Athletes of the week
Baseball Nick Brown ? Brown, a sophomore first baseman, has shown great strides at the plate and in the field throughout spring training and was recently named the team?s starting first baseman for this season. He has worked diligently to shorten his swing and improve his weight transfer, which should increase his power at the plate.
Women?s Track Drea Garvue ? Garvue, a junior distance runner, posted a time of 18:43 in the 5000 meter run to claim second place in the Western Pennsylania Track and Field Championship. She finished only four seconds behind winner Holly Woolery of Slippery Rock and bested the next closest competitor by over 35 seconds.
Men?s Track Nik Bonaddio ? Bonaddio, a graduate student, makes yet another appearance on this list after winning the 400 meter dash at the Western Pennsylvania Championships and then coming back to run a leg on Carnegie Mellon?s winning 4x400-meter relay team. He was the UAA?s fastest 400 meter runner in the indoor season and looks to defend his title in the outdoor season.
Roller Hockey Tier I Garrett Jenkinson ? Jenkinson, a sophomore goaltender, withstood a barrage of RMU scoring opportunities and made numerous incredible saves throughout the game. His outstanding efforts kept CMU in the game until the very end, but time simply ran out for the Tartans.
Roller Hockey Tier II Jeff ?JC Smooth? Miecznikowski ? This graduate student forward scored CMU?s first four goals in a 6?4 playoff victory over Robert Morris, propelling the Tier II Tartans into the league championships, where they will compete next week.
Women?s Tennis Amy Staloch ? Staloch appears on this list again after successful play in singles matches and as a doubles team with Mona Iyer against the University of Pittsburgh. The two defeated Pitt?s number-one doubles team 8?3 to set the tone of the day for a feisty Carnegie Mellon squad. In singles competition, Staloch won a hard-fought three-set match against Annie Davies of Pitt. She accounted for two of the team?s total points.
Crew Jon Milikowsky ? Milikowsky, a senior lightweight rower, sat in the stroke seat and helped lead his boat to victory in the UAA Championships Saturday.