Doug Fricker Senior Staff
Football hires defensive back coach, Jason Makrinos
The Carnegie Mellon football team recently announced the hiring of Jason Makrinos as a full-time assistant and defensive back coach. Makrinos, a native of Pittsburgh, comes from Kent State University (Division I), where he held a graduate assistant position last year.
Makrinos graduated from Peters Township High School and played on the defensive line there. He went to school at Westminster Colle...Sports | March 24, 2008
Basketball loses to Emory, Case Western at home
The Carnegie Mellon women’s basketball team suffered a pair of setbacks this past weekend in the friendly confines of Skibo Gym. 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. The team is now 7–17 overall, 0–13 in the UAA.
Against Emory Friday night, Carnegie Mellon was th...Sports | February 25, 2008
Women's basketball defeated twice at Skibo
The University of Chicago Maroons and Washington (Mo.) University Bears came to Pittsburgh this past weekend, with the Carnegie Mellon women’s basketball team winding up on the losing end of both games. The Maroons defeated the Tartans 84–53 Friday night, and the Bears edged the Tartans 54–47 Sunday afternoon. Carnegie Mellon now stands at 7–11 overall and 0–7 in the University Athletic Associatio...Sports | February 4, 2008
Golden Age of basketball has arrived
Standing 6'4", Candace Parker is Superwoman. Parker, among the best players in women’s college basketball, is helping give her sport some long-overdue attention. Women’s college basketball is showcasing some of the most talented female athletes ever to play the game. Call it the Golden Age of the sport.Sports | February 4, 2008
Women's basketball drops two UAA games on the road
The Carnegie Mellon women’s basketball team lost a pair of away University Athletic Assoication (UAA) games this past weekend.
Carnegie Mellon lost 76–57 to Case Western Reserve on Friday and fell at the hands of the Emory Eagles on Sunday by the score of 75–54. Poor shooting in the first half and too many turnovers doomed Carnegie Mellon in both games. The Tartans are now 7–9 overall and 0–5 in ...Sports | January 28, 2008