Doug Fricker Senior Staff

Class of 2008


  • Ongoing changes to athletics

    As another sports season begins at Carnegie Mellon, students will notice many changes in Tartan athletics. Over the spring and summer, Athletics Director Susan Bassett initiated these changes in an attempt to continue and enhance the Tartans’ successes.

    These changes include upgrades to the sites of these athletic competitions as well as fresh faces within the athletics department.

    Sports | August 27, 2007
  • Carnegie Mellon sports 2006–2007 recap

    The success of the Carnegie Mellon 2006–07 athletics programs should come as no surprise to those familiar with the university. Known for its academics, Carnegie Mellon is making a name for itself in the realm of athletics on a national scale as well. This past year in Tartan athletics was — I don’t really know how to put this — kind of a big deal.

    Sports | April 30, 2007
  • A-Rod is clutch? Not so fast, my friend

    Alex Rodriguez’s torrid start to the Major League Baseball season has given him the league lead in home runs and runs batted in, on top of hitting two game-winning walk-off home runs. Rodriguez is the first player in American League history to hit 10 home runs in his club’s first 14 games. The New York Yankees’ third baseman brings up the much-debatable and controversial topic of whether or not at...

    Sports | April 23, 2007
  • Golf team rebounds on second day to take fifth

    Last Monday, the Carnegie Mellon golf team competed in the final day of the two-day Mid-Atlantic Regional and finished fifth out of the 15 teams there. The event, held at the Hershey Country Club in Hershey, Pa., saw the Tartans make up for their less-than-stellar performance on Sunday by rebounding on Monday to turn in the second-best team score, shooting a 309 during Monday’s round.

    Sports | April 16, 2007
  • Who’s hot and who’s not in sports

    Anybody remember when it was 80° last Tuesday here in Pittsburgh? How about last Thursday when we saw a high temperature of 32°? This substantial plunge in temperature compares in magnitude only to the collapse of the 1964 Philadelphia Phillies or Jean Van de Velde at the 1999 British Open. Last Tuesday was hot like the Florida Gators athletics programs, while Thursday’s cold weather resembled the...

    Sports | April 9, 2007