2011 Tartan Women's Soccer News

  • Struble Heads Women’s USA Deaf Soccer Team at 2012 Deaf World Cup in Turkey
    July 11, 2012
    Carnegie Mellon University Head Women’s Soccer Coach Yon Struble will coach the USA Deaf Soccer women’s team in the Deaf World Cup, held in Ankara, Turkey July 16-28.
  • Soccer Opened a World of Doors for Elsa Wu
    February 28, 2012
    For Elsa Wu, one of the most decorated women’s soccer players in Carnegie Mellon University history, soccer provided everything she felt she needed in college. It was a friend outside of soccer, however, that helped land her a future away from Carnegie Mellon and soccer.
  • Women’s Soccer Athlete Anna Albi Earns Pat Blayden Spirit of Sport Award
    February 10, 2012
    Carnegie Mellon University sophomore Anna Albi (Cincinnati, Ohio/Summit Country Day) of the women’s soccer program was named the Pat Blayden Spirit of Sport Award winner during Chatham College’s celebration of Girls and Women in Sports Day on Friday, February 10. Chatham has hosted an awards banquet honoring high school and college female athletes for the past 17 years. At the banquet, three high school and one college athlete receive the Pat Blayden Spirit of Sport Award for their contributions in the classroom, athletic arena and community.
  • Women's Soccer Announces Summer Camp Dates
    January 31, 2012
    Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer head coach Yon Struble has announced summer camp dates for 2012. The program will host an elite camp and goalkeeping academy from Wednesday, August 1 through Saturday, August 4.
  • Carnegie Mellon University Hires Shannon Agnew as Women’s Soccer Assistant
    January 16, 2012
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer program, under the helm of head coach Yon Struble, announced the hiring of Shannon Agnew as full-time assistant coach. Agnew officially began January 15.
  • Team Earns Academic Honor from NSCAA
    January 12, 2012
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team earned the NSCAA College Team Academic Award for its performance in the classroom for the 2010-2011 academic year. The Tartans are one of 572 women's teams to achieve a GPA of 3.00 or higher.
  • Carnegie Mellon Announces UAA 25th Anniversary Women's Soccer Team
    December 15, 2011
    As part of the 25th anniversary celebration of the University Athletic Association (UAA), the Carnegie Mellon University Department of Athletics is honored to announce the school’s all-time UAA women's soccer team.
  • Wu Named to NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region Team
    December 12, 2011
    Carnegie Mellon University senior women's soccer player Elsa Wu (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) was honored by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America on the 2011 NCAA Women's Division III All-Great Lakes Region team. Wu earns the honor for the second consecutive year.
  • Wu Earns Fourth All-UAA Women’s Soccer Honor with Five Others Recognized
    November 14, 2011
    Carnegie Mellon University senior Elsa Wu (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) earned her fourth All-University Athletic Association (UAA) Women’s Soccer honor, becoming the fourth Tartan in history to accomplish this feat. Wu is joined by five others who received recognition from the league’s coaches on Monday, November 14.
  • Tartans Drop Road Game at #5 Emory
    November 05, 2011
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team closed out the regular season at #5 Emory University on Saturday, November 5. The Eagles prevailed 2-0 to preserve their undefeated season at 15-0-2 as the Tartans finish at 9-7 overall and 3-4 in the University Athletic Association.
  • Tartans Top Brandeis on Senior Day
    October 30, 2011
    Following a tough 3-2 loss to New York University, the Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer team bounced back strong with a victory over Brandeis University, 1-0, Sunday, October 30. With the victory the Tartans improve to 9-6, (3-3 UAA) while the Judges are now 6-10-2 (0-5-1 UAA).
  • Tartans Fall in Tightly Contested Match with NYU
    October 28, 2011
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team fell in a tightly contested match, 3-2, to New York University on Friday, October 28, in Pittsburgh. The Tartans drop to 8-6 overall and 2-3 in the University Athletic Association while the Violets jump to 11-5 and 2-3.
  • Early Goal Drops Tartans Against #22 Case Western
    October 16, 2011
    An early goal by Case Western Reserve University prevented the Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team from winning its third straight as the Spartans prevailed 2-0 on Sunday, October 16, in University Athletic Association (UAA) action. The Tartans are now 8-5 on the year and 2-2 in the league while the #22 Spartans improve to 10-2-2 and 3-1.
  • Tartans Come Back to Top Rochester on the Road
    October 14, 2011
    Freshman shine in helping the Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team win its second University Athletic Association (UAA) contest with a 2-1 come-from-behind win at University of Rochester on Friday, October 14. The Tartans move up to 8-4 on the year and 2-1 in the UAA as Rochester falls to 7-4 and 2-1.
  • Reid's Early Goal Lifts Tartans to a1-0 Win Over #19 Chicago
    October 09, 2011
    Carnegie Mellon University freshman Savina Reid's (Briarcliff Manor, N.Y./Briarcliff) goal in the 30th minute of play was all the Tartans needed to defeat the Maroons of Chicago on Sunday afternoon, October 9. The 1-0 victory for the Tartans improves their record to 7-4 and 1-1 in University Athletic Association (UAA) play while the 19th-ranked Maroons are now 6-4-1, 0-1-1.
  • #12 Washington Outlasts Tartans 3-0
    October 02, 2011
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team fell on the road to #12 Washington University in St. Louis 3-0 on Sunday, October 2, in each team's first University Athletic Association game of the season. The Tartans are now 6-4 on the year while the Bears move to 10-1.
  • Ebrahimi Eyes Future in Research
    September 29, 2011
    Junior women’s soccer player Mitra Ebrahimi knew she wanted to study engineering in college, What she found out is the engineering path she thought she loved is now second on the list thanks to her experience in a summer research program. Ebrahimi applied for and received an internship for the 2011 summer through the Student Undergraduate Research Program at Carnegie Mellon University. Working at the Mellon Institute has shown her more of what she would like to do following graduation.
  • Tartans Top Denison 1-0
    September 28, 2011
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team defeated Denison University 1-0 Wednesday, September 28, at home. The Tartans improve to 6-3 on the season as the Big Red drop to 4-4-2.
  • Tartans Win Streak Ends at Washington & Jefferson
    September 24, 2011
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team had its five-game win streak snapped at Washington & Jefferson College Saturday, September 24. The Tartans fell 2-0 to the Presidents and now have a record of 5-3 while the Presidents have an identical season record.
  • Tartans Win in OT to Move to 5-2
    September 21, 2011
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team defeated Allegheny College 2-1 in overtime Wednesday, September 21, at home. The Tartans improve to 5-2, now winning five straight, while the Gators drop to 4-3-1.
  • Venegas Honored By UAA
    September 20, 2011
    Carnegie Mellon University sophomore Alex Venegas (Los Angeles, Calif./Harvard-Westlake) was named Women’s Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week by the University Athletic Association (UAA) for her performance in leading the Tartans to a 2-0 week.
  • Tartans Win Fourth Straight, Defeat John Carroll 3-0
    September 17, 2011
    Sophomore keeper Anna Albi (Cincinnati, Ohio/Summit Country Day) recorded her second straight shutout as the Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team defeated John Carroll University 3-0 on the road Saturday, September 17. The Tartans move to 4-2 on the year, winning their fourth straight, while the Blue Streaks fall to 4-3.
  • Tartans Win 1-0 on Road at Frostburg State
    September 15, 2011
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team traveled to Cumberland, Maryland, for a 7:00 p.m. match against Frostburg State University, defeating the Bobcats 1-0 Thursday night. The Tartans improve to 3-2 on the season while Frostburg falls for the first time and is now 5-1.
  • Tartans Defeat York 3-1 in Radisson Invitational
    September 11, 2011
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team defeated York College of Pennsylvania 3-1 on Sunday, September 11, in its second game of the two-day Radisson Invitational at Carnegie Mellon. The Tartans even their record at 2-2 while the Spartans drop to 0-4 on the year.
  • Tartans Defeat RIT 2-1 in Weather Shortened Game
    September 10, 2011
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team withstood a 50 minute lightning delay to defeat Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) 2-1 in the opening game of the Radisson Invitational at Carnegie Mellon, Saturday, September 10. The Tartans improve to 1-2 on the year while the Tigers drop to 1-2.
  • Tartans Force Overtime at #9 Johns Hopkins, Fall 3-2
    September 04, 2011
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team forced overtime at #9 Johns Hopkins University, Sunday, September 4 in its second game of the season but the Blue Jays were able to prevail with a 3-2 victory to move their record to 2-0. The Tartans are now 0-2 of the year.
  • Late Goal Takes Down Tartans in Season Opener
    September 03, 2011
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team opened the season on the road at the Johns Hopkins University Tournament on Saturday, September 3. A late goal by Eastern University gave the Eagles a 1-0 win over the Tartans.
  • Nine Starters Return for the Tartans in 2011
    August 16, 2011
    In the University Athletic Association (UAA) coaches’ poll released yesterday, the Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer program was selected to finish sixth for the second straight year. The 2011 Tartans return 19 players from an 8-8 team that tied for sixth in the UAA after a strong three-game home stand to finish the season.
  • Struble Heads Women’s USA Deaf Soccer Team
    August 12, 2011
    On April 21 of this year, Carnegie Mellon University Head Women’s Soccer Coach, Yon Struble, was named the head coach of the women’s United States Deaf National Team. Struble was chosen after the USA Deaf Soccer Association went through months of searching.