Carnegie Mellon Athletics Headlines

  • Downing and Levine Close Careers at NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships
    May 24, 2019
    Carnegie Mellon University seniors Chaz Downing (Newport Beach, Calif. / Corona Del Mar) and Daniel Levine (Highland Park, Ill. / Boca Prep International School) closed their careers at the 2019 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Singles and Doubles Championships on Friday in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Rain forced play inside where both Tartan men bowed out in the first round.
  • Taylor Earns Round of 32 Victory at NCAAs to Lead Tartan Women
    May 24, 2019
    Carnegie Mellon University freshman Danna Taylor (Orlando, Fla. / Circle Christian School) won her first singles match at the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Singles and Doubles Championships before completing play in the tournament later on Friday afternoon. The tournament was held at Kalamazoo College and was moved indoors due to rain.
  • Ciriello Ends Collegiate Career at NCAA Outdoor Championships
    May 24, 2019
    Carnegie Mellon University women's track and field senior Rose Ciriello (Madison, N.J. / Madison) completed her career at the 2019 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships hosted at SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio, on Friday.
  • Miller Competes in Second Event at NCAA Outdoor Championships
    May 24, 2019
    Sophomore Bram Miller (Colgate, Wis. / Kettle Moraine Lutheran) of the Carnegie Mellon University men's track and field team competed in the shot put at the 2019 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships hosted at SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio, on Friday.
  • Yukevich Miller Compete at Opening Day of NCAA Outdoor Championships
    May 23, 2019
    Junior Evan Yukevich (Tokyo, Japan / American School in Japan) and sophomore Bram Miller (Colgate, Wis. / Kettle Moraine Lutheran) of the Carnegie Mellon University men's track and field team competed at the opening day of the 2019 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships hosted at SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio, on Thursday.
  • Aldrich Named Mideast Outdoor Regional Coach of the Year
    May 22, 2019
    Carnegie Mellon University head men’s and women’s track and field coach Gary Aldrich was honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as the Men’s Outdoor Mideast Coach of the Year.
  • Mills Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
    May 21, 2019
    Carnegie Mellon University senior track and field athlete Isaac Mills (Fairfax, Va./Oakton) has been awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship for excelling academically and athletically while showing leadership and commitment to the community. Twenty-one males and 21 females across all three NCAA divisions were chosen as recipients for the winter sports.
  • Four Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District At-Large Honors
    May 21, 2019
    Four Carnegie Mellon University athletes were honored by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) as Google Cloud At-Large Academic All-District selections. Senior women’s golfer Carly Jordan (San Juan Capistrano, Calif./St. Margaret’s Episcopal School) and junior swimmer Emma Nicklas-Morris (Winston-Salem, N.C./RJ Reynolds) were selected to the women’s team while senior diver Gabe Bamforth (Cambridge, Mass./CRLS) and sophomore swimmer Justin Britton (Falls Church, Va./George Mason) were selected to the men’s team.
  • Tartans End Season at Quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship
    May 20, 2019
    The 11th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team played second-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Monday in the quarterfinals of the 2019 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship with play moved indoors at the Markin Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The Tartans run at the championships came to a close, as the Athenas defeated the Tartans, 5-1.
  • Li Named First Team PING All-America; Folker Named All-Region
    May 20, 2019
    Sophomore Jason Li (Sewickley, Pa./Sewickley Academy) of the Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team has been recognized as a NCAA Division III PING First Team All-American by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).
  • Susanto Named WGCA All-East Region
    May 20, 2019
    Freshman Nadia Susanto (Irvine, Calif./Arnold O. Beckman) of the Carnegie Mellon University women’s golf team was named to the All-East Region team when the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) recently released its 2019 Division III Awards. The announcement came at the WGCA Division III Awards Banquet held at the National Championship in Houston, Texas.
  • Four Tartans to Compete at NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
    May 20, 2019
    Four Carnegie Mellon University men’s and women’s track and field athletes have qualified for the 2019 NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships to be hosted at SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio, May 23-25. The University of Mount Union and Greater Cleveland Sports Commission are co-hosts for the event.
  • Tartans Place 11th at NCAA Championships
    May 17, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team turned in the program's best finish on the national stage when the Tartans finished 11th at the 2019 NCAA Division III Championships on Friday. The 72-hole championship event was played at the Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Kentucky, with the final two rounds played on the par-72, 7,190-yard Champion Trace Course. In 2009, the team finished 22nd while the Tartans ended play at the 2017 championships in 31st.
  • Men's Golf Continues Play at NCAA Championships
    May 16, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team played the par-72, 7,190-yard Champion Trace Course in the third round of the 2019 NCAA Division III Championships on Thursday at the Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Kentucky. The Tartans fired a team score of 313 and have a 54-hole score of 912 (307-292-313) and are 11th heading into the final round on Friday morning.
  • Men's Golf Makes Cut at NCAA Championships; Folker Cards One-Under in Second Round
    May 15, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team competed in the second round of the 2019 NCAA Division III Championships on Wednesday morning and carded a four-over par 292 as team on the par-72, 6,897-yard Keene Run Course at the Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Kentucky. The Cardinal and Gray have a 36-hole score of 599 (307-299) which places them tied for eighth in a field of 42 teams and advances them to rounds three and four of the championship event. Following play on Wednesday, the field was cut to the top 18 teams and the top six individuals not on one of those teams.
  • Tartan Men Honored with ITA Regional Community Service Award
    May 15, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s tennis team was honored by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) with the ITA Atlantic-South Community Service Award for its work in the community throughout the 2018-19 season.
  • Taylor and Vizelman Receive ITA Regional Honors
    May 15, 2019
    Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis freshman Danna Taylor (Orlando, Fla. / Circle Christian School) and senior Jamie Vizelman (Highland Heights, Ohio / Mayfield) received regional honors from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). Taylor was named the ITA Atlantic-South Rookie of the Year while Vizelman received ITA Most Improved Senior for the Atlantic-South region.
  • Men's Golf Opens Play at 2019 NCAA Championships
    May 14, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team opened play at the first round of the 2019 NCAA Division III Championships on Tuesday. The Tartans shot a team score of 307 on the par-72, 7,190-yard Champion Trace Course at the Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Kentucky in are in 16th in a field of 42 teams following the first 18 holes. Illinois Wesleyan University leads the championships after the opening round of play with a one-under-par 287.
  • Taylor Honored as UAA Rookie of the Year; Five Others Recognized on All-UAA Women’s Tennis Team
    May 13, 2019
    Freshman Danna Taylor (Orlando, Fla. / Circle Christian School) headlines six Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis players honored by the University Athletic Association (UAA). Taylor was named the UAA Women’s Tennis Rookie of the Year as part of the 2019 All-UAA Women’s Tennis Team. The freshman is joined by sophomore Melissa Strome (West Bloomfield, Mich. / West Bloomfield) and senior Jamie Vizelman (Highland Heights, Ohio / Mayfield) on the first team.
  • Downing and Levine Honored on 2019 All-UAA Men’s Tennis Team
    May 13, 2019
    Seniors Chaz Downing (Newport Beach, Calif. / Corona Del Mar) and Daniel Levine (Highland Park, Ill. / Boca Prep International School) were honored in their final season by the University Athletic Association (UAA) coaches on the 2019 All-UAA Men’s Tennis Team. Both were named to the first team for their doubles play during the season.
  • #11 Tartans Advance to NCAA Quarterfinals with 5-0 Win at #13 Kenyon
    May 11, 2019
    The 11th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship for the sixth time in program history after a 5-0 win at 13th-ranked Kenyon College on Saturday, May 11.
  • Li Named Semifinalist For Jack Nicklaus Award
    May 10, 2019
    For the second straight season, sophomore Jason Li (Sewickley, Pa./Sewickley Academy) of the Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf team has been named by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) as a semifinalist for the NCAA Division III Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award presented by Barbasol. The Nicklaus Award recognizes the top players at the Division I, II, III, NAIA and NJCAA levels.
  • #11 Tartans Advance to Regional Final of the NCAA Championships
    May 10, 2019
    The 11th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team advanced to the regional final of the 2019 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship on Friday with a 5-0 win over Wheaton College (Ill.). The match was played on the campus of Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. The Tartans improve to 18-7 while the Thunder conclude the season with a mark of 17-6.
  • Four Tartans Selected to NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships
    May 09, 2019
    Carnegie Mellon University will have four tennis players continue their season after being selected to compete in the 2019 NCAA Division III Singles and Doubles Tennis Championships at Stowe Stadium in Kalamazoo, Michigan, from May 24-26. Representing the women’s program will be sophomore Melissa Strome (West Bloomfield, Mich. / West Bloomfield) and freshman Danna Taylor (Orlando, Fla. / Circle Christian School), while seniors Chaz Downing (Newport Beach, Calif. / Corona Del Mar) and Daniel Levine (Highland Park, Ill. / Boca Prep International School) will represent the men’s program.
  • Tartan Men’s Golf Receives NCAA Bid
    May 06, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf team has been selected to compete in the 2019 NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championships. The championships will be held May 14-17 at the Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Kentucky, on the Champion Trace Course and the Keene Run Golf Course. Transylvania University will be hosting the four-day event.
  • Tartan Women’s Tennis Selected to NCAA Championships
    May 06, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team has been selected to compete for the 2019 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship and will travel to Kenyon College for the first, second, and third rounds of competition. The appearance in the postseason event will be the 14th in 15 years for the Tartans, all coming under 16-year head coach Andrew Girard. Play is set to begin on Thursday, May 9 and run through Saturday, May 11.
  • Athletics Celebrates 2018-19 Year at Annual Banquet
    May 02, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University Athletics Department hosted its annual awards banquet on Wednesday, May 1. The event honored the athletic and academic achievements throughout the 2018-19 season with more than 350 student-athletes in attendance.
  • Tartan Football Announces 2019 Incoming Class
    May 08, 2019
    Carnegie Mellon University Head Football Coach Rich Lackner has announced the Tartans 2019 recruiting class. The Tartans will welcome 32 newcomers that hail from 12 different states.
  • Hu, McGee Honored on All-UAA Softball Team
    May 02, 2019
    Two Carnegie Mellon University softball freshmen earned the first-ever All-University Athletic Association (UAA) awards in program history when the UAA announced the 2019 All-Association Softball Team today. Shortstop Megan Hu (Katy, Texas/Seven Lakes) and pitcher Scotty McGee (Huntington Beach, Calif./Huntington Beach) each earned a place on the second team after leading the Tartans to a 13-25 record in the inaugural season for the university.
  • Miller and Bennett Jr. Garner Year End Men’s Track and Field UAA Honors
    May 01, 2019
    Carnegie Mellon University sophomores Bram Miller (Colgate, Wis. / Kettle Moraine Lutheran) and Marvin Bennett Jr. (Baltimore, Md. / Phillips Exeter Academy) were honored by the University Athletic Association (UAA) when the 2019 Outdoor Track and Field awards were announced Wednesday. Miller was named Most Outstanding Performer in the field events, while Bennett Jr. was Most Outstanding Performer in the running events. Both played a major contribution in helping lead the Tartans to a second-place finish at the UAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.