Away Game Briefs
The Carnegie Mellon Women’s golf team took fourth place at the Purple and White Invitational over the weekend with a score of 738.
After a day-low 77 during the second round of the tournament, first-year Robin Tan followed up on a 91 during day one to tie for the best score at the tournament.
First-years Summer Kitahara and Emma Hoskins were tied for the lead after day one, each shooting an 85. Day one included a 101 from first-year Isabelle Tseng and a 105 from first-year Ginger Glass. Day two brought a 101 from Hoskins, a 98 from Tseng, and a 100 from Glass. Kitahara did not play the second day of the tournament.
As an individual, junior Yoon Hee Ha shot a 106 on day one and a 99 on day two for a 205 score for the overall tournament.
The team continues competition next weekend at the Westminster College spring invitational.
The sixth-ranked Tartans moved to 12–5 on the season after an 8–1 victory over No. 20 University of Mary Washington.
The Tartans swept doubles competition with the team of senior Bryn Raschke and first-year Cori Sidell, the team of sophomore Vanessa Pavia and first-year Stacey Chang, and the team of sophomore Nicholle Torres and junior Brooke Tsu winning 8–5, 8–3, and 8–1 respectively.
In singles play, Pavia took her match at the start of singles play 6–0, 6–1. In the second spot, senior Angela Pratt won her match 4–6, 6–2, 1–0. In the third spot, Torres won 2–6, 6–1, 6–1. Tsu took her match in a tiebreaker 7–6 (9–7), 6–2. Sidell suffered the Tartans’ only defeat of the day, dropping her match 7–5, 6–2. Raschke rounded out singles competition with a 4–6, 6–1, 1–0 (10–7) victory.
The Tartans continue their season Thursday at University Athletic Association Championships.
The No. 9 Tartans defeated No. 12 Case Western Reserve University 6–3 to move to 13–5 for the season.
Seniors Will Duncan and Christian Heaney-Secord secured the only Tartan’s victory in doubles play with an 8–6 win. Sophomore team Jack Kasbeer and Kenny Zheng as well as the team of senior Bryce Beisswanger and junior Yuvraj Kumar both dropped 8–6.
The Tartans took five of six singles matches. Junior Abhishek Alla won 6–2, 6–3, while Heaney-Secord took the Tartans’ sole hit in singles play, dropping 6–1, 6–4. Duncan recovered, however, winning his match 7–6, 6–2. Zheng won his match 6–1, 6–4. Sophomore Kunal Wadwani picked up his match in three sets, winning 6–1, 2–6, 6–0. Sophomore Kiril Kirkov lost a first set before recovering to win his match as well, 5–7, 6–4, 6–3.
The men’s tennis team also competed on Sunday. The Tartans continue their season Saturday against Mary Washington.