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  • Ben Nealy pushes forward into season

    Ben Nealy, a junior on the Carnegie Mellon track team, hails from Egg Harbor Township in New Jersey, where he began running in his junior year of high school.
    Currently, Nealy runs middle distances — 400 meters and 800 meters. Since joining the team, Nealy has enjoyed being a varsity athlete at Carnegie Mellon. “Having chosen the option of going to an academically competitive school, while also b...

    Sports | February 6, 2012
  • Men’s tennis sweeps first match 9–0

    This past Saturday, the Carnegie Mellon men’s tennis team kicked off its spring season with a home match against West Virginia Wesleyan College, a Division II college.

    The Tartans continued to train in their off-season, with increased conditioning and lifting sessions.

    Their season officially started two weeks ago, and the team’s hard work paid off with a 9–0 victory.

    Sports | February 6, 2012
  • Fatsi makes last splashes as a Tartan

    As senior diver Eli Fatsi competes in his last season on the men’s swimming and diving team, he reflected on his athletic career at Carnegie Mellon. Fatsi is earning his bachelor’s degree in the Mellon College of Science as a math major.

    Fatsi’s interest in swimming and diving began at a young age.

    Sports | January 30, 2012
  • Jacquie Shaw a top-tier scorer and rebounder for Tartans

    Sophomore mechanical engineering major Jacquie Shaw has been one of the top performers for the women’s basketball team this season. She is third on the team in scoring and rebounding, and second in field goal percentage, helping lead the Tartans so far in the 2012 season (6–9, 0–4).

    Sports | January 23, 2012
  • Off the court with Sonya Subramaniam

    This week, we met up with sophomore electrical and computer engineering major and varsity tennis player Sonya Subramaniam. Subramaniam had a stand-out fall tennis season.

    Sports | November 21, 2011