Carnegie Mellon Athletics Headlines

  • Carnegie Mellon University Announces Athletics Hall of Fame
    November 08, 2018
    Carnegie Mellon University will take a major step in celebrating its rich athletics history, as it prepares to introduce a Hall of Fame next fall. The initiative, which has been supported by the Tartan Athletics Club Board of Directors, is intended to recognize excellence in athletics performance.
  • So-Holloway and Jurgens Named All-America; Three Others Named Honorable Mention
    November 13, 2018
    Five days after being named Mid-Atlantic Region American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Player of the Year, junior setter Maia So-Holloway (Oakland, Calif./Sacred Heart Cathedral) of the Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team was named Second Team All-America while senior opposite Sarah Jurgens (Eagan, Minn.) landed a spot on the third team. Joining the two are senior outside hitter Lauren Mueller (Downingtown, Pa./Downingtown SIEM Academy), junior middle blocker Erika Foose (Allentown, Pa./Parkland) and junior libero Kayla Yew (San Francisco, Calif./Sacred Heart Cathedral) as All-America Honorable Mention honorees from the AVCA.
  • Three Tartans Garner Weekly Accolades
    November 13, 2018
    Junior running back Chris Haas (Coronado, Calif./Coronado), junior corner back Anthony Kennon (Lancaster, Mass./Nashoba Regional) and freshman placekicker Brandon Nguyen (Maitland, Fla./Lake Highland Preparatory) of the Carnegie Mellon University football team were recognized by the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) for their play in the Tartans’ 29-23 overtime win at 19th-ranked Case Western Reserve University this past Saturday. Haas and Kennon also garnered weekly recognition from the University Ath-letic Association (UAA), as the Tartans claimed their 11th Association title with the win over the Spartans.
  • Tartans Sweep UAA Weekly Awards
    November 13, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s swimming and diving program swept the University Athletic Association (UAA) weekly awards when athlete of the week for swimming and diving was given to senior Gabe Bamforth (Cambridge, Mass./CRLS) and freshman Richard Dauksher (Fort Collins, Colo. / Fossil Ridge).
  • Mianzo Earns UAA Diver of the Week Award
    November 13, 2018
    Carnegie Mellon University women’s swimming and diving sophomore Maddie Mianzo (Pittsburgh, Pa./North Allegheny) was named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Diving Athlete of the Week following her performance last week.
  • Bid Received! Tartans Return to NCAA Championship Race
    November 12, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's cross country team received an at-large invitation to the 2018 NCAA Division III Women's Cross Country Championships marking the second straight season the Tartans will race as a team for the championship. This year's race will be hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh at the Lake Breeze Golf Club in Winneconne, Wisconsin on Saturday, November 17. The team appearance marks the fifth in program history.
  • Tartans Poised for Run at NCAA Championships
    November 12, 2018
    By winning the 2018 NCAA Mideast Regional Championship this past Saturday, the Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team automatically qualified for the 2018 NCAA Division III Men's Cross Country Championships which will be hosted by University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh at the Lake Breeze Golf Club in Winneconne, Wisconsin on Saturday, November 17. It marks the Tartans fifth straight team appearance at the championships and 12th in the last 13 years.
  • Tartans Run in NCAA Tournament Ends in Regional Final
    November 11, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team played Ithaca College in the Regional Final of the 2018 NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Championship on Sunday and dropped a 3-0 decision. The Tartans fell by the scores of 25-21, 25-22 and 25-23 on the Bombers home court.
  • #11 Tartans Finish Season with OT Loss at #10 Kenyon
    November 11, 2018
    The 11th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team faced 10th-ranked Kenyon College in the second round of the 2018 NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship at Kenyon on Sunday, November 11 after advancing via penalty kicks in the first round. The Tartans held a 1-0 lead late before Kenyon won in overtime, 2-1. The Tartans end the season with an 11-5-3 record.
  • Tartans Win 33rd Academic Bowl with 29-23 OT Victory at No. 19 Case Western Reserve; Haas Runs for Career-High
    November 10, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University football team traveled to Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) and University Athletic Association (UAA) rival Case Western Reserve University for the 33rd Annual Academic Bowl on Saturday. The Tartans won a thrilling overtime contest over the 19th-ranked Spartans, 29-23, and the UAA championship. The Association title marks the 11th in program history. The contest counts towards both the PAC and UAA standings. Carnegie Mellon is now 5-4 overall and 4-4 in PAC play while the Spartans end their season with a record of 8-2, 7-2.
  • #7 Tartans Race Past #4 Haverford and #6 Johns Hopkins for the Mideast Region Championship
    November 10, 2018
    The 7th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men’s cross country team were the champions of the 2018 NCAA Mideast Regional Championships hosted by DeSales University this Saturday. Defeating fourth-ranked Haverford College and sixth-ranked Johns Hopkins University, the Tartans finished with six men in the top-35.
  • Tartans Advance to NCAA Regional Final with a Five-Set Win Over RIT
    November 10, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team competed in the second round of the 2018 NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Championship and came from behind to defeat Rochester Institute of Technology in a five-set thriller on Saturday. The three-day regional event is being played at Ithaca College. With the win, the Tartans advance to the regional final match for the first time in school history. Carnegie Mellon improves to 24-10 overall while RIT ends its season with a mark of 29-5.
  • #11 Tartans Advance in NCAA Tournament Via PK Shootout
    November 10, 2018
    The 11th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team advanced to the second round of the 2018 NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship on Saturday, November 10 after topping Centre College in a PK shootout following a 0-0 draw. The match was played at Kenyon College and puts the Tartans overall mark at 11-4-3.
  • Tartans Place Third at Mideast Regional; Three Advance to NCAA Championships
    November 10, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s cross country team ran to a third-place finish at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships hosted by DeSales University this Saturday. Following two top-ten nationally ranked teams, Johns Hopkins University and Dickinson College, the women finished more than 100 points ahead of fourth place, Haverford College.
  • Tartans Cruise Past Washington and Lee at Home Dual Meet
    November 10, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's swimming and diving team cruised to a 191-71 victory against Washington and Lee University at home on Saturday, November 10 behind 13 event wins.
  • Tartans Fall in Home Dual Meet with Washington and Lee
    November 10, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming and diving team hosted Washington and Lee University on Saturday, November 10 for its only home meet of the season, falling to the Generals, 149-113.
  • Tartans Force OT, Run Away with Victory in Season Opener
    November 09, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's basketball team got off to a slow start at Waynesburg University on Friday, November 9 in the season opener for both teams, but rallied to force overtime and proceeded to run away with the victory, topping the Yellow Jackets, 67-54, after extra time.
  • Tartans Open NCAA Tournament with Win Against Morrisville State
    November 09, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team opened the 2018 NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Championship with a 3-1 win against Morrisville State University on Friday, November 9 at Ithaca College. The victory marked the second straight season the Tartans have advanced in the tournament.
  • Williams Named CoSIDA Academic All-District for Women’s Soccer
    November 09, 2018
    Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer junior Camille Williams (Cincinnati, Ohio/The Seven Hills School) was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Google Cloud Academic All-District women’s soccer team, as announced by the association. The district team is voted on by sports information directors in the state of Pennsylvania.
  • McCambridge, Masciopinto Honored on CoSIDA Academic All-District Men’s Soccer Team
    November 09, 2018
    Carnegie Mellon University men’s soccer seniors Jack McCambridge (Bethlehem, Pa./Moravian Academy) and Zack Masciopinto (Arlington Heights, Ill./Buffalo Grove) have been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Google Could Academic All-District men’s soccer team, as announced by the association. Masciopinto’s honor is the third of his career while McCambridge sees his name on the list for the second season.
  • So-Holloway Named Mid-Atlantic Region Player of the Year; Five Tartans Receive AVCA All-Region Recognition
    November 08, 2018
    Junior setter Maia So-Holloway (Oakland, Calif./Sacred Heart Cathedral) of the Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team was named Mid-Atlantic Region American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Player of the Year. So-Holloway becomes the first Tartan to receive the region’s top award. Joining the junior on the Mid-Atlantic Region team are senior outside hitter Lauren Mueller (Downingtown, Pa./Downingtown SIEM Academy), senior opposite Sarah Jurgens (Eagan, Minn.), junior middle blocker Erika Foose (Allentown, Pa./Parkland) and junior libero Kayla Yew (San Francisco, Calif./Sacred Heart Cathedral).
  • Four Tartans Earn All-UAA Recognition
    November 08, 2018
    Four Carnegie Mellon University men’s soccer players were honored by the University Athletic Association (UAA) coaches on Thursday, November 8 for their play throughout the 2018 season in which the team finished 11-4-2 with a 3-4 showing in the league. Junior Jack Painter (Bethlehem, Pa. / Moravian Academy) was named to the All-Association First Team, junior Jacob Moskowitz (Wilmette, Ill. / New Trier Township) earned second-team honors, while senior Philip Petrakian (Redwood City, Calif. / Sacred Heart Preparatory) and junior Elliot Cohen (Solana Beach, Calif. / Canyon Crest Academy) were named honorable mention.
  • Three Tartans Named to All-Association Squad
    November 08, 2018
    Three Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer players were honored by the University Athletic Association (UAA) coaches on Thursday, November 8 for their play throughout the 2018 season in which the team finished 8-8-1. Senior Kaily Bruch (Glenview, Ill. / Glenbrook South), sophomore Taylor Cammarata (Cary, N.C. / Green Hope) and junior Tara Durstewitz (Old Bridge, N.J. / Old Bridge) earned the award for the Tartans.
  • Four Tartans Named to the All-UAA Volleyball Squad
    November 07, 2018
    Four Carnegie Mellon University volleyball players were named to the All-University Athletic Association (UAA) team when the squads were announced Wednesday. Junior setter Maia So-Holloway (Oakland, Calif./Sacred Heart Cathedral) was named to the first team while senior outside hitter Lauren Mueller (Downingtown, Pa./Downingtown SIEM Academy), junior middle blocker Erika Foose (Allentown, Pa./Parkland) and junior libero Kayla Yew (San Francisco, Calif./Sacred Heart Cathedral) were named to the second team. This marks the third straight year that at least four Tartans were named to the UAA squad.
  • Blacker Named to D3football.com Team of the Week; Receives UAA Weekly Special Teams Honors
    November 06, 2018
    Carnegie Mellon University sophomore Skyler Blacker (Lake Bluff, Ill./Libertyville) was recognized nationally on the D3football.com Team of the Week and also was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Special Teams Athlete of the Week following his play Saturday in the Tartans’ 23-19 setback at Westminster.
  • Tartans Heading Back to NCAA Championship Tournament
    November 05, 2018
    (INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) – For the third straight season, the Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team received an at-large bid to the 2018 NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Championship when the bracket was announed on Monday afternoon. This marks the program's sixth overall appearance and fifth under 14-year head coach Kim Kelly.
  • Men's Soccer Selected to Play for 2018 NCAA Men's Soccer Championship
    November 05, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team received an at-large bid to the 2018 NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship. The appearance in the NCAA tournament marks the 14th for the program and third under fifth-year head coach Brandon Bowman. The last appearance for the Cardinal and Gray was in 2016.
  • Tartans Win Season Finale, 2-1, Against Case Western Reserve
    November 03, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team hosted Case Western Reserve University in the season finale for both programs on Saturday, November 3. The Tartans won by a 2-1 score to finish the year at 8-8-1 and 1-6 in the University Athletic Association (UAA).
  • Football Drops Contest at Westminster in Closing Seconds
    November 03, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University football team traveled to Westminster College on Saturday and a 27-yard touchdown run by Titans Shamon Walker with 13 seconds to play gave the home team a 23-19 Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) victory. Carnegie Mellon is now 4-4 overall and 3-4 in PAC play, as Westminster moves to 6-3 and 6-2 in the PAC.
  • #23 Tartans Close Home Season with 3-1 Win Against #8 Case Western Reserve
    November 03, 2018
    The 23rd-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team scored three first half goals on its way to a 3-1 victory against eighth-ranked Case Western Reserve University in the season finale on Saturday, November 3. The Tartans move to 11-4-2 for the season with a 3-4 mark in University Athletic Association (UAA) play. The Spartans drop to 14-3-1 and 4-2-1.