2018 Softball News

  • Coach Harrison Gives Her Advice to Young Slap Hitters
    July 25, 2018
    Carnegie Mellon University head softball coach Monica Harrison was asked by Game Changer Sports, "What advice do you have for young slap hitters?" Check out the video for her response.
  • Short Feature with Softball Rising Senior Rae Lasko
    July 06, 2018
    Rae Lasko will be a senior at Carnegie Mellon in the Fall of 2018 and is excited to be a member of the inaugural softball team for the Tartans. A cognitive science major from Diamond Bar, California, Lasko answers a few questions about student life at Carnegie Mellon, how she decided on her major, what classes she's enjoyed, and what she's learned about CMU that she'd pass on to new students.
  • Softball To Host Prospect Camp in September
    June 14, 2018
    Carnegie Mellon University head softball coach Monica Harrison will be hosting a prospect camp on Sunday, September 30. This is the second prospect camp under first-year head coach Monica Harrison, who was hired in June 2017 as the first softball coach in department history. The Tartans are set to begin varsity competition in spring 2019.
  • Harrison Announces Inaugural Tartan Roster
    June 08, 2018
    With the first varsity season for the Carnegie Mellon University softball team now just months away, head coach Monica Harrison is excited to announce the inaugural team of 16 players who undoubtedly impact the University community in many ways. As Harrison began her tenure at Carnegie Mellon last June, she went on a national search to recruit talent for the new program. The inaugural roster will feature three upperclassmen who had the opportunity to spend the fall and spring training with Coach Harrison and 13 recruited freshmen. Players hail from California, Texas, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
  • Softball Welcomes Beth Krysiak as First Assistant Coach
    May 10, 2018
    As the Carnegie Mellon University Department of Athletics prepares for the first varsity softball season, head coach Monica Harrison is announcing the hire of Beth Krysiak as her full-time assistant coach. Krysiak will begin her duties in Pittsburgh on June 1 with the first varsity season set for spring 2019.
  • Pittsburgh Courier Interviews Head Coach Monica Harrison
    May 10, 2018
    Carnegie Mellon University head softball coach Monica Harrison was interviewed by the Pittsburgh Courier about her hire as the first head coach in program history and what she can bring to the table.
  • Softball Program Unveils Home Field
    April 20, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University softball program, which will open intercollegiate play next spring, will call UPMC All American Park its home. The Tartans have secured rights to the facility, which is located in Trafford, Pennsylvania, for all of their softball needs.
  • Checking in With Coach Harrison and CMU Softball
    February 23, 2018
    What has Coach Harrison been up to as she's worked toward building the first-ever softball team in Carnegie Mellon history? Read below to find out!
  • Head Softball Coach Monica Harrison Tosses First Pitch at PNC Park
    September 08, 2017
    On Wednesday evening, September 6, Carnegie Mellon University head softball coach Monica Harrison threw out the first pitch at PNC Park prior to the Pirates game. Harrison was named the first head softball coach in school history in June, as the team will begin varsity play in the spring of 2019. Softball became the 19th varsity sport at Carnegie Mellon, and second intercollegiate program added in the past four years.
  • Softball to Host Prospect Camp
    July 26, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University head softball coach Monica Harrison will be hosting a prospect camp on Sunday, October 15. Harrison was hired in June as the first softball coach in department history with the Tartans set to begin varsity competition in spring 2019.
  • 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.
  • Carnegie Mellon University to Add Softball
    March 22, 2017
    Softball is coming to Carnegie Mellon University. The university has announced its intention to add softball as an intercollegiate sport, beginning with the 2019 spring season. Like Carnegie Mellon’s other intercollegiate programs, softball will compete in the University Athletic Association.