The Carnegie Mellon University softball team took a pair of games from Pitt-Greensburg this afternoon on its home field at UPMC All-American Park in Trafford, Pennsylvania with a game one 4-2 win and a game two 7-4 win. The Tartans move to 8-5-1 for the year with junior Scotty McGee (Huntington Beach, Calif. / Huntington Beach) earning the win in game one and sophomore Adriana Agosta (Grosse Pointe, Mich. / Grosse Pointe South) earning the win in game two.
Junior pitcher Scotty McGee (Huntington Beach, Calif. / Huntington Beach) was named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Softball Pitcher of the Week for the second straight week to earn the fourth award of her career.
The Carnegie Mellon University softball team traveled to northwestern Pennsylvania for a doubleheader against Penn State Behrend on Monday, April 5. The Tartans were victorious in game one by a 6-2 score with the Lions coming from behind to win 5-4 in five innings due to darkness in game two. The Tartans are now 6-5-1 for the season.
Sophomore Piper Johnson (Riverside, Calif. / Martin Luther King) and junior Scotty McGee (Huntington Beach, Calif. / Huntington Beach) earned University Athletic Association (UAA) Softball Hitter and Pitcher of the Week awards on March 30 for their respective weekly performances in four games played by the Carnegie Mellon University softball team last week.
Junior Megan Holquist (Ellicott City, Md. / Mount Hebron) hit her first career home run in a 7-0 game-one victory at Mount Aloysius College on Tuesday, March 30 , as the Tartans tied the Mounties 7-7 in game two which was called due to darkness after the seventh inning. The Tartans are now 5-4-1 for the season.
The Carnegie Mellon University softball team hosted Penn State Behrend on Friday, March 26 for a doubleheader splitting action with a 5-0 win in game one and a 7-6 loss in game two. The Tartans are now 4-4 for the season while the Lions are 3-1.
Carnegie Mellon University softball junior Summer Faille (Thousand Oaks, Calif./Westlake) was honored by the University Athletic Association (UAA) as the UAA Softball Player of the Week for her performance during the opening week of the season for the Tartans.
The Carnegie Mellon University softball team traveled north to Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, to play Geneva College on Monday, March 22, falling twice the the Golden Tornadoes who are now 11-3 for the season. The Tartans are even at 3-3 after Geneva won game one by a 6-1 score and game two, 11-3.
The Carnegie Mellon University softball team split action at Hiram College to move to 3-1 for the season, dropping game one by a 3-1 score while winning a wild 8-inning game, 14-12, in the second game. Freshman Amanda Smith (New Cumberland, Pa. / Trinity) got both decisions and is now 2-1 for the year.
The Carnegie Mellon University softball program will now travel to Hiram College for a doubleheader on Saturday, March 20 instead of hosting the Terriers at UPMC All-American Park in Trafford, Pennsylvania. The change is due to heavy rain in the Pittsburgh area this week.
The Carnegie Mellon University softball program opened its third season with a sweep of Pitt-Greensburg, hitting three home runs in an 18-0 second-game win while winning the first game 8-5. Junior Amanda Schwartz (Fairfield, N.J. / West Essex Regional) earned the win in relief for the Tartans in the first game while freshman Amanda Smith (New Cumberland, Pa. / Trinity) pitched the shutout for her first collegiate win in the second game.
The University Athletic Association Presidents Council has unanimously approved a resolution to cancel all formal UAA spring sport competition for the 2020-21 season. Carnegie Mellon University is one of eight institutions that form the UAA along with Brandeis University, Case Western Reserve University, Emory University, New York University, University of Rochester, University of Chicago and Washington University in St. Louis.
Softball junior Audrey Pederson closes her semester in Washington, D.C. with a video recap and a few words of thanks for following her journey. You can read her posts by visiting the softball news page.
Although the traditional fall and winter seasons haven’t been on display for Carnegie Mellon University this year, the excellence of the university’s student-athletes is still impacting the entire community. Each winter for the past six years, the CMU Department of Athletics has celebrated its top academic athletes at the Student-Athlete Academic Achievement Celebration during finals week. And while an in-person celebration is on hold for now, the highest-performing junior and senior student-athletes in each undergraduate college and on each team are still being recognized for their academic performance.
Junior Audrey Pederson is spending the 2020 fall semester in Washington, D.C., through Carnegie Mellon's Washington Semester Program. This post is a reflection on priorities and how Audrey continues to connect with softball while away.
Junior Audrey Pederson is spending the 2020 fall semester in Washington, D.C., through Carnegie Mellon's Washington Semester Program. This post is a reflection on recent events, including the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Junior Audrey Pederson is spending the 2020 fall semester in Washington, D.C., through Carnegie Mellon's Washington Semester Program. Read about her decision to take part in the program and keep a look out for more first-hand accounts from Audrey about her experience.