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Eight Tartans Score in Victory Over Franciscan

Eight Tartans Score in Victory Over Franciscan

(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) – The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer, ranked eighth nationally, blanks Franciscan University 9-0, bringing home its third win for the season and staying undefeated as Franciscan falls to a 1-2 record.

Inside the Box Score

  • Freshman Natalie Rayce scored the first goal of the game in the first minute with an assist from junior Catherine MacNichol.
  • Senior Camila Bodden recorded the next two goals for the Tartans before the 10-minute mark, with assists from graduate student Caitlynn Owens and two by junior Alana Frederick.
  • Sophomore Vivian Wang and freshman Sai Sankhe played nicely off each for the next two goals of the game, with junior Gemma Jefferson also assisting in the 32nd and 40th minutes of the game.
  • The Tartans opened the second half with two goals, the first scored by junior Emma Shirzad and assisted by Sanke in the 53rd minute before junior Ayana Curto scored on an assist by graduate student Kaitlyn Montague in the 56th minute.
  • Jefferson scored in the 78th minute.
  • MacNichol ended the game with a goal in the 89th minute with the assist coming by Frederick of another corner kick.


  • Rayce recorded her first career goal.
  • Bodden scored two goals in the same game for the first time in her career.
  • Carnegie Mellon wins against Franciscan for the second season in a row.

Up Next

Carnegie Mellon will travel to Virginia to play in the Shenandoah Tournament. The first game is on Saturday, September 9 at 5:00 p.m. against Bridgewater College.