William Park Sports Editor
Club sports teams find success in their respective fields
While Carnegie Mellon is home to many outstanding varsity athletes, many people are less aware of the university club teams, which are no less dedicated or talented.
Here are short recaps of how some of the university’s club teams have been doing so far.
After many core players graduated, there were doubts over how well the club hockey team would play this year.Sports | November 25, 2013
Men’s soccer team ends winning season with tough loss
The No. 12 men’s soccer team’s NCAA Championship aspirations ended this Sunday in a 1–0 loss to No. 22 Montclair State University. On that rainy Pittsburgh afternoon, the Tartans couldn’t crack the tight Montclair defense.Sports | November 18, 2013
Women’s soccer season ends early in the NCAA tourney
After a magical run into the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championships last season, the women’s soccer team fell short in its return to the tournament this year.
On Saturday, the Tartans ended their season with a 1–0 loss to York College of Pennsylvania in the first round of the NCAA Championships.Sports | November 18, 2013
The most surprising teams in the NFL
With the NFL season more than halfway over, it can so far be defined as one of surprises. Here are the biggest surprise teams.
Kansas City Chiefs
After holding the worst record last season, the Chiefs, at 9–0, currently hold the best record in the NFL. While their success may be attributed to the steady hand of quarterback Alex Smith, the Chiefs’ main strength has been their defense.Sports | November 11, 2013
Volleyball team finishes third in UAA
The women’s volleyball team had had enough.
Over the previous three seasons, the Tartans were 0–5 against Washington University in St. Louis, their opponent in Saturday’s third-place game of the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships.Sports | November 11, 2013