Alex Wood

Class of 2017


  • Tartan tennis squads start dominating top opponents

    The Carnegie Mellon men’s tennis team faced off against NCAA Division II opponent Walsh University on Saturday, and topped the Cavaliers 6–3 in a convincing performance to improve their record to 3–1.

    Sports | February 8, 2016
  • Esports rising in popularity as a new way to watch games

    A packed stadium shakes with noise and anticipation. Thousands sit at the edge of their seats, waiting anxiously for the competition to start. But what competition are they here to see? Could it be a hockey game, or perhaps football? It might seem that way at first glance, but instead this filled stadium is ready to watch people play video games. This phenomenon has increased in popularity and fre...

    Sports | January 25, 2016
  • Women’s soccer NCAA run ends in overtime loss to Calvin

    The Carnegie Mellon women’s soccer team took the field on a chilly morning last Friday, Nov. 20, to face off against the Calvin College Knights in the third round of the NCAA playoffs. The teams were two of the final sixteen teams left in the tournament. The 20th ranked Calvin team managed to defeat the Tartans in overtime by a score of 1–0, advancing them to the sectional semifinal of the tournam...

    Sports | November 23, 2015
  • Women’s basketball opens season with emphatic win

    The Carnegie Mellon women’s basketball team took to the court for the first time this season on Friday night to face off against the Washington and Jefferson Presidents. The Tartans ultimately emerged victorious with a score of 95–63, due in large part to the efforts of All-American honoree junior Lisa Murphy, who also became the tenth Tartan to score a thousand career points, ending...

    Sports | November 16, 2015
  • Men’s cross country wins championship, first since 2005

    The Carnegie Mellon men’s cross country team took home the 2015 University Athletics Association (UAA) Men’s Cross Country Championship on Saturday, Oct. 31 at a meet hosted by Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. The Tartans saw five runners placed in the top twenty of the race, securing the victory by 15 points. A total of 76 runners competed in the event.

    Sports | November 9, 2015