2013 Tartan Women's Soccer News

  • Wu Can’t Imagine Life Without Soccer
    April 29, 2014
    Soccer had been and always will be a large part of who Elsa Wu actually is. After graduating from Carnegie Mellon University in 2012, Wu moved to New York to begin her job at Nomura Securities in their Global Markets division.
  • Women's Soccer Announces Two Summer Camp Weeks
    April 04, 2014
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer staff, led by 2012 Great Lakes Regional Coach of the Year Yon Struble, will be hosting two elite ID camps during the summer of 2014.
  • Venegas Enhances Lifelong Skill While Growing Career Potential During Summer Abroad
    January 29, 2014
    Senior women’s soccer player Alex Venegas always wanted to study aboard during college but didn’t want to miss out on a season of soccer or even an off-season of training. So, when she found an internship in Spain for the summer, she jumped at the chance to enhance a skill she’s had since childhood and discover more about her passion, clinical psychology.
  • Contopoulos Brings In ECAC Honor
    December 16, 2013
    Senior Rachel Contopoulos (Oakland, Calif./Berkeley) brought in another honor for the Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer team, as she was named a first-team all-star by the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) on Friday, December 13. The honor follows the senior’s selection to the NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Great Lakes Region Team.
  • Reid and Contopoulos Named All-Region
    December 04, 2013
    Junior Savina Reid (Briarcliff Manor, N.Y./Briarcliff) and senior Rachel Contopoulos (Oakland, Calif./Berkeley) were named to the 2013 NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division III Women's Soccer All-Great Lakes Region Team on Wednesday, December 4. Reid is honored for the second time, while Contopoulos ends her career with her first honor.
  • Tartans End Season in First Round of NCAA Tournament
    November 16, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer season concluded Saturday afternoon in the 2013 NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship first round when it faced York (Pa.) College at Johns Hopkins University. The Spartans' first-half goal stood up for a 1-0 win over the Tartans who finish the year with a 9-5-3 record.
  • Women’s Soccer All-Association Honors Announced
    November 15, 2013
    The University Athletic Association (UAA) announced its Women’s Soccer All-Association honors Friday, November 15 with seven Carnegie Mellon players earning the distinction. Three players received second-team honors with another four earning honorable mention status.
  • Women’s Soccer NCAA Preview: Tartans Head to Baltimore
    November 14, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer team will be making the program’s second-ever appearance in the NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship when it travels to Baltimore, Md., for the first round of 64-team field. The Tartans earned an at-large bid to the tournament following a 9-4-2 season in which they were ranked nationally from start to finish. The team is one year removed from an Elite Eight appearance.
  • Tartans Excited for Second Chance At NCAA Championship
    November 11, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team received an at-large bid to the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship for the second time in school history on Monday, November 11 when the field of 64 was announced. The Tartans who were ranked nationally all season finished with a regular-season record of 9-4-2.
  • No. 8 Emory Tops No. 23 Tartans in Final Regular Season Game
    November 09, 2013
    The 23rd-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team traveled to 8th-ranked Emory University to close out the regular season on Saturday, November 9. The Eagles (14-3-1, 6-1) defended their home turf with a 3-0 win, moving the Tartans record to 9-4-2 on the year and 3-3-1 in the University Athletic Association.
  • Overtime Goal Drops No. 15 Tartans at Rochester
    November 03, 2013
    The 15th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team traveled to Rochester, N.Y. for an University Athletic Association (UAA) match against the University of Rochester on Sunday, November 3. Ninety minutes of action wasn't enough to determine a winner as Rochester used the second overtime to defeat the Tartans 3-2 and earn its first win in UAA play.
  • Tartans Earn Shutout in Road UAA Contest
    November 01, 2013
    The No. 15 Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team beat Case Western Reserve University 1-0 in Cleveland Friday night in another University Athletic Association (UAA) game. Senior forward Alex Venegas (Los Angeles, Calif./Harvard-Westlake School) recorded the game winner as freshman Katie Liston (Lakewood, Ohio/Montessori HS at University Circle) tallied her fourth win in net for the Tartans.
  • No. 17 Tartans Defeat NYU 2-1 in Final Home Game
    October 20, 2013
    The No. 17 Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team defeated New York University 2-1 on Sunday, October 20 in its final home game of the season to move to 8-2-2 on the year and 2-1-1 in the University Athletic Association. The Violets fall to 6-5-3 and 0-2-2 in the UAA.
  • No. 17 Tartans Earn Shutout Overtime Win
    October 18, 2013
    The No. 17 Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team pulled out an overtime win against Brandeis University, 1-0, in University Athletic Association (UAA) action Friday afternoon. Sophomore Louisa Pendergast (Snohomish, Wash./Glacier Peak) finished a penalty kick for the winning goal to move the Tartans to 7-2-2 on the year and 1-1-1 in UAA play.
  • No. 14 Tartans Fall at No. 3 Washington University in Second UAA Match-Up
    October 12, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team, ranked 14th nationally, dropped a University Athletic Association (UAA) contest to No. 3 Washington University 2-1 Saturday afternoon at Francis Field in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • No. 14 Tartans Tie Chicago 0-0 in UAA Opener
    October 05, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team tied the University of Chicago 0-0 in the University Athletic Association (UAA) opener for both teams. The No. 14 Tartans are now 6-1-2 overall while the Maroons sit at 7-2-1.
  • No. 15 Tartans Extend Winning Streak to Five
    September 25, 2013
    The No. 15 Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer team extended its winning streak to five with a 4-1 win over visiting Juniata College on Wednesday, September 25. The Tartans improve to 6-1-1 on the year while the Eagles fall for the first time and have a record of 7-1.
  • Quiros Honored By UAA
    September 24, 2013
    arnegie Mellon University sophomore Carson Quiros (Atlanta, Ga./Whitefield Academy) 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 victory at home against The College of Wooster Wednesday night with her second-career multi-goal game.
  • No. 16 Tartans Down La Roche in Non-Conference Action
    September 20, 2013
    The No. 16 Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team recorded its third shutout in a row in defeating the La Roche College Redhawks 2-0 on Friday night. The Tartans improve to 5-1-1 as the Redhawks drop to 2-4.
  • Quiros’ Two Goals Lifts #16 Tartans Over Wooster
    September 18, 2013
    Sophomore Carson Quiros (Atlanta, Ga./Whitefield Academy) scored twice to lead the 16th-ranked Carnegie Mellon women’s soccer team to a 2-0 victory over visiting Wooster, Wednesday, September 18. The win improves the Tartans’ record to 4-1-1 while the Fighting Scots move to 4-3.
  • No. 17 Tartans Earn Shutout Victory on the Road
    September 14, 2013
    Junior Jordyn Greenberg's (Scottsdale, Ariz./Desert Mountain) goal in the 66th minute gave the Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team a 1-0 victory over Kenyon College on the road Saturday, September 14. The Tartans improve to 3-1-1 on the season while Kenyon falls to 1-4.
  • Tartans Beat Weather and Washington & Jefferson by 2-1 Score
    September 11, 2013
    The No. 17 Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team beat the weather and Washington & Jefferson College on Wednesday night with by a 2-1 score. The Tartans sandwiched their goals around a 30-minute weather delay to move their record to 2-1-1 on the year while the Presidents drop to 0-4.
  • So Garners UAA Athlete of the Week
    September 10, 2013
    Carnegie Mellon University junior Amanda So (Fairfax Station, Va./Lake Braddock Secondary) was named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Women’s Soccer Athlete of the Week following her standout performance during the Carnegie Mellon Women’s Soccer DoubleTree Tartan Cup. This marks the first award for the Tartans and first award for So.
  • Tartans Battle Johns Hopkins in Home DoubleTree Tartan Cup
    September 08, 2013
    A battle of two nationally ranked top-ten teams was just that as No. 5 Carnegie Mellon University fell 3-2 to No. 7 Johns Hopkins University in the Carnegie Mellon Women’s Soccer DoubleTree Tartan Cup on Sunday, September 8. The Tartans’ record moves to 1-1-1 on the season while Hopkins improve to 5-0.
  • No. 5 Tartans Tie Ohio Northern 1-1 in Home Opener
    September 07, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer team, ranked fifth in the nation, tied Ohio Northern University 1-1 on Saturday, September 7 in the opening game of the Carnegie Mellon DoubleTree Tartan Cup. The Tartans are now 1-0-1 on the year while the Polar Bears move to 1-1-1.
  • Women's Soccer Game Called After Lightning Delay
    September 01, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team wasn't able to finish its game against Baldwin-Wallace University on Sunday, September 1 at the Penn State Behrend Herb Lauffer Tournament due to a lightning delay. The Tartans were leading the game 1-0 when the game was stopped in the 38th minute.
  • Late Goal Propels No. 5 Tartans to Season-Opening Victory
    August 31, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer team opened the season with a 3-2 victory over Capital University at the Penn State Behrend Herb Lauffer Tournament on Saturday, August 31. Junior Lucy Havens (Seattle, Wash./Holy Names Academy) put in the game winner late in the game to give the Tartans the season-opening win.
  • Tartans Open 2013 Season Ranked No. 5
    August 29, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team will open the 2013 season with its highest national ranking, as the No. 5 team in the country according to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/Continental Tire NCAA Division III national preseason rankings. The team returns six starters and 17 players from last season’s NCAA Elite 8 team which finished as the most successful women’s soccer team in school history, recording five school records and finishing with a 14-1-5 record.
  • Struble Leads U.S. Deaf Women’s Soccer Team to Deaflympics Gold
    August 19, 2013
    Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer head coach Yon Struble recently returned from Sofia, Bulgaria, where he led the U.S. Deaf Women’s Soccer Team to its third straight Deaflympics gold medal after a 2-1 defeat of Russia. This marks the team’s second gold medal under Struble, as he led them to the same height last summer at the World Deaf Football Championship in Ankara, Turkey.