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#8 Tartans Open Season with 4-1 Victory; Struble Records Win 150

women's soccer player wearing a white uniform dribbles the ball away from a defender wearing dark red

(ERIE, Pa.) - The eighth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team defeated Fredonia State University with a score of 4-1 at the Penn State Behrend Herb Lauffer Memorial Tournament. The win at Behrend Field gives the Tartans a 1-0 record as Fredonia falls to 0-1.

Inside the Box Score

  • The Blue Devils opened the scoring with a penalty kick goal by Jordan Barret in the sixteenth minute after three shots by the Tartans were off target.
  • Senior Cecelia Dieterich tied the game in the eighteenth minute.
  • Assisted by freshman Audrey Bianco, freshman Saveria Ulizzi scored the go-ahead goal and eventual game-winner in the 53rd minute.
  • Dieterich scored her second goal of the game in the 59th minute, assisted by senior Rachel Martini.
  • The final goal was scored by junior Gemma Jefferson in the 86th minute.


  • Dieterich has now scored twice in one game three times in her career.
  • Ulizzi's second-half goal goes down as her first career goal and the ninth time a freshman scored in the season opener under 14-year head coach Yon Struble.
  • With the win, Struble recorded his 150th career victory, all at the helm of the Tartans.

Up Next

The Tartans continue their run at the Herb Lauffer Memorial Tournament on Sunday, September 3 at 3:30 p.m. against the hosts, Penn State Behrend.