2011 Tartan Men's Cross Country News

  • Gates Named to Capital One Academic All-America Team
    June 19, 2012
    Carnegie Mellon University junior Evan Gates (Pittsburgh, Pa./Thomas Jefferson) reeled in another award as he was named to the Capital One Academic All-America Division III Men's Track and Cross Country Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Kissell and Gates Named Academic All-District
    June 01, 2012
    Carnegie Mellon University had two athletes named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Team for men's cross country and track and field for the 2011-12 season; senior Ryan Kissell (Greensburg, Pa./Greater Latrobe) and sophomore Evan Gates (Pittsburgh, Pa./Thomas Jefferson). CoSIDA recognizes outstanding academic and athletic accomplishments by honoring deserving athletes with All-Academic recognition with the official sponsor of Capital One.
  • Gates and Newby Earn All-Academic Honor from USTFCCCA
    February 15, 2012
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team had two runners selected to the All-Academic team by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association (USTFCCCA) for the third consecutive season while the team earned honors once again. Sophomore Evan Gates (Pittsburgh, Pa./Thomas Jefferson) was honored for a second time as sophomore Josh Newby (Palo Alto, Calif.) makes his first appearance.
  • Carnegie Mellon Announces UAA 25th Anniversary Men's Cross Country Team
    December 12, 2011
    As part of the 25th anniversary celebration of the University Athletic Association (UAA), the Carnegie Mellon University Department of Athletics is honored to announce the school’s all-time UAA men's cross country team.
  • Gates Earns All-America at NCAA Division III Men's Cross Country Championships
    November 19, 2011
    Junior Evan Gates (Pittsburgh, Pa./Thomas Jefferson) of the Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team ran at the 2011 NCAA Division III Championships, Saturday, November 19 held at the at Lake Breeze Golf Course in Winneconne, Wisconsin hosted by the University Wisconsin-Oshkosh.
  • Gates Earns Place in XC Nationals
    November 12, 2011
    Junior runner Evan Gates (Pittsburgh, Pa./Thomas Jefferson) led the Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team to a sixth-place finish at the 2011 Mideast Regional on Saturday, November 12, at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa. Gates placed sixth overall and punched his ticket to the 2011 Division III NCAA Championships to be held Saturday, November 19, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
  • Tartans Place Fifth at UAA Meet
    October 29, 2011
    Junior Evan Gates (Pittsburgh, Pa./Thomas Jefferson) led the Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team to a fifth-place finish at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships on Saturday, October 29. The University of Chicago served as the host at Montrose Harbor where Washington University in St. Louis won the event.
  • Tartans Compete at Penn State National
    October 14, 2011
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team competed at the Penn State National Friday, October 14. The Tartans, the lone Division III school, placed 14th out of 22 teams. The host Lions won the event followed by Division II Grand Valley State and Duquesne to round out the top three spots.
  • Gates Receives UAA Honor
    October 11, 2011
    Carnegie Mellon University junior Evan Gates (Pittsburgh, Pa./Thomas Jefferson) was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week. Gates earned the honor following his performance at the Carnegie Mellon Invitational Saturday, October 8.
  • Tartans Take Third Place at Home Invitational
    October 08, 2011
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team finished third at its home invitational on Saturday, October 8, in Schenley Park. The Tartans had three finishers in the top 20 as Division II Ashland University won the meet with seven runners in the top 15.
  • Tartans Finish Fifth and Third at Long-Short Invite
    September 24, 2011
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team traveled to Carlisle, Pennsylvania, for the Dickinson College Long-Short Invitational on Saturday, September 24. The Tartans finished fifth in the long race (8k) as John Hopkins won the race and third in the short race (4k) as Dickinson won.
  • Tartans Win Mack Cooper Invitational at Slippery Rock
    September 16, 2011
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team had five runners finish in the top 10 of the Mack Cooper Invitational at Cooper's Lake Campground on its way to winning the race amongst Division II schools. The race was hosted by Slippery Rock University who finished three points behind the Tartans in second place.
  • Tartans Run in Schenley Park at Duquesne Duals
    September 09, 2011
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team ran in a familar place at Pittsburgh's Schenley Park on Saturday, September 3 for the Duquesne Duals. The race was the season opener for the Tartans who competed against Duquesne and Canisus.