Carnegie Mellon Athletics Headlines

  • Nicklas-Morris Earns All-America Honorable Mention at NCAA Championships
    March 20, 2019
    Junior Emma Nicklas-Morris (Winston-Salem, N.C./RJ Reynolds) scored points for the Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming and diving team on the opening day of the 2019 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships hosted at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, North Carolina.
  • Justin Britton Wins Elite 90™ Award for NCAA Division III Men’s Swimming and Diving Championship
    March 19, 2019
    Justin Britton (Falls Church, Va./George Mason), a sophomore at Carnegie Mellon University, is the recipient of the Elite 90 award for the 2019 NCAA Division III Men’s Swimming and Diving Championship.
  • Tartans Sweep Men’s Track and Field Athletes of the Week
    March 19, 2019
    Sophomore Jack Murphy (Ithaca, N.Y. / Trumansburg) and freshman Graham Eversden (Chandler, Ariz. / Chandler) of the Carnegie Mellon University men’s outdoor track and field team were named University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week. Murphy claimed the field accolade while Eversden received the running honor following their performance at the Washington and Lee Track and Field Carnival over the weekend.
  • Tartans Sweep UAA Softball Athlete of the Week Awards
    March 19, 2019
    Two Carnegie Mellon University softball freshmen earned weekly recognition from the University Athletic Association (UAA) as pitcher and hitter of the week after the team closed the spring trip to Florida with a 4-4 record. Pitcher Scotty McGee (Huntington Beach, Calif./Huntington Beach) earned her second straight award while catcher/third baseman Piper Johnson (Riverside, Calif./Martin Luther King) was honored for her offensive performance.
  • Ciriello Garners UAA Honor
    March 19, 2019
    Senior Rose Ciriello (Madison, N.J. / Madison) of the Carnegie Mellon University women’s outdoor track and field team was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week for field events following her performance at the Washington and Lee Track and Field Carnival over the weekend.
  • Tartans Win Jekyll Island Collegiate; Set School Record
    March 17, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team won the Jekyll Island Women's Collegiate at the Indian Mounds Golf Club in Jekyll Island, Georgia, on Sunday. The Tartans fired the low team score on Sunday of 303 to help secure the team victory with a 54-hole, three-round school record score of 912 (302-307-303). The three-day event is being played on the par-72, 5,801-yard Indian Mounds Golf Club on Jekyll Island with the field comprised of 21 Division III teams including eight ranked in the top 25 nationally.
  • Tartans Place Seventh at Jekyll Island Collegiate
    March 17, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team finished play at the Jekyll Island Collegiate Sunday with a seventh-place finish. The Tartans ended with a 54-hole score of 880 (291-293-296) after carding a 296 in the last round. The three-day event is being played on the 6,700-yard, par-72 Pine Lakes Course on Jekyll Island. The field is comprised of 30 teams which has 14 of the nation's top 25 teams in Division III including four of the top five.
  • Cornwall Breaks School Record at Outdoor Season Opener
    March 16, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s track and field team opened the outdoor season at Foster Stadium on Friday and Saturday in Lexington, Virginia at the Washington and Lee Track and Field Carnival hosted by Washington and Lee University. The women finished with three top performances and numerous personal records.
  • Tartans Open Outdoor Season at Washington and Lee Track and Field Carnival
    March 16, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's track and field team traveled south to Lexington, Virginia for the Washington and Lee Track and Field Carnival hosted by Washington and Lee University at Foster Stadium on Friday and Saturday. The Tartans turned in four first-place showings and had multiple top-five performances in the first meet of the spring.
  • Tartans in Fifth Following Second Round of Jekyll Island Collegiate
    March 16, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team continued play at the second round of the 54-hole Jekyll Island Collegiate Saturday. The Tartans are currently in fifth after 36-holes of play with a total of 584 (291-293) after carding a 291 on Saturday. The three-day event is being played on the 6,700-yard, par-72 Pine Lakes Course on Jekyll Island. The field is comprised of 30 teams which has 14 of the nation's top 25 teams in Division III including four of the top five.
  • Tartans Remain Second After 36 Holes at Jekyll Island Collegiate
    March 16, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf competed at the second round of the 54-hole Jekyll Island Women's Collegiate at the Indian Mounds Golf Club in Jekyll Island, Georgia, on Saturday. The Tartans fired a team score of 307 and are in second after 36-holes of play with a two-round total of 609 (302-307). The three-day event is being played on the par-72, 5,801-yard Indian Mounds Golf Club on Jekyll Island with the field comprised of 21 Division III teams including eight ranked in the top 25 nationally.
  • Pederson Homers Twice; McGee Throws No Hitter in Daily Split
    March 15, 2019
    Freshman Audrey Pederson (Bedford, N.H./Bedford) hit two home runs and freshman Scotty McGee (Huntington Beach, Calif./Huntington Beach) pitched a five-inning complete game no hit shutout as the Carnegie Mellon University softball team split action on the final day of the 10-game spring trip to Florida. Freshman Piper Johnson (Riverside, Calif./Martin Luther King) added offensive power with a 6-for-7 day with five RBIs and her second home run of the season.
  • Lui and Yu Card Career-Low Rounds to Lead Tartans at Opening Round of Jekyll Island Collegiate
    March 15, 2019
    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, on Friday. The Tartans are currently in second, after carding a team score of 302 Friday on the par-72, 5,801-yard course. The field is comprised of 21 Division III teams including eight ranked in the top 25 nationally.
  • Tartans Fire a 291 to Open Play at the Jekyll Island Collegiate
    March 15, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team competed in the first round of the Jekyll Collegiate Invitational on Friday. The Tartans carded a team score of 291 and are currently tied for sixth in a field comprised of 30 teams, with 14 of the nation's top 25 in Division III including the top four. The three-day, 54-hole event is being held on the 6,700-yard, par-72 Pine Lakes Course on Jekyll Island.
  • Johnson's Walk Off Spurs Doubleheader Sweep
    March 14, 2019
    Freshman Piper Johnson (Riverside, Calif. / River Martin Luther King) hit the first home run in program history and it happened to be a walk-off shot to lead the Carnegie Mellon University softball team to a 6-4 game one victory against SUNY Potsdam on Thursday, March 14. The Tartans then knocked around 17 hits in a 19-4 second game victory against the Bears. The Tartans move to 3-5 for the season while Potsdam dropped to 3-7.
  • #15 Tartans Faced Seventh Straight Ranked Opponent in #9 Wesleyan
    March 13, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team, ranked 15th nationally, played ninth-ranked Wesleyan University in its final match of the spring trip and lost 6-3. The Tartans are now 5-6 on the season while Wesleyan remains unbeaten at 4-0.
  • #10 Tartans End Spring Trip with Tough Setback to #7 Wesleyan
    March 13, 2019
    (Orlando, Fla.) - The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team, ranked 10th nationally, dropped a hard fought match, 6-3, to seventh-ranked Wesleyan University in a rematch of the third round of the NCAA Championship from last season. The Tartans are now 9-5 on the season while Wesleyan remains perfect at 4-0.
  • Tartans Drop a Pair on Third Day of Spring Trip
    March 12, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University softball team dropped a pair of games on Tuesday, March 12 in Kissimmee, Florida. The first game favored Marietta College, 6-0, before Meredith College was able to finish off a 3-1 win against the Tartans who are now 1-5 for the year.
  • #15 Tartans Fall in Close Contest to #7 Amherst
    March 12, 2019
    The 15th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team ran into seventh-ranked Amherst College on Tuesday and loss 5-4 to the Mammoths. Carnegie Mellon is now 5-5 overall while Amherst remains unbeaten at 5-0.
  • McGee Named UAA Pitcher of the Week
    March 11, 2019
    Carnegie Mellon University freshman Scotty McGee (Huntington Beach, Calif./Huntington Beach) earned University Athletic Association (UAA) Softball Pitcher of the Week for her debut action on Sunday, March 10 for the Tartans softball team. The award marks the first in program history for the first year program.
  • Tartans Win First Game in Program History, Split the Day
    March 11, 2019
    Behind the pitching of freshman Scotty McGee (Huntington Beach, Calif. / Huntington Beach High School), the Carnegie Mellon University softball team won the program’s first game in school history by a 4-1 score against Arcadia University on Monday, March 11. The Tartans split action for the day, falling 6-5 to Wisconsin Lutheran University in the second game of the day, to move to 1-3 for the year.
  • Downing Named UAA Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week
    March 12, 2019
    Senior Chaz Downing (Newport Beach, Calif. / Corona Del Mar) of the Carnegie Mellon University men’s tennis team was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week following his performance in 15th-ranked Tartans to a 5-4 thrilling victory over 14th-ranked Case Western Reserve University in Orlando, Florida.
  • #10 Tartans Down Division II Shippensburg, Drop Contest to #3 Amherst
    March 11, 2019
    The 10th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team was back on the courts Monday in Orlando, Florida, and once again split a pair of matches. The Tartans opened the day with third-ranked Amherst College and loss 6-3. The Cardinal and Gray then rebounded and took down Division II Shippensburg University 6-1 under the lights. Carnegie Mellon is now 9-4 overall.
  • #15 Tartans Drop Close Battle to #8 WashU
    March 11, 2019
    The 15th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team faced another University Athletic Association (UAA) foe on its spring trip on Monday. This time the Tartans ran into the eighth-ranked Bears of Washington University in St. Louis and dropped a 6-3 match. Carnegie Mellon moves to 5-4 on the season and WashU moves to 7-3.
  • Tartans Open Inaugural Season
    March 10, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University softball team opened its inaugural season in Winter Haven, Florida, with two games on Sunday, March 10 against Beloit College and Wheaton (Mass.) College. The first game, which was played under protest by the Tartans, finished with Beloit winning, 6-2. After a short break, the Tartans then faced the Lyons, falling 5-4.
  • Chen Crowned UAA Champion, Sets School Record
    March 10, 2019
    Freshman Grace Chen (Sunnyvale, Calif./Saint Francis) of the Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team earned individual medalist honors as the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships concluded on Sunday. The two-day event was held at Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast, Florida. Chen finished the 36-hole championship with the lowest two-round score in program history, as she entered the clubhouse with a 147 (73-74).
  • Men’s Golf Finishes Second at UAA Championship Match Play
    March 10, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team competed at the University Athletics Association (UAA) Championship match play final Sunday against Emory University, the nation’s top team, and dropped a hard fought 3-2 decision. The two-day, 36-hole championship was played at Hammock Beach Resort on the 6,776-yard, par-72 Conservatory Course in Palm Coast, Florida.
  • Tartans Split a Pair of Matches on Spring Trip
    March 10, 2019
    The 10th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team split a pair of matches on Sunday in Orlando Florida. The Tartans started the day with a hard fought 8-1 loss to topped ranked Emory University before defeating Dickinson College 8-1. The Tartans are now 8-3 overall.
  • #15 Tartans Battle for 5-4 Win Against #14 Case Western Reserve
    March 09, 2019
    The 15th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team faced University Athletic Association (UAA) foe and 14th-ranked Case Western Reserve University in its first match during spring break in Orlando, Florida. Once again, the matchup was played down to the wire with the Tartans,now 5-3 for the year, winning 5-4 this time.
  • Chen Leads Field after Opening Round of UAA Championships
    March 09, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team opened play at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships on Saturday with the 36-hole, two-day event being held at Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast, Florida. The Tartans carded a team score of 321 on the par-72 Conservatory Course.