2013-14 Tartan Women's Tennis News

  • Cecil Receives NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
    July 24, 2014
    Recent graduate Katie Cecil (Huntington Beach, Calif./Ocean View) of the Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team has been awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Cecil will receive a one-time, nonrenewable grant of $7,500 to be used for part-time or full-time postgraduate study at a university or professional school.
  • Women's Tennis Named ITA All-Academic Team; Seven Named Scholar-Athletes
    July 15, 2014
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team was honored for the fifth straight season and 12th time in the last 13 years by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) as an ITA All-Academic Team. In addition, seven players were named ITA Scholar Athletes.
  • Vote Katie Cecil as Your Favorite NCAA Elite 89 Winner
    July 09, 2014
    Recent graduate Katie Cecil (Huntington Beach, Calif./Ocean View) has done many things for the Carnegie Mellon University Athletics community and Carnegie Mellon University, along with earning the prestigious distinction of being an NCAA Elite 89 award winner. This past spring, the women's tennis standout earned the award from the NCAA for the second straight year.
  • Three Land on CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-America At-Large Team
    June 03, 2014
    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 with two being honored for the second straight year. Senior tennis athlete Katie Cecil (Huntington Beach, Calif./Ocean View) is joined by senior golfer Ian Bangor (Moon Township, Pa./Sewickley Academy) on the first team while sophomore Abhishek Alla (Hyderabad, India/IMG Pendleton School) found a spot on the second team.
  • Three Tartans Elected to Prestigious Academic Honor Society
    May 22, 2014
    Three Tartans were inducted into Carnegie Mellon University’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa earlier this month. Women's tennis player Katie Cecil, women’s track and field hurdler Kelsey Hallinen and men’s golfer Ian Bangor were selected to the nation's most prestigious undergraduate academic honor society.
  • Women’s Tennis Assistant Coach Receives National Recognition
    May 22, 2014
    A week after garnering regional recognition, Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis assistant coach Sarah Short was honored with the highest honor an assistant coach on the collegiate level can receive. She was named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Assistant Coach of the Year.
  • Pratt Competes at NCAA Women’s Tennis Championships Earning All-America Honors
    May 22, 2014
    Carnegie Mellon University junior Angela Pratt (Saratoga, Calif./St. Francis) competed at the 2014 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championships Thursday, May 22. It marked the second straight season Pratt appeared in the championships, as she competed in the doubles field a year ago. This year's championships are being held at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center in Claremont, California hosted by Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges.
  • Cecil Earns Prestigious NCAA Elite 89 Award for Second Time
    May 21, 2014
    Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis senior Katie Cecil (Huntington Beach, Calif./Ocean View) was honored for the second time as the winner of the NCAA Elite 89 Award for women’s tennis at the 2014 NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Tennis Championship banquet Sunday evening in Claremont, California.
  • Tartans End Run in NCAA Quarterfinals
    May 19, 2014
    The eighth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team completed its season on Monday, May 19 in the national quarterfinals of the 2014 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship held at Biszantz Family Tennis Center in Claremont, California. The Tartans dropped their contest to second-ranked Amherst College, 5-1, to end with a 19-5 overall record.
  • Cecil Repeats as CoSIDA Academic All-District
    May 15, 2014
    Carnegie Mellon University senior 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 for the second consecutive season. CoSIDA recognizes outstanding academic and athletic accomplishments by honoring deserving athletes with All-Academic recognition with the official sponsor of Capital One.
  • Women’s Tennis Assistant Coach Receives Regional Recognition
    May 14, 2014
    In just her second season as the Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis assistant coach, Sarah Short was named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Atlantic South Region Assistant Coach of the Year.
  • Women’s Tennis Elite Eight Bound
    May 10, 2014
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team, ranked eighth nationally, played No. 12 University of Chicago in the third round of the 2014 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship on Saturday, May 10 in Chicago, Illinois. The Tartans defeated the Maroons 5-2 and improve to 19-4 while Chicago finishes its season with a dual record of 12-11.
  • No. 8 Tartans Advance to NCAA Division III Regional Final
    May 09, 2014
    The eighth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team defeated Hope College, 5-2, in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championship on Friday, May 9 in Chicago, Illinois. The Tartans improve to 18-4 and will make their seventh straight appearance in the regional championship, and ninth in the last 10 years. Hope finishes its season with a dual mark of 17-6.
  • Pratt Selected for NCAA Tennis Singles Tournament
    May 08, 2014
    Carnegie Mellon University junior Angela Pratt (Saratoga, Calif./St. Francis) has been selected to compete at the 2014 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Singles and Doubles Championships when the field were announced yesterday by the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Committee.
  • No. 8 Tartans to Play in the NCAA Tournament
    May 05, 2014
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team will compete for the 2014 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship as they travel to The University of Chicago for the regional event on May 8-10. The team enters the championship ranked eighth in the nation, earning its tenth consecutive bid to the tournament.
  • Four Women’s Tennis Players Named All-UAA
    May 01, 2014
    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 one singles player and a doubles tandem on the first team and two singles players on the second team following the Tartans’ second straight second-place finish at the championship.
  • No. 8 Tartans Place Second at UAA Championship
    April 27, 2014
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team, ranked eighth nationally, placed second to the Eagles of Emory University in the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship final on Sunday, April 27. The championship was held in Altamonte Springs, Florida. The No. 2 ranked Eagles won the match 8-1 to end their regular season with a 23-2 mark while the Tartans finish at 17-4.
  • Tartans Head to Championship Match After Defeating Washington
    April 26, 2014
    The No. 8 Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team beat No. 9 Washington University of St. Louis, 6-3, in the semifinals of University Athletic Association (UAA) Tennis Championships Saturday afternoon.
  • No. 8 Tartans Down Rochester 9-0 to Open UAA Championship Play
    April 25, 2014
    (ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla.) – The eighth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team began the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship Tournament with a 9-0 win over the University of Rochester on Friday morning, April 25 in Altamonte Springs, Florida. With the win, the Tartans improve to 16-3 overall while Rochester falls to 5-10.
  • Cecil and Duncan Named UAA Athletes of the Week
    April 22, 2014
    The Carnegie Mellon University tennis programs swept the University Athletic Association (UAA) weekly awards following this past weekend’s play. Senior Katie Cecil (Huntington Beach, Calif./Ocean View) was named on the women’s side while junior Will Duncan (Newbury Park, Calif./Newbury Park) was honored for the men.
  • Tartans Run Win Streak to Four with 9-0 Victory Over Kenyon
    April 19, 2014
    The eighth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis ran its win streak to four with a 9-0 win over Kenyon College on Saturday, April 19 on its home courts in Pittsburgh, Pa. The Tartans are now 15-3 on the year while the Ladies fall to 8-10.
  • Women Dominate Division I Duquesne in 7-2 Win
    April 18, 2014
    The No. 8 Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team won five of six singles matches and two doubles matches as they beat Division I Duquesne University on Friday evening, 7-2.
  • Men's and Women's Tennis Both Ranked in Top 10 Nationally
    April 11, 2014
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team broke into the top 10 of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's (ITA) NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Rankings when the most recent rankings were released late on April 10. The men join the women's team, who moved up to eighth, in the top 10 for the first time since 2009-10. The Tartan men moved from No. 11 to No. 9 after finishing off a nine-match stretch versus nationally ranked opponents.
  • No. 9 Women’s Tennis Strong Doubles Play Leads to Victory at No. 27 Case Western Reserve
    April 05, 2014
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis team, ranked ninth nationally, traveled north to play University Athletic Association (UAA) opponent Case Western Reserve University on Saturday, April 5 in a non-UAA match. The Tartans improved their dual record to 13-3 with a 6-3 victory over the Spartans who move to 7-7.
  • No. 9 Tartans Defeat No. 20 Washington and Lee 5-4
    March 29, 2014
    The ninth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team dropped 20th-ranked Washington and Lee University by a 5-4 score on Saturday, March 29 after the scheduled outdoor match was forced inside due to rain. The Tartans are now 12-3 on the year while the Generals fall to 11-2.
  • Tennis Players Team Up with Buddy Up for Down Syndrome
    March 27, 2014
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s and women’s tennis teams gathered 22 players and three coaches to participate in the Buddy Up for Down Syndrome Tennis, Fitness and Fun program (Buddy Up).
  • Three Tartans Earn Athlete of the Week
    March 25, 2014
    Three Carnegie Mellon University student-athletes earned Athlete of the Week honors from the University Athletic Association (UAA). Freshman Kyle Weaver (Tallahassee, Fla./Maclay School) of the men’s track and field team, junior Christian Heaney-Secord (Westwood, Mass./Westwood) of the men’s tennis team and junior Angela Pratt (Saratoga, Calif./St. Francis) from the women’s tennis team all had outstanding weeks in their respective sports.
  • No. 8 Tartans Nearly Upset No. 1 Johns Hopkins
    March 23, 2014
    The eighth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team fought the No. 1 ranked team in Johns Hopkins University to the end, before falling 5-4 with the final point coming down to a third set in the final match. The Tartans are now 11-3 overall while the Blue Jays are 6-0.
  • Singles Dominate For No. 8 Tartans in Win at No. 21 Mary Washington
    March 22, 2014
    The No. 8 Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team used a dominate singles performance to defeat No. 21 University of Mary Washington on Saturday, March 22 at Mary Washington. The Tartans improve to 11-2 overall while the Eagles fall to 5-5.
  • Three Earn Weekly Honors From UAA
    March 18, 2014
    Three Carnegie Mellon University athletes earned Athlete of the Week honors from the University Athletic Association (UAA) when the awards were released on Monday, March 17. Junior Thomas Vandenberg (Mamaroneck, N.Y./Mamaroneck) of the men’s track and field team and tennis players Abhishek Alla (Hyderabad, India/IMG Pendleton School) and Nicholle Torres (Weston, Fla./Great Neck South) had stand out performances at their respective events.
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