Professional tennis in recent years has been plagued by a phenomenon perhaps unique to tennis: players pulling out of tournaments.
With their high levels of play this week, the Carnegie Mellon men’s and women’s tennis teams showed that they could be major threats at the University Athletic Association (UAA) championships and the NCAA tournament, scheduled for the last few weeks of April.
The Carnegie Mellon track and field teams had a busy week competing in three meets. Last Tuesday, the Tartans hosted a tri-meet. Over the weekend, the distance runners participated in Bucknell University’s Bison Outdoor Classic, while the rest of the team traveled to Robert Morris University.
Carnegie Mellon men’s golf competed in two events this week, taking fifth place on the road and second place at home.
The Carnegie Mellon club rowing team was in Camden County, N.J. this past weekend for the Knecht Cup, hosted by Villanova University. The event is one of the most competitive races of the year for Carnegie Mellon crew.
The Carnegie Mellon men’s lacrosse team concluded its season with two tough games against the Taylor University Trojans and the Tri-State University Thunder.
The Carnegie Mellon club baseball team traveled to West Virginia University on Saturday to challenge the Mountaineers to a doubleheader but fell short in both games. The Tartans were coming off a 9–6 loss against Kent State on Thursday.
Demonstrating his more comedic side, Nemerov chatted with The Tartan last week about his thoughts on Carnegie Mellon, athletics, and other miscellaneous categories.
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