Tartans Earn Road Tie with 3-3 Score at Emory
|#2 Carnegie Mellon
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(ATLANTA, Ga.) – The No. 2-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team traveled to Atlanta, Georgia, for a University Athletic Association (UAA) contest against Emory University on Saturday, October 14. The Tartans scored two late goals to tie the Eagles, who are receiving votes in the United Soccer Coaches National Poll, by a 3-3 score. The Tartans are now 1-0-2 in the UAA and 10-0-2 overall. The Eagles are now 5-3-3 and 0-1-2 in the UAA.
Inside The Box Score
- After a scoreless first half, senior Cecelia Dieterich opened the scoring in the 63rd minute with a free kick 22 yards out on the left side of the goal with a strike over the wall to the near post.
- Emory equalized in the 69th minute with a goal by Kaitlyn Nimmer off an assist by Grace Reyer.
- Emory would then take the lead on a free kick by Emily Woodall in the 77th minute.
- Less than four minutes later, Woodall scored again with a header off a cross by Kylie Hall.
- The Tartans pulled to within one goal when sophomore Jenna Hallbeck dribbled into the box and put a pass to the near post that freshman Saveria Ulizzi ran over and used her back heel to finish to the far post.
- The final goal came a minute and 24 seconds later and with less than five minutes to play when junior Ayana Curto slipped a low driven free kick past the keeper as freshman Natalie Rayce was sliding in for the deflection.
- Freshman Maddie Kellogg earned the tie but allowed her first goals of the season and is now 2-0-1 for the year.
- Dieterich leads the Tartans with seven goals for the season.
The Tartans return home to host No. 3-ranked Washington University in St. Louis on Friday, October 20 at 1:00 p.m.