2021-22 Tartan Women's Basketball News

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Or Named to All-ECAC Second Team

March 23, 2022

Freshman Catherine Or (Los Angeles, Calif. / Marlborough School) has been honored by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) on its yearly awards team, becoming the first Carnegie Mellon University women's basketball player to earn a spot on the team since 2017. Or was recognized on the Division III Women's Basketball All-ECAC Second Team and is one of three freshmen on the first or second team. 

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Catherine Or Named D3hoops.com Region 7 Co-Rookie of the Year

March 15, 2022

Freshman Catherine Or (Los Angeles, Calif. / Marlborough School) pulled in the D3hoops.com Region 7 Rookie of the Year award, becoming the third Carnegie Mellon University women’s basketball player to earn the recognition under 11-year head coach Jacquie Hullah. Or shares the honor with Bethany College’s Lindsey Garrison while also earning placement on the third team.

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Champions! Tartans Win ECAC Championship

March 05, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University women's basketball team topped Penn State Behrend for the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championship on Saturday, March 5. The Tartans dominated the game from start to finish in the 80-60 victory at home in Wiegand Gymnasium to close the year with a 14-11 record after not competing at all a year ago. Seniors Leah Weslock (Howell, Mich. / Howell) and Caitlyn Clendenin (Bethesda, Md. / Bethesda Chevy Chase) were named to the ECAC All-Tournament Team with Clendenin earning Most Valuable Player honors.

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Tartans Dominate in ECAC Semifinal, Top Kean 77-44

March 02, 2022

All five starters scored in double figures for the Carnegie Mellon University women's basketball team who defeated top-seeded Kean University in the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Women's Basketball Championship semifinal, 77-44, on Wednesday, March 2 at home in Wiegand Gymnasium. The Tartans are now 13-11 for the season while Kean closes their campaign at 17-8.

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Clendenin, Or Receive All-UAA Recognition

March 01, 2022

Senior Caitlyn Clendenin (Bethesda, Md. / Bethesda Chevy Chase) and freshman Catherine Or (Los Angeles, Calif. / Marlborough School) represent the Carnegie Mellon University women’s basketball team as selections to the All-University Athletic Association (UAA) Women’s Basketball Team. The Tartans finished the regular season with a 12-11 record and 6-8 UAA mark, sweeping three UAA opponents.

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Tartans Selected to ECAC Championship Tournament; Set to Host 4-Team Field

February 28, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University women’s basketball team finished the regular season with a 12-11 record and have been selected to compete for the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Women’s Basketball Championship for the first time since 2016-17 when the team was crowned champions. The Tartans were elected to host the four-team field with competition set to start Wednesday, March 2.

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Tartans Close Regular Season with 71-56 Win at Case Western Reserve

February 26, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University women's basketball team finished the regular season with a 71-56 victory at Case Western Reserve University in each team's final University Athletic Association (UAA) contest of the year. The Tartans finish with a 12-11 overall record and a 6-8 UAA mark while the Spartans finish at 8-17 and 3-11.

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Or Cashes in 30 Points in Setback to Emory

February 20, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University women’s basketball team closed a road weekend at Emory University on Sunday, February 20, falling 77-62 to the second-place team in the University Athletic Association (UAA). The Tartans are now 11-11 overall and 5-8 in the UAA with one game remaining on the schedule.

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Two Record Double-Doubles in Season Sweep of Rochester

February 18, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University women's basketball team topped the University of Rochester on the road for the third straight time and swept the season series for the second time in three seasons with a 66-54 win Friday night. The Tartans improve to 11-10 overall and 5-7 in the University Athletic Association (UAA) while Rochester drops to 14-9 and 6-6.

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Tartans Close Home Slate with Loss to #9 NYU

February 13, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University women's basketball team hosted ninth-ranked and University Athletic Association (UAA) leader New York University on Sunday, February, 13. The Violets worked through a low percentage shooting effort to win 70-56 as the Tartans celebrated Senior Day. The Tartans are now 10-10 overall with three games left on the schedule.

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Three-Point Records Set in Tartans 66-51 Win Against Brandeis

February 11, 2022

Freshman Isha Nambisan (Fremont, Calif. / Mission San Jose) tied the school record for three-pointers made as the Carnegie Mellon University women’s basketball team topped Brandeis University 66-50 on Friday evening in University Athletic Association (UAA) action. The win for the Tartans is the second against Brandeis this year and moves the Tartans to 10-9 overall and 4-6 in UAA play.

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Or Records Career-High in Road Loss to WashU

February 07, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University women’s basketball team ran into a hot-shooting Washington University in St. Louis squad on Monday, February 7 in an 81-60 loss to the Bears on the road. The Tartans are now 9-9 overall and 3-6 in the University Athletic Association (UAA).

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Tartans Drop Road Contest to UChicago

February 06, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University women's basketball team traveled to the University of Chicago for an afternoon University Athletic Association (UAA) contest on Sunday, February 6. The Tartans fell to the Maroons, 80-60, and are now 9-8 for the season and 3-5 in the UAA.

Tartans Strong First Half Doesn't Hold in 58-52 Setback to Chicago
Tartans Strong First Half Doesn't Hold in 58-52 Setback to Chicago

January 30, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University women's basketball team dropped a 58-52 decision to the University of Chicago on Sunday in University Athletic Association (UAA) play. The Tartans are now 9-7 on the year and 3-4 in the UAA, as the Maroons improve to 10-7 and 3-4.

Tartans Fall to WashU 77-64
Tartans Fall to WashU 77-64

January 28, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University women's basketball team hosted Washington University in St. Louis Friday evening, falling to the Bears 77-64 to move to 3-3 in the University Athletic Association (UAA) and 9-6 overall. The Bears are now 4-2 in the UAA and 10-7 overall.