2014-15 Tartan Women's Tennis News

  • Women’s Tennis Named ITA All-Academic Team; Eight Named Scholar Athletes
    July 17, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team was honored for the sixth straight season and 13th time in the last 14 years by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) as an ITA All-Academic Team. In addition, eight players were named ITA Scholar Athletes.
  • Belmonte Promoted to Associate Head Coach of Men's and Women's Tennis
    July 16, 2015
    Mike Belmonte, who has helped the Carnegie Mellon University men’s and women’s tennis programs become two of the nation’s best, has been promoted to Associate Head Coach.
  • Five Tartans Close 2015 as ITA All-Americans
    June 22, 2015
    Five Carnegie Mellon University tennis players closed the 2014-2015 season as Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Americans.
  • Pavia Earns All-America Honors at NCAA Singles Championship
    May 21, 2015
    Sophomore Vanessa Pavia (Thornwood, N.Y./Academy of our Lady of Good Counsel) of the Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team earned All-America honors at the 2015 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Singles and Doubles Championships on Thursday, May 21. The sophomore won her first round match before falling in three sets in the round of 16.
  • Tartans End Season at Quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship
    May 18, 2015
    The fifth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team played third-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) on Monday, May 18 in the quarterfinals of the 2015 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship held at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio, and eventually finished indoors at the Camargo Raquet Club. The teams battled through a pair of rain delays before the Athenas defeated the Tartans, 5-1.
  • No. 5 Tartans Defeat No. 15 Chicago to Return to NCAA Quarterfinals
    May 10, 2015
    The fifth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team defeated 15th-ranked University of Chicago on Sunday, May 10 by a 5-1 score to advance to the national quarterfinals of the 2015 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship for the second consecutive year. The win improves the Tartans' record to 17-6 on the season.
  • No. 5 Tartans Move on in NCAA Championship
    May 09, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team, ranked fifth in the nation, moved on in the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship tournament with a 5-0 victory against the University of St. Thomas (Minnesota) on Saturday, May 9 in Chicago, Illinois. The Tartans are now 16-6 on the year.
  • Three Women’s Tennis Players Receive NCAA Individual Invite
    May 07, 2015
    When the NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Committee selected individuals and doubles teams to compete in the 2015 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championships, Carnegie Mellon University, ranked fifth nationally, found three of its athletes on the list. Sophomore Vanessa Pavia (Thornwood, N.Y./Academy of our Lady of Good Counsel), ranked tops in the Atlantic South, was selected to play in singles competition while the Tartans No. 1 doubles duo of senior Bryn Raschke (Del Mar, Calif./Torrey Pines) and freshman Cori Sidell (Redwood Shores, Calif./Carlmont) will compete in doubles play.
  • No. 5 Tartans Selected to 11th Straight NCAA Tournament
    May 04, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team, ranked fifth in the nation, has been selected to compete for the 2015 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship. The Tartans will open the tournament at the University of Chicago on Saturday, May 9 after receiving a first-round bye. The selection marks the program's 11th consecutive appearance.
  • Pavia Named Most Valuable Player of UAA; Five Others Named All-UAA and Coaching Staff Honored
    April 30, 2015
    Carnegie Mellon University sophomore Vanessa Pavia (Thornwood, N.Y./Academy of our Lady of Good Counsel) was named Women’s Tennis’ Most Valuable Player of the University Athletic Association (UAA) by the tennis coaches of the Association, as announced Thursday, April 30. Pavia was joined by five other teammates on the All-UAA teams. Head Coach Andrew Girard and his staff of assistant coaches, Mike Belmonte and Sarah Short, were honored as Women’s Coaching Staff of the Year.
  • No. 7 Tartans Place Second for Third Straight Year at UAA Championship
    April 25, 2015
    The seventh-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team placed second at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship for the third straight year on Saturday, April 25, falling 7-2 to second-ranked Emory University.
  • No. 7 Tartans to Face No. 2 Emory for UAA Championship
    April 24, 2015
    Strong singles play sent the Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team past Washington University in St. Louis, 5-4, in the semifinals of the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship tournament. The Tartans, ranked seventh in the nation, are now 15-5 on the season, while the Bears, ranked 11th nationally, are 17-5.
  • Tartans Open UAA Championship with 8-1 Victory
    April 23, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team opened the University Athletic Association Women's Tennis Championship with a first round victory against the University of Rochester, 8-1. The Tartans, ranked seventh in the nation, are now 14-5 overall and move on to the semifinals.
  • No. 7 Tartans Close Regular Season with 7-2 Win
    April 12, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team closed the regular season with a 7-2 win against Division II California University of Pennsylvania on Sunday, April 12 on its home court. The Tartans are now 13-5 while the Vulcans drop just their third match of the year and are 9-3.
  • No. 6 Tartans Win 8-1 Against No. 20 Mary Washington
    April 04, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team, ranked sixth in the nation, defeated the 20th-ranked University of Mary Washington Eagles 8-1 on Saturday, April 4 on the indoor courts at The Club Life in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. The Tartans improve to 12-5 on the season.
  • Tsu and Torres Win at Third Doubles as No. 6 Tartans Fall to No. 3 Williams
    March 29, 2015
    The sixth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team played No.3 Williams College on Sunday afternoon on the campus of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. The Ephs defeated the Tartans 8-1, as Carnegie Mellon moves to 11-5 overall while Williams remains perfect at 8-0.
  • No. 6 Tartans Fall 5-4 to No. 10 Washington and Lee
    March 28, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team, ranked sixth in the nation, nearly came from behind against No. 10 Washington and Lee University on Saturday, March 28. The Generals prevailed 5-4 after an epic match on the indoor courts on the Lexington, Virginia, campus.
  • Tennis Programs Both Ranked in Top 10
    March 27, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s and women’s tennis programs have been recognized for their excellence on the court this year by rising in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) national rankings this week. The latest poll moved the women’s team from seventh to sixth, while the men jumped two spots from 11th to ninth.
  • Tartans Win Home Contest Against Grove City, 9-0
    March 23, 2015
    The seventh-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team hosted Grove City College on Monday, March 23, and defeated the Wolverines by a 9-0 score. The Tartans are now 11-3 on the year while the Wolverines fall to 8-5.
  • No. 7 Tartans Defeat No. 14 Sewanee, 6-3
    March 13, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team defeated 14th-ranked Sewanee, 6-3, on Friday, March 13 to close out its spring break tour in California. The Tartans, ranked seventh nationally, are now 10-3 on the year.
  • No. 7 Tartans Top No. 8 Pomona, 5-4
    March 12, 2015
    Another tight match against a top-ranked West Coast team resulted in a 5-4 victory for the seventh-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team on Thursday, March 12 in Claremont, California. The Tartans (9-3) topped eighth-ranked Pomona-Pitzer Colleges on its home court, dropping the Sagehens to 4-2.
  • No. 7 Tartans Fall to No. 5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
    March 10, 2015
    The seventh-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team faced off with fifth-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) on Tuesday, March 10 at CMS and fell 7-2. The Tartans are now 8-3 on the season as the Athenas improve to 8-0.
  • No. 7 Tartans Open Spring Tour with 9-0 Victory Against Rochester
    March 08, 2015
    The seventh-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team opened its spring break tour against the top competition in Division III with a 9-0 win against the University of Rochester on Sunday, March 8. With the victory, the Tartans improve to 8-2 on the year.
  • Tennis Alum Makes Gift For State-of-the-Art Scoreboard
    March 06, 2015
    Two of the top tennis programs in the country will introduce a significant enhancement to their facility this summer, as Carnegie Mellon University will add a state-of-the-art video board to its courts in the middle of campus. The video board was made possible by the generosity of Michael Ference and Noelle Tutunjian, who have been longtime supporters of the university and athletics program.
  • Raschke Honored by UAA
    March 03, 2015
    Carnegie Mellon University senior Bryn Raschke (Del Mar, Calif./Torrey Pines) was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week for her performance last weekend at the 2015 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division III National Women's Team Indoor Championship.
  • Tartans Place Second at ITA National Team Indoor Championship
    March 01, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team, ranked seventh in the nation, played in the ITA National Team Indoor Championship match for the fourth consecutive year, falling at the hands of fourth-ranked Johns Hopkins University, 6-3, Sunday, March 1. The Tartans are now 7-2 on the year, while the Blue Jays move to 3-0.
  • Chang Clinches Match Point in ITA Indoor Semifinals
    February 28, 2015
    The seventh-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team advanced to its fourth straight ITA National Team Indoor Championship match with a 5-4 win against eighth-ranked Washington University in St. Louis on Saturday, February 28. The Tartans are now 7-1 on the season.
  • Tartans Open ITA National Team Indoor Championships with a Victory
    February 27, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team, ranked seventh in the nation, traveled to DePauw University for the 2015 ITA National Team Indoor Championships and faced 20th-ranked Washington & Lee University in the opener. The Tartans dropped the Generals 5-4 to advance to 6-1 on the year.
  • Tartans Pick Up 5-2 Win Over St. Francis
    February 13, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team, ranked seventh nationally in Division III, hosted Division I St. Francis University on Friday, February 13, defeating the Red Flash 5-2 at Greensburg Racket Club. The Tartans are now 5-1 while the Red Flash fall to 2-4.
  • Tartans Fall to Division I Duquesne 6-1
    February 07, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team took on Division I Duquesne University on Saturday, February 7 at Alpha Tennis in Harmar, Pennsylvania. The Dukes were the home team and won the match 6-1. The Tartans are now 4-1 on the year while Duquesne improves to 3-3.
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