The ninth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis team traveled to Westminster College on Thursday, April 12 to battle the Titans. The Tartans defeated the host team, 9-0, for their third straight win and 15th of the season.
First-years Hannah Rosenfield and Alex Iordache kicked off the day 8–0 win at third doubles. The second doubles pair of junior Marina Selenica and first-year Nila Ramaswamy also finished with a 8–0 score before sophomore Courtney Ollis and first-year Elizabeth Schulz won 8–3 at first doubles.
Ollis was first to finish singles play with a 6–0, 6–0 victory at the fourth position. Ramaswamy earned the match point with the same score at fifth singles.
Schulz also won by a 6–0, 6–0 score at sixth singles while Selenica won at first singles (6–0, 6–2), Rosenfield won at second singles (6–0, 6–1), and Iordache won at third singles (6–0, 6–1).
The Tartans will host 23rd-ranked Kenyon College on Sunday, April 15 for their next match. The time is set for 1 p.m.
Women's Track & Field
The Carnegie Mellon University women’s track and field team competed at the Westminster College Invitational on Saturday, April 14. The Tartans finished seventh out of 23 teams and third amongst Division III teams with 33 points.
Sophomore Emmalyn Lindsey won the 3,000-meter steeplechase in a time of 12:09.49 to lead the Tartans.
Sophomore Michelle Karabin earned a second-place finish in the pole vault after tying her career-best by clearing 3.65 meters.
Junior Alexa Barriero took sixth in the javelin throw with a mark of 34.80 meters.
First-year Isabelle Chickanosky earned a fifth-place showing in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 5:06.03. Fellow first-year Parvathi Meyyappan also placed fifth on Saturday when she finished the 5,000-meter run in 18:56.83.
Men's Track & Field
The Carnegie Mellon University men’s track and field team finished third at the Westminster College Invitational on Saturday, April 14. The Tartans finished first amongst Division III teams with 101 points.
The big event for the Tartans was the 5,000-meter run where six Tartans placed in the top eight. Junior Kevin Cory won the event in 15:15.75 with junior Aadi Mhatre taking second in 15:17.18. Placing third was sophomore Josh Kalapos in 15:24.19 with first-year Naveen Pai finishing fourth in 15:28.54.
Sophomore Fred Dauphin placed third in the triple jump with a mark of 14.04 meters with senior Eloy Fernandez placing fourth after a jump of 13.68 meters.
First-year Bram Miller came in third-place in the discus throw with a mark of 44.79 meters to lead the Tartans. Senior Jacob Schofel was sixth in the event with a mark of 42.86 meters. Miller turned in a second top-five finish for the day in the shot put when he tossed the element 14.20 meters to place fifth.
Schofel earned a victory in the hammer throw when he tossed it 55.06 meters.
Junior Mark Moody placed second in the 800-meter run in a time of 1:58.18 while first-year Michael Cabral was fourth in 1:59.08. In the 3,000-meter steeplechase, sophomores Hunter Hartshorne and Harry Branch-Shaw finished second and third with times of 9:36.43 and 9:45.58, respectively.
The Carnegie Mellon University women’s golf team competed at the Westminster College Spring Invitational on Saturday, April 14, bringing home the team title for the fourth straight year. Carnegie Mellon carded a team score of 320, matching the fourth best score in school history, at the 18-hole event held at the New Castle Country Club.
First-year Catherine Tianhong Yu earned individual medalist honors with a career-best score of 74 to lead the Tartans who had the top four finishes on the day. The top honor for Yu is the first of her career and her second top-10 finish of the year. Finishing second behind Yu was sophomore Yedin Lui with a 79.
Junior Carly Jordan entered the clubhouse with an 83 to finish third, as sophomore Charlotte Simpson recorded an 84 and took fourth place.
Senior Summer Kitahara carded a 91 to round out the top five players for the Tartans.
First-year Shanice Lam, sophomore Sanchi Gupta, and senior Isabelle Tseng entered the tournament as individuals and finished the 18-hole event with a 90, 92, and 94, respectively.
The Tartans will be back in action Sunday, April 15 at the Saint Vincent College Invitational at Champion Lakes Golf Course in Bolivar, PA.