2016-17 Tartan Women's Track & Field News

  • Women’s Track Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Awards
    July 31, 2017
    The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the 2017 Division III All-Academic Track & Field Teams and Carnegie Mellon University was included on each list for the 11th consecutive year. A total of 183 women’s teams and 111 men’s teams earned the distinction as a result of a cumulative team GPA of 3.00 or better.
  • Joyce Receives Fulbright Award to Continue Studies Abroad
    May 31, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University women’s cross country and track and field athlete Emily Joyce has her post-graduation plans set thanks to a Fulbright award she earned from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
  • Three Track & Field Athletes Named CoSIDA Academic All-District
    May 25, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University had three track and field athletes named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Team for men's and women’s cross country and track and field on Thursday, May 25. On the women’s side, senior Grace Yee (San Francisco, Calif./Lick-Wilmerding) and junior Sarah Cook (Pittsburgh, Pa./Hampton) were honored, along with senior Owen Norley (Chagrin Falls, Ohio/Kenston) garnering accolades on the men’s side. Yee and Cook receive the award for the first time while this marks Norley’s second honor after receiving it following his junior season.
  • Yee Ends Collegiate Career at NCAA Outdoor Championships
    May 25, 2017
    Senior Grace Yee (San Francisco, Calif./Lick-Wilmerding) of the Carnegie Mellon University women’s outdoor track and field team concluded her collegiate career at the 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday, May 25. The championships are being hosted in Geneva, Ohio, at SPIRE Institute.
  • Outdoor Track and Field Garners 15 USTFCCCA All-Region Honors
    May 23, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s and women’s track and field teams had 15 athletes honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) with All-Region accolades for the 2017 outdoor track and field season. Ten represent the men while five represent the women with three receiving multiple honors.
  • Yee to Close Career at NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
    May 22, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University senior women’s track and field athlete Grace Yee (San Francisco, Calif./Lick-Wilmerding) will complete her track and field career at the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. This year’s meet will be hosted in Geneva, Ohio, at SPIRE Institute from Thursday, May 25 through Saturday, May 27.
  • School Record and Personal Bests Achieved at Allegheny Invitational
    May 12, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's track and field team traveled north to Allegheny College for the 12th Annual Gator Invitational on Friday, May 12. Senior Grace Yee (San Francisco, Calif./Lick-Wilmerding) set another school record in the pole vault while four other personal-best marks were achieved.
  • Aldrich Named to the USA Coaching Staff for 2017 IAAF World Outdoor Championships
    May 05, 2017
    Gary Aldrich, head coach of the Carnegie Mellon University track and field teams, has been named to the U.S.A. coaching staff as the Assistant Throws Coach for the 2017 IAAF World Outdoor Championships this summer. The event will take place in London, England, from August 3-14. This marks Aldrich's fifth coaching stint on the international stage.
  • Tartans Place Fifth at UAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
    April 23, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s track and field team placed fifth at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Outdoor Track and Field Championships which was hosted by the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Yee Wins Third Pole Vault Title; Tartans in Fourth After First Day of UAA Outdoor Championships
    April 22, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s track and field team is currently in fourth place at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Outdoor Track and Field Championships after the first day of competition on the campus of the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Yee, Chuc Set School Records at Walsh Invitational
    April 15, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's track and field team competed at both the Walsh University Invitational and the Bucknell University Invitational on Saturday, April 15. Senior Grace Yee (San Francisco, Calif./Lick-Wilmerding) topped her own school record in the pole vault while junior Kiersten Chuc (Cupertino, Calif./Monta Vista) broke a 10-year-old mark in the hammer throw, as six other career-best marks were achieved by teammates.
  • Tartan Women Win Third Meet of Outdoor Season
    April 08, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's track and field team won its third meet of the outdoor season and fifth combined when it topped a field of 16 teams at the Westminster College Invitational on Saturday, April 8. The Tartans tallied 178.50 points to lead the pack with Westminster finishing second with 101.50 points.
  • Women's Track and Field Wins Home Quad Meet
    April 01, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's track and field team hosted its annual CMU Quad Meet on Saturday, April 1 and placed first with 219 points. Penn State Behrend finished second with 157 points followed by Westminster and Saint Vincent.
  • Yee Earns UAA Honor
    March 29, 2017
    Senior Grace Yee (San Francisco, Calif./Lick-Wilmerding) of the Carnegie Mellon University women’s outdoor track and field team was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week for field events following her performance at the Carnegie Mellon Mini Invitational on Friday and Saturday, March 24-25.
  • Women’s Track & Field Wins Second Consecutive Home Mini Invite
    March 25, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's track and field team hosted its annual Mini Invitational on Saturday, March 25. The Tartans won the event after scoring 292 points with Waynesburg University taking second with 95 points.
  • Cook Garners UAA Honor
    March 22, 2017
    Junior Sarah Cook (Pittsburgh, Pa./Hampton) of the Carnegie Mellon University women’s outdoor track and field team received two weekly honors following her performance at the Washington and Lee University Track & Field Carnival on Friday and Saturday, March 24-25. She was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week for running events as well as Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Corvias South Track Athlete of the Week.
  • Tartans Win Six Events at W&L Track and Field Carnival
    March 18, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's track and field team started the outdoor season at the Washington and Lee University Track and Field Carnival. The Tartans won six events and finished second in three.
  • Yee Closes Indoor Season at NCAA Championships
    March 10, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University senior Grace Yee (San Francisco, Calif./Lick-Wilmerding) completed the indoor track and field season at the 2017 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships on Friday, March 10 in Naperville, Illinois. The national meet is being hosted by North Central College.
  • 14 Athletes Honored with USTFCCCA All-Region Honors; Aldrich Named Mideast Region Coach of the Year
    March 08, 2017
    Fourteen Carnegie Mellon University track and field athletes have been honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) with All-Region accolades for the 2017 indoor track and field season. Eight represent the men while six represent the women.
  • Yee Receives Invite for NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships
    March 06, 2017
    Senior Grace Yee (San Francisco, Calif./Lick-Wilmerding) of the Carnegie Mellon University women’s indoor track and field team has received an invite to the NCAA Women’s Track and Field Championships to be held March 10-11 at the Res Rec Center in Naperville, Illinois, with North Central College serving as the official host. Yee will compete in the pole vault.
  • 4x400 Relay Sets School Record as Tartan Women Place Fifth at UAA Indoor Track and Field Championships
    February 26, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's track and field team finished fifth at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Women's Indoor Track and Field Championships as competition closed Sunday, February 26 at Brandeis University. The fifth-place finish marks the third straight for the Tartans.
  • Tartans Tied for Third After Day 1 of UAA Indoor Championships
    February 25, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's indoor track and field team competed at the first day of the University Athletic Association (UAA) Indoor Championships on Saturday, February 25 held on the campus of Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. After the first day of competition the Tartans are tied for third place with 26 points.
  • Yee Earns Second UAA Weekly Honor, First ECAC Accolade
    February 22, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University senior Grace Yee (San Francisco, Calif./Lick-Wilmerding) earned her second University Athletic Association (UAA) Women’s Track and Field Athlete of the Week award and first from the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) this week for turning in another career performance in the pole vault.
  • Yee Resets School Pole Vault Record at Ohio State Tune-Up
    February 17, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s track and field team competed at the Ohio State University Tune-Up on Friday, February 17 against schools from Division I, II and III. During the meet, senior Grace Yee (San Francisco, Calif./Lick-Wilmerding) re-set her own school record in the pole vault.
  • Tartans Compete at Dragon Invitational
    February 11, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's track and field team competed at the Tiffin University Dragon Invitational on Saturday, February 11.
  • Yee Earns UAA Honor
    February 08, 2017
    Senior Grace Yee (San Francisco, Calif./Lick-Wilmerding) of the Carnegie Mellon University women’s indoor track and field team was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week for field events following her performance at the Denison University Bob Shannon Invitational on Saturday, February 4. Yee turned in another career performance, as the Tartans won the nine-team invitational.
  • Tartans Win Bob Shannon Invitational
    February 04, 2017
    (GRANVILLE, Ohio) - The Carnegie Mellon University women's track and field team competed at the Denison University Bob Shannon Invitational on Saturday, February 4, and won the nine-team event with 159 points. Overall, the Tartans won five events.
  • Yee Sets School Record as Tartans Win the Ninth Annual Battle of the Obelisk
    January 28, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's indoor track and field team traveled to Cleveland Ohio on Saturday to compete against Case Western Reserve in the ninth annual Battle of the Obelisk. The women defeated the Spartans for the first time in the nine-year event winning 70-66. Combining the score with the men, who won 77-59, Carnegie Mellon won the 2017 title of the Obelisk Trophy by a combined score of 147-125.
  • Karabin Named ECAC South Rookie of the Week
    January 25, 2017
    Freshman Michelle Karabin (Ruffs Dale, Pa./Greensburg Central Catholic) of the Carnegie Mellon University women’s indoor track and field team was named the Corvias Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III South Rookie of the Week following her performance at the SPIRE Carnegie Mellon University Invitational on Saturday, January 21. The event was held at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
  • Tartans Win 12-Team SPIRE Carnegie Mellon Invitational to Open Season
    January 21, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's track and field team opened the indoor season at the SPIRE Carnegie Mellon University Invitational on Saturday, January 21 at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio. The Tartans won the 12-team event of Division III schools with 111 points. The University of Rochester was second with 82 points while Calvin College finished third with 73 points.