Jonathan Rodrigues is a member of the Class of 2018 at Carnegie Mellon, majoring in Business. He is the social media manager for the Tartan Sports Analytics Club. When not watching sports or doing homework, Rodrigues is probably occupied with a varying intramural or club team. He is originally from Monroe, Connecticut.
Bryan Jangro is a freshman from Baltimore, MD who plans on majoring in Economics and Statistics. Plays quarterback for the Carnegie Mellon Football team. Enjoys all sports, especially football and college basketball.
Kevin Li is a statistics major and he is an avid fan of sports for his entire life. Growing up, Kevin depended on the radio to listen to sports, which he believes has given him a different perspective. Kevin is interested in baseball, basketball, football, and soccer, especially the stats behind them. Additionally he is an avid fantasy sports player having had a team in different sports for the past 8 years.
Andrew Chang is a second year undergraduate mathematical sciences major on the operations research and statistics concentration track. He is Korean and from Fairfax, Virginia where he grew up for most of my life. He is on the varsity track and field team at Carnegie Mellon University and enjoys playing many other sports as well. He is affiliated with the e-sports and golf sections of the Tartan Sports Analytics Club.
Sarthak Dighe is a junior from Pittsburgh, PA, majoring in Economics and Statistics. His favorite team is the Pittsburgh Penguins, but he is also a huge fan of the Steelers and Pirates. He is also interested in basketball, golf, and fantasy sports. His favorite hockey players are some of the all-time greatest Penguins, especially Gary Roberts, Marty Straka, and, of course, Mario Lemieux.
Abbey Hamstra is a junior studying Business Administration. Abbey grew up in Chicago, Illinois as a Cubs, Bears, Bulls, and Blackhawks fan. Her favorite sport to play is tennis, and she enjoys watching Novak Djokovic win championships in her spare time.
Brooke Tsu is an Economics and Statistics Major who grew up in the Bay Area, so she was lucky enough to grow up as a fan of the best teams in the world: Giants, Niners and Warriors. She is a member of the varsity tennis team and is interested in how statistics came be used to make for a better tennis player. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, winning Intramural Sports, running half-marathons, and Sudoku puzzles.
After a moderately successful high school football career that wound up with Max playing division three football at Carnegie Mellon, he figured thinking about the NFL was a far more reasonable pastime than aspiring to play in it. Now, Max uses an understanding of numbers and football, a subscription to Pro Football Focus, and Microsoft Word to talk about and analyze the sport he loves.
Christopher Benson is an undecided first-year from Ohio. He is particularly interested in eSports, specifically competitive Dota 2, and would like to see if there are any predictive capabilities or statistics in the available match data. Chris thinks it would be particularly fascinating if Dota 2, or any other similar game, is solvable; that is, there is always a “right” decision.
Thomas is a freshman business major from New Jersey. He is on the football team and enjoys watching college football. He also played baseball in high school and it is his second favorite sport.
Alex is from Washington, PA. He is currently a junior majoring in Statistics and Decision Science. He is a member of the men’s varsity soccer team here at CMU, and his main interests in the Sports Analytics club are in soccer, football, and basketball.