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Junior Jordan Klodowski closely watches his shot fly across the green at the Fred Kravetz Invitational on Friday. (credit: Courtesy of CMU Athletics) Junior Jordan Klodowski closely watches his shot fly across the green at the Fred Kravetz Invitational on Friday. (credit: Courtesy of CMU Athletics)

Men’s Golf

The Carnegie Mellon men’s golf team competed in the Fred Kravetz Invitational at the University of Rochester on Saturday. The Tartans finished in second place behind Franklin and Marshall College, with a two-day total score of 625. The Tartans recorded a core of 320 on Friday at the par-71 Irondequoit Country Club, and improved the next day to shoot a 305 at the par-72 Oak Hill Country Club.

On Friday, junior Jordan Klodowski and sophomore Adrian Del Bosque each finished the day with a score of 79, tying for fourth place individually. Junior George Qian was close behind with a score of 80. Sophomore Nikhil Mohan and junior Brad Jennette scored an 82 and 83, respectively. The Tartans finished the first day of the competition in third place.

On Saturday, the Tartans improved on their performance. Jennette improved ten strokes on his opening round and led the Tartans overall for the entire tournament, shooting one-over par 73, ending the competition with a total score of 156. Del Bosque ended up tying with Jennette for seventh individually at 156, scoring 77 on Saturday to top his opening round of 79. Qian finished the competition one stroke behind Jennette and Del Bosque at 157 after improving his score to 77 on the second day. Mohan shot a 160 overall with a score 78 on Saturday, and Klodowski finished at 162 after scoring an 83 on Saturday.

Men’s Track and Field

The Carnegie Mellon men’s track and field competed at the Westminster College Invitational on Saturday, placing third overall. The Tartans won two events and had six other finishes in the top four.

Sophomore Jacob Schofel won the hammer throw with a distance of 49.98 meters. First-year Kenny Sladick and sophomore David Trzcinski also placed fourth and seventh in the hammer throw respectively. Sladick tossed the hammer a career-best 42.48 meters, and Trzcinski recorded a mark of 41.01 meters.

Sophomore Cameron Smith placed second in the javelin with his own career-best mark of 53.63 meters.

First-year Rai Walters placed third in the long jump with a distance of 6.75 meters.

Sophomore Ryan Auld won the 3,000-meter steeplechase, recording a career-best time of 9:45.04. Junior Don Boyer recorded his own career-best time in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 56.86.

First-year Jacob Halasowski took third place in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 15:47.92. Sophomore Evan Larrick finished fifth in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:56.22.

The Tartans also had two runners compete at the Bucknell University Invitational on Saturday. Junior Curtis Watro finished the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a career-best time of 9:16.62. Owen Norley landed his own personal best in the 1,500-meter run, recording a time of 3:54.74.

The Tartans will run again at the UAA Championships at Washington University of St. Louis on April 23 and 24.

Women’s Track and Field

The Carnegie Mellon women’s track and field competed in the Westminster College Invitational on Saturday. The Tartans finished first among Division III opponents, with a fourth place overall finish. The Tartans won two events along with four other top three finishes.

First-year Oly Nwankwo took first in the hammer throw with a career-best distance of 43.16 meters. Sophomore Kiersten Chuc placed third in the hammer throw with a toss of 39.18 meters.

Junior Rebecca Fortner took home a third place finish in the high jump with a height of 1.56 meters. First-year Tessa Allen cleared the same distance and placed fourth.

In the long jump, first-year Debarati Bhanja recorded a distance of 5.01 meters to place fifth.

First-year Rose Ciriello brought home a victory in the 800-meter run with a season-best time of 2:19.09.

In the 4x100-meter relay, the team of junior Jerilyn James, sophomore Sarah Cook, first-year Autumn Hair and Bhanja took third place with a season-best time of 49.35 seconds. Cook took second place in the 400-meter dash with her own season-best 58.03 seconds.

Senior Taylor Maggiacomo ran at the Bucknell University Invitational, where she recorded a career-best time of 11:55.38 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase to place ninth.

The Tartans will run again at the UAA Championships at Washington University of St. Louis on April 23 and 24.