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  • Volleyball wins last home game of season

    On Wednesday, the Tartans hosted their last home volleyball game of the season, a change from the University Athletic Association round robins from the past few weekends. Carnegie Mellon played a non-conference game against Frostburg State University, dominating the Bobcats 3–1. The scores of each game were 25–20, 25–18, 21–25, and 25–17, with the Tartans dropping the third game.

    Sports | October 31, 2011
  • Men’s soccer wins in double overtime

    Cèilidh weekend at Carnegie Mellon provided an exciting game for the Carnegie Mellon men’s soccer team. The Tartans hosted the New York University Violets, a University Athletic Association rival, on Friday; Carnegie Mellon beat the Violets 2–1 in double overtime.

    Sports | October 31, 2011
  • Athlete Profile: Billy Littlefield is ready to do some damage

    Billy Littlefield started his first cross country season in the sixth grade back in 2002, but he did not really take running seriously until his sophomore year of high school. “All the other sports required too much maneuvering and coordination; I like the simplicity of running,” Littlefield said.

    Sports | October 17, 2011
  • Women's soccer heats up in UAA play

    The Carnegie Mellon women’s soccer team continued to step up its game during the past two weeks.

    After losing their first University Athletic Association (UAA) game to Washington University in St. Louis, the Tartans have come back strong, winning their past two games against the University of Chicago and the University of Rochester.

    Sports | October 17, 2011
  • Men’s tennis hosts three teams

    It finally warmed up in Pittsburgh, providing the perfect Saturday for the Carnegie Mellon men’s tennis team to host two matches.

    The first match started at 12:30 p.m. against Robert Morris University, where the Tartans were victorious by a score of 9–0, and the second one started at 4 p.m. against local Division I school Duquesne University, where the Tartans fell 7–2.

    Sports | October 10, 2011