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  • Men's soccer looks to improve their record

    After a rough weekend on the road, the Tartans brushed the dirt off their shoulders and won their game at home against the Westminster College Titans 3–0.

    The Tartans began playing aggressively from the start of the game. Only nine minutes had passed before senior Carmen Minella scored for the Tartans.

    Sports | September 19, 2011
  • Athlete Profile: Clare McKendry plays, promotes water polo

    This week The Tartan caught up with senior Clare McKendry, the captain of the women’s water polo team. McKendry has grown up playing water polo her whole life, and as a result has developed a passion for the sport.

    She brought that passion to Carnegie Mellon and co-founded the club water polo team in the spring of 2009.

    Sports | September 12, 2011
  • Volleyball team strikes at first invitational

    With only the preseason and the first week of class under their belts, the Carnegie Mellon volleyball team hit the road last weekend to compete at the Ohio Northern University Invitational in Ada, Ohio. The Tartans played two games on both Friday and Saturday, coming out of the tournament with a record of 2–2. This past Wednesday, the Tartans hosted Marietta College and defeated the Pioneers 3–0.

    Sports | September 12, 2011
  • Baddock finds success on and off the court

    As the volleyball team ends its preseason and the players get ready for the regular season, senior Emily Baddock spoke with The Tartan about her academic life and her team’s upcoming season.
    Baddock, an international relations and politics major and French and francophone studies minor, will be starting the Heinz College’s accelerated master’s program this fall, where her focus will be public pol...

    Sports | August 29, 2011
  • Club teams look for new members

    Water polo

    After finishing on a high note last season, both the men’s and women’s water polo teams look to continue to build their program.

    Sports | August 21, 2011