Ashley Herrick

Class of 2011


  • Football defeats Hiram College 62–31, improves record to 3–2

    The Carnegie Mellon Tartan football team improved its record this weekend to 3–2 with a convincing 62–31 win over the Hiram College Terriers. The 26th battle between the two schools took place this past Saturday in Gesling Stadium.

    Sports | October 4, 2010
  • Football drops disappointing 35–38 decision to Allegheny at home

    The Tartan football team played against the Allegheny Gators this past Saturday at Gesling Stadium. They battled for just under three hours and forced the Gators to play their best. Despite their diligent efforts, the Tartans fell just short of victory with a final score of 38–35. Their season record stands at 4–2.

    Sports | October 12, 2009
  • It’s all mental for us athletes

    As I sit at the International Tennis Association (ITA) Championships, I question the recipe for success on the tennis court. While I know that there are girls here who spend plenty more hours practicing on the court, in the weight room, and getting match-play experience than their opponents, I see them losing in the first or second rounds. There is a distinctly common pattern among the players tha...

    Sports | September 28, 2009
  • Tennis finally gets attention

    The U.S. Open, the biggest tennis event in the United States, just finished this last week, but not without exciting drama. While tennis is usually not an entertaining spectator sport, this year’s tournament got fans talking. As a lifelong tennis player, one would expect that I would usually watch tournaments. To be completely honest, before the U.S. Open, I hadn’t watched a professional tennis ma...

    Sports | September 21, 2009
  • Varsity sports at Carnegie? Why bother?

    When the name Carnegie Mellon University is mentioned, the first thing people think of isn’t usually sports teams or dedicated student athletes. The truth is, at the end of the year, there won’t be too many Tartans in the NFL or NBA draft or competing at the Olympics. So, you may ask, what’s the point? Student athletes at Carnegie Mellon have a particularly demanding daily schedule. Not only do th...

    Sports | September 14, 2009