2018-19 Tartan Men's Tennis News

  • Men’s Recruiting Class Named No. 1 by Tennis Recruiting Network
    June 20, 2019
    Following his second year as the head men’s tennis coach of Carnegie Mellon University, Mike Belmonte has earned the program its first number one ranking. Belmonte’s 2019 recruiting class has earned the top Division III spot by Tennis Recruiting Network and sits among the top 25 of all mid major universities.
  • Downing and Levine Close Careers at NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships
    May 24, 2019
    Carnegie Mellon University seniors Chaz Downing (Newport Beach, Calif. / Corona Del Mar) and Daniel Levine (Highland Park, Ill. / Boca Prep International School) closed their careers at the 2019 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Singles and Doubles Championships on Friday in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Rain forced play inside where both Tartan men bowed out in the first round.
  • Tartan Men Honored with ITA Regional Community Service Award
    May 15, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s tennis team was honored by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) with the ITA Atlantic-South Community Service Award for its work in the community throughout the 2018-19 season.
  • Downing and Levine Honored on 2019 All-UAA Men’s Tennis Team
    May 13, 2019
    Seniors Chaz Downing (Newport Beach, Calif. / Corona Del Mar) and Daniel Levine (Highland Park, Ill. / Boca Prep International School) were honored in their final season by the University Athletic Association (UAA) coaches on the 2019 All-UAA Men’s Tennis Team. Both were named to the first team for their doubles play during the season.
  • Four Tartans Selected to NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships
    May 09, 2019
    Carnegie Mellon University will have four tennis players continue their season after being selected to compete in the 2019 NCAA Division III Singles and Doubles Tennis Championships at Stowe Stadium in Kalamazoo, Michigan, from May 24-26. Representing the women’s program will be sophomore Melissa Strome (West Bloomfield, Mich. / West Bloomfield) and freshman Danna Taylor (Orlando, Fla. / Circle Christian School), while seniors Chaz Downing (Newport Beach, Calif. / Corona Del Mar) and Daniel Levine (Highland Park, Ill. / Boca Prep International School) will represent the men’s program.
  • #14 Tartans Finish UAA Championship Play Against #12 Spartans
    April 28, 2019
    The 14th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team played 12th-ranked Case Western Reserve University in the fifth-place match of the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship on Sunday morning in Altamonte Springs, Florida. The Tartans dropped a 5-2 decision to the Spartans in the final dual match of the season for the Cardinal and Gray.
  • #14 Tartans Takedown #36 NYU at UAA Championship
    April 27, 2019
    The 14th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team played 36th-ranked NYU in the consolation semifinals of the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship on Saturday in Altamonte Springs, Florida. The Tartans defeated the Violets 5-0 and are now 9-8 on the season.
  • #14 Tartans Start UAA Play Against #7 WashU
    April 26, 2019
    The 14th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team opened University Athletic Association (UAA) play on Friday at Sanlando Park in Altamonte Springs, Florida, and fell by the score of 5-1 to seventh ranked WashU. The Tartans record is now even at 8-8.
  • #15 Tartans Top #24 Denison on the Road
    April 21, 2019
    The 15th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team traveled 24th-ranked Denison University on Sunday and left with a 6-3 win over the Big Red. The Tartans concluded the regular season with an 8-7 mark while the Big Red are now 10-6.
  • #15 Tartans Drop 5-4 Match at #11 Kenyon
    April 20, 2019
    The 15th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team traveled to Gambier, Ohio on Saturday afternoon and dropped a 5-4 match at 11th-ranked Kenyon College. The Tartans record is now 7-7 while the Lords move to 15-3.
  • Strong Singles Play Lifts #15 Tartans to a 5-4 Win Over #16 Mary Washington
    April 06, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team, ranked 15th nationally hosted the 16th-ranked Eagles of University of Mary Washington on Saturday afternoon. The Tartans came back from a 3-0 deficit to defeat the Eagles 5-4. The Tartans are now 7-6 while the Eagles move to 15-4.
  • #15 Tartans Top Division I Duquesne in Midweek Match
    April 02, 2019
    The 15th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team hosted Division I Duquesne University for a midweek match on Tuesday, April 2. The Tartans defeated the Dukes, 4-2, with the match played by Division I rules and to decision. The Tartans are now 6-6 for the season.
  • Athletes Build Robotic Wide Receiver
    March 28, 2019
    Fusing football passion with engineering expertise, a group of Carnegie Mellon University athletes participated in the annual Build18 challenge to create a robotic wide receiver.
  • #15 Tartans Faced Seventh Straight Ranked Opponent in #9 Wesleyan
    March 13, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team, ranked 15th nationally, played ninth-ranked Wesleyan University in its final match of the spring trip and lost 6-3. The Tartans are now 5-6 on the season while Wesleyan remains unbeaten at 4-0.
  • Downing Named UAA Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week
    March 12, 2019
    Senior Chaz Downing (Newport Beach, Calif. / Corona Del Mar) of the Carnegie Mellon University men’s tennis team was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week following his performance in 15th-ranked Tartans to a 5-4 thrilling victory over 14th-ranked Case Western Reserve University in Orlando, Florida.
  • #15 Tartans Fall in Close Contest to #7 Amherst
    March 12, 2019
    The 15th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team ran into seventh-ranked Amherst College on Tuesday and loss 5-4 to the Mammoths. Carnegie Mellon is now 5-5 overall while Amherst remains unbeaten at 5-0.
  • #15 Tartans Drop Close Battle to #8 WashU
    March 11, 2019
    The 15th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team faced another University Athletic Association (UAA) foe on its spring trip on Monday. This time the Tartans ran into the eighth-ranked Bears of Washington University in St. Louis and dropped a 6-3 match. Carnegie Mellon moves to 5-4 on the season and WashU moves to 7-3.
  • #15 Tartans Battle for 5-4 Win Against #14 Case Western Reserve
    March 09, 2019
    The 15th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team faced University Athletic Association (UAA) foe and 14th-ranked Case Western Reserve University in its first match during spring break in Orlando, Florida. Once again, the matchup was played down to the wire with the Tartans,now 5-3 for the year, winning 5-4 this time.
  • #10 Tartans Place Seventh at ITA National Team Indoor Championship
    February 24, 2019
    The 10th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team defeated 13th-ranked Whitman College, 5-0, on Sunday in the seventh-place match of the ITA National Team Indoor Championship. The Tartans are now 4-3 on the year following their win at the Mayfield Village Racquet Club in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • #10 Tartans Topped by #18 Case Western Reserve at ITA Indoor Championship
    February 23, 2019
    The 10th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's team ran into 18th-ranked Case Western Reserve University on its home indoor courts at the Cleveland Racquet Club in the consolation semifinal of the ITA National Team Indoor Championship on Saturday. The Spartans were victorious by a 5-4 score evening the Tartans record at 3-3 while CWRU is now 5-1.
  • Tightly Contested Match Favors #9 WashU Over #10 Tartans at ITA Indoor Championship
    February 22, 2019
    The 10th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team faced ninth-ranked Washington University in St. Louis in the first round of the ITA National Team Indoor Championship Friday at the Cleveland Racquet Club in Cleveland, Ohio, and dropped a 5-4 battled. The setback moves the Tartans record to 3-2 while the Bears improve to 4-2.
  • #10 Men's Tennis Takedown Division I Mount St. Mary's 8-1
    February 16, 2019
    The 10th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team moved to 3-1 on the season with an 8-1 victory over Division I Mount St. Mary's University Saturday evening. The Mountaineers are now 1-4 after dropping the contest at the Alpha Tennis Club in Harmerville.
  • #10 Tartans Earn 9-0 Win at Oberlin; Levine Tops Doubles Chart
    February 09, 2019
    The 10th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team traveled north to 34th-ranked Oberlin College on Saturday, February 9, defeated the Yeomen, 9-0, to advance to 2-1 for the season.
  • Tartans Open Second Half of Schedule Against Division I Duquesne
    February 02, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team, ranked 10th in Division III, took on Division I Duquesne University on Saturday in its first match of the spring season. The Tartans fell to the Dukes, 6-1, and even their dual match record at 1-1.
  • Downing and Levine Place Fifth at ITA Cup
    October 13, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis senior pair of Chaz Downing (Newport Beach, Calif. / Corona Del Mar) and Daniel Levine (Highland Park, Ill. / Boca Prep International School) placed fifth at the ITA Cup on Saturday, October 13 at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College in Rome, Georgia. Downing also played in the singles bracket, placing sixth.
  • Doubles Team of Downing and Levine Win Consolation Semi-Final Match at ITA Oracle Cup; Downing Wins Singles Match
    October 12, 2018
    Seniors Chaz Downing (Newport Beach, Calif. / Corona Del Mar) and Daniel Levine (Highland Park, Ill. / Boca Prep International School) of the Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team won their consolation doubles match at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Oracle Cup on Friday, while Downing also advanced in singles play with a win. The national tournament is being played at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College in Rome, Georgia.
  • Downing Opens Play at ITA Oracle Cup
    October 11, 2018
    Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis senior Chaz Downing (Newport Beach, Calif. / Corona Del Mar) competed in the quarterfinals of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Oracle Cup on Thursday. The championship event is being held at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College in Rome, Georgia.
  • Tartans Top Walsh, 9-0
    October 05, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team hosted Walsh University on Friday, October 5. The Tartans swept through by a 9-0 score.
  • Downing and Levine Win ITA Regional Doubles Title; Downing Wins Singles Crown
    September 30, 2018
    Seniors Chaz Downing (Newport Beach, Calif. / Corona Del Mar) and Daniel Levine (Highland Park, Ill. / Boca Prep International School) played in both the doubles and singles finals of the ITA Southeast Regional tournament on Sunday, September 30 on the campus of the University of Mary Washington. The pair won the doubles crown while Downing topped Levine for the singles title.
  • Doubles Teams and Singles Players Advance to Semifinals at ITA Southeast Regional
    September 29, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team continued its success at the ITA Southeast Regional with two doubles teams and two singles players advancing to the semifinals.
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