Women's Track & Field
The Carnegie Mellon University women’s track and field team competed at the Denison University Bob Shannon Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 3, and won the event for the second straight season with 118 points.
The Tartans swept the mile run: sophomore Kate Reilly won the event in 5:17.93. Juniors Rose Ciriello and Wade Lacey finished second and third in 5:27.71 and 5:29.69, respectively.
Sophomore Emmalyn Lindsey won the 5,000-meter run with a time of 19:03.48 and first-year Parvathi Meyyappan placed second after crossing in 19:07.46.
Senior Sarah Cook placed second with a time of the 200-meter dash in 27.24 and in the 400-meter raced in 59.26. Junior Debarati Bhanja took third in 1:01.10 in the 400-meter race.
Sophomore Michelle Karabin placed third in the pole vault after clearing the bar at 3.35 meters. Junior Autumn Hair jumped 10.12 meters for third placed in the triple jump and senior Kiersten Chuc tossed 13.85 meters in the weight throw for third place.
The Tartans will compete at the Dragon Invitational hosted by Tiffin University on Saturday, Feb. 10.
Men's Track & Field
The Carnegie Mellon University men’s track and field team competed at the Denison University Bob Shannon Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 3 and won the event for the third straight season with 183 points.
In the 5,000-meter run, first-year Naveen Pai took first with a time of 15:20.22 while sophomore Harry Branch-Shaw placed second in 15:30.70. The Tartans also claimed the top two spots in the 3,000-meter run when juniors Andrew Harter and Will Mitchell in 8:50.05 and 8:57.15, respectively.
The Tartans placed first and third in the mile run. First-year Arthur Dzieniszewski won the event in 4:22.19, while sophomore Liam Walsh placed third in 4:23.62.
Senior Evan Larrick won the 800-meter run in 1:59.54 while the distance medley relay team also claimed top honors. The first-year team of Muhamed Bicic, Michael Cai, Michael Cabral and Matt Karee crossed in 10:43.25.
Senior Tommy Mansfield and first-year Alex Liu cleared the bar at 4.40 meters and 4.25 meters in the pole vault to place first and second, respectively. Sophomore Rai Walters jumped 6.50 meters to win the long jump.
The Tartans will next compete at the Dragon Invitational hosted by Tiffin University on Saturday, Feb. 10.
The Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis team started its spring season against Division II Slippery Rock University and Division I Duquesne University on Saturday, Feb. 3. The Tartans topped Slippery Rock, 8–1, before falling to the Dukes, 7–0, and now are 5–1 for the season.
Senior Cori Sidell won twice against Slippery Rock, first by pairing with sophomore Vinaya Rao at first doubles and then by winning at first singles.
Senior Katie Lai and junior Jamie Vizelman put the Tartans ahead 2–0 with an 8-6 win at third doubles.
Vizelman won with a 7–5, 6–1 score at second singles. Next was Sidell’s first singles victory by a 2–6, 6–1, 6–4 score. Rao earned match point at third singles with a 6–3, 6–4 win.
The Tartans will next be in action on Saturday, Feb. 10 at 2:00 p.m. against Division I Saint Francis University at The Club Sport and Life in Monroeville, PA.
The Carnegie Mellon University men’s tennis team, ranked 10th in Division III, took on Division I Duquesne on Saturday, Feb. 3 in its first match of the spring season. The Tartans fell to the Dukes, 6–1, and are now 3–1 for the season.
Playing by Division I scoring rules, the Dukes took the doubles point with victories at first and third doubles. Winning for the Tartans at second doubles was senior Jeffrey Chen and sophomore Robert Levin by a 6–4 score. Junior Daniel Levine and first-year Ben Ash fell at first singles in a tightly contested match, 7–5.
The Dukes took a 2–0 lead after a sixth singles victory before first-year Kailas Shekar won at fourth singles, 6–4, 3–6, 6–0.
Duquesne then won the next four singles matches for the final 6–1 score.
The Tartans will next compete against Division I Saint Francis University on Saturday, Feb. 10 at 2:00 p.m. at The Club Sport and Life in Monroeville, PA.