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  • Swimming and diving hosts Clarion

    The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams dove into their first home meet of the season last weekend. The Tartans hosted the Division-II Clarion University Golden Eagles. The men’s team crushed Clarion University 202–97, while the women’s team fell 198–102.

    Sports | November 5, 2012
  • Cross country takes third place at UAAs

    The men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to Rochester, N.Y., on Oct. 27 to compete in the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships hosted by the University of Rochester.
    Both the men’s and women’s teams brought home third-place trophies.

    Sports | November 5, 2012
  • Ultimate Frisbee takes first place in Fall Brawl tournament

    One of Carnegie Mellon’s Ultimate Frisbee teams, Mr. Yuk, hit the road and traveled to Versailles, Oh., for the Fall Brawl tournament earlier this month. The Fall Brawl was the first tournament in which Carnegie Mellon split fully into an A team and a B team. Carnegie Mellon’s A team entered the Fall Brawl as the No. 1 seed.

    Sports | October 29, 2012
  • Men’s tennis defeats nationally ranked Amherst 5–4

    After the men’s tennis team’s slow start to the fall season, the Tartans finished in strong fashion. On Oct. 6, the Tartans took on Robert Morris University, defeating the Division-I school 9–0. The match was the perfect warm-up for the team’s match on Oct. 7 against No. 2 nationally ranked Amherst College. The Tartans defeated the Amherst Lord Jeffs in a close 5–4 match after coming back from a 3...

    Sports | October 15, 2012
  • Injured captain Jake Nardone proves to be true team player

    Senior running back and captain of the Carnegie Mellon football team Jake Nardone injured his right knee earlier this season. He has been contemplating whether to redshirt the rest of the football season and come back next year to play one more season, or to pursue a career. Prior to his injury, Nardone received All-UAA honors twice, achieving First Team All-UAA as a sophomore and Second Team All-...

    Sports | October 15, 2012