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  • Golf team finishes fifth out of 16

    The Carnegie Mellon golf team finished another tournament in the top five. On Sept. 29 and 30, the Tartans traveled to the Cedarbrook Golf Course in Belle Vernon, Penn. The Vulcan Invitational was hosted by California University of Pennsylvania, a Division-II school.

    The Tartans managed to stay in the zone for two days and finished fifth out of 16 teams.

    Sports | October 8, 2012
  • Men's Tennis has rough day

    The Carnegie Mellon men’s tennis team left campus on Sept. 28 for the annual, weekend-long ITA Southeast Regional Championships, hosted by the University of Mary Washington. Historically, the Tartans have been able to send some players to nationals. This year, the Tartans broke that trend.

    Sports | October 8, 2012
  • Christian Heaney-Secord strives for excellence on court

    Sophomore mechanical engineering major Christian Heaney-Secord, who is well over six feet tall, is known to the Carnegie Mellon tennis team as Big Chris.

    However, Heaney-Secord didn’t enter Carnegie Mellon the year after he graduated high school. Instead, he took a year off to follow his 14-year-long passion for tennis and trained at home in Westwood, Mass.

    Sports | October 1, 2012
  • Darren Kerfoot the new ace on CMU pitching staff

    New to the Carnegie Mellon baseball team is first-year pitcher Darren Kerfoot, hailing from San Dimas, Calif.

    “I’ve been playing baseball for 14 years, since I was four years old,” he said. He had hoped to continue to pursue his love for baseball during his college career.

    Sports | September 24, 2012
  • Women’s soccer victorious

    Six games into the season and the Carnegie Mellon women’s soccer team remains undefeated, with a record of 4–0–2. On Tuesday, the Tartans were victorious over Washington & Jefferson College with a score of 4–1. This past Saturday, the Tartans hosted the Kenyon College Ladies, whom they defeated 3–0.

    Sports | September 17, 2012