Club Sports Roundup


The Carnegie Mellon baseball club faced West Virginia University on Saturday, defeating the Mountaineers 14–4. Graduate student Matt Corbett pitched a complete game, allowing only five hits and one earned run.In the first inning, Carnegie Mellon got out to a 4–0 lead when the first six batters reached base.

In the second inning, first-year center fielder James Langhauser stole home to bring the score to 5–0. Sophomore third baseman Aaron Hernley led off the third inning with a triple to deep left field, then came in to score on sophomore first baseman Ben Chidester’s RBI single. In the fourth, sophomore catcher Brian Tabata and junior left fielder Chris Manganello hit back-to-back triples to add to the Tartan lead.

Sophomore Brett Rehfeld’s RBI double and Corbett’s RBI ground-out added two more runs to Carnegie Mellon’s total in the fifth inning.

With one out in the seventh inning and men on first and second base, an RBI single by Manganello was misplayed by the West Virginia right fielder, advancing Manganello to third. Fifth-year senior second baseman Jack Bader brought Manganello home on an RBI single.

In the eighth, leading 12–4, Rehfeld drew a leadoff walk, went to third on Langhauser’s double to left, and both Rehfeld and Langhauser scored on Corbett’s sacrifice fly, which was dropped by West Virginia. The Tartans ended the game early via the mercy rule.

The Tartans’ offense was led by Langhauser, who went three for four with three runs scored and five stolen bases. Manganello went two for three with three RBIs and two runs.

Ice Hockey

On Saturday, Carnegie Mellon’s club ice hockey team opened league play and defeated Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) 6–5 at The Ice Castle in Castle Shannon, Pa.

The win comes after a disappointing 15–1 loss in an exhibition game against Saint Vincent University on Friday, September 29.

Senior captain Dan Gilmour opened up Tartan scoring in the first period, followed by a goal by sophomore Steve Karolyi. Karolyi scored two more in the third period, capturing the coveted hat trick. Two of Karolyi’s goals came off slap shots, while one was made off a breakaway.

Sophomore Chris Faught rounded out Tartan scoring with two goals in the second period. Sophomore Greg Tanski had two assists and Gilmour also collected an assist. Junior goaltender Dave Urban captured his first win as a Tartan.

Men’s Lacrosse

The Carnegie Mellon men’s lacrosse club opened its 2006 fall season on Saturday, playing four games at the Colonial Fall Classic — a day-long tournament hosted by Robert Morris University. The Tartans faced Bishop’s University, Seton Hill University, Saint Vincent College, and Lees-McRae College — falling to all four teams.

The Tartans lost 7–1 to Bishop and 6–1 to Seton Hill to start the day. Seton Hill’s team is a Division II varsity team. Senior Tomo Gibson scored an unassisted goal in both games.

The Tartans then fell to Saint Vincent, another Division II varsity team, 6–0. In the team’s final game, the Tartans fell to Lees-McRae 4–2.
Junior Steven Blair and senior Rick McMullen scored the Tartans’ goals; both were unassisted