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#8 Tartans Top Bridgewater, 2-0

women's soccer player wearing a white uniform about to take a shot with a defender on her back shoulder

(WINCESTER, Va.) – The eighth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team advanced to 4-0 after sitting idle through a nearly 2.5-hour lightning delay to defeat Bridgewater (Va.) College by a 2-0 score on Saturday, September 9 at Shenandoah University.

Inside The Box Score

  • The Tartans took a 1-0 lead at halftime after a 33rd-minute goal by freshman Natalie Rayce.
  • Rayce's goal was assisted by sophomore Grace Starr.
  • The game was delayed at halftime due to a storm in the area.
  • Junior Maria Askounis scored her first goal of the season in the 89th minute off an assist by junior Gemma Jefferson to put an exclamation point on the win.
  • Sophomore Abby O'Connor earned her first career shutout after making one save in the first period with the other two coming in the last seven minutes of the game.
  • The Tartans put a total of six shots on frame.


  • Rayce scored for the second straight game and recorded her second game-winning goal of the season.

Up Next

The Tartans will play host Shenandoah University on Sunday, September 10 at 1:00 p.m.