Carnegie Mellon’s track and field teams kicked off its outdoor season by hosting the Western Pennsylvania Championships. The men’s team dominated most of the events to win first place with 152 points, while the women’s team had a solid showing to finish eighth with 42 points. On the women’s side, Saint Francis University took first with 157 points.
Fans of the Carnegie Mellon tennis teams were finally able to watch the kind of tennis that has propelled the women’s and men’s teams to rankings of seventh and 13th, respectively. On Tuesday at home, the women were outgunned against Division I University of Pittsburgh 8–1, but the next day, the men rebounded from a slow start to defeat Denison University 6–3.
After its 1871 debut with a match between Scotland and England, the sport of rugby has finally made its way to Carnegie Mellon, where students are continuing the tradition and representing the university’s Tartan heritage.
Making the All-Tournament Team at the Grenelefe Webber International Tournament over spring break, senior Howard Smith attributes much of his lifestyle to the game of golf, one of the few varsity sports that spans both semesters. Smith discussed his sentiments regarding his academic and athletic experiences at Carnegie Mellon as his Tartan career comes to a close this semester.
In an effort to promote fellowship between the students from Qatar campus and the students here, a series of soccer games were organized with some of our best intramural teams; a total of four indoor and two outdoor games were played over the course of the week.
It is not strictly the education that brings quality athletes to Division III schools, like Carnegie Mellon; it is the package deal. Carnegie Mellon is a member of the University Athletic Association, which is a conference that prides itself on providing Division I athletics with a Division III education.
Carnegie Mellon Intramurals wrapped up its indoor sport season last week with the conclusion of 3-on-3 basketball and the three-point and foul-shooting competitions.
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