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Women's Golf

The Carnegie Mellon University women’s golf team hosted its annual spring invitational on Thursday at the par 70 Longue Vue Club in Verona, PA. Seven Tartans competed in the event, all as individuals.

Top individual medalist honors went to Tartan first-year Shanice Lam who shot an 85.

First-year Cristina Pullen carded an 86 with senior Emma Hoskins firing an 87. Sophomore Sanchi Gupta finished two strokes behind Hoskins with an 89.

Senior Isabelle Tseng fired a 91, first-year Malina Rufo shot a 96, and senior Ginger Glass ended the round with a 111.

The Tartans return to action on Saturday and Sunday, April 7-8 as they host the Annual Carnegie Mellon Spring Shootout. The two-day event will be held at The Links at Spring Church in Apollo, PA.

Men's Golf

The Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf team competed in the first round of the Wynlakes Intercollegiate in Montgomery, Alabama on Monday, and carded a team score of 323. The field was comprised of 16 teams, including six teams ranked in the top 25 nationally. The 36-hole event is being played at the par 72, 6,979-yard Wynlakes Golf & Country Club.

First-year Jason Li led the Tartans on Monday with a three-over par 75. Li shot a one-under on the back nine. Senior Adrian Del Bosque ended the day with a 78 while junior Patrick Tan shot an 82.

Senior Nikhil Mohan entered the clubhouse with an 88 and first-year Trevor Arashiro shot a 94.

Carnegie Mellon had one individual enter the invitational, as first-year Aaron Silverstein carded a 78.

On Tuesday, the men’s golf team carded a final round of 309 at the Wynlakes Intercollegiate and finished 15th with a 36-hole score of 632 (323-309). Wittenberg University won the 16-team event with a score of 591 (299-292). The 36-hole event was played at the par 72, 6,979-yard Wynlakes Golf & Country Club.

Del Bosque carded six birdies in the closing round and fired a four-under par 68 to lead the Cardinal and Gray. The senior tied for sixth in a field of 88 golfers with a 36-hole score of 146 (78-68). His 68 on Tuesday was the lowest round by an individual for the tournament.

Li carded a 77 on Tuesday and finished with a 152 (75-77). Tan ended the two-day event with a 166 (82-84).

Mohan shot a 171 (88-83) while Arashiro recorded a 175 (94-81), after improving 13 strokes form his opening round.

In the individual event, Silverstein shot a 174 (78-96).

On Thursday, the Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf team hosted its annual spring invitational at the par 70 Longue Vue Club in Verona, PA.

The Tartans had five golfers compete all as individuals while Point Park University won the four-team event after carding a 318.

First-years Aryan Chordia and Arashiro ended the 18-hole event both carding rounds of 76.

First-year David Wang fired a 77. Junior Adrian Berger carded an 80 while junior Nicholas Moreno shot an 82.

The Tartans will next compete at The Hershey Cup at Hershey Country Club in Hershey, PA, April 1-2.

Women's Tennis

The ninth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis team hosted 15th-ranked Washington and Lee University on Saturday, March 31, defeating the Generals, 6-3. The Tartans move to 13-3 for the year while the Generals drop to 10-4.

The Tartans swept through doubles play to take an important 3-0 lead. Senior Cori Sidell and sophomore Courtney Ollis started the scoring with an impressive 8-2 win at first doubles against the 16th-ranked pair from Washington and Lee. Senior Katie Lai and junior Jamie Vizelman then won 8-5 at third doubles before the 5th-ranked pair of sophomore Vinaya Rao and first-year Melissa Strome won 8-6 at second doubles.

Junior Marina Selenica made the score 4-1 with a 6-4, 6-2 victory at sixth singles before Vizelman clinched the match at third singles with a 6-1, 6-4 win.

The final victory of the day for the Tartans came off Strome’s racket, as the first-year won, 6-3, 7-5, at fifth singles.

The Tartans will next travel to the University of Mary Washington to face the 19th-ranked Eagles on Saturday, April 7.

Men's Tennis

The ninth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men’s tennis team hosted 29th-ranked Denison University on Saturday, March 31, defeating the Big Red, 7-2, for its 10th win of the season.

Senior Tommy Cheng and first-year Kailas Shekar started the scoring with an 8-2 win at number three doubles. The 15th-ranked pair of juniors Daniel Levine and Chaz Downing then won, 8-6, at first doubles to give the Tartans a 2-0 lead.

After Denison won at second doubles, Levine and Downing made the score 4-1 with wins at first and second singles. Levine, ranked second in the nation, won his match, 6-2, 6-3, seconds before Downing won 6-0, 6-2 at the second position.

First-year Ray Boppana secured the match with a 6-4, 6-3 win at third singles.

Other wins for the Tartans came at fourth and fifth singles by Shekar and sophomore Robert Levin, respectively. Shekar topped his opponent, 7-5, 1-6, 6-2, while Levin won, 5-7, 6-2, 6-4.

The Tartans now have a 10-5 record and will face the University of Mary Washington on the road on Saturday, April 7.