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#3 Tartans Tie #2 WashU in UAA Home Game

women's soccer player wearing white and red striped jersey looks up before kicking the ball

(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) – The third-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team tied the second-ranked Washington University in St. Louis Bears on Friday, October 20 at home by a 0-0 score. The Tartans are now 11-0-3 and tied for the third game in a row in University Athletic Association (UAA) play while WashU moves to 12-0-1 and 3-0-1.

Inside The Box Score

  • The Tartans put the first shot on frame in the 14th minute but the attempt off junior Emma Shirzad's foot was easily scooped up by Sidney Conner in goal.
  • The Tartans' defense prevented the Bears from attempting a shot in the first half, as the away team's first shot was blocked in the 50th minute.
  • In the 57th minute, sophomore Abby O'Connor made a leaping save on a shot that was angled off the post.
  • Two minutes later, senior Breana Valentovish forced Conner to push a shot over the crossbar.
  • In the 71st minute, Kate Flynn made O'Connor jump for a save that she calmly grabbed for the stop.
  • Senior Cecelia Dieterich had the last shot on goal for the game in the 85th minute with a header from 10 yards out went straight to Conner.


  • The Tartans have three ties against the Bears in program history with the Bears leading the series 24-5-3.
  • The Tartans are currently third in the UAA standings with six points.
  • The Tartans have recorded 10 shutouts this season with two in UAA play.

Up Next

The Tartans host the University of Chicago on Sunday, October 22 at 11:00 a.m.