2012-13 Tartan Women's Tennis News

  • Two Earn ITA All-American Recognition
    August 09, 2013
    Two Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis players finished the year with All-America recognition from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). The individuals were announced Wednesday when the organization released the 2013 teams. Junior Katie Cecil (Huntington Beach, Calif./Ocean View) earned the honor for the second time for her play in singles competition and paired with Angela Pratt (Saratoga, Calif./St. Francis) to earn the honor in doubles competition.
  • Three Honored on CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-America At-Large Team
    June 04, 2013
    Three Carnegie Mellon University athletes have been honored by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on the Capital One Academic All-America At-Large Team for both the men and the women.
  • Cecil Ends Season In National Quarterfinals
    May 24, 2013
    Junior Katie Cecil (Huntington Beach, Calif./Ocean View) of the Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis team saw her season come to an end Friday, May 24, as the junior fell in the quarterfinals of singles play at the 2013 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championships. This year's championships are being held at Stowe Stadium in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
  • Cecil Earns NCAA Elite 89 Award and ITA National Arthur Ashe Jr. Award for Leadership and Sportsmanship
    May 23, 2013
    A week after being named the Atlantic South Region Arthur Ashe Jr. for Leadership and Sportsmanship Honoree by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis junior Katie Cecil (Huntington Beach, Calif./Ocean View) received national recognition late Wednesday night. Cecil was awarded the NCAA Division III national ITA Arthur Ashe Jr. Award for Leadership and Sportsmanship. The junior also was the recipient of the Elite 89 Award for the 2013 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championship.
  • Cecil Earns All-America Honor; Advances to Quarterfinals at NCAA Championships
    May 23, 2013
    Carnegie Mellon University junior Katie Cecil (Huntington Beach, Calif./Ocean View) and sophomore Angela Pratt (Saratoga, Calif./St. Francis) competed at the 2013 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championships Thursday, May 23. Cecil competed in singles play and teamed with Pratt in doubles. It was the first trip to the NCAA Championships for both women's tennis players, as this year's championships are being held at Stowe Stadium in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
  • Cecil Named Academic All-District
    May 17, 2013
    Carnegie Mellon University junior Katie Cecil (Huntington Beach, Calif./Ocean View) , a member of the women’s tennis team, was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Women's At-Large Team. CoSIDA recognizes outstanding academic and athletic accomplishments by honoring deserving athletes with All-Academic recognition with the official sponsor of Capital One.
  • Cecil Named Regional Arthur Ashe Jr. for Leadership and Sportsmanship Honoree
    May 14, 2013
    Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis junior Katie Cecil (Huntington Beach, Calif./Ocean View) has been honored by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). The junior was awarded the Atlantic South Region Arthur Ashe Jr. for Leadership and Sportsmanship Award.
  • #8 Tartans Fall Short in NCAA Third Round to #7 Johns Hopkins
    May 12, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team battled to a 5-0 defeat in the third round of the 2013 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship on Sunday against Johns Hopkins University on its home court. The No. 7 Blue Jays move on with a 20-2 record as the No. 8 Tartans finish the year with a 14-8 record.
  • Tartans Win Thriller, Advances to NCAA Sweet 16
    May 11, 2013
    Freshman Abbey Hamstra (Wheatfield, Ind./Kankakee Valley) won 6-4, 6-4 to lead the eighth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis team to a thrilling 5-4 victory over the University of Mary Washington on Saturday, May 11. With the team score tied 4-4, Hamstra pulled out the straight-set victory to propel the Tartans to the third round of the 2013 NCAA Division III Championships.
  • Tartans Start NCAA Championship Run With a 5-0 Victory
    May 10, 2013
    The eighth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis team competed in the first round of the 2013 NCAA Division III Championships Friday, May 10, and advanced with a 5-0 victory over Marywood University. The win moves the Tartans’ dual-match record to 13-7, as the Pacers end their season at 12-6. Carnegie Mellon is hosting the three-day NCAA Regional.
  • Cecil and Pratt Selected to NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships
    May 08, 2013
    Carnegie Mellon University junior Katie Cecil (Huntington Beach, Calif./Ocean View) and sophomore Angela Pratt (Saratoga, Calif./St. Francis) have been selected to compete at the 2013 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Singles and Doubles Championships when the respective fields were announced today by the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Committee.
  • #8 Tartans Earn NCAA Championship Bid; Set to Host Regional
    May 06, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team will play for the 2013 NCAA Championship as they host a seven-team regional event from May 10-12. The Tartans finished the regular season ranked eighth in the national poll after placing second at the University Athletic Association Championship among six nationally ranked teams.
  • Four Women’s Tennis Players Named All-UAA
    May 02, 2013
    Four Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis players found a spot on the University Athletic Association (UAA) team following their performances at the Association Championship this past weekend. The Tartans placed two singles players and a doubles tandem on the second team following their second-place finish at the championships.
  • Katie Cecil Featured in NCAA Champion Magazine
    May 01, 2013
    Junior Katie Cecil of women's tennis was featured in the spring addition of NCAA Champion Magazine.
  • #13 Tartans Take Second Place at UAA Championship
    April 27, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team took second place after battling Emory University for the University Athletic Association Championship on Saturday in Altamonte Springs, Fla. The #3 Eagles won the match 9-0 over the #13 Tartans who are now 12-7 on the year.
  • #13 Tartans Move on to UAA Final with 6-3 Win over #10 Washington
    April 26, 2013
    The #13 Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team will be playing for the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship after defeating #10 Washington University 6-3 on Friday afternoon in the semifinal round of the UAA Championship Tournament. The Tartans improve to 12-6 on the year while the Bears fall to 14-6.
  • No. 13 Tartans Begin UAA Championship Run with 9-0 Win Over Rochester
    April 25, 2013
    The 13th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team began the University Athletic Association Championship Tournament with a 9-0 win over the University of Rochester on Thursday morning on a neutral court in Altamonte Springs, Fla. With the win, the Tartans improve to 11-6 overall as head coach Andrew Girard earned his 300th career victory.
  • Tsu Recognized by the UAA
    April 16, 2013
    Carnegie Mellon University freshman Brooke Tsu (Hillsborough, Calif./Burlingame) was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week for helping the 13th-ranked Tartans to a 2-1 mark last week.
  • No. 13 Tartans Defeat Kenyon For Second Straight Victory
    April 14, 2013
    The 13th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team travled to Kenyon College for its second match in three days and left with a 7-2 win against the Ladies. The win moves the Tartans' record to 10-6 on the season as they hold a two-match win streak.
  • Women’s Tennis Blanks Kalamazoo
    April 13, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis team played the Hornets of Kalamazoo College Saturday, April 13 on the campus of Kenyon College. The 13th-ranked Tartans blanked the Hornets 6-0 to improve to 9-6, as Kalamazoo is now 9-7.
  • Women’s Tennis Hosts Pitt
    April 12, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis team hosted cross-town Division I opponent the University of Pittsburgh on Friday, April 12. The Tartans dropped a 7-2 decision moving their dual record to 8-6 as the Panthers are now 9-10.
  • #7 Tartans Battle at #4 Johns Hopkins in Rematch of ITA National Indoor Championship
    March 31, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis team, ranked seventh nationally, was out to seek revenge on Sunday, March 31 against the #4 Blue Jays of Johns Hopkins University after dropping a 5-4 decision in the 2013 ITA National Team Indoor Championship four weeks ago. Although the Tartans battled hard, the outcome proved to be the same as Johns Hopkins outlasted the Tartans Sunday 5-4 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Tartans are now 8-4 while the Blue Jays improve to 7-2.
  • Hamstra Wins at Fifth Singles as #7 Tartans Fall at #18 Washington & Lee
    March 30, 2013
    The #7 Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team traveled to Lexington, Va. on Saturday afternoon and dropped a 7-2 match to the 18th-ranked Generals of Washington & Lee University. The Tartans dual record is now 8-4 while the Generals improve to 14-4.
  • Tartans Over Power Eagles 8-1
    March 23, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team, ranked sixth nationally, hosted #26 University of Mary Washington at the Lakevue Athletic Club on Saturday March 26 and came away with an 8-1 victory. The win improves the Tartans record to 8-3 while the Eagles drop their first dual match of the season and move to 8-1.
  • #6 Tartans Finish Spring Break with 5-4 Win
    March 13, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team, ranked sixth nationally, closed spring break with a 5-4 win over Sewanee - University of the South, on Wednesday, March 13. The Tartans are now 7-3 and return home for two matches.
  • #6 Tartans Battle Tough in Late Loss to #9 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
    March 12, 2013
    The #6 Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team battled #9 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Tuesday, March 12 at the Athenas home site during its spring break tour in California. The Athenas moved to 8-0 on the year but not before the Tartans took two matches.
  • #6 Tartans Open Spring Break Tour with 9-0 Win
    March 11, 2013
    The #6 Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team began its spring break tour with a 9-0 blanking of University of Texas-Tyler on Monday, March 11 to improve to 6-2 on the year.
  • Cecil and Pratt Honored by UAA
    March 05, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University tandem of junior Katie Cecil (Huntington Beach, Calif./Ocean View) and sophomore Angela Pratt (Saratoga, Calif./St. Francis) were named University Athletic Association (UAA) Women’s Tennis Athletes of the Week for their doubles performance last weekend at the 2013 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division III National Women's Team Indoor Championship.
  • #5 Tartans Compete in Finals of the 2013 Women’s Tennis ITA Division III National Team Indoor Championship
    March 03, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis team competed in the finals of the 2013 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division III National Women's Team Indoor Championship, Sunday, March 3 on the campus of DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. The fifth-ranked Tartans played the 11th-ranked Blue Jays of Johns Hopkins University and dropped a 5-4 match. Carnegie Mellon’s dual-match record is now 5-2 while the Blue Jays remain unbeaten at 3-0.
  • #5 Women’s Tennis Advances to Second Straight ITA Team Indoor National Championship
    March 02, 2013
    The fifth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis team competed in the semifinal match of the 2013 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Division III Women's Team Indoor Championship, Saturday, March 2 on the campus of DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. The Tartans played Trinity University (Texas) and came away with an 8-1 victory over the 15th-ranked Tigers to advance to the national final match for the second consecutive year. The win improves Carnegie Mellon’s dual-match record to 5-1 on the season and the Tigers are now 3-6.
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