Carnegie Mellon Athletics Headlines

  • Benger Rushes for 204 Yards in Carnegie Mellon’s 42-10 Win at Thiel
    October 21, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University football team traveled to Greenville, Pennsylvania on Saturday to play the Tomcats of Thiel College and left with a 42-10 Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) victory. Carnegie Mellon is now 7-1 and 5-1 in PAC play, as Thiel moves to 1-6 and 1-4.
  • #6 Tartans Close Out Home Weekend with Two 3-0 Victories
    October 21, 2017
    The sixth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's volleyball team closed a home weekend 3-0 with two more victories on Saturday, October 21. The Tartans opened the day with a 3-0 win against Cabrini College and finished the afternoon with a 3-0 win against Haverford College. The Tartans advance to 25-1 on the season.
  • #6 Tartans Drop Denison, 3-1, on Senior Night
    October 20, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's volleyball team hosted Denison University Friday evening as part of its mini invitational. The sixth-ranked Tartans improved to 23-1 with a 3-1 win against the Big Red who is now 11-11.
  • Wheaton’s OT Goal Gives Tartans 4-3 Win Against La Roche
    October 18, 2017
    Junior Jamie Wheaton (Lexington, Mass. / Lexington) scored his third goal of the season 57 seconds into overtime to give the Carnegie Mellon University men’s soccer team at 4-3 victory against visiting La Roche College on Wednesday, October 18. The Tartans are now 10-3-1 for the season while La Roche moves to 7-8-1.
  • Seven Named Athlete of the Week by ECAC
    October 18, 2017
    Seven Carnegie Mellon University athletes were honored by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) when the organization announced its weekly award winners this week. From football junior Alex Cline (Dublin, Ohio/Dublin Jerome) and junior Rory Hubbard (Rolling Hills Estates, Calif./Palos Verdes Peninsula), women's soccer freshman Carolyn Botz (St. Louis, Mo./Micds), from volleyball junior Lauren Mueller (Downingtown, Pa./Downingtown STEM Academy) and sophomore Kayla Yew (San Francisco, Calif./Sacred Heart Cathedral), men's cross country sophomore Evan Yukevich (Tokyo, Japan/American School in Japan) and women's cross country freshman Parvathi Meyyappan (Cupertino, Calif./Monta Vista).
  • Yew Garners UAA Weekly Award
    October 17, 2017
    Sophomore libero Kayla Yew (San Francisco, Calif./Sacred Heart Cathedral) of the Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week. Yew helped the 10th-ranked Tartans to a 4-0 mark at the UAA Round Robin #2 including two wins over ranked opponents (3-1 win over #13 Chicago and a 3-2 win over #4 Emory).
  • Hubbard Receives PAC and UAA Weekly Special Teams Honors; Named to D3football.com Team of the Week
    October 17, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University junior Rory Hubbard (Rolling Hills Estates, Calif./Palos Verdes Peninsula) was recognized by the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) and University Athletic Association (UAA) as Special Teams Athlete of the Week following his play in the Tartans win over Geneva College this past Saturday. Hubbard was also recognized nationally on the D3football.com Team of the Week.
  • #10 Volleyball Defeats Brandeis and #4 Emory to Close UAA Round Robin Play
    October 15, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's volleyball team, ranked 10th nationally, continued its historic season with two more wins on Sunday afternoon at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Round Robin #2 hosted by the University of Chicago. The Tartans opened the day with a 3-0 win against Brandeis University and then closed play with a 3-2 win over fourth-ranked Emory University to improve to 22-1 overall and 6-1 in UAA play.
  • #10 Tartans Net 1-0 Win at Elusive #2 WashU
    October 15, 2017
    The 10th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team played at unbeaten and second-ranked Washington University in St. Louis on Sunday, October 15 and shut out the Bears, 1-0, to snap a 30-game home unbeaten streak for last year's national champions. The Tartans move to 9-2-2 for the year and 2-1-1 in the University Athletic Association while the Bears drop to 12-1-1 and 3-1.
  • Tartans Shut Out WashU on the Road, 2-0
    October 15, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team closed a three-game road trip with a 2-0 victory at Washington University in St. Louis on Sunday, October 15. The win halted a two-game skid and moved the Tartans to 9-3-1 overall and 2-2 in the University Athletic Association.
  • Women’s Golf Ends Fall Season with a Third Place Showing at NYU Fall Invitational
    October 15, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team placed third in a field of 10 at the New York University Fall Invitational on Sunday, October 15. The Tartans carded a 328 in the opening round on Saturday and then improved 11 strokes on Sunday to card a 317 and finish the two-day, 36-hole event with a 645. Williams College won the invitational with a 628 (320-308) which was held at the Forest Hill Field Club in Bloomfield, New Jersey.b
  • Cline Throws for Career-High in Carnegie Mellon’s 42-27 Win Over Geneva
    October 14, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University football team hosted the Golden Tornadoes of Geneva College on Saturday and junior quarterback Alex Cline (Dublin, Ohio/Dublin Jerome) threw for a career-high 324 yards in a 42-27 win in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) game. Carnegie Mellon is now 6-1 overall and 4-1 in PAC play while Geneva evens its record at 3-3 and 2-2.
  • #10 Tartans Push Record to 20-1; Top Rochester and #13 Chicago
    October 14, 2017
    The 10th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's volleyball team pushed its record to 20-1 for the season and 4-1 in the University Athletic Association (UAA) on Saturday, October 14 with two wins at the UAA Round Robin #2 hosted by the University of Chicago. The Tartans opened the day with a 3-0 win against the University of Rochester before topping the hosts by a 3-1 score.
  • Levine Receives ITA Sportsmanship Award, Ends Play as National Runner-up
    October 14, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis junior Daniel Levine (Highland Park, Ill./Boca Prep International School) competed in the finals of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Oracle Cup on Saturday morning in Rome, Georgia, and finished as the National Singles Runner-up. The three-day event was held at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College.
  • Second-Set Comeback Propels Rao and Strome to Fifth Place at ITA Oracle Cup
    October 14, 2017
    In a battle for fifth place at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Oracle Cup on Saturday, October 14, the Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis pair of sophomore Vinaya Rao (Vernon Hills, Ill. / Adlai E. Stevenson) and freshman Melissa Strome (West Bloomfield, Mich. / West Bloomfield) used a second-set comeback to win the match and finish fifth in the national tournament.
  • #16 Tartans Place Second at Rowan Inter-Regional
    October 14, 2017
    The 16th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team finished second at the Rowan Inter-Regional Invitational hosted by Rowan University with 62 points. Leading the Tartans in the 28-team race was sophomore Evan Yukevich (Tokyo, Japan/American School in Japan).
  • Alavilli Leads Tartans to Sixth Place at Rowan Inter-Regional
    October 14, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's cross country team finished the Rowan Inter-Regional Invitational hosted by Rowan University in sixth-place out of 26 teams on Saturday, October 14. Leading the team for the fifth race this season was senior Aparna Alavilli (Hanover, N.H./Hanover).
  • Levine to Play for ITA National Singles Championship
    October 13, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis junior Daniel Levine (Highland Park, Ill./Boca Prep International School) played a three-set match to win the semifinal of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Oracle Cup on Friday morning in Rome, Georgia. With the victory, Levine becomes the third male Tartan to play for an ITA National Singles Championship. The three-day event is being held at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College.
  • Doubles Team of Rao, Strome Win Consolation Match at ITA Oracle Cup
    October 13, 2017
    Sophomore Vinaya Rao (Vernon Hills, Ill. / Adlai E. Stevenson) and freshman Melissa Strome (West Bloomfield, Mich. / West Bloomfield) of the Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team won their consolation match at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Oracle Cup on Friday, October 13. The national tournament is being played at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College in Rome, Georgia.
  • Second Half Surge by #14 Chicago Subdues Tartans
    October 13, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team traveled to Chicago, Illinois, for a Friday evening tilt with the 14th-ranked University of Chicago Maroons. The Maroons used three second half goals to pull away from the Tartans who are now 8-3-1 on the year and 1-2 in the University Athletic Association (UAA).
  • First Half Goals Push #1 Chicago Past #10 Tartans
    October 13, 2017
    The 10th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team traveled to University Athletic Association (UAA) counterpart and No. 1 University of Chicago for an afternoon tilt on Friday, October 13. The Maroons defended their home field with a 2-0 victory. The Tartans are now 8-2-2 overall and 1-1-1 in the UAA while the Maroons sit at 13-0 and 3-0.
  • Student-Athlete Video Series: Aparna Alavilli | Women's Cross Country/Track and Field
    October 13, 2017
    The Department of Athletics interviewed senior women's cross country and track and field athlete Aparna Alavilli in the fourth installment of a new student-athlete video series.
  • Levine Advances to Semifinals of ITA Oracle Cup
    October 12, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis junior Daniel Levine (Highland Park, Ill./Boca Prep International School) competed in the quarterfinals of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Oracle Cup on Thursday, October 12. The three-day event is being held at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College in Rome, Georgia.
  • Rao, Strome Open Play at ITA Oracle Cup
    October 12, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis sophomore Vinaya Rao (Vernon Hills, Ill. / Adlai E. Stevenson) and freshman Melissa Strome (West Bloomfield, Mich. / West Bloomfield) opened play at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Oracle Cup on Thursday, October 12, playing in the national event for the first time in their careers. The pair earned placement at the tournament by winning the ITA Southeast Regional Doubles Championship on September 24.
  • Two Named Athlete of the Week by ECAC
    October 11, 2017
    Two Carnegie Mellon University athletes were honored by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) when the organization announced its weekly award winners this week. Men's cross country junior Andrew Harter (Saratoga, Calif.) and women's cross country sophomore Abigail Levine (Bethesda, Md./Bethesda Chevy Chase) were honored.
  • Jason Li Garners UAA Athlete of the Week Honor
    October 10, 2017
    Freshman Jason Li (Sewickley, Pa./Sewickley Academy) of the Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf team was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Golf Athlete of the Week following his performance last week, as he was the Tartans top golfer averaging 72.8 in five rounds of play.
  • Levine Named UAA Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week
    October 10, 2017
    Junior Daniel Levine (Highland Park, Ill./Boca Prep International School) of the Carnegie Mellon University men’s tennis team was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week following his performance last week.
  • Men’s Golf Places Third at Oglethorpe Royal Lakes Invitational
    October 08, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team carded a 289 for the second round of the Oglethorpe-Royal Lakes Fall Invitational in Flowery Branch, Georgia to finish with a team score of 585 (296-289) to place third in a field of 18 teams. The 36-hole event is being played at the par-72, 6,856-yard Royal Lakes Golf and Country Club. Sunday afternoon saw the final nine holes of the invitational played, as 27-holes were played Saturday in the preparation of heavy rains from Tropical Storm Nate.
  • Tartans Top Two Regional Opponents at Home Sunday
    October 08, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team hosted two regional opponents on Sunday, October 8 at The Club Sport and Health in Monroeville, Pennsylvania, and finished the day with two victories to move its record to 3-0 for the season. The Tartans started the day with a 6-1 victory against Oberlin College before topping Christopher Newport University, 5-4.
  • Football Falls in Tough Matchup to #16 Washington & Jefferson
    October 07, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University football team hosted the 16th-ranked Presidents of Washington and Jefferson College in a Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) showdown and dropped a hard fought, 27-20, battle. Carnegie Mellon is 5-1 and 3-1 in PAC play while W&J remains unbeaten at 5-0 and 3-0 (PAC).