Men’s Cross Country
The Carnegie Mellon men’s cross country team competed in the Dickinson Invitational last Saturday.
Junior Ryan Archer finished first in the 8K race with a time of 25:48.46. The Tartans had four runners finish in the top 10 of the 8K race. Senior Marc-Daniel Julien finished seventh with a time of 26:16.41; first-year William Mitchell crossed with a time of 26:18.62 at ninth place; and senior Grant Langevin took 10th with a time of 26:24.18.
In the 4K race, Carnegie Mellon had two runners finish in the top 10. Junior Owen Norley placed seventh with a time of 12:12.42, and senior Josh Antonson placed eighth after crossing in 12:14.69.
The Tartans will host the Carnegie Mellon Invitational, on Saturday, Oct. 10.
Women’s Cross Country
The Carnegie Mellon women’s cross country team competed in the Dickinson Invitational last Saturday.
Sophomore Aparna Alavilli led the Tartans in the 6K race with a seventh-place finish as she crossed in 23:03.94. Senior Rekha Schnepf finished in ninth with a time of 23:12.63.
The top three finishers for the Tartans in the 4K race were senior Haley Bryant, first-year Allison Scibisz, and first-year Alice Duan. Bryant crossed with a time of 15:22.32, while Scibisz and Duan finished with times of 15:34.50 and 15:37.70 respectively.
The Tartans will next compete at home in the Carnegie Mellon Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 10.
In between two tournaments, the Carnegie Mellon women’s volleyball team traveled to Steubenville, Ohio to take on Franciscan University. The Tartans improved to 15–1 for the season, winning 30–28, 25–12, 22–25, and 25–19.
Junior middle blocker and outside hitter Casey Salandra led the team with 13 kills, tying her career-high. First-year outside hitter and defensive specialist Lauren Mueller finished with 10 kills while junior setter Emily Newton had seven kills and junior middle blocker Jackie Gibbons totaled six.
Junior libero and defensive specialist Molly Higgins posted a season-high 31 digs. First-year right setter Sarah Jurgens had 10.
The Tartans will play next at the first UAA Round Robin at New York University.
The Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf team finished third at the Hal Hansen Invitational. The Tartans totaled 616 strokes for the weekend.
Junior Jordan Klodowski finished fourth overall with a two-day total of 151 strokes. Junior George Qian finished tied for 11th with a two-day final score of 154.
The Tartans will next compete in the Carnegie Mellon Invitational on Wednesday, Sept. 30.
The Carnegie Mellon men’s soccer team played two games over the past week.
Last Monday, the Tartans tied Westminster College 0–0 after going into double overtime. Senior keeper Eric Bykowsky recorded one formal save in the shutout as the defense held Westminster to four shots. Senior midfielder William Webb led the team with seven shots, but the efforts of both defenses prevented any scores in the game.
Last Wednesday, the Tartans won 3–1 against Grove City. Though Grove City got the first score of the game, junior midfielder Tristan Lockwood tied it up at the 59th minute. Junior midfielder Devin Keane got the lead for the Tartans at the 69th minute, and Lockwood sealed the victory with another goal at the 77th minute. Bykowsky recorded four saves for the game.
The Tartans will next play at Allegheny on Tuesday, Sept. 29.