The Tartans polished off the Emory University Eagles Friday night and survived a late surge by the Case Western Reserve Spartans Sunday afternoon. The victories moved the team’s record to 16–8 overall with a 6–7 conference mark.
The three-day meet ended with the Carnegie Mellon men in second place following Emory University. The women finished in fourth place behind Emory University, Washington University in St. Louis, and New York University.
Last Saturday, the Carnegie Mellon’s track and field teams participated in the Kent State University Tune-Up meet. Despite tough competition from Division I, II, and III schools, both the men’s and women’s teams had a solid performance in preparation for this weekend’s University Athletic Association championships.
The fifth-ranked women’s team won its fourth straight match of the spring, upending the previously undefeated Kenyon to improve their overall record to 5–2 in dual matches. However, the men’s team was unable to hold off Kenyon’s undefeated and veteran squad as they lost 8–1, falling to 6–2 overall.
The Tartan interviewed Greg Gonzalez about life at Carnegie Mellon both on and off the hardwood.
The Tartans lost 69–46 to the visiting Emory Eagles Friday and then dropped a 63–49 decision to Case Western Reserve Sunday in University Athletic Association (UAA) action.
J.B. Bittner, a Florida Everblades hockey player and a Pittsburgh native, is giving back to the community. The professional hockey player decided to raise money for the Special Olympics after watching his 12-year-old cousin Patrick, born with Down Syndrome, participate in the Games.
The Carnegie Mellon Explorers Club organizes climbing expeditions ranging from trips to the gym to outdoor climbing to full-weekend trips to premier climbing spots on the East Coast.
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