Carnegie Mellon Athletics Headlines

  • Tartans Comeback Falls Short at Emory
    January 20, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's basketball team nearly pulled off another road win in the University Athletic Association (UAA) but a third-quarter burst by Emory University created enough of a gap the Tartans could only come to within three at the end before falling 56-51. The Tartans are now 10-6 overall and 1-4 in the UAA while the Eagles improve to 11-5 and 2-3.
  • Hot Start by Eagles Drops Tartans, 116-100
    January 20, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team ran into a hot-shooting team in Emory University on Sunday, January 20 in a back-and-forth affair that finished with the Eagles holding home court, 116-100. The Tartans and Eagles are now both 3-2 in the University Athletic Association (UAA) while the Tartans sit at 8-8 overall with the Eagles at 12-4.
  • Late Run by No. 22 Rochester Tops Tartans, 78-70
    January 18, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team suffered its first University Athletic Association (UAA) loss of the season when the University of Rochester held on to win 78-70 Friday evening after a back-and-forth game. The Tartans are now 8-7 overall and 3-1 in the UAA while the 22nd-ranked Yellowjackets move to 12-3 overall and 2-2 in the league.
  • Big Fourth Quarter Propels Tartans to 66-59 Road Victory versus Rochester
    January 18, 2019
    A big fourth quarter drove the Carnegie Mellon University women's basketball team to a 66-59 road win against the University of Rochester on Friday, January 18. The Tartans pick up their first University Athletic Association (UAA) win and are now 10-5 for the season. The Yellowjackets drop to 6-9 and 0-4.
  • Track & Field and Swimming & Diving Saturday Competitions Cancelled
    January 18, 2019
    Due to the threat of inclement weather this weekend and treacherous travel conditions, the Carnegie Mellon University track & field and swimming & diving team’s competitions have been cancelled on Saturday.
  • Student-Athletes Shine in Classroom, On Fields of Play
    January 18, 2019
    After another fall season of excellence in varsity competition, the Tartans excelled again in the classroom to continue the trend of success in multiple venues for the department. In competition, the Tartans had four teams compete in NCAA postseason play with a fall finish of 16th in the Learfield Diretors’ Cup Standings. In the classroom, 78 student-athletes recorded a perfect 4.0 grade-point average (GPA) with more than 50 percent earning a 3.50 GPA or better.
  • Men’s Basketball Extends Streak to Six with an 81-67 Win Over NYU
    January 13, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team continued University Athletic Association play on Sunday and won its sixth straight game with an 81-67 victory over New York University. The win improves Carnegie Mellon's record to 8-6 overall and 3-0 in UAA play. NYU is now 6-8, 0-3.
  • Filiere Scores 19 in Home Setback to Violets
    January 13, 2019
    Junior Makayla Filiere (Chandler, Ariz. / Hamilton) recorded a season-high 19 points against New York University on Sunday afternoon but the Tartans fell to the Violets, 72-64, at home. The Tartans are now 9-5 overall and 0-3 in the University Athletic Association (UAA) while the Violets won their first UAA contest of the year and are 8-4 overall.
  • Season-High From Distance Helps Tartans Drop Brandeis, 80-63
    January 11, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team hit 13 three-pointers on its way to an 80-63 victory at home against Brandeis University in University Athletic Association (UAA) action on Friday, January 11. The Tartans move to 7-6 overall and 2-0 in the UAA while the Judges fall to 8-5 and 1-1.
  • Tartans Tripped at Home by Judges
    January 11, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's basketball team fell at home to Brandeis University, 78-61, on Friday, January 11. The Tartans are now 9-4 for the year and 0-2 in the University Athletic Association (UAA), while the Judges move to 6-6 and 2-0.
  • Chu Honored as UAA Athlete of the Week
    January 08, 2019
    Carnegie Mellon University men’s swimming and diving senior Winston Chu (Warren, N.J./Saint Peter’s Prep) was named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Men’s Swimming Athlete of the Week for his performance at the Florida International University Spring Invite on Saturday, January 5.
  • Nicklas-Morris Named UAA Athlete of the Week
    January 08, 2019
    Carnegie Mellon University women’s swimming and diving junior Emma Nicklas-Morris (Winston-Salem, N.C./RJ Reynolds) was named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Women’s Swimming Athlete of the Week for her performance at the Florida International University Spring Invite on Saturday, January 5.
  • Henry Receives Second UAA Athlete of the Week Honor
    January 08, 2019
    For the second time this season, senior Seth Henry (Fulton, Md./Reservoir) of the Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team was named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Men’s Basketball Athlete of the Week. Henry led the Tartans to a 2-0 week including an 85-71 victory over Case Western Reserve University to open UAA play.
  • Tartans Win FIU Sprint Invite
    January 05, 2019
    Four days into the winter training trip for the Carnegie Mellon University men's swimming team the Tartans competed at the Florida International University Sprint Invite against a mix of teams from Division I, II, and III. The Tartans finished first out of 11 teams with 548 points.
  • Tartans Compete in FIU Sprint Invite
    January 05, 2019
    Four days into the winter training trip for the Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming team the Tartans competed at the Florida International University Sprint Invite against a mix of teams from Division I, II, and III. The Tartans finished fourth out of 12 teams with 167.5 points.
  • Henry’s Double-Double Propels Tartans to 85-71 Win Over Case Western Reserve to Open UAA Play
    January 05, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team hosted the Spartans of Case Western Reserve University on Saturday in the University Athletic Association (UAA) opener for both teams with the Tartans coming away with an 85-71 victory. The win evens the Tartans record at 6-6 while the Spartans move to 7-5.
  • Tartans Topped at Home by Case Western Reserve, 74-63
    January 05, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's basketball team hosted Case Western Reserve University in the University Athletic Association (UAA) opener for both teams on Saturday, January 5. The Spartans used runs in each quarter to thwart off the Tartans, as the home squad fell 74-63 to move to 9-3 overall and 0-1 in the UAA. The Spartans are now 8-3 and 1-0.
  • Tartans Win Overtime Thriller Against Marymount, 90-84
    January 02, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team opened 2019 hosting the Saints of Marymount University on Wednesday afternoon and won a 90-84 overtime thriller in Skibo Gymnasium. Sophomore Daniel Weiss’ (Marlboro, N.J.) tip-in with under a second to play in regulation sent the contest into overtime where the Tartans outscored the Saints 11-5 to improve to 5-6 at the conclusion of its non-conference schedule. Marymount is now 7-6.
  • Tartans Play Exhibition Game at Akron
    December 30, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team played an exhibition contest at Division I The University of Akron Sunday afternoon at James A. Rhodes Arena and fell by the score of 82-55 in front of a crowd of 2,446. The Tartans were led by junior Cooper Williams (Meriden, N.H./Kimball Union Academy), who finished with 12 points.
  • Weslock Scores 17 as Tartans Fall in Championship Game of the Marriott Columbus Airport Holiday Tournament
    December 29, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's basketball team played in the championship game of the 2018 Marriott Columbus Airport Holiday Tournament hosted by Capital University on Saturday afternoon and dropped a 71-42 contest to the host Crusaders. The Tartans end their non-conference slate with a 9-2 record while Capital moves to 8-4 overall.
  • Tartans Advance to Championship Game of Capital /Marriott Columbus Airport Holiday Tournament With 79-63 Win Over Wooster
    December 28, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s basketball team played The College of Wooster in the opening round of the 2018 Marriott Columbus Airport Holiday Tournament hosted by Capital University on Friday evening and advanced to the championship game on Saturday with a 79-63 win over the Fighting Scots. The Tartans move to 9-1 while the Fighting Scots are now 4-7.
  • Carnegie Mellon Ranks 16th in Final Learfield Directors’ Cup Fall Standings
    December 20, 2018
    Carnegie Mellon University is 16th in the final fall Division III Lear-field Directors’ Cup Standings, as announced by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Thursday.
  • Tartans Strong Second Half Shooting Leads to 75-54 Win at Washington & Jefferson
    December 18, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team resumed play following a 10-day break on Tuesday and walked away with a 75-54 win at Washington & Jefferson College. The win moves the Tartans record to 4-6 overall while the Presidents are now 5-6.
  • Tartans Move to 8-1 after 76-64 Home Win
    December 18, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's basketball team returned to action after a 10-day break following final exams to take on the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg at home Tuesday. A six-point halftime lead led to a 76-64 victory and now an 8-1 record.
  • Kumm and Kennon Named to All-ECAC Team
    December 17, 2018
    Senior H-back Karl Kumm (Brick, N.J./Brick Township) and junior defensive back Anthony Kennon (Lancaster, Mass./Nashoba Regional) of the Carnegie Mellon University football team were named to the All-Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Football Team. Both received first team accolades.
  • CMU Celebrates Success of Sports Teams, Student-Athletes
    December 14, 2018
    Carnegie Mellon took time to celebrate its student-athletes on Wednesday, December 12, as members of the academic community and senior administration joined the athletics department to honor a select group of student-athletes for their success in the classroom.
  • Jurgens and So-Holloway Named to All-ECAC Team
    December 13, 2018
    Senior opposite Sarah Jurgens (Eagan, Minn.) and junior setter Maia So-Holloway (Oakland, Calif./Sacred Heart Cathedral) of the Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team were named to the All-Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Volleyball Team, as announced by the ECAC late Wednesday afternoon. Of the seven members on this year’s ECAC team, the Tartans are the lone school with multiple honorees. This marks the fourth consecutive year that the Tartans have had multiple athletes recognized by the ECAC and sixth straight season of having at least one honoree.
  • Four Football Players Named CoSIDA Google Cloud Academic All-America
    December 12, 2018
    Four Carnegie Mellon University football athletes were honored with selections to the 2018 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Google Cloud Academic All-America Division III Football Team. Three were named to the first team with one to the second team, as junior defensive lineman Michael Lohmeier (Clarendon Hills, Ill./Hinsdale Central) is a repeat honoree.
  • Moskowitz Named to All-ECAC Team
    December 12, 2018
    Junior Jacob Moskowitz (Wilmette, Ill. / New Trier Township) represents the Carnegie Mellon University men’s soccer team on the All-Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Men’s Soccer Team, as announced by the ECAC Tuesday afternoon. Moskowitz is the second Tartan to earn the award under the new structure started in 2017 and 10th player since 2013 to be recognized by the ECAC.
  • Prather Signs to Play Professionally with the Sioux Falls Storm of the IFL
    December 12, 2018
    Former Carnegie Mellon University football standout wide receiver John Prather announced he has signed a contract to play professionally with the Sioux Falls Storm of the Indoor Football League (IFL). The Storm have won the IFL championship six times and have made eight straight appearances in the title game.