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#7 Tartans Win NCAA First Round Game, Adams Sets Career Goals Record

women's soccer players wearing white uniforms smiling together after scoring a goal

(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) – The seventh-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team hosted a first round game in the 2022 NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship and soared to a 6-0 victory after a second-half goal-scoring spree to top Bryn Athyn for the program's 11th home win in the NCAA tournament. The Tartans are now 13-2-2 for the season while Bryn Athyn closed the year at 14-3-1.

Inside The Box Score

  • Junior Sarah Scoles recorded the game-winning goal in the 37th minute with her first score of the season off an unassisted play. Scoles moved around a defender inside the corner of the 18-yard box and fired a shot to the far post that hit the inside of the bar before crossing the goal line.
  • Senior Alex Adams recorded two goals late in the game and became the program's career leader in goals scored with 36 after tallying her ninth and 10th of the season.
  • Junior Cecelia Dieterich put in her fourth goal of the season in the 63rd minute to give the Tartans a 2-0 lead before sophomore Emma Shirzad added to the lead with a strike in the 80th minute.
  • The last goal of the game was scored by sophomore Catherine MacNichol in the 88th minute.

Up Next

  • The Tartans will face 10th-ranked Calvin University in the second round of the 2022 NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship at 3:00 p.m. on their home field.


  • The Tartans have hosted the first and second rounds of the NCAA tournament six times and have a home record of 12-1-2.
  • The Tartans will meet Calvin for the second time in tournament history with Calvin holding a 1-0 series lead after winning a 1-0 game in overtime in the round of 16 in 2015 in Pittsburgh.