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2020-21 Tartan Volleyball News

  • Tartans Claim Fifth Consecutive AVCA Team Academic Award
    August 18, 2021
    The 2020 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 fifth consecutive season earning the award.
  • Balta, Beaudoin Named CoSIDA Academic All-District for Women’s Volleyball
    June 11, 2021
    Carnegie Mellon University senior Diana Balta (Media, Pa. / Penncrest) and junior Vivian Beaudoin (Washington, N.J. / Warren Hills) were named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Women’s Volleyball Team, as announced by the association. The pair join nine others honored on the District 4 team and are the first Carnegie Mellon volleyball players to earn the distinction since 2009. To be nominated for the award, a student-athlete must be a starter or significant reserve and maintain a GPA of 3.3 or better.
  • Tartans Celebrate Seniors With 3-0 Win Over Penn State Behrend
    April 18, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team celebrated seniors Diana Balta (Media, Pa. / Penncrest) and Julia Kim (Centreville, Va. / Chantilly) prior to its 3-0 win over the visiting Lions of Penn State Behrend on Sunday. The Tartans closed the season winning 25-22, 25-18 and 25-16.
  • Tartans Play Road Contest at Division II Gannon
    April 10, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon volleyball team traveled north to Erie, Pennsylvania, to play the ninth-ranked team in Division II Gannon University on Saturday afternoon. Gannon won 3-1 by the scores 25-14, 25-8, 23-25, 25-16. The Tartans are now 3-1 while the Knights remain perfect on the season at 16-0. Carnegie Mellon was just the fifth opponent that forced a fourth set against Gannon this season.
  • Season Best 42 Kills Leads Tartans Past Bethany, 3-0
    March 28, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team put down a season-best 42 kills on its way to a 3-0 victory at Bethany College on Sunday, March 28. The Tarans won by set scores of 25-20, 25-18, and 25-22 to move to 3-0 for the season.
  • Tartans Down Hiram 3-0
    March 20, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team hosted the Terriers of Hiram College on Saturday afternoon and walked away with a 3-0 victory. The Tartans won by the scores of 25-14, 25-19, 25-12 to improve to 2-0 on the season.
  • Tartans Open Year with 3-0 Victory Against Grove City
    March 13, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team opened play on Saturday, March 13 at home against Grove City College, defeating the Wolverines 3-0.
  • Pull Back the Plaid Curtain on Assistant Volleyball Coach Natalie Cohen
    January 28, 2021
    Get to know assistant volleyball coach Natalie Cohen in this addition of "Pull Back the Plaid Curtain!"
  • Tartan Careers - Carrie Stewart
    January 05, 2021
    Volleyball junior Carrie Stewart spent the 2020 summer as a finance intern at eBay.
  • Thirty-Four Tartans Honored as Top Academic Athletes
    December 09, 2020
    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.
  • 127 Carnegie Mellon Student-Athletes Earn Fall Academic Honors
    December 02, 2020
    A total of 127 Carnegie Mellon University student-athletes were named to the University Athletic Association’s (UAA) All-Academic Recognition list for the fall sports teams, as announced Wednesday, December 2.
  • Tartan Careers - Julia Kim
    October 26, 2020
    Volleyball senior Julia Kim spent the 2020 summer as an intern for Progeny Systems Corporation.
  • Athletics Celebrates Fall Senior Student-Athletes
    October 20, 2020
    Despite not being able to compete this semester, the Carnegie Mellon University Athletics Department paused to celebrate its seniors on Saturday, October 17, as the program recognized the career accomplishments of fall senior student-athletes. Forty-six seniors were recognized from men’s and women’s cross country, football, men’s and women’s soccer and volleyball. The athletics department hosted a celebration in conjunction with the university’s 2020 Virtual Homecoming.
  • Tartan Volleyball Releases 2020 Roster
    September 22, 2020
    While the 2020 season has been put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Carnegie Mellon University head volleyball coach Anne Bock, in her second year at the helm of the Tartans, has released the roster for the 2020-2021 academic year.