Carnegie Mellon University head softball coach Monica Harrison has announced the hiring of Lindsay Mapes as the next full-time assistant coach for the Tartans. Mapes joins the Tartans for their second varsity season after serving as the graduate assistant coach at the University of Findlay the past two seasons.
Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer freshman Alex Adams (Pittsburgh, Pa. / North Allegheny) was recognized as the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Women’s Soccer Rookie of the Year while head coach Yon Struble was named the ECAC Division III Women’s Soccer Coach of the Year. Joining Adams on the team is freshman Rachel Legg (Kansas City, Mo. / Pembroke).
After a standout fall where five of six athletic teams made the postseason, capped off by the women's soccer team making the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer National Semifinal for the first time in school history, Carnegie Mellon University invited 31 student athletes to be recognized at their sixth annual Student-Athlete Academic Achievement Celebration in the Posner Center.
Senior defensive end Michael Lohmeier (Clarendon Hills, Ill./Hinsdale Central) and senior safety Parker Mellott (Ijamsville, Md./Urbana) of the Carnegie Mellon University football team were honored with first-team selections to the 2019 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Division III Football Team.
Senior defensive end Michael Lohmeier (Clarendon Hills, Ill./Hinsdale Central) and sophomore placekicker Brandon Nguyen (Maitland, Fla./Lake Highland Preparatory) of the Carnegie Mellon University football team were named to the D3football.com 2019 All-South Region team. Both land a spot on the third-team, as they were selected in balloting by South Region sports information directors and D3football.com staff. This marks the sixth straight season the Tartans have had at least one player receive the accolade.
The 2019 National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame's 62nd Annual Awards Dinner, where Carnegie Mellon University senior defensive end Michael Lohmeier (Clarendon Hills, Ill./Hinsdale Central) will be recognized as a NFF Scholar-Athlete, will be streamed live on ESPN3 available everywhere via the ESPN app. The decorated event, which has one of the most powerful audiences in all of sports, will be held Tuesday, December 10 at the New York Hilton Midtown in downtown New York City with the live stream beginning at 8:30 p.m.
The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team hosted Penn State Behrend on Saturday afternoon and snapped a seven-game losing streak to the Lions with a 69-66 victory. The win moves Carnegie Mellon’s overall record to 5-2, as Behrend is now 4-3.
The 2019 season came to an end in the national semifinals after a 3-1 defeat in penatly kicks for the Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team who tied No. 1 Messiah College, 1-1, after 110 minutes of action. The 25th-ranked Tartans end the year with a 14-5-3 record after the program's first trip to the NCAA Divsion III Women's Soccer Championship semifinals.
Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer freshman Alex Adams (Pittsburgh, Pa. / North Allegheny) was named to the 2019 United Soccer Coaches All-America Team on Thursday evening when the association announced the 48-player team at the NCAA Championship Banquet in Greensboro, North Carolina. Adams was selected to the third team and is the only freshman to be honored as an All-American in 2019.
Senior Colin McNeil (Ringoes, N.J./Hunterdon Central Regional) of the Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team recorded the programs first triple-double, as the Tartans defeated the visiting Redhawks of La Roche University Wednesday, 76-73. The win marks the Tartans fourth straight as they improve to 4-2. La Roche is now 1-5 on the season.
The Carnegie Mellon University women's basketball team won its fourth straight contest, visiting Pittsburgh neighbor La Roche University and leaving with a 57-47 victory. The Tartans are now 4-3 overall while the Redhawks drop to 1-4.
Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer senior Camille Williams (Cincinnati, Ohio/The Seven Hills School) was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Women's Soccer Team for Division III. This year, Williams earned selection to the first team after being named to the second team as a sophomore. Overall, 33 women's players were selected from across the nation.
Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer freshmen Alex Adams (Pittsburgh, Pa. / North Allegheny) and Rachel Legg (Kansas City, Mo. / Pembroke) were honored on the United Soccer Coaches All-Great Lakes Region team when the association announced the awards on Monday, December 2. Adams was selected to the first team while Legg represents the Tartans on the third team.
Carnegie Mellon University men’s soccer senior Elliot Cohen (Solana Beach, Calif. / Canyon Crest Academy) has been honored on the United Soccer Coaches All-Great Lakes Region Team as a third-team selection announced by the association on Monday, December 2. The regional honor is the second of Cohen’s career as he was named to the second team last season.
The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team opened the 29th Annual Carnegie Mellon DoubleTree Green Tree Invitational on Saturday with a 71-70 win over the visiting Sea Gulls of Salisbury University. The win marks the third straight for the Tartans, as they improve to 3-2 the Sea Gulls move to 3-5.
The Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer team swept the weekly awards handed out by the University Athletic Association for women’s soccer this week after the team advanced to the NCAA national semifinals with two victories in Wheaton, Illinois. Senior Tara Durstewitz (Old Bridge, N.J. / Old Bridge) was named the UAA Women’s Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week while freshman Rachel Legg (Kansas City, Mo. / Pembroke) was named the UAA Women’s Soccer Defensive Athlete of the Week, each earning the honor for the first time this season.
Carnegie Mellon University men’s swimming freshman John McNab (Westport, Conn. / Staples) and sophomore Judson Kyle (Austin, Texas / St. Stephen's Episcopal School) were named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Men’s Swimming and Diving Athletes of the Week. McNab earns his first honor while Kyle earns his second straight.
The 25th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's soccer team is going to the semifinals of the 2019 NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship after winning a penalty kick shootout against 19th-ranked University of St. Thomas, 6-5, on Saturday, November 23. The Tartans advance past the sectional final for the first time in school history and become the first women's team in Carnegie Mellon history to reach the semifinals of an NCAA tournament.
As organizations across the country gear up for an exciting day of philanthropy, the Carnegie Mellon Athletics Department is thrilled to share that Tartan Athletics Club Board of Directors member Alejandro Villanueva has pledged $2,500 to match student-athlete gifts throughout GivingCMUDay, on Tuesday, December 3.
The Carnegie Mellon University football team hosted Brevard College in the 2019 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Scotty Whitelaw Bowl on Saturday. The Tartans dropped a 42-28 contest to the Tornados.
The Carnegie Mellon University women's diving team hosted their annual diving invitational on Friday, November 22 and Saturday, November 23. Freshman Emilia Schwallie (Weston, Mass. / Weston) recorded a pool record on the 3-meter board to lead the Tartans.
The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team traveled to Arlington, Virginia on Saturday afternoon and left with an 83-70 victory over Marymount University. The Tartans are now 2-2 on the young season while the Saint move to 3-2.
The Carnegie Mellon University men's diving team hosted its annual diving invitational on Friday, November 22 and Saturday, November 23. Joining the Tartans at the meet were competitors from Chatham University, Rowan University, University of Rochester, and Westminster College.