Carnegie Mellon Athletics Headlines

  • Schofel Places 13th at NCAA Outdoor Championships
    May 26, 2018
    Carnegie Mellon University men's track and field senior Jacob Schofel (Livingston, N.J. / Livingston) competed at the 2018 NCAA Division III Men's Outdoor Track and Field Championships Saturday afternoon. The three-day championships were hosted by the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
  • Cook Finishes Career at NCAA Outdoor Championships
    May 25, 2018
    Carnegie Mellon University women's track and field senior Sarah Cook (Pittsburgh, Pa. / Hampton) completed her career at the 2018 NCAA Division III Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships hosted by the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse on Friday evening.
  • Tartan Pair Finishes as All-Americans at NCAA Men's Tennis Championship
    May 25, 2018
    Junior Daniel Levine (Highland Park, Ill. / Boca Prep International School) and junior Chaz Downing (Newport Beach, Calif. / Corona Del Mar) of the Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team closed their run at the 2018 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championships in the quarterfinals of the doubles bracket after an epic battle with a pair from University Athletic Association (UAA) rival Emory University. By advancing to the quarterfinals with their first round win on Thursday, the pair earned All-America recognition.
  • Downing and Levine Advance in Doubles at NCAA Championships
    May 24, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis doubles pair of juniors Chaz Downing (Newport Beach, Calif. / Corona Del Mar) and Daniel Levine (Highland Park, Ill. / Boca Prep International Schoo) advanced to the quarterfinals at the 2018 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championships Thursday. The individual singles and doubles tournament is being played at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center in Claremont, California.
  • Sidell and Ollis Conclude Season at NCAA Individual Championships
    May 24, 2018
    Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis senior Cori Sidell (Redwood Shores, Calif. / Carlmont) and sophomore Courtney Ollis (Suffern, N.Y. / Suffern) concluded their seasons Thursday at the 2018 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championships after first round defeats on the courts at Biszantz Family Tennis Center in Claremont, California.
  • Karabin Earns All-America Honor in Pole Vault at NCAA Championships
    May 24, 2018
    Sophomore Michelle Karabin (Ruffs Dale, Pa. / Greensburg Central Catholic) of the Carnegie Mellon University women’s outdoor track and field team earned All-America recognition at the 2018 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday. The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is hosting the championships this year.
  • Three Tartans Qualify for NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
    May 21, 2018
    Three Carnegie Mellon University men’s and women’s track and field athletes have qualified for the 2018 NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships to be hosted by the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse on May 24-26. Seniors Jacob Schofel (Livingston, N.J. / Livingston) and Sarah Cook (Pittsburgh, Pa. / Hampton), along with sophomore Michelle Karabin (Ruffs Dale, Pa. / Greensburg Central Catholic) made the field and will represent the Tartans.
  • 80 Tartan Student-Athletes Graduate
    May 21, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University Department of Athletics celebrated the graduation of 80 student-athletes on Sunday, May 20 during the campus-wide ceremony held in Gesling Stadium. In total, more than 5,000 graduates were recognized over the weekend for the University’s 121st commencement.
  • Hochstedler Named to the CoSIDA Google Cloud Academic All-District Team
    May 18, 2018
    Carnegie Mellon University senior swimmer Kim Hochstedler (Mishawaka, Ind. / Penn) repeated as a CoSIDA Academic All-District honoree days after learning of her selection for the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. The senior was named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District team for her academic and athletic prowess throughout her career and received CoSIDA Academic All-America honors last year.
  • Karabin Ties School Record in Pole Vault at OWU Great Lakes Final Qualifying Meet
    May 17, 2018
    Sophomore Michelle Karabin (Ruffs Dale, Pa. / Greensburg Central Catholic) of Carnegie Mellon University women's track and field tied the school record in the pole vault at the Great Lakes Final Qualifying Meet hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University on Thursday.
  • Tartans Compete at OWU Great Lakes Final Qualifying Meet
    May 17, 2018
    With less than two days before the NCAA announces its competitors for the national meet, a handful of Carnegie Mellon University men's track and field athletes competed at the Great Lakes Final Qualifying Meet hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University on Thursday.
  • Hochstedler Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
    May 16, 2018
    Carnegie Mellon University senior swimmer Kim Hochstedler (Mishawaka, Ind. / Penn) was selected as one of the 29 women's winter sport recipients of the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship for excelling academically and athletically while showing leadership and commitment to the community. Hochstedler is the 12th Tartan to receive the award since 2007.
  • Li Named PING Mid-Atlantic All-Region
    May 16, 2018
    Freshman Jason Li (Sewickley, Pa./Sewickley Academy) of the Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf team has once again been recognized for his play on the course this past season by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). On Tuesday night, at the GCAA annual awards dinner, Li was named to the PING Mid-Atlantic Region team. This honor comes less than two weeks following the announcement that Li is a semifinalist for the NCAA Division III Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award presented by Barbasol.
  • Levine Named UAA Men’s Tennis Player of the Year
    May 14, 2018
    Junior Daniel Levine (Highland Park, Ill. / Boca Prep International School) was named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Men’s Tennis Player of the Year by the UAA coaches when the 2018 UAA Men’s Tennis All-Association Team was announced. The Carnegie Mellon University first singles and doubles player is the first player in school history to earn the top award.
  • Six Players Named to All-UAA Women’s Tennis Team
    May 14, 2018
    Six Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis players were honored by the University Athletic Association (UAA) coaches on Monday with recognition on the 2018 UAA Women’s Tennis All-Association Team. Senior Cori Sidell (Redwood Shores, Calif. / Carlmont) and sophomore Courtney Ollis (Suffern, N.Y. / Suffern) headline the list as first-team honorees.
  • Schofel Named UAA Athlete of the Week
    May 14, 2018
    Senior Jacob Schofel (Livingston, N.J./Livingston) of the Carnegie Mellon University men’s outdoor track and field team was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week for field events following his performance at the Gator Invitational on Friday.
  • Simpson Named WGCA All-East Region
    May 14, 2018
    Freshman Charlotte Simpson (Towson, Md./Bryn Mawr School) of the Carnegie Mellon University women’s golf team was named to the All-East Region team when the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) recently released its 2018 Division III Awards. The announcement came at the WGCA Division III Awards Banquet held at the National Championship in Howey-In-The-Hills, Florida, where Simpson helped the Tartans to a fifth-place national finish.
  • Run in NCAA Tournament for #9 Tartans Ends at #7 Chicago
    May 13, 2018
    The ninth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team finished its run in the 2018 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championship on Sunday at seventh-ranked Chicago. The Maroons earned a 5-2 win on their home court and the Tartans finish their season with a 15-8 record.
  • #9 Tartans Advance Past Rose-Hulman in NCAA Tournament
    May 12, 2018
    The ninth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team opened the 2018 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championship with a 5-0 victory against Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on Saturday afternoon at the University of Chicago. The Tartans advance to the third round and sit at 15-7 for the season.
  • #9 Tartans End NCAA Run in Third Round
    May 12, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team, ranked ninth nationally, hosted fifth-ranked Wesleyan University in the third round of the 2018 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship and dropped a 5-1 decision.
  • Women’s Golf Finishes Fifth in First NCAA Championship Appearance
    May 11, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team, competing in its first NCAA Championship in only four years of varsity competition, finished play at the 2018 NCAA Division III Championships on Friday with a fifth-place finish after a 72-hole score of 1286 (321-318-320-327). The four-day championships were played on the par-73, 5,804-yard El Campeón Course at the Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida. Claremont Mudd Scripps and Williams College were tied atop the team leader board at the conclusion of four rounds with a 1261. Claremont Mudd Scripps claimed the national title following a playoff.
  • Two Season-Best Times and Career-Best Mark Recorded at Gator Invite
    May 11, 2018
    he Carnegie Mellon University men's track and field team competed at the 13th Annual Gator Invitational host by Allegheny College on Friday. Senior Jacob Schofel (Livingston, N.J. / Livingston) recorded a career-best mark while junior Isaac Mills (Fairfax, Va. / Oakton) won the 800-meter run.
  • Tartans Compete at 13th Annual Gator Invitational
    May 11, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's track and field team competed at the 13th Annual Gator Invitational host by Allegheny College on Friday. Junior Autumn Hair (Blue Bell, Pa. / Wissahickon) placed in the top six in three events while senior Sarah Cook (Pittsburgh, Pa. / Hampton) took second in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:13.26 and junior Alexa Barriero (Middletown, N.J. / Middletown North) placed second in the javelin with a mark of 35.23 meters.
  • #9 Tartans Excell in NCAA Match Against #22 Kenyon
    May 11, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team, ranked ninth in the nation, defeated 22nd-ranked Kenyon College on Friday afternoon in the second round of the 2018 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship by a 5-1 score. The match was played on the Tartans' home court.
  • Women’s Golf Makes Cut at NCAA Championships
    May 10, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team finished play on Thursday with a 320 in the third round of the 2018 NCAA Division III Championships at the Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida. The Tartans now have a 54-hole score of 959 and currently are in fifth. Following play today on the par-73, 5,804-yard El Campeón Course, the field was cut to the top 15 teams and top six individuals not on one of those teams to compete the final day on Friday.
  • Softball Welcomes Beth Krysiak as First Assistant Coach
    May 10, 2018
    As the Carnegie Mellon University Department of Athletics prepares for the first varsity softball season, head coach Monica Harrison is announcing the hire of Beth Krysiak as her full-time assistant coach. Krysiak will begin her duties in Pittsburgh on June 1 with the first varsity season set for spring 2019.
  • Four Tartans Selected to NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships
    May 09, 2018
    Carnegie Mellon University will have four tennis players at the 2018 NCAA Division III Singles and Doubles Tennis Championships after senior Cori Sidell (Redwood Shores, Calif./Carlmont) and sophomore Courtney Ollis (Suffern, N.Y. / Suffern) have been selected from the women's team and juniors Daniel Levine (Highland Park, Ill./Boca Prep International School) and Chaz Downing (Newport Beach, Calif. / Corona Del Mar) were selected on the men's side. The NCAA Singles and Doubles Championship will begin on May 24 at Claremont Mudd Scripps in Claremont, California.
  • Kitahara Leads Tartans on Second Day of NCAA Championships
    May 09, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team is currently fourth after the second round of the 2018 NCAA Division III Championships on Wednesday, May 9 at the Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida. The Tartans fired a team score of 318 Wednesday across the the par-73, 5,804-yard El Campeón Course for a two-day score of 639. Claremont Mudd Scripps holds the lead with a two-day score of 628 with Williams College in second with a 633 and New York University in third, two strokes ahead of the Tartans.
  • Tartan Football Announces 2018 Incoming Class
    May 09, 2018
    Carnegie Mellon University Head Football Coach Rich Lackner has announced the Tartans 2018 recruiting class. The Tartans will welcome 44 newcomers that hail from 20 different states.
  • Women’s Golf Opens Play at NCAA Championships; Simpson Cards Even Par and Leads Field
    May 08, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team opened play in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Division III Championships on Tuesday, May 8. The Tartans fired a team score of 321 on the par-73, 5,804-yard El Campeón Course at the Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida, and are currently tied for third with University Athletic Association counterpart New York University and Carleton College. Claremont Mudd Scripps and Williams College lead the championships after 18 holes with a 311.