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    Women’s Cross Country

    The Carnegie Mellon women’s cross country team traveled north to compete in the Allegheny College Classic on Saturday, Sept. 16. Senior Aparna Alavilli was the first of 134 runners to cross the finish line with a time of 18:03. The senior helped the Tartans to a first-place team finish in a field of 11 teams.

    Sports | September 18, 2017
  • The Tartan fantasy football gears up for a second year

    With the new year in football comes the revival of fantasy football leagues across the nation, as millions return to the game that manages to get people to care about even the worst teams like the Cleveland Browns: fantasy football. Last year, Editor-in-Chief India Price defeated my team by two points to take the championship in The Tartan’s first year of fantasy football. This year, the league ha...

    Sports | September 11, 2017
  • Volleyball keeps perfection past Marcia French games

    On Wednesday, Sept. 6, the Carnegie Mellon volleyball team, ranked 24th nationally, hosted the Bearcats of Saint Vincent College and swept the match in three sets by the scores of 25–12, 25–5, 25–13.

    Sports | September 11, 2017
  • Women's soccer wins twice in DoubleTree Tartan Cup

    On Friday, Sept. 1 and Saturday, Sept. 2, the 22nd-ranked Carnegie Mellon women’s soccer team opened the season by competing in the Carnegie Mellon DoubleTree Tartan Cup.

    Against Frostburg State, the Tartans put three shots on goal through the first 45 minutes. All three came in the final 10 minutes of the half, but Frostburg’s goalkeeper, Jenny Bullers, was there to stop each one.

    Sports | September 11, 2017
  • Men's soccer takes home opener in massive blowout

    The 20th-ranked Carnegie Mellon men’s soccer team scored five unanswered goals to open the home season with a 5–0 shutout against Denison University on Sunday, Sept. 3. The Tartans moved to 1–1 on the season while the Big Red dropped to 0–2.

    Sports | September 11, 2017