in the first half to kick-start the victory.

Inside The Box Score

  • Senior Alex Adams recorded the game-winning goal in the 13th minute with the second goal coming in the 15th minute by freshman Helena Locateli on a header off a corner kick by freshman Jenna Hallbeck.
  • Sophomore Maria Askounis added two goals in the first half with a shot in the 27th minute and one in the 39th minute.
  • Senior Helena Spencer scored in the opening minutes of the second half
  • Adams added a goal less than two minutes after Spencer scored.
  • Senior Camila Bodden scored her first career goal in the 71st minute.
  • Sophomore Emma Shirzad scored for the second straight game with a shot in the 73rd minute.
  • Hallbeck recorded three assists.
  • Freshman Abby O'Connor earned the first start of her career, making two saves in 60 minutes of action, and earned her first career win.


  • Adams now has 12 game-winning goals for her career and is one shy of being tied for second all-time in program history.
  • Adams is now tied for third all-time in goals scored with 29 for her career. She's tied with Nicole Poisson who scored 29 goals from 1993-1995.
  • Locatelli's goal was the first of her career.

Up Next

The Tartans will return home for a three-game home stand beginning with Baldwin Wallace College on Friday, September 23 at 7:00 p.m.