Athletes of the week
Baseball Ryan Comes , a sophomore catcher, was on the receiving end of over 90 pitches in four innings in Carnegie Mellon?s 12?1 loss to CCAC Allegheny on Saturday. His plate defense and game calling kept the Tartans within striking range for most of the game, despite suspect defense which led to six unearned runs. He also contribured on both the offensive and defensive ends in a 5?1 loss that started the doubleheader.
Men?s Tennis Rex Carazo-Zapetis, a sophomore, recorded the Tartans? only point in singles competition against Swarthmore. He won a hard fought tiebreaker match over Swarthmore?s Justin Durand 10?6 to lock up a victory last Saturday.
Women?s Tennis Mai Otsuka, a sophomore, won in both singles and doubles competition this week against California University of Pennsylvania. She teamed with Kavita Shah to win a tough doubles match 8?6 and then rolled to a straight sets victory in singles play, 6?4, 6?0.
Men?s Track Dana Irrer, a junior distance runner, placed first in the 1500 meter run at the Washington & Jefferson Invitational last Saturday. He blew away the competition with a time of 4:00.24 and captured his first victory of the outdoor campaign. He?ll look to improve to earn a UAA title.
Women?s Track Karoline Evans, a senior weight thrower, scored points in two events for the Tartans at the Washington & Jefferson Invitational Saturday. She won the discus with a throw of 34.82 meters and came back to place fifth in the shot put with a toss of 10.98 meters.
Water Polo Daniel Sunday, a junior hole-set, led the team in scoring and helped the Tartans get to a fourth place finish at the Ohio University Spring Invitational. This included an eight goal performance that led the team to victory on Saturday against Ohio.