Carnegie Mellon Athletics Headlines

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    March 25, 2017
    Men’s Track & Field Sweeps Three Events at Home Mini Invite The Carnegie Mellon University men's track and field team hosted its annual Mini Invitational on Saturday, March 25. The Tartans won the event after scoring 283 points with Allegheny College taking second with 90 points. The Tartans swept three top three spots in three events throughout the met.
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    March 25, 2017
    Women’s Track & Field Wins Second Consecutive Home Mini Invite The Carnegie Mellon University women's track and field team hosted its annual Mini Invitational on Saturday, March 25. The Tartans won the event after scoring 292 points with Waynesburg University taking second with 95 points.
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    March 25, 2017
    #7 Tartans Top #33 Washington and Lee on the Road The seventh-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team defeated 33rd-ranked Washington and Lee University on the road Saturday, March 25. The Tartans won, 7-2, to move to 11-7 on the year.
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    March 25, 2017
    #10 Tartans Fall, 5-4, at #16 Washington and Lee The 10th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team battled 16th-ranked Washington and Lee University on Saturday, March 25 at Washington and Lee. The Generals pulled out a 5-4 home victory to drop the Tartans to 11-6 on the year.
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    March 22, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University to Add Softball Softball is coming to Carnegie Mellon University. The university has announced its intention to add softball as an intercollegiate sport, beginning with the 2019 spring season. Like Carnegie Mellon’s other intercollegiate programs, softball will compete in the University Athletic Association.
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    March 22, 2017
    Three Carnegie Mellon Men’s Track and Field Athletes Receive Weekly Honors The Carnegie Mellon University men’s outdoor track and field team had three athletes receive weekly awards for their performances at the Washington and Lee UniversityTrack & Field Carnival on Friday and Saturday, March 17-18. The event was held at Foster Stadium in Lexington, Virginia.
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    March 22, 2017
    Cook Garners UAA Honor Junior Sarah Cook (Pittsburgh, Pa./Hampton) of the Carnegie Mellon University women’s outdoor track and field team received two weekly honors following her performance at the Washington and Lee University Track & Field Carnival on Friday and Saturday, March 24-25. She was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week for running events as well as Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Corvias South Track Athlete of the Week.
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    March 22, 2017
    Women’s Tennis Lai Honored by UAA Carnegie Mellon University junior Katie Lai (Hagatna, Guam/St. Andrew's Episcopal School) was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week for her performance in helping the 10th-ranked Tartans to a 6-3 victory over then seventh-ranked Amherst College to close out the Cardinal and Gray's west coast spring trip.
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    March 20, 2017
    Murphy Repeats as D3hoops.com First Team All-American Carnegie Mellon University women’s basketball senior Lisa Murphy (McLean, Va./McLean) was selected as a first team All-American by D3hoops.com for the second straight year when the organization announced its yearly awards prior to the Division III women’s basketball national championship on Saturday, March 18. Murphy’s honor joins her selection as the 2017 Jostens Trophy award winner this season.
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    March 19, 2017
    Men’s Golf Concludes Play at Jekyll Island Collegiate The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team finished tied for 14th out of 29 teams at the 18th Annual Jekyll Island Collegiate Invitational Sunday, March 19. The three-day, 54-hole event was held at the 6,711-yard, par-72 Pine Lakes Course on Jekyll Island and of the 29 teams, 15 are ranked in the top 25 of Division III including three of the top five. The Tartans finished with a 54-hole team score of 912 after carding a 310 Sunday afternoon.
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    March 19, 2017
    Women’s Golf Finishes Sixth at Jekyll Island Collegiate The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team closed play at the 2017 Jekyll Island Collegiate Sunday, March 19. The Tartans finished sixth with a three-round total of 963 (319-322-322) on the par-72, 5,801-yard course at the Indian Mounds Golf Club on Jekyll Island. The three-day, 54-hole tournament was comprised of 23 Division III teams including 10 ranked in the top 25 nationally. The Tartans' 963 is the best three-round score in the programs young history.
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    March 18, 2017
    Tartans Place 19th at NCAA Championships The Carnegie Mellon University men's swimming and diving team finished the 2017 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships in 19th place when the meet concluded Saturday, March 18. Sophomores Mitchell Riek (Sunland, Calif./Bishop Alemany) and Gabe Bamforth (Cambridge, Mass./CRLS) finished the meet as All-Americans for the second straight year.
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    March 18, 2017
    Tartans Finish 23rd at NCAA Championships The Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming and diving team finished 23rd at the 2017 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships which concluded Saturday, March 18. Three Tartans earned All-America awards during the four-day meet.
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    March 18, 2017
    Men’s Track & Field Turns in Five Top Finishes at W&L Carnival The Carnegie Mellon University men's track and field team competed at the Washington and Lee Track and Field Carnival in Lexington, Virginia at Foster Stadium on Friday and Saturday, March 17-18. The Tartans turned in five first-place showings in the first meet of the spring including a sweep of the top five spots in the 800-meter race.
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    March 18, 2017
    Tartans Win Six Events at W&L Track and Field Carnival The Carnegie Mellon University women's track and field team started the outdoor season at the Washington and Lee University Track and Field Carnival. The Tartans won six events and finished second in three.
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    March 18, 2017
    Men’s Golf Improves 10 Strokes in Second Round of Jekyll Island Collegiate The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team continued play at the second day of the 2017 Jekyll Island Collegiate Saturday, March 18. Three Tartans finished the suspended play form the first round before hitting the links for round two. At the conclusion of 36 holes, the Tartans are currently tied for 13th with a two-round total of 602 (306-296). The three-day event is being played on the 6,711-yard, par-72 Pine Lakes Course on Jekyll Island and the field is comprised of 29 teams which has 15 of the nation's top 25 teams in Division III including three of the top five.
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    March 18, 2017
    Women’s Golf Continues Play in Second Day of Jekyll Island Collegiate The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf continued playing in the second day of the 2017 Jekyll Island Collegiate Saturday, March 18. The Tartans fired a team score of 322 and currently are tied with ninth-ranked Methodist University for seventh after 36-holes of play with a two-round total of 641. The three-day event is being played on the par-72, 5,801-yard Indian Mounds Golf Club on Jekyll Island and the field is comprised of 23 Division III teams including 10 ranked in the top 25 nationally.
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    March 17, 2017
    Riek Swims to Another All-America Finish Sophomore Mitchell Riek (Sunland, Calif./Bishop Alemany) picked up another All-America finish at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships for the Carnegie Mellon University men's swimming and diving team on Friday, March 17. Riek swam in the 200-yard butterfly finals for the second straight year on Friday.
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    March 17, 2017
    Kaku, St. John Finish NCAA Meet in Top 16 Senior Machika Kaku (Irvine, Calif./University) and junior Mary St. John (Bethesda, Md./Sidwell Friends School) closed their respective appearances at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships with All-America Honorable Mention performances Friday, March 17.
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    March 17, 2017
    Women’s Golf Currently in Fourth-Place after Opening Round of Jekyll Island Collegiate The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf competed at the first day of the three-day, 54-hole Jekyll Island Women's Collegiate at the Indian Mounds Golf Club in Jekyll Island, Georgia. The Tartans are currently tied for fourth-place with the fourth-ranked team in the nation, Rhodes College, after carding a season-best team score of 319 Friday, March 17 on the par-72, 5,801-yard course. The field is comprised of 23 Division III teams including 10 ranked in the top 25 nationally.
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    March 17, 2017
    Men’s Golf Competes in Opening Round of Jekyll Island Collegiate The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team competed in the first round of the 18th Annual Jekyll Collegiate Invitational played on Friday, March 17. A frost delay pushed tee times back two hours which did not allow for the completion of the round on Friday. The field is comprised of 29 teams which has 15 of the nation's top 25 teams in Division III including three of the top five. The three-day, 54-hole event is being held on the 6,700-yard, par-72 Pine Lakes Course on Jekyll Island.
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    March 16, 2017
    Nicklas-Morris Places Fifth in 400-yard IM at NCAA Championships The Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming and diving team earned 14 more points at the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships on Thursday, March 16 when freshman Emma Nicklas-Morris (Winston-Salem, N.C./RJ Reynolds) swam in the finals of the 400-yard IM.
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    March 16, 2017
    Bamforth Earns All-America Distinction on 1-meter Diving Board Carnegie Mellon University sophomore Gabe Bamforth (Cambridge, Mass./CRLS) earned All-America honors at the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Chamionships on Thursday, March 16 for his efforts on the 1-meter diving board.
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    March 14, 2017
    Murphy Selected as 2017 Jostens Trophy Recipient Carnegie Mellon University women’s basketball senior Lisa Murphy (McLean, Va./McLean) has been selected as the 2017 Jostens Trophy award winner. Murphy was honored as the top women’s basketball player for her excellence on the court, in the classroom and in the community.
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    March 15, 2017
    Nicklas-Morris Earns All-America Honor at NCAA Championships Carnegie Mellon University freshman Emma Nicklas-Morris (Winston-Salem, N.C./RJ Reynolds) earned All-America honors in the first event of her career at the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships on Wednesday, March 15.
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    March 15, 2017
    Riek Earns Fourth All-America Honor with Sixth-Place Finish in 500 Free Carnegie Mellon University sophomore Mitchell Riek (Sunland, Calif./Bishop Alemany) returned to the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships for the second year and once again turned in an All-America performance.
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    March 15, 2017
    #12 Tartans Take Down #7 Amherst, 6-3 The 12th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team faced its third top eight opponent in as many matches on Wednesday, March 15 when it defeated seventh-ranked Amherst, 6-3, in Claremont, California. The Tartans move to 11-5 for the season while Amherst falls to 0-4.
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    March 15, 2017
    #7 Tartans Close Spring Tour with 5-2 Win Against Lehigh The seventh-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team closed out its spring break tour with a 5-2 win against Division I Lehigh University at Pomona-Pitzer on Wednesday, March 15. The Tartans move to 10-7 for the year while the Mountain Hawks drop to 2-9.
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    March 14, 2017
    Women’s Golf Wins TaylorMade-adidas Intercollegiate The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team captured the 2017 TaylorMade-adidas Intercollegiate title, hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University on Tuesday, March 14. The two-day, 36-hole event was played on the Morgan River Course at the Dataw Island Club in Beaufort, S.C.
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    March 14, 2017
    Men’s Golf Ties for Second at TaylorMade-adidas Intercollegiate The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team competed at the final day of the 54-hole TaylorMade-adidas Intercollegiate, hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University on Tuesday, March 14. The two-day event was held on the Cotton Dike Course at the Dataw Island Club in Beaufort, S.C. with 36 holes being played on Monday.