Alex Wood

Class of 2017


  • Tartan tennis continues to easily sweep enemies away

    The seventh-ranked Carnegie Mellon men’s tennis team hosted the Washington College Shoremen on Friday after returning from the west coast. The Tartans handily defeated the Shoremen, sweeping the match 9–0 and improving Carnegie Mellon’s dual match record to 10–5.

    Sports | April 4, 2016
  • Counter-Strike draws huge crowd, winners cash in big

    This weekend, thousands of people gathered in an arena in Columbus, Ohio to experience the first ever Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) major championship held in North America. CS:GO is an objective-based multiplayer first-person shooter game. Teams of five players form Terrorist and Counter-Terrorist teams, and attempt to either complete an objective or eliminate the enemy team. For the T...

    Sports | April 4, 2016
  • Women's tennis continues to dominate the competition

    The Carnegie Mellon women’s tennis team faced off against the defending President’s Athletic Conference (PAC) champions Westminster College on Monday. The Tartans dominated the Titans in a convincing 9–0 victory.

    Sports | March 28, 2016
  • League of Legends playoff bringing the hype in esports

    The lights dim in a stadium packed full of people. The crowd roars as the stage lights up. Is it a hockey game? A concert? No, it’s the beginning of the 2016 League of Legends playoffs. League of Legends is a video game played by teams of 5 players that each control a character, known as a champion. These champions duke it out on a fantasy battlefield known as Summoner’s Rift, using magical abilit...

    Sports | March 28, 2016
  • Women's tennis continues its path to UAA domination

    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis team faced off against the Grove City College Wolverines on Wednesday, and the Tartans dominated their opponents throughout the competition to end the day with an impressive 9–0 victory. The Tartans improve to 9–5 on the season with the victory and are now ranked 7th nationally.

    Sports | March 21, 2016