2013 Tartan Volleyball News

  • Freshman Emily Newton Checks Back in From Europe
    July 16, 2014
    Freshman volleyball player Emily Newton's travels in Europe have continued. She's checked in for the third time and is still loving every minute of her trip and study program.
  • Freshman Emily Newton Takes to Europe for Summer 2014
    June 11, 2014
    Freshman volleyball player Emily Newton jumped on the opportunity to study abroad after attending meetings and hearing about a specific program.
  • Tartans to Welcome Six for 2014 Season
    May 13, 2014
    The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team, which earned a berth to the 2013 NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Championship, will welcome six newcomers for the 2014 season.
  • Celentano named to 2013 ECAC Division III South Second Team
    December 16, 2013
    On Thursday, December 12, Carnegie Mellon University junior, Ali Celentano (Mission Viejo, Calif./JSerra Catholic), was elected to the 2013 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III South Volleyball All-Star Second Team.
  • Volleyball Ends Run in NCAA Regional Quarterfinal
    November 14, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon women’s volleyball team opened the 2013 NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Championship at Calvin College against 9th-ranked University of Mount Union Purple Raiders on Thursday, November 14. The Tartans, making their second appearance at the NCAA Championship tournament under ninth year head coach Kim Kelly and the third in program history, dropped a hard fought 3-0 match by the scores of 25-20, 25-23, 25-21.
  • Celentano Repeats as AVCA All-Region
    November 14, 2013
    For the second consecutive season, junior right side Ali Celentano (Mission Viejo, Calif./JSerra Catholic) of the Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team was named to the All-Mid-Atlantic Region team by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). Celentano receives the honor days after being named to the All-University Athletic Association squad and the same day the Tartans will compete in the first round of the NCAA Division III Championship.
  • Volleyball NCAA Tournament Preview: Action Starts Thursday
    November 13, 2013
    On Monday, November 11, the Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team received an at-large bid to the 2013 NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Championship. The tournament will begin nationwide Thursday, November 14, with the Tartans playing at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Three Tartans Named to the All-UAA Volleyball Squad
    November 12, 2013
    For the first time in four years, three Carnegie Mellon University volleyball players were named to the All-University Athletic Association (UAA) team when the squads were announced November 12. Junior right side Ali Celentano (Mission Viejo, Calif./JSerra Catholic) was named to the first team, senior outside hitter Senna Parsa (Bellevue, Wash./Newport) earned second team honors while freshman middle blocker Jackie Gibbons (Evanston, Ill./Evanston Township) was named honorable mention.
  • Tartans Will Dance in the NCAA Tournament
    November 11, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team received an at-large bid to the 2013 NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Championship Tournament on Monday morning, marking the third-ever appearance by the Tartans and second under nine-year head coach Kim Kelly.
  • Tartans Defeat #8 Washington U. to Finish Third at UAA Championship
    November 09, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team defeated No. 8 Washington University in the third-place match of the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship 3-2 on Saturday morning at Brandeis University. The win marks the fourth time the Tartans (25-9) have finished third in the UAA.
  • Tartans Open UAA Championship With Win
    November 08, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team opened the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship with a 3-1 victory over New York University Friday afternoon at Brandeis University, winning its 24th game of the season and most since 2004.
  • Tartans Complete Regular Season with 23rd Victory
    November 02, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team finished its regular season with a 3-0 victory over visiting Allegheny College as the team celebrated its six seniors on Saturday, November 2. The Tartans are now 23-8 on the year as the Gators fell to 8-19.
  • Volleyball Blanks Mount Aloysius
    October 30, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team hosted the Mount Aloysius College Mounties Wednesday, October 20 and won 3-0 (25-9, 25-10, 25-8). The win improves the Tartans record to 22-8 while the Mounties are now 6-23.
  • Celentano Records 1,000th Career Kill as Tartans Split a Pair of Matches at the Wid Guisler Invitational
    October 26, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's volleyball team split a pair of matches on the second day of the Wid Guisler Invitational at Juniata College on Saturday, October 26. Junior Ali Celentano (Mission Viejo, Calif./JSerra Catholic) recorded her 1,000th career kill on Saturday as she recorded a total of 22 kills in the two matches putting her career tally at 1,012. The Tartans now have an overall record of 21-8.
  • Tartans Reach 20 Wins with Victory Over DeSales
    October 25, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's volleyball team defeated DeSales University 3-1 on Friday evening in the Wid Guisler Invitational at Juniata College advancing its record to 20-7 on the season. The Tartans won the first two sets before winning the decisive fourth with a hitting percentage of .484.
  • Parsa Records 1,000th Career Kill as Tartans Down #19 Chicago and Rochester
    October 20, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team ended play Sunday, October 20 with two victories at the second University Athletic Association (UAA) Round Robin hosted by Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. The Tartans improve to 19-7, 4-3 after winning two 3-1 matches. The first victory came over #19 University of Chicago before topping University of Rochester in the nightcap.
  • Tartans Split With Brandeis and #11 Washington U.
    October 19, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team split action Saturday on the first day of the second University Athletic Association (UAA) Round Robin hosted by Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. The Tartans (17-7, 2-2) started the day with a 3-0 win against Brandeis University (9-14, 1-3) and finished with a 3-0 loss to #11 Washington (19-5, 3-1).
  • Parsa Plans Ahead for Success
    October 14, 2013
    After a successful internship over the summer of 2013 at Apple in San Francisco, Carnegie Mellon University volleyball player, Senna Parsa, was eager to carry the positive attitude into the volleyball season.
  • Tartans Fight Versus NYU Falls Short
    October 06, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team battled with New York University on Sunday, October 6 in University Athletic Association (UAA) first round robin action hosted by Case Western Reserve University. The Tartans (16-6, 1-2) dropped the contest 3-0 to the Violets who are now 18-2 and 2-1.
  • Tartans Start UAA Play with Split
    October 05, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team opened University Athletic Association (UAA) play at the first round robin hosted by Case Western Reserve University. The Tartans split their action on day one, falling 3-0 to #4 Emory University and defeating Case Western Reserve 3-1.
  • Celentano Brings in Second UAA Weekly Honor
    October 01, 2013
    Carnegie Mellon University junior Ali Celentano (Mission Viejo, Calif./JSerra Catholic) was named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Volleyball Athlete of the Week after leading the Tartans to a 4-1 mark last week. The award marks Celentano’s second of the season as she also received recognition earlier in September.
  • Tartans Take Three Wins at the York College Spartan Invitational
    September 28, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team travelled to York, Pennsylvania to compete and win three of four games at the York College Spartan Invitational Friday and Saturday, September 27-28. The Tartans are now 15-4 on the season.
  • Tartans Notch 12th Win
    September 24, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team hosted the Frostburg State Bobcats Tuesday, September 24 and won 3-0 (25-16, 25-14, 25-15). The win improves the Tartans record to 12-3 while the Bobcats are now 2-13.
  • Volleyball Ends Home DoubleTree Tournament 2-2
    September 21, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s volleyball team ended the Carnegie Mellon DoubleTree Tournament with a 2-2 mark following play on Saturday, September 21. The Tartans are now 11-3 overall.
  • Tartans Keep Up Win Streak on Day 1 of the DoubleTree Tartan Cup
    September 20, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's volleyball team furthered their winning streak to seven games as they beat Geneva College 3-1 Friday night to begin the two-day long DoubleTree Invitational. The Tartans are now 10-1 on the year as Geneva falls to 9-3.
  • Volleyball Wins Sixth Straight With 3-1 Win Over Marietta
    September 11, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team continued its winning way with a 3-1 (25-22, 25-21, 22-25, 25-23) victory over Marietta College Wednesday, September 11 on the court of Skibo Gymnasium. The win marks the sixth straight for the Tartans as they improve to 9-1 and are off to their best start since 2004. The Pioneers drop to 4-5 on the season.
  • Celentano Named UAA and ECAC South Athlete of the Week
    September 10, 2013
    Junior Ali Celentano (Mission Viejo, Calif./JSerra Catholic) of the Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week. Celentano garners the award after leading the Tartans to a 5-0 record last week to improve on the team’s best start since 2004, as the Tartans are now 8-1 overall.
  • Tartans Sweep Again at the Marcia French Memorial
    September 07, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team continued its success winning two more matches in the Marcia French Memorial Tournament at Case Western Reserve University. The Tartans improve to 8-1 on the season and have won their last five matches.
  • Tartans Sweep Friday Matches at Marcia French Memorial
    September 06, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon women’s volleyball team opened play at the Marcia French Memorial Invitational Friday, September 6 with a pair of wins. The Tartans started the night with a 3-0 win over Capital before going five sets against John Carroll to win 3-2 and improve to 6-1 on the season.
  • Tartans Blank St. Vincent Behind Parsa's 17 Kills
    September 03, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon women’s volleyball team traveled to Latrobe, Pa. Tuesday, September 3 and came away with a 3-0 victory over the Bearcats of St. Vincent College. The Tartans improve to 4-1 after winning by the scores of 25-8, 25-18, 25-16. The loss pushes the Bearcats record to 2-3.
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