2015 Tartan Women's Cross Country News

  • Eight Carnegie Mellon University Student-Athletes Selected to Phi Beta Kappa
    April 27, 2016
    Eight Carnegie Mellon University student-athletes will be inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Society during commencement on May 15.
  • Three Senior Tartans Earn All-Academic Honor from USTFCCCA
    February 23, 2016
    Three senior members of the Carnegie Mellon University women's cross country team were named to the All-Academic team by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Rekha Schnepf (McLean, Va./Thomas Jefferson HS for Sci. & Tech), Haley Bryant (Colorado Springs, Colo./Palmer) and Kira Ragazzo (Frederick, Md./Urbana) were the three Tartans recognized. It marks the second time Schnepf and Bryant received the honor.
  • Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field Student-Athlete Jillian Jaycox Wins Churchill Scholarship
    January 27, 2016
    Senior biological sciences major Jillian Jaycox is going the distance. The student-athlete from West Chester, Pa., is one of 15 individuals nationwide to receive a 2016 Churchill Scholarship, one of the most prestigious awards for study abroad in the United Kingdom.
  • Mentoring Program Provides Alum Opportunity to Give
    December 30, 2015
    As a successful Carnegie Mellon University alum and former member of the cross country and track and field teams, Jessica Melanko Graham (CIT’05) has much to give. In an effort to give back, she now provides her time and wisdom to a place that helped shape her professional journey. Currently a research scientist with a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, Graham didn’t want to miss the opportunity to give back in a personal way.
  • Women’s Cross Country Reaches 100% Giving
    November 30, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s cross country team accepted the Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) challenge to give back to the department and reached 100% giving. All 24 members of the women’s cross country team gave back to their program.
  • Schnepf Leads Tartans at UAA Championships
    October 31, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's cross country team placed seventh at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Women's Cross Country Championships on Saturday, October 31 hosted at Franklin Park by Brandeis University. Washington University won the race with five runners finishing in the top 15.
  • Schnepf Receives UAA and ECAC Accolade
    October 20, 2015
    Carnegie Mellon University senior Rekha Schnepf (McLean, Va./Thomas Jefferson HS for Sci. & Tech) was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week as well as Corvias ECAC South Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week for helping lead the Tartans to a first-place team finish at the Inter-Regional Rumble hosted by Oberlin College Saturday, October 17.
  • Tartans Race to First Place at Inter-Regional Rumble
    October 17, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's cross country team won the Inter-Regional Rumble hosted by Oberlin College Saturday, October 17 by finishing with a team score of 115. The Tartans finished ahead of two University Athletic Association (UAA) teams and nationally ranked Allegheny College.
  • Tartans Finish Fourth at Annual Carnegie Mellon Cross Country Invitational
    October 10, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's cross country team hosted its annual invitational on Saturday, October 10, in Schenley Park. The Tartans women's cross country team finished fourth overall in a field of 21 teams.
  • Tartans Compete at Dickinson College Long-Short Invitational
    September 26, 2015
    Carnegie Mellon University women's cross country team competed at the Dickinson College Long-Short Invitational on Saturday, September 26. The Tartans had runners compete in both the 6k and 4k races. Only individual results are available as team scores are not at this time.
  • Schnepf Paces Tartans at Duquesne Duals
    September 05, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's cross country team opened its 2015 season at the Duquesne Duals at Schenley Park Saturday, September 5. The Tartans were the only Division III team competing in the event in a field comprised of 100 runners.