Abby Smith

Class of 2016


  • Seth Cordts shoots for academic, athletic success

    Sophomore Seth Cordts, affectionately known by his coach and teammates as “Zeff,” knows how to dunk and do it all.

    The mechanical and biomedical engineering double major has maintained a rigorous course load while playing on the Carnegie Mellon men’s basketball team.

    Sports | January 28, 2013
  • First-year Liza Otto brings points, positivity for team

    Although many would recognize her as the sweet, smiling first-year girl strolling around campus, few others know of Liza Otto’s basketball prowess.

    Otto, despite being in the middle of what she calls “the tough transition period to college basketball,” has helped lead the Tartans’ women’s basketball team to their best record in years, with an overall 10–6 record.

    Sports | January 21, 2013
  • Anna Albi reflects on Tartan’s ‘Elite Eight’ finish this season

    Eager and enthusiastic junior goalkeeper Anna Albi helped to lead the Carnegie Mellon women’s soccer team to a historic season.

    The Tartans had a groundbreaking season this year, making the “Elite Eight” in the NCAA Division-III Tournament and finishing with a remarkable 14–1–5 record. The team also boasts many individual and coaching awards.

    Sports | December 3, 2012
  • Sophomore Cole Um challenges himself to be better

    Although a panda isn’t usually known as an aquatic animal, sophomore Cole Um, previously nicknamed “Panda” by the Carnegie Mellon swim team, has contributed greatly to the Tartans’ recent swimming success.

    Sports | November 19, 2012
  • Bhangra in the Burgh sweeps the city

    The pulse of drums, Indian rhythms, and techno beats filled the air of the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall this past Saturday for the sixth annual Bhangra in the Burgh competition. Nearly 2,500 people filled the space to watch bhangra teams from across North America dance to win.

    Pillbox | November 19, 2012