Carnegie Mellon Athletics Headlines

  • Student-Athletes Honored at Fourth Annual Academic Achievement Celebration
    December 15, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon took time to celebrate its student-athletes on Wednesday, December 13, as members of the academic community and senior administration joined the athletics department to honor a select group of student-athletes for their success in the classroom.
  • Benger Named PAC SAAC Scholar-Athlete for November
    December 15, 2017
    Senior Sam Benger was named the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Scholar-Athlete of the Month for November.
  • Kohman Garners Another All-America Honor
    December 14, 2017
    Senior punter Tyler Kohman (Pataskala, Ohio/Columbus Academy) of the Carnegie Mellon University football team received his second All-America honor within a week’s time when The Associated Press (AP) announced its 2017 Little All-America Division III football team Thursday afternoon. After many years in which the AP Little All-America team selected the best "small college" players in the country that included players from Division II, III and NAIA, this season marked the first of a sole Division III team.
  • Lohmeier Named CoSIDA Academic All-America
    December 13, 2017
    Sophomore defensive lineman Michael Lohmeier (Clarendon Hills, Ill./Hinsdale Central) of the Carnegie Mellon University football team was named to the 2017 Academic All-America Division III Football team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Wednesday, December 13. Lohmeier was named to the second team and is one of four sophomores selected of the 42 student-athletes to the first or second team. He is also one of five student-athletes maintaining a perfect 4.00 GPA.
  • Kohman Named 2017 AFCA Division III Coaches’ All-America
    December 12, 2017
    Senior punter Tyler Kohman (Pataskala, Ohio/Columbus Academy) of the Carnegie Mellon University football team was named an AFCA Division III Coaches’ All-American as announced today by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA). Kohman found a spot on the first team, as this marks the second season that the AFCA is selecting a first and second team.
  • Filiere Named UAA Athlete of the Week
    December 12, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University women’s basketball sophomore Makayla Filiere (Chandler, Ariz./Hamilton) earned her second University Athletic Association (UAA) Women’s Basketball Athlete of the Week award this season after posting back-to-back career-high scoring games and leading the Tartans to a 1-1 week.
  • Adams Honored as Scholar All-America by United Soccer Coaches
    December 11, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer senior Haili Adams (Kirkland, Wash./Juanita) received another honor from United Soccer Coaches, as she was named a Scholar All-American on Friday, December 8. Adams was named a first-team member after being named to the first team for the East Region.
  • Late Hobart Run Sinks Tartans
    December 09, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team hosted Hobart College on Saturday and a late Statesmen run lifts the visitor’s to an 89-75 victory. Carnegie Mellon moves to 3-5 on the season while Hobart improves to 4-2.
  • Filiere's Career Night Leads Tartans to 77-65 Win Against Saint Vincent
    December 07, 2017
    Sophomore Makayla Filiere's (Chandler, Ariz./Hamilton) hot shooting night led the Carnegie Mellon University women's basketball team to a 77-65 home win against Saint Vincent College on Thursday, December 7. Filiere's career-high 30 points helped move the Tartans to 6-2 on the year while the Bearcats fell to 4-4.
  • Tartans Come up Short to Penn State Behrend, 81-75
    December 06, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team hosted Penn State Behrend on Wednesday night and saw all five starters score in double figures in an 81-75 setback to the Lions. Carnegie Mellon is now 3-4 while Penn State Behrend improves to 6-1.
  • Tartans Strong Fourth Quarter Not Enough in 51-48 Setback to W&J
    December 05, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's basketball team held Washington and Jefferson College to two points in the fourth quarter but its double-digit comeback fell short. The Presidents moved to 7-0 on the year with a 51-48 victory in Skibo Gymnasium. The Tartans are now 5-2 for the season.
  • Ekler, Fitzmorris and Kohman Named D3football.com All-South Region First Team; Six Tartans Named ECAC All-Stars
    December 05, 2017
    Three seniors, punter Tyler Kohman (Pataskala, Ohio/Columbus Academy), safety Drew Fitzmorris (Omaha, Neb./Westside) and offensive lineman Tyler Eckler (Chelsea, Mich.) of the Carnegie Mellon University football team were named to the D3football.com 2017 All-South Region First Team. The three were joined by a pair of seniors, wide receiver John Prather (Olney, Md./Our Lady of Good Counsel) and running back Sam Benger (Hingham, Mass.) along with sophomore returner Willie Richter (Leander, Texas/Cedar Park) as honorees on the Division III All-Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) squad.
  • 60th National Football Foundation Annual Awards Dinner to be Broadcast on ESPN3
    December 04, 2017
    The 2017 National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame's 60th Annual Awards Dinner, where Carnegie Mellon University senior running back Sam Benger (Hingham, Mass.) will be recognized as a NFF Scholar-Athlete, will be streamed live on ESPN3 available everywhere via the ESPN app. The decorated event, which has one of the most powerful audiences in all of sports, is being held Tuesday, December 5 at the New York Hilton Midtown in downtown New York City.
  • McCambridge Honored on CoSIDA Academic All-America Men’s Soccer Team
    December 05, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University men’s soccer junior Jack McCambridge (Bethlehem, Pa./Moravian Academy) was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Men’s Soccer Team for Division III. The announcement, which came out Tuesday, honors 33 men’s players from across the nation.
  • Williams Honored on CoSIDA Academic All-America Women’s Soccer Team
    December 05, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer sophomore Camille Williams (Cincinnati, Ohio/The Seven Hills School) was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Women’s Soccer Team for Division III. The announcement, which came out Tuesday, honors 33 women’s players from across the nation.
  • Bamforth Awarded Fourth UAA Diver of the Week Award
    December 05, 2017
    Junior diver Gabe Bamforth (Cambridge, Mass./CRLS) was awarded his fourth University Athletic Association (UAA) Men’s Diving Athlete of the Week award for his showing at the Kenyon College Total Performance Invitational on November 30-December 2.
  • First-Half Run by Eagles Downs Tartans
    December 04, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team hosted Juniata College on Monday, December 4 in non-conference action. The Eagles entered the contest undefeated and topped the Tartans, now 3-3, by an 84-63 score.
  • Swimmers, Divers Finish Competition at Kenyon
    December 02, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's swimming and diving team completed competition at the Total Performance Invitational at Kenyon College against Division I Ohio State University and Davidson College, Division II Ashland University, and fellow Division III members Grove City College and Susquehanna University. The Tartans placed second with 1,593 points while Kenyon won the meet with 2,797 points.
  • Provisional Marks Complete Weekend for Tartan Women at Kenyon
    December 03, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming and diving team completed competition at the Total Performance Invitational at Kenyon College against Division I Ohio State University and Davidson College, Division II Ashland University, and fellow Division III members Grove City College and Susquehanna University. The Tartans placed second with 1,593 points while Kenyon won the meet with 2,797 points.
  • Day, Nicklas-Morris Set School Records at Kenyon
    December 01, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s swimming and diving team continued competition at the Total Performance Invitational hosted by Kenyon College on Friday, December 1. Sophomore Mary Day (Warren, N.J./Mount Saint Mary Academy) set a school record in the 100-yard backstroke with six other times provisionally qualifying for the NCAA Championships.
  • Tartans Continue Competition at Kenyon
    December 01, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s swimming and diving team continued competition at the Total Performance Invitational hosted by Kenyon College on Friday, December 1. Numerous season-best times were achieved with freshman Max Gonzalez (Allison Park, Pa. / North Allegheny) recording an NCAA provisional qualifying time.
  • Adams, Iatarola Named All-America by United Soccer Coaches
    December 01, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer seniors Haili Adams (Kirkland, Wash. / Juanita) and Tori Iatarola (West Dundee, Ill. / Loyola Academy) closed their careers with All-America honors from the United Soccer Coaches on Friday, December 1. Adams earned placement on the first team while Iatarola was named to the third team.
  • Student-Athlete Advisory Council Reaches 100% Giving for Fourth Year
    December 01, 2017
    In what has become a tradition for Carnegie Mellon University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC), the group has once again made a statement by investing in their own experience, as the leadership committee reached 100 percent giving to the University for the fourth straight year. Each of the Council’s 47 members made a gift to support the athletics department.
  • Student-Athlete Video Series: Summer Kitahara | Women's Golf
    November 30, 2017
    The Department of Athletics interviewed senior women's golf athlete Summer Kitahara in the sixth installment of a new student-athlete video series.
  • Two Provisional Qualifying Times Lead Tartans at Kenyon
    November 30, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's swimming and diving team started competition at the three-day Total Performance Invitational at Kenyon College on Thursday, November 30 with three events.
  • Freestyle Relay Sets Provisional Qualifying Mark at Kenyon
    November 30, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming and diving team started competition at the three-day Total Performance Invitational at Kenyon College on Thursday, November 30 with three events.
  • Three Tartans Honored by ECAC; Kelly Named ECAC Coach of the Year
    November 30, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University head women’s volleyball coach Kim Kelly was honored by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) as the ECAC Division III Women's Volleyball Coach of the Year. Three of Kelly’s players, senior middle blocker Eliza Donohue (Lancaster, Pa./Hempfield), junior outside hitter Lauren Mueller (Downingtown, Pa./Downingtown STEM Academy) and sophomore libero Kayla Yew (San Francisco, Calif./Sacred Heart Cathedral) were also honored. Donohue and Mueller were named to the first team All-ECAC squad while Yew landed a spot on the second team.
  • Fourth-Quarter Comeback Falls Short for Tartans
    November 29, 2017
    A hard-fought rally by the Carnegie Mellon University women's basketball team came up short as the Capital University Crusaders stole a road victory in Pittsburgh Wednesday evening. The Crusaders held on for a 57-53 win to give the Tartans (5-1) their first loss of the season and even their own record at 2-2.
  • Tartans Fast Start Doesn’t Hold in Setback to Allegheny
    November 29, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team hosted the Gators of Allegheny College on Wednesday night and dropped a 78-63 contest on the hardwood in Skibo Gymnasium. The Tartans are now 3-2 while the Gators hold the same mark.
  • Botz Named ECAC Defensive Player and Rookie of the Year
    November 29, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University freshman Carolyn Botz (St. Louis, Mo./MICDS) was honored by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) as the ECAC Division III Women’s Soccer Defensive Player and Rookie of the Year. The award for Botz comes after the freshman was named to the All-University Athletic Association (UAA) First Team.