Carnegie Mellon Athletics Headlines

  • Men’s Basketball Earns Team Academic Honors by NABC; Three Individuals Honored
    July 17, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team was recognized by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) when the committee on academics announced the annual Team Academic Excellence Awards for 2017-18. This marks the sixth consecutive year the Tartans have been honored as a team. Besides the team being hon-ored, three members were selected to the NABC Honors Court, recognizing those collegiate bas-ketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2017-18 season.
  • Tartans Earn Second Straight AVCA Team Academic Award
    July 16, 2018
    The 2017 Carnegie Mellon University volleyball program has been recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) for its performance in the classroom by being named a recipient of the AVCA Team Academic Award. This marks the Cardinal and Gray’s second straight season earning the award.
  • Women’s Golf Receives Academic Accolades for 2017-18 Season; Ranked 2nd in Division III
    July 11, 2018
    The 2017-18 Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team received academic recognition from the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) on Wednesday when the association announced the top 25 teams with the highest team GPA for each division. The Tartans ranked second among NCAA Division III institutions and 18th across all divisions. The 13-member Cardinal and Gray team finished the year with a cumulative grade point average of 3.719.
  • Four Tartans Named WGCA All-American Scholars
    July 09, 2018
    Four members of the Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team have been named to the 2017-18 Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholar Team, as announced by the organization. Junior Carly Jordan (San Juan Capistrano, Calif./St. Margaret's Episcopal School), sophomores Lavonca Davis (Pickerington, Ohio) and Yedin Lui (Idaho Falls, Idaho), along with freshman Charlotte Simpson (Towson, Md./Bryn Mawr School) received the honor for the Tartans.
  • Men’s Swimming Honored by CSCAA for Academics
    June 28, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's swimming and diving team was honored by the College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) with a Team Scholar All-America award as six individuals were also named CSCAA Scholar All-Americans.
  • Women’s Swimming Honored for Academics by CSCAA
    June 28, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming and diving team was honored by the College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) with a Team Scholar All-America award as 12 individuals were also named CSCAA Scholar All-Americans.
  • Academic Success Echoes Athletic Success for Tartans
    June 20, 2018
    On the heels of achieving the best-ever finish in the Division III Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, Carnegie Mellon University’s student-athletes earned high praise in the classroom yet again. Continuing the trend that athletics and academics is not mutually exclusive at Carnegie Mellon, 71 student-athletes recorded a perfect 4.0 grade-point average (GPA) for the spring semester.
  • Lindsey Named CoSIDA Google Cloud Academic All-American
    June 19, 2018
    Sophomore Emmalyn Lindsey (Eugene, Ore. / South Eugene) of the Carnegie Mellon University women’s cross country and track and field teams was named to the 2017-18 Google Cloud Academic All-America Division III Cross Country/Track & Field Third Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Hochstedler Repeats as CoSIDA Google Cloud Academic All-American
    June 12, 2018
    Carnegie Mellon University senior swimmer Kim Hochstedler (Mishawaka, Ind. / Penn) earned the second CoSIDA Academic All-America honor of her career on Tuesday when the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced the Google Cloud Academic All-America Women's At-Large Team. Hochstedler earned first-team honors this year after being a third-team selection as a junior.
  • Harrison Announces Inaugural Tartan Roster
    June 08, 2018
    With the first varsity season for the Carnegie Mellon University softball team now just months away, head coach Monica Harrison is excited to announce the inaugural team of 16 players who undoubtedly impact the University community in many ways. As Harrison began her tenure at Carnegie Mellon last June, she went on a national search to recruit talent for the new program. The inaugural roster will feature three upperclassmen who had the opportunity to spend the fall and spring training with Coach Harrison and 13 recruited freshmen. Players hail from California, Texas, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
  • Men's Soccer Impacts Local School by Teaching Soccer and Importance of Education
    June 08, 2018
    This past spring, the Carnegie Mellon University men’s soccer team had the pleasure of partnering with Justin Forzano and Pittsburgh Soccer in the Community to launch yet another successful community service project. Throughout the semester the team worked closely with Arsenal Middle School, one of the many local public schools in the area, helping run their youth soccer team’s practices once or twice a week, over the course of roughly six weeks. Six or seven of the varsity players not only helped run the practices but also participated and challenged the Arsenal students with some solid competition.
  • Sidell, Ollis Add All-America Honor to Resume
    June 08, 2018
    Carnegie Mellon University senior Cori Sidell (Redwood Shores, Calif. / Carlmont) and sophomore Courtney Ollis (Suffern, N.Y. / Suffern) were recently named All-America by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), joining teammates Vinaya Rao (Vernon Hills, Ill. / Adlai E. Stevenson) and Melissa Strome (West Bloomfield, Mich. / West Bloomfield) who earned the honor in the fall.
  • Carnegie Mellon University Athletics Earns Best-Ever Finish in Final Division III Learfield Directors’ Cup Standings
    June 01, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University Department of Athletics finished 23rd in the 2017-18 Division III Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, as announced by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Thursday. Carnegie Mellon totaled 522.50 points to record its highest finish in the 23-year history of the Learfield Directors’ Cup. The Tartans are one of four University Athletic Association institutions to crack the top 25 in the standings, with seven of eight institutions finishing among the top 80.
  • Two Women Honored on CoSIDA Google Cloud Academic All-District Team
    May 30, 2018
    Carnegie Mellon University senior Sarah Cook (Pittsburgh, Pa. / Hampton) and sophomore Emmalyn Lindsey (Eugene, Ore. / South Eugene) have been selected to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Google Cloud Academic All-District Team for women’s cross country and track and field. Cook earned her second career Academic All-District honor while Lindsey earned her first in her first year of eligibility.
  • Harter and Mills Named CoSIDA Google Cloud Academic All-District
    May 30, 2018
    Carnegie Mellon University juniors Andrew Harter (Saratoga, Calif.) and Isaac Mills (Fairfax, Va./Oakton) have been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Google Cloud Academic All-District Team for men’s cross country and track and field.
  • Outdoor Track and Field Garners 14 USTFCCCA All-Region Honors
    May 29, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s and women’s track and field teams had 14 Mideast All-Region honors awarded to its athletes by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for the 2018 outdoor track and field season. Nine represent the women while five represent the men with three receiving multiple honors.
  • 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.