2012-13 Tartan Men's Cross Country News

  • Gates Named First Team Capital One Academic All-America
    June 25, 2013
    Carnegie Mellon University senior Evan Gates (Pittsburgh, Pa./Thomas Jefferson) received another academic award as he was named to the Capital One Academic All-America Division III Men's Track & Field/Cross Country Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Three Men’s Cross Country and Track & Field Athletes Named Academic All-District
    May 31, 2013
    Carnegie Mellon University had three 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 2012-13 season; senior Evan Gates (Pittsburgh, Pa./Thomas Jefferson), junior Josh Newby (Palo Alto, Calif./Palo Alto) and sophomore George Degen (Madison, Wis./West). CoSIDA recognizes outstanding academic and athletic accomplishments by honoring deserving athletes with All-Academic recognition with the official sponsor of Capital One.
  • Gates Receives NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
    March 07, 2013
    Carnegie Mellon University senior cross country standout Evan Gates (Pittsburgh, Pa./Thomas Jefferson) has been awarded the prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. The scholarship is worth $7,500 for part-time or full-time postgraduate study at a university or professional school.
  • Four Cross Country Runners Earn All-Academic Honor from USTFCCCA
    February 26, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team had four runners selected to the All-Academic team by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). This marks the fourth consecutive season that the Tartans had at least two members garner the honor while the team earned honors once again.
  • Success Surrounds Evan Gates from the Classroom to the Trails
    January 31, 2013
    High standards are nothing new for senior runner Evan Gates, who earned All-America status as a junior and led a young cross country team back to the national stage as a senior this past fall. The accomplished runner also boasts perfection in the classroom, carrying a 4.0 GPA in biomedical engineering, and has his sights set on the highest level of academia with aspirations of passing his knowledge on through coaching.
  • Cross Country Teams Volunteer at World Vision Headquarters
    December 20, 2012
    The Carnegie Mellon men’s and women’s cross country teams made their mark in the community this fall, with a team outing to World Vision Headquarters in Pittsburgh.
  • Tartan Runners Take 17th at NCAA Championships
    November 17, 2012
    A strong team effort led the Carnegie Mellon University men’s cross country team to a 17th-place finish at the Division III Championships on Saturday, November 17 in Terre Haute, Ind. The Tartans, who qualified for the national meet for the seventh time in eight years,had their first four runners finish within 53 seconds of one another. North Central won its 15th national championship and second in a row.
  • Tartans Punch Ticket to NCAA Championships
    November 10, 2012
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s cross country team finished the 2012 Mideast Regional in second place behind Haverford College at Big Spring High School in Newville, Pa. hosted by Dickinson College. With the second-place team finish, Carnegie Mellon automatically advances to the Division III NCAA Championships next weekend.
  • Tartans Finished Third at UAA Championships
    October 27, 2012
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team finished third at the University Athletic Association Championships hosted by the University of Rochester on Saturday, October 27. The Tartans finished with 65 points with three earning All-Association honors after finishing the 8k race.
  • UAA Announces 25th Anniversary Men’s Cross Country Team
    October 19, 2012
    In honor of its silver anniversary, the University Athletic Association has announced its 25th Anniversary Men’s Cross Country Team. Thirty-seven student-athletes earned the honor, including four from Carnegie Mellon University.
  • Tartans Finish Fourth at Inter-Regional Rumble
    October 13, 2012
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team competed at the Inter-Regional Rumble hosted by Oberlin College Saturday, October 13. In the field of 275 runners and 32 teams, the Tartans placed fourth overall while junior Josh Newby (Palo Alto, Calif./Palo Alto) was once again the top Cardinal and Gray runner.
  • Newby Garners Second UAA Accolade
    October 09, 2012
    (ROCHESTER, N.Y.) – For the second time in the past three weeks, Carnegie Mellon University junior Josh Newby (Palo Alto, Calif./Palo Alto) was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week. This time, Newby earns the honor for his efforts at the Carnegie Mellon Invitational Saturday, October 6.
  • Tartans Reclaim Championship at Home Invitational
    October 06, 2012
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team reclaimed the title of its home invitational on Saturday, October 6 with four runners finishing in the top 15. The first-place team finish was the second for the Tartans this year.
  • Men’s Cross Country Enters Nationals Rankings
    September 26, 2012
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s cross country team found a spot in the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NCAA Division III National Coaches’ Poll on Wednesday, September 26. The team enters the rankings at #34 after receiving votes in last week’s poll.
  • Newby Receives UAA and ECAC Honor
    September 25, 2012
    Carnegie Mellon University junior Josh Newby (Palo Alto, Calif./Palo Alto) was named University Athletic Association (UAA) and and Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week. Newby earned the honor following his performance at the Lock Haven River Run Saturday, September 22.
  • Tartans Take Title at Lock Haven River Run Invite
    September 22, 2012
    A strong team performance in which five runners finished in the top 10 led the Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team to the title of the Lock Haven University River Run Invite on Saturday, September 22. The victory marks the first for the team this season as they were second a week ago at Slippery Rock University.
  • Tartans Race to Second Place at Mack Cooper Invitational
    September 14, 2012
    Junior Josh Newby's (Palo Alto, Calif./Palo Alto) fourth-place finish paced the Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team to a second-place showing at the Mack Cooper Invitational hosted by Slippery Rock University at Cooper's Lake Campground. The team had three runners finish in the top 10 of the race.
  • Tartans Open Season at Duquesne Duals
    September 01, 2012
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team opened the season at the Duquesne Duals at Schenley Park Saturday morning. The Tartans ran well as they scored better than three opponents including two Division I universities.