Carnegie Mellon Athletics Headlines

  • Qian Earns Third PING All-America Honor
    June 22, 2017
    For the third straight season, senior George Qian (Bettendorf, Iowa/Montverde Academy) of the Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf team has been recognized as a NCAA Division III PING All-America by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). This year, Qian lands a spot on the third team after being named honorable mention the previous two seasons.
  • Women's Swimming Honored for Academics by CSCAA
    June 21, 2017
    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 seven individuals were also named CSCAA Scholar All-Americans.
  • Men's Swimming Named CSCAA Scholar All-America Team
    June 21, 2017
    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 four individuals were also named CSCAA Scholar All-Americans.
  • Benger Named Preseason Most Valuable Player by Lindy’s, Lands Spot on two All-America Teams
    June 13, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University senior running back Sam Benger (Hingham, Mass.) has been named preseason Most Valuable Player by Lindy’s Sports for the 2017 season. In addition to his first team honor from Lindy’s, the senior was also named to the Street & Smith’s Preseason All-America team.
  • Rodgers Named Golf Pride Grips/GCAA Mid-Atlantic Coach of the Year
    June 13, 2017
    Following one of the most successful seasons in program history, Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf coach Dan Rodgers was selected as the Golf Pride Grips/Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) Division III Mid-Atlantic Region Coach of the Year.
  • Qian Pulls in CoSIDA Academic All-America Honor
    June 06, 2017
    Senior men’s golfer George Qian (Bettendorf, Iowa/Montverde Academy) was selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) as a 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-American on the Men’s At-Large Team. The team honors athletes from eight different sports with Qian being one of four golfers to earn the award. His placement on the second team is the first of his career.
  • Hochstedler Awarded Academic All-America Honors by CoSIDA
    June 06, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University junior women’s swimmer Kim Hochstedler (Mishawaka, Ind./Penn) was selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) as a 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-American on the Women’s At-Large Team. The team honors athletes from ten different sports with Hochstedler being one of 19 swimmers to earn the award. Her placement on the third team is the first of her career and first for a Tartan swimmer since 2013.
  • Monica Harrison Named First Head Softball Coach at Carnegie Mellon
    June 01, 2017
    Monica Harrison has been named the first head softball coach in Carnegie Mellon University history. The hire comes following the announcement in late March that Carnegie Mellon will be adding softball as an intercollegiate sport, beginning with the 2019 spring season.
  • Tartans Continue to Dazzle in Classroom, 98 Athletes Graduate
    June 01, 2017
    As the 2016-2017 academic year came to a close with the University’s 120th commencement on Sunday, May 21, the Carnegie Mellon University Department of Athletics celebrated the graduation of 98 student-athletes. Among those graduating, 34 earned a 4.0 in their final semester, while a total of 78 student-athletes earned the perfect mark for the spring.
  • Joyce Receives Fulbright Award to Continue Studies Abroad
    May 31, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University women’s cross country and track and field athlete Emily Joyce has her post-graduation plans set thanks to a Fulbright award she earned from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
  • Schofel, Norley Finish Season at NCAA Championships
    May 27, 2017
    Junior Jacob Schofel (Livingston, N.J./Livingston) and senior Owen Norley (Chagrin Falls, Ohio/Kenston) closed the season for the Carnegie Mellon University men's track and field team at the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday, May 27. The meet was held at SPIRE Institute.
  • Luk Poised for Dental School after Diving Career
    May 26, 2017
    Success stories at Carnegie Mellon University are found in different forms. For graduating senior Tammy Luk, a diver on the women’s swimming and diving team, success is defined by time management.
  • Levine Earns All-America Honors at NCAA Men’s Tennis Championships
    May 25, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University sophomore Daniel Levine (Highland Park, Ill./Boca Prep International School) competed in the opening day 2017 NCAA Men's Tennis Singles Championship at Champions Tennis Club in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Thursday, May 25. His play on Thursday earned him All-America honors.
  • Norley Advances to 1,500-Meter Final at NCAA Championships
    May 25, 2017
    Senior Owen Norley (Chagrin Falls, Ohio/Kenston) of the Carnegie Mellon University men's track and field team advanced to the final of the 1,500-meter run at the 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The championships are being hosted in Geneva, Ohio, at SPIRE Institute.
  • Yee Ends Collegiate Career at NCAA Outdoor Championships
    May 25, 2017
    Senior Grace Yee (San Francisco, Calif./Lick-Wilmerding) of the Carnegie Mellon University women’s outdoor track and field team concluded her collegiate career at the 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday, May 25. The championships are being hosted in Geneva, Ohio, at SPIRE Institute.
  • Three Track & Field Athletes Named CoSIDA Academic All-District
    May 25, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University had three track and field athletes named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Team for men's and women’s cross country and track and field on Thursday, May 25. On the women’s side, senior Grace Yee (San Francisco, Calif./Lick-Wilmerding) and junior Sarah Cook (Pittsburgh, Pa./Hampton) were honored, along with senior Owen Norley (Chagrin Falls, Ohio/Kenston) garnering accolades on the men’s side. Yee and Cook receive the award for the first time while this marks Norley’s second honor after receiving it following his junior season.
  • Torres and Sidell Compete at NCAA Women’s Tennis Championships; Torres Honored as All-American
    May 25, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University senior Nicholle Torres (Weston, Fla./Great Neck South) and junior Cori Sidell (Redwood Shores, Calif./Carlmont) both competed at the 2017 NCAA Women's Tennis Singles Championship at Champions Tennis Club in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Thursday, May 25.
  • Girard, Rozenvasser Honored with ITA Atlantic South Awards
    May 23, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University head tennis coach Andrew Girard and freshman Michael Rozenvasser (Haworth, N.J./Northern Valley Regional) were recognized by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) when the 2017 Division III regional awards were announced last week. Girard was named the Wilson/ITA Atlantic South Coach of the Year for the women while Rozenvasser earned ITA Rookie of the Year for the men.
  • Outdoor Track and Field Garners 15 USTFCCCA All-Region Honors
    May 23, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s and women’s track and field teams had 15 athletes honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) with All-Region accolades for the 2017 outdoor track and field season. Ten represent the men while five represent the women with three receiving multiple honors.
  • Qian, Mohan and Del Bosque Receive GCAA Honors, Rodgers Named Finalist for National Coach of the Year
    May 22, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University golf team had three members honored by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) at its annual awards dinner on Tuesday, May 16 in Howey-In-The-Hills, Florida. In addition, first-year head coach Dan Rodgers was named as one of five NCAA Division III finalists for the Dave Williams Award presented by Golf Pride Grips.
  • Norley and Schofel Earn Placement to Compete at NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
    May 22, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University men’s track and field athletes Owen Norley (Chagrin Falls, Ohio/Kenston) and Jacob Schofel (Livingston, N.J./Livingston) earned entrance to compete at the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. This year’s meet will be hosted in Geneva, Ohio, at SPIRE Institute from Thursday, May 25 through Saturday, May 27.
  • Yee to Close Career at NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
    May 22, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University senior women’s track and field athlete Grace Yee (San Francisco, Calif./Lick-Wilmerding) will complete her track and field career at the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. This year’s meet will be hosted in Geneva, Ohio, at SPIRE Institute from Thursday, May 25 through Saturday, May 27.
  • Qian Places 30th at NCAA Championships
    May 19, 2017
    Senior George Qian (Bettendorf, Iowa/Montverde Academy) of the Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf team competed in the final round of the 2017 NCAA Division III Championships on Friday, May 19. Qian placed tied for 30th in a field of 215 golfers at the four-round event held at the Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida.
  • Qian Tied for 17th Heading into Final Round of the NCAA Championships
    May 18, 2017
    Senior George Qian (Bettendorf, Iowa/Montverde Academy) of the Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf team competed in the third round of the 2017 NCAA Division III Championships on Thursday, May 17. Qian continued play in the championships after qualifying as one of six individuals not on the 18 top teams that made the cut following two rounds of play.
  • Men’s Golf Places 31st at NCAA Championships, Qian Makes Cut
    May 17, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf team competed in the second round of the 2017 NCAA Division III Championships on Wednesday, May 17 and carded a 320. The Tartans played the par-72, 6,888-yard Las Colinas Course at the Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida on Wednesday and finished 31st with a 647 (327-320).
  • Six Named to Men’s Tennis All-UAA Team
    May 18, 2017
    Six Carnegie Mellon University men’s tennis players were named to the All-University Athletic Association (UAA) Men’s Tennis Team on Wednesday, May 17 following the 2016-17 season. This marks the first year the Association named an All-Tournament team and an All-UAA team.
  • Men’s Golf Opens Play at the NCAA Championships
    May 16, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf team opened play in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Division III Championships on Tuesday, May 16. The Tartans fired a team score of 327 on the par-72, 6,844-yard El Campeón Course at the Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida. Huntingdon College leads the championships after the opening round of play with a five-over-par 293.
  • Five Named to Women’s Tennis All-UAA Team
    May 16, 2017
    Five Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis players were named to the All-University Athletic Association (UAA) Women’s Tennis Team on Tuesday, May 16 following the 2016-17 season. This marks the first year the Association named an All-Tournament team and an All-UAA team.
  • No. 10 Tartans Fall in NCAA Regional Championship to No. 4 Williams
    May 14, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team finished the season in the regional championship of the 2017 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship on Sunday, May 14 with a 5-0 loss to host Williams College. The Tartans, ranked 10th in the nation, close the year with a 19-8 record, while the Ephs advance to the quarterfinals and have a 17-4 record.
  • No. 10 Tartans Advance to Third Round of NCAA Tournament
    May 13, 2017
    The 10th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team defeated 15th-ranked University of Mary Washington on Saturday, May 13 in the second round of the 2017 NCAA Women's Tennis Championship. The match was played inside at the Lansing Chapman Rink in Williamstown, Massachusetts.