Sports in brief
The women?s soccer team advanced to the ECAC championship with a 4?1 victory over Ursinus. Tartan senior Hallie Dumont scored a pair of goals, and Abigail Coffin and Nadya Yaghoubi each added scores. CMU moves to 12?4?2 with the win and will play Gettysburg for the championship on Sunday. The Tartans, who started the season strong with upsets over Washington and Jefferson and University of Chicago, faltered down the stretch and narrowly missed out on an NCAA invitation.
The women?s volleyball team won their sixth ECAC title in the last seven years on Saturday with a victory over host Lebanon Valley College. Tournament MVP Brea Carlock collected 128 assists over the tournament, including 52 in the championship match alone. En route to the championship, the Tartans blanked both Washington and Jefferson and Franklin & Marshall 3?0. After dropping the first game in the finals, they rolled over LVC 3?1, winning the final three games by scores of 30?18, 30?23, and 30?16.
Both the men?s and women?s swimming teams won their meet on Saturday against Grove City College. The men defeated the Wolverines 128?108, while the women won 126?100. Senior Brian Hunter won both the 200-yard breaststroke and the 200-yard IM, while sophomore Andy Douglas took first place in both the 500-yard freestyle and the 1000-yard freestyle. Ron Papa, David Krzeminski, and Evan Powell also picked up first- place finishes. On the women?s side, Julia Pavia won the one-meter and the three-meter diving events, while sophomore Anna Kochalko finished first in the 200- and 500-yard freestyles. Other winners were Yael Klionsky, Lauren Connell, and Emily Tong.