2022-23 Tartan Men's Cross Country News

Tartans Race to 11th Place at NCAA Championships
Tartans Race to 11th Place at NCAA Championships

November 19, 2022

On a snowy day in Michigan, the Carnegie Mellon University men’s cross country team raced in the 2022 NCAA Division III Men’s Cross Country Championships held at Forest Akers in East Lansing. In its eighth straight appearance at the national meet, the Tartans placed 11th to record the best team finish since the 2007 team placed ninth.

Connelly Named Mid-Atlantic Region Coach of the Year
Connelly Named Mid-Atlantic Region Coach of the Year

November 16, 2022

Carnegie Mellon University head men's cross country coach Tim Connelly was named NCAA Division III Mid-Atlantic Region Coach of the Year for the 2022collegiate season by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. It marks the fourth straight season Connelly has received the accolade and it comes following leading the ninth-ranked Tartans to their fourth consecutive regional title and seventh in school history.

men's cross country team photo with members standing in two rows with NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships Logo
Tartans Earn Fourth Straight Automatic Bid to NCAA Championships

November 13, 2022

By winning the 2022 NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship this past Saturday, the Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team automatically qualified for the 2022 NCAA Division III Men's Cross Country Championships which will be held at Forest Akers in Lansing, Michigan, on Saturday, November 19. It marks the Tartans’ eighth straight team appearance at the championships and 15th in the last 16 years.

Tartans Punch Ticket to NCAAs, Win Fourth Straight Mid-Atlantic Regional
Tartans Punch Ticket to NCAAs, Win Fourth Straight Mid-Atlantic Regional

November 12, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country won its fourth straight NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship after completing the 8k course at West Branch Cross Country Course in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, on Saturday.

Tartans Place Second At UAA Championships
Tartans Place Second At UAA Championships

October 29, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team finished second at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Cross Country Championships on Saturday, October 29 on the 8k course at Nash Battlefield Farm in Hampton, Georgia. Emory University hosted the meet and picked up the title with 48 points, as the Tartans finished with 64 points.

Tartans Win Third Race of Season Take First at Inter-Regional Rumble
Tartans Win Third Race of Season Take First at Inter-Regional Rumble

October 15, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team won the Inter-Regional Rumble hosted by Oberlin College with 40 points. The Tartans were one of 32 teams that competed in the 8k race.

men's cross country runner wearing red jersey and black shorts runs on trail ahead of runners with fans cheering on the left
Tartans Place Second at Annual CMU Invitational

October 08, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team hosted its annual Carnegie Mellon University Invitational on Saturday, October 8 in Schenley Park. The Tartans placed second out of 12 teams with a team of alumni placing fourth on the 8K course.

McLaughlin Receives Second Weekly UAA Accolade
McLaughlin Receives Second Weekly UAA Accolade

October 04, 2022

For the second time this season, Carnegie Mellon University sophomore Colin McLaughlin (Stamford, Conn./Westhill) was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week following his performance at the Lehigh University Paul Short Invitational on Friday, September 30.

Tartans Win Paul Short Invitational Brown Race
Tartans Win Paul Short Invitational Brown Race

September 30, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team, ranked 13th in Division III, won the brown race at the Lehigh University Paul Short Invitational on Friday in a field of 45 teams. The field for the 8k race was comprised of runners from Division I, II and III.

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Tartans Win RMU Colonial Invitational

September 16, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team placed first at the Robert Morris Colonial Invitational on Friday morning. The Tartans were the lone Division III team that competed in the 8k race.

McLaughlin Receives UAA Accolade
McLaughlin Receives UAA Accolade

September 06, 2022

Carnegie Mellon University sophomore Colin McLaughlin (Stamford, Conn./Westhill) was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week following his performance at the Panther Opener this past Friday morning.

Tartans Start Season at Panther Opener
Tartans Start Season at Panther Opener

September 02, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team opened its 2022 campaign at the Panther Opener at Schenley Park next to campus in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Friday morning. The Tartans scored 45 points and placed second on the 5k course.