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#8 Tartans Record Third Straight Shutout in 5-0 Win

women's soccer player wearing white uniform attempts a left-footed shot with keeper sliding to stop it

(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) – The eighth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team returned home for a Friday evening contest against Baldwin Wallace University and topped the Yellow Jackets by a 5-0 score to advance to 5-1-1 for the year. The Yellow Jackets drop to 5-3 for the season.

Inside The Box Score

  • Sophomore Catherine MacNichol scored twice in the second half with the first one coming 26 seconds after the kickoff.
  • MacNichol's second goal of the game was a penalty kick after she was fouled in the box in the 62nd minute.
  • Freshman Jenna Hallbeck recorded the game-winning goal in the 19th minute after dribbling uncontested from the left sideline to the corner of the six-yard box and slotting a shot under the keeper to the far post. Junior Breana Valentovish earned the assist on the play.
  • Junior Cecelia Dieterich scored her first goal of the season off a free kick in the 27th minute. Her shot was fired to the upper left corner, hitting the under part of the crossbar before crossing the goal line.
  • Sophomore Maria Askounis tallied the fifth goal of the game after a run into the box following a split pass through the back line by sophomore Emma Shirzad.
  • Senior Olivia Brand earned the win and made four saves, including a punch over the bar in the seventh minute.


  • MacNichol leads the team in scoring with six goals for the season and tallied her second game with two goals this year.

Up Next

The Tartans will host Penn State Behrend on Sunday, September 25 at 2:00 p.m.