2015-16 Tartan Women's Swimming & Diving News

  • Women’s Swimming Honored by CSCAA for Academics
    June 22, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming and diving team was honored by the College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) with a Team Scholar All-America award as five individuals were also named.
  • St. John and Kaku Finish Season at NCAA Championships
    March 19, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming and diving team had two representatives at the 2016 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships held in Greensboro, N.C. at the Greensboro Aquatic Center. Sophomore Mary St. John (Bethesda, Md./Sidwell Friends School) was making her first appearance while junior Machika Kaku (Irvine, Calif./University) was there for the second time.
  • Four Earn Place at NCAA Championships
    March 09, 2016
    Four Carnegie Mellon University swimming and diving athletes will be competing at the 2016 NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Championships Wednesday-Saturday, March 16-19 at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, North Carolina.
  • Kaku Earns NCAA Championships Qualification at NCAA Regional Diving Meet
    February 27, 2016
    Junior Machika Kaku (Irvine, Calif./University) of the Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming and diving team earned her second entrance to the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships with her finishes at the NCAA Region 4 Championships on Friday, February 26 and Saturday, February 27. The regional diving event was hosted by SUNY Cortland.
  • Tartan Women Place Fifth at UAA Championships
    February 20, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming and diving team finished fifth at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Swimming and Diving Championships hosted by the University of Rochester in Rochester, N.Y.
  • Tartans Remain in Fifth at UAA Championships
    February 19, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s swimming and diving team continued competition at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Swimming and Diving Championships on Friday, February 19. The Tartans remain in fifth place after 13 events.
  • Tartans Start Competition at UAA Championships
    February 18, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s swimming and diving team started competition at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships with the women’s one-meter diving event on Wednesday, February 17 and five swimming events on Thursday, February 18. The team is currently in fifth place after six events.
  • Winget Leads Tartans at Pittsburgh Meet
    January 30, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming and diving team competed at the University of Pittsburgh against the Panthers, Clarion University and California University of Pennsylvania on Saturday, January 30 in its last meet before the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships.
  • Swimming and Diving Meet Versus Denison Cancelled
    January 23, 2016
    Saturday's men's and women's swimming & diving dual meet between Denison University and Carnegie Mellon University has been cancelled due to the recent snowfall that struck Western Pennsylvania overnight. The meet was scheduled to take place at Denison's Trumbull Aquatics Center at 1 p.m. The meet will not be rescheduled.
  • Kaku Earns ECAC South Diver of the Week
    January 21, 2016
    Carnegie Mellon University junior diver Machika Kaku (Irvine, Calif./University) was named the Corvias Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III South Diver of the Week for her accomplishments on Saturday during the Tartans’ meet at Westminster College.
  • Two More Wins Come at Westminster for Tartan Women
    January 16, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming and diving team competed in its first meet of the semester and defeated Westminster College, 229-70, and SUNY Geneseo, 192-107, at Westminster on Saturday, January 16. The Tartans improve to 9-0 in dual meets for the season.
  • Kaku and Bamforth Receive UAA and ECAC Recognition
    December 08, 2015
    Carnegie Mellon University divers, junior Machika Kaku (Irvine, Calif./University) and freshman Gabriel Bamforth (Cambridge, Mass./CRLS), were honored by the University Athletic Association (UAA) and the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) as divers of the week. Bamforth receives his second honor this season while Kaku is recognized for the first time.
  • Tartans Place Third at Total Performance Invitational
    December 05, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming and diving team closed competition at the Kenyon College Total Performance Invitational on Saturday, December 5. The team finished third, surpassing Division I Davidson College on the final night.
  • Tartans in Fourth at Total Performance Invitational
    December 04, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming and diving team continued competition at the Kenyon College Total Performance Invitational on Friday, December 4. After two days, the Tartans are fourth out of six teams and are ahead of Johns Hopkins University and DePauw University.
  • Tartans Start Three-Day Meet at Kenyon
    December 03, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming and diving team traveled to Kenyon College for the first day of the Total Performance Invitational on Thursday, December 3. The Tartans swam against Division I schools, Davidson College and University of Pennsylvania, and Division III schools, DePauw University, Kenyon, and Johns Hopkins University.
  • Bamforth and Li Honored by UAA
    November 17, 2015
    Carnegie Mellon University divers, freshman Gabriel Bamforth (Cambridge, Mass./CRLS) and senior Winona Li (Allison Park, Pa./Hampton), were honored by the University Athletic Association (UAA) as UAA Divers of the Week. Bamforth receives the honor for the first time in his career while Li is a repeat honoree from last week.
  • Tartans Extend Dual Meet Record to 7-0
    November 14, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming team extended its dual meet record to 7-0 with victories against Washington and Lee University, 152-109, and Allegheny College, 217-34 on Saturday, November 14 at home.
  • Li Earns UAA Honor
    November 10, 2015
    Carnegie Mellon University senior Winona Li (Allison Park, Pa./Hampton) was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Women’s Diving Athlete of the Week for her performance over the weekend as the Tartans went 2-0 with a 212-85 win over Grove City and a 177-116 victory over Rochester.
  • Tartans Swim Past Rochester and Grove City
    November 07, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon women’s swimming and diving team competed at Grove City College along with the University of Rochester on Saturday, November 7 and topped the host Wolverines, 212-85, and Yellowjackets, 177-116. The Tartans increased its season dual meet record to 5-0.
  • Tartans Start Season With Sweep at Home Quad Meet
    October 31, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming and diving team started the season with a home quad meet with Case Western Reserve University, Clarion University and Gannon University. The Tartans defeated all three schools in dual meet scoring, topping the Spartans 213-86, the Golden Eagles 195-103, and the Golden Knights 204-89.