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Carnegie Mellon Athletics Headlines

  • Tartans Selected to Finish Third in 2022 PAC Football Preseason Poll
    August 03, 2022
    The Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) held its annual football media day on Wednesday, August 3, where the Carnegie Mellon University football team was selected to finish third in the 2022 PAC preseason poll with 336 points while collecting 10 first-place votes. Media day was held at the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Center on the campus of Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.
  • Cornwall Receives NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
    July 28, 2022
    Recent graduate Lindy Cornwall (Poway, Calif./Poway) of the Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis and women's track and field teams has been awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Cornwall will receive a one-time, nonrenewable grant of $10,000 to be used for part-time or full-time postgraduate study at a university or professional school. Cornwall will continue her educational pursuits at Carnegie Mellon, as she is enrolled in the master's program for mechanical engineering.
  • Tartan Men Honored by United Soccer Coaches with Team Academic Award
    July 29, 2022
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team has been honored for its work in the classroom with the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award for the 2021-22 academic year.
  • Men’s Basketball Earns 10th Straight Team Academic Honors by NABC; Six Individuals Honored
    July 28, 2022
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team was recognized by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) when the committee on academics announced the annual Team Academic Excellence Awards for 2021-22. The Tartans are one of seven schools across all divisions that have achieved the honor each of the 10 seasons it has existed.
  • Three Tartans Named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars; Team Earns 11th Straight Academic Honor
    July 28, 2022
    Three members of the Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team have been named Division III Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). Seniors Jason Folker (Lake Forest, Ill./Lake Forest) and William Knauth (Williamsport, Pa./Williamsport Area) repeat as honorees and are joined by sophomore Brian Xu (San Diego, Calif./Torrey Pines) for their play on the course and in the classroom.
  • Shea Little Hired as Strength & Conditioning Assistant
    July 28, 2022
    The Carnegie Mellon University Department of Athletics has hired Shea Little to be the Tartans’ assistant strength and conditioning coach to work alongside Alan DeGennaro, the director of strength and conditioning for the Tartans for the past 12 years.
  • Women’s Golf Receives Academic Accolades for 2021-22 Season
    July 20, 2022
    The 2021-22 Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team received academic recognition from the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) when the association announced the top 25 teams with the highest team GPA for each division. The Tartans ranked seventh among NCAA Division III institutions. The 14-member Cardinal and Gray team finished the year with a cumulative grade point average of 3.730.
  • Terrence Stanton Hired as Coordinator of Events & Facilities
    July 20, 2022
    The Carnegie Mellon University Department of Athletics has hired Terrence Stanton to be the Tartans’ Coordinator of Events and Facilities. The position was made possible through the NCAA ethnic minorities and women’s internship grant, as well as a newly-established endowed fund that supports diversity, equity and inclusion within the athletics department. Stanton will play a lead role in the successful execution of home contests for several varsity sports, coordination of day-to-day operations and maintenance needs of athletic facilities, as well as develop and implement a promotional strategy for varsity athletics.
  • Tartans Claim Sixth Consecutive AVCA Team Academic Award
    July 20, 2022
    The 2021 Carnegie Mellon University volleyball program has been recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) and the United States Marine Corps (USMC) for its performance in the classroom by being named a recipient of the USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award. This marks the Cardinal and Gray's sixth consecutive season earning the award.
  • Women’s Track and Field Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Awards
    July 20, 2022
    The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the 2022 Division III All-Academic Track & Field Teams and Carnegie Mellon University was included on the list for the 26th consecutive year. A total of 150 women's teams earned the distinction as a result of a cumulative team GPA of 3.10 or better for the 2020-21 academic year.
  • Men’s Track and Field Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Awards
    July 20, 2022
    The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the 2022 Division III All-Academic Track & Field Teams and Carnegie Mellon University was included on the list for the 26th consecutive year. More than 150 teams earned the distinction as a result of a cumulative team grade point average (GPA) of 3.10 or better for the 2021-22 academic year.
  • ITA Honors Men’s Tennis as All-Academic Team; Nine Named Scholar Athletes
    July 15, 2022
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team was honored for the 13th straight season and 20th time in the last 21 years by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) as an ITA All-Academic Team. In addition, nine players were named ITA Scholar Athletes.
  • ITA Honors Women’s Tennis as All-Academic Team; Nine Named Scholar Athletes
    July 15, 2022
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team was honored for the 13th straight season and 20th time in the last 21 years by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) as an ITA All-Academic Team. In addition, nine players were named ITA Scholar Athletes.
  • Kim Kelly Promoted to Senior Associate Director of Athletics
    July 14, 2022
    Carnegie Mellon University Director of Athletics Josh Centor has announced the promotion of Kim Kelly to Senior Associate Director of Athletics. Kelley was named Assistant Director of Athletics in 2015 before moving into the role of Associate Director of Athletics in 2018.
  • Ross Macklin Hired as Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach
    July 12, 2022
    Carnegie Mellon University men’s soccer head coach Brandon Bowman is excited to announce the hiring of Ross Macklin as an assistant coach for the men’s soccer program. Macklin joins Bowman’s staff to continue an 11-year coaching career that spans work at the club, Division III, and international levels.
  • Hunter Poust Joins Recreation Staff
    July 12, 2022
    The Carnegie Mellon University Department of Athletics has hired Hunter Poust as the assistant coordinator of recreation.
  • David Sloan Promoted to Associate Head Men’s Basketball Coach
    July 05, 2022
    Carnegie Mellon University Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach David Sloan has been promoted to Associate Head Coach for the start of the 2022-23 Tartan season. Sloan, who will begin his fifth year with the program, also serves as the Tartans' recruiting coordinator.
  • Five Tartans Named WGCA All-American Scholars
    July 05, 2022
    For the third straight season, five members of the Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team have been named to the 2021-22 Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholar Team, as announced by the organization. Senior Nadia Susanto (Irvine, Calif./Arnold O. Beckman), junior Alexis Sudjianto (Charlotte, N.C./Charlotte Latin School), sophomore Denise Pan (Houston, Texas/St. John's School) and freshmen Sriya Mupparaju (San Diego, Calif./Del Norte) and Kaylin Yeoh (Potomac, Md./Winston Churchill) all were recognized. It also marks the fifth straight year four or more have been recognized.
  • Outdoor Track and Field Garners 39 USTFCCCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Honors
    June 29, 2022
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s and women’s track and field teams had 39 Mid-Atlantic All-Region honors awarded to its athletes by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for the 2022 outdoor track and field season. Twenty-eight represent the men while 11 represent the women with eight men and two women receiving multiple honors.
  • Women's Swimming and Diving Honored by CSCAA for Academics
    June 29, 2022
    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 CSCAA Scholar All-Americans.
  • Men's Swimming and Diving Honored by CSCAA for Academics
    June 29, 2022
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's swimming and diving team was honored by the College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) with a Team Scholar All-America award as 12 individuals were also named CSCAA Scholar All-Americans.
  • Karee, Kiefel and Miller Repeat as CoSIDA Academic All-Americans, Karee Receives Fourth Honor
    June 22, 2022
    For the third consecutive year the Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country and track and field had multiple athletes named College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-Americans. Graduate students Matt Karee (Elmira, N.Y. / Notre Dame) and Bram Miller (Harmony, Pa. / Seneca Valley) along with senior Justin Kiefel (Downingtown, Pa. / Downingtown STEM Academy) each landed a spot on the Men's Cross Country/Track and Field First Team. It marks Kiefel second straight honor on the top team while it is Karee’s and Miller’s first accolade on the first team. It is the fourth time Karee has been honored in his career after garnering second team recognition his junior season and third team honors after his sophomore campaign. Miller was named to the second team a year ago.
  • Carnegie Mellon Athletics Earns Best-Ever Finish in Final Division III Learfield Directors’ Cup Standings
    June 16, 2022
    The Carnegie Mellon University Department of Athletics finished 15th in the 2021-22 Division III Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, as announced by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). Carnegie Mellon totaled 725.75 points to record its highest finish in the 27-year history of the Learfield Directors’ Cup. Following the 2017-18 school year, Carnegie Mellon was 23rd. The Tartans are one of four University Athletic Association institutions to crack the top 15 in the standings.
  • Cornwall Repeats as CoSIDA Academic All-American
    June 15, 2022
    Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis senior Lindy Cornwall (Poway, Calif./Poway) earned a repeat selection to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Women’s At-Large Team. Cornwall was honored on the first team this year after being a third-team selection last year.
  • Britton Named CoSIDA Academic All-American for Third Time
    June 14, 2022
    Carnegie Mellon University men’s swimming and diving senior Justin Britton (Falls Church, Va. / George Mason) has been honored with the third College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America award of his career. Britton was selected to the first team for the second time while he earned second-team honors as a sophomore.
  • Paul Amakihe Named to Carnegie Mellon Football Staff
    June 09, 2022
    Carnegie Mellon University football head coach Ryan Larsen has announced the hiring of Paul Amakihe to the Tartans coaching staff. Amakihe joins Coach Larsen’s staff as a full-time assistant coach who will be working primarily with the outside linebackers.
  • Carnegie Mellon Unveils Third Athletics Hall of Fame Class
    June 08, 2022
    Four individuals and one team will be enshrined in the Carnegie Mellon University Athletics Hall of Fame, as the new class of Tartan legends was announced today.
  • Cornwall Named ITA Most Improved Senior; All-Americans Announced
    June 08, 2022
    Senior Lindy Cornwall (Poway, Calif. / Poway) was honored as the Division III Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Atlantic South Most Improved Senior and garnered All-America honors for the second straight season, joining four others on the ITA All-America Team for 2022.
  • Tartans Prove Excellence is Possible in All Arenas
    June 07, 2022
    After one of the most successful years in Tartan history with 13 programs earning bids to the NCAA Championships, the Carnegie Mellon University student-athletes continued their excellence in the classroom as well. For the spring, 141 student-athletes posted a 4.0 grade-point average (GPA) with 62 percent earning a 3.50 GPA or better.
  • Tartans Earn Three All-America Honors on Final Day of NCAA Outdoor Championships
    May 28, 2022
    On the final day of the 2022 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships Carnegie Mellon University women's track and field team garnered three All-America honors. The three-day championships are being held at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio.