2016-17 Tartan Women's Tennis News

  • #11 Tartans Finish Third at UAA Championship Defeating #10 Washington U., 6-3
    April 22, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team, ranked 11th nationally, finished third at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship after defeating the Bears of Washington University in St. Louis, 6-3, in the third-place match on Saturday, April 22. The Tartans move to 17-7 for the season, while the Bears, ranked 10th in the nation, are 12-10.
  • #11 Tartans Fall in UAA Semifinal to Top Ranked Emory
    April 21, 2017
    The 11th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team fell to top ranked Emory University, 7-2, in the semifinals of the University Athletic Association Championships Friday, April 21. The championships this season are being played at Sanlando Park in Altamonte Springs, Fla. The Tartans are now 16-7 while the Eagles improve to 12-5.
  • #11 Tartans Advance to UAA Semifinal with 7-2 Win Over #18 Case Western Reserve
    April 20, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team began the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship with a 7-2 win against No. 18 Case Western Reserve University on Thursday, April 20. The three-day event is being held at the Sanlando Park Tennis Complex in Altamonte Springs, Florida. The Tartans, ranked 11th nationally and the fourth seed for the tournament, are now 16-6 for the season.
  • #12 Tartans Close Regular Season with 8-1 Win Against #19 Case Western Reserve
    April 15, 2017
    The 12th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team hosted 19th-ranked Case Western Reserve University on Saturday, April 15 in its last regular season contest of the season. The Tartans prevailed by an 8-1 score to advance to 15-6 on the season while the Spartans fell to 15-4.
  • #12 Tartans Topple #15 Johns Hopkins, 7-2
    April 09, 2017
    The 12th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team won its third straight match when it topped 15th-ranked Johns Hopkins University, 7-2, on Sunday, April 9 at home. The Tartans improved to 14-6 for the season while the Blue Jays fell to 9-4.
  • #12 Tartans Rally to Top #17 Mary Washington, 5-4
    April 08, 2017
    The 12th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team rallied against 17th-ranked University of Mary Washington on Saturday, April 8 at home to win 5-4 and move to 13-6 for the season. The Eagles dropped to 16-4 for the year.
  • Vizelman Honored as ECAC Division III Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Month
    April 06, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University sophomore Jamie Vizelman (Highland Heights, Ohio/Mayfield) was honored as the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Corvias Division III Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Month for March on Thursday, April 6. Vizelman helped the now 12th-ranked Tartans to a 4-4 mark during the month, including a win over Amherst College, ranked seventh in the nation at the time, and a fifth-place showing at the ITA National Team Indoor Championship.
  • #12 Tartans Drop #32 Kenyon, 5-4, on the Road
    April 01, 2017
    The 12th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team traveled to Kenyon College to play the 32nd-ranked Ladies on Saturday, April 1. The Tartans won 5-4 and move to 11-7 for the season.
  • Women’s Tennis Athlete Helps Develop Non-Electric Dental Pump
    March 30, 2017
    Margaret Anne Smith grew up on the other side of the world in Hong Kong and Singapore and traveled on service trips throughout Asia. Now, as she gears up to finish her undergraduate and graduate degrees in four years at Carnegie Mellon University, she’ll be able to say she’s helped to develop a non-electric dental pump that has the potential to significantly impact dental care in developing countries.
  • #10 Tartans Fall, 5-4, at #16 Washington and Lee
    March 25, 2017
    The 10th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team battled 16th-ranked Washington and Lee University on Saturday, March 25 at Washington and Lee. The Generals pulled out a 5-4 home victory to drop the Tartans to 11-6 on the year.
  • Women’s Tennis Lai Honored by UAA
    March 22, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University junior Katie Lai (Hagatna, Guam/St. Andrew's Episcopal School) was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week for her performance in helping the 10th-ranked Tartans to a 6-3 victory over then seventh-ranked Amherst College to close out the Cardinal and Gray's west coast spring trip.
  • #12 Tartans Take Down #7 Amherst, 6-3
    March 15, 2017
    The 12th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team faced its third top eight opponent in as many matches on Wednesday, March 15 when it defeated seventh-ranked Amherst, 6-3, in Claremont, California. The Tartans move to 11-5 for the season while Amherst falls to 0-4.
  • #12 Tartans Battle Hard with #8 Wesleyan
    March 14, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team, ranked 12th in the nation, faced eighth-ranked Wesleyan University on Tuesday in Claremont, California. The Cardinals topped the Tartans, 6-3.
  • #12 Tartans Fall at #6 Pomona-Pitzer
    March 11, 2017
    The 12th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team visited sixth-ranked Pomona-Pitzer Colleges on Saturday, March 11. The Sagehens won on their home court, 7-2.
  • #12 Tartans Top Whittier to Start Spring Break Trip
    March 10, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team topped Whittier College, 9-0, on Friday, March 10 to start its spring break trip in California. The Tartans are now 10-3 for the season.
  • No. 12 Tartans Place Fifth at ITA National Team Indoor Championship
    March 04, 2017
    The 12th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team placed fifth at the 2017 ITA National Team Indoor Championship after winning a pair of matches on Saturday, March 4. The Tartans started the day with a 5-1 win over the University of Mary Washington, ranked 15th, and a 5-2 win over 14th-ranked Johns Hopkins University. This years championships is being held in Murfreesboro, Tenn. and is hosted by Sewanee. Carnegie Mellon is now 9-3 overall as the team head west for spring break.
  • #12 Tartans Open ITA National Team Indoor Championship with 5-4 Setback to #11 Washington U.
    March 03, 2017
    The 12th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team dropped a hard fought 5-4 battle to the 11th-ranked Bears of Washington University in the opening round of the ITA National Team Indoor Championship on Friday, March 3. This years championships is being held in Murfreesboro, Tenn. and is hosted by Sewanee. Carnegie Mellon is now 7-3 overall while the Bears move to 3-2.
  • #12 Tartans Top John Carroll at Home
    February 19, 2017
    The 12th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis team hosted John Carroll University for its first Division III match of the spring season after facing six opponents from Division I or II schools. The Tartans won the match 8-1 to move to 7-2 on the season.
  • Tartans Split Action with Division II Teams
    February 18, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team, ranked 12th in Division III, took advantage of a sunny and warm February day and played outside against a pair of Division II teams, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) and Seton Hill University. The Tartans fell 5-4 to IUP, ranked 28th in Division II, and defeated the Griffins of Seton Hill, 9-0.
  • Tartans Fall to Division I Duquesne
    February 12, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team, ranked 12th in Division III, took on Division I Duquesne University on Sunday, February 12 at Alpha Tennis in Harmarville, Pennsylvania. The Dukes won the match 7-0, as the Tartans are now 5-1 on the year while Duquesne improves to 5-2.
  • Tartans Win Fifth Straight Match with 6-1 Win Over Division I Saint Francis
    February 11, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team, ranked 12th in Division III, remained unbeaten with a 6-1 win over visiting Division I opponent Saint Francis (Pa.) University on Saturday, February 11. The match was played at The Club Sport and Life, as the Tartans are now 5-0 while the Red Flash fall to 1-4.
  • Torres Named UAA Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week
    February 07, 2017
    Carnegie Mellon University senior Nicholle Torres (Weston, Fla./Great Neck South) was named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week for her efforts as the Tartans returned to the court for the first time since October on Saturday, February 4. The Tartans defeated Division I Saint Joseph’s University, 5-2, and Division II Slippery Rock University, 9-0.
  • Tartans Stay Unbeaten with Wins Over Saint Joseph’s and Slippery Rock
    February 04, 2017
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team, ranked 12th in Division III, hosted Division I Saint Joseph’s University and Division II Slippery Rock University on Saturday, February 4 and won both. The Cardinal and Gray started the day with a 5-2 win over Saint Joseph’s before topping Slipper Rock 9-0. Carnegie Mellon is now 4-0 overall.
  • Student-Athletes Promote Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival
    November 17, 2016
    Student organizations are a big part of the Carnegie Mellon University experience, and one in particular has already made an impact on freshman women’s tennis student-athlete Karena Zhang and sophomore track and field student-athlete Peter Geyer. Both are members of the development committee for the Carnegie Mellon University International Film Festival, while Zhang carries an additional role as head of marketing and public relations.
  • Tennis Programs Give Back to University, Meet 100% Giving Challenge
    November 14, 2016
    All members of the men’s and women’s tennis teams accepted the challenge given by the Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) to contribute to their programs and the athletic department. The tennis teams became the first to achieve 100 percent giving this year, in the third year of the challenge.
  • Women’s Tennis Ranked No. 12 in Nation, Second in Atlantic South Region
    November 07, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team will open the spring season ranked among the top teams nationally by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) after earning the 12th spot in the season's first national poll. The Tartans are also ranked second in the Atlantic South Region.
  • Tartans Win Twice in Home Matches
    October 08, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team hosted two dual matches on Saturday, October 8, defeating Oberlin College indoors, 8-1, and Christopher Newport University outside, 9-0.
  • Tartans Finish Competition at ITA Regional
    September 25, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team completed its competition at the USTA-ITA Southeast Regional Women's Tennis Championships on Sunday, September 25 with four playing in the quarterfinals of singles. The tournament was held at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
  • Four Tartans Advance to Round of 16 at ITA Regional; Doubles Tandem Head to Quarterfinals
    September 24, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team started the USTA-ITA Southeast Regional Women's Tennis Championships on Saturday, September 24. The three-day event is being held on the campus of University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Four advanced to the round of 16 in singles play while a doubles team reached the quarterfinals.
  • Deiss Leads Tartan Women at CMU Invitational
    September 10, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis team began the 2015-16 campaign with a home invitational against Division I Duquesne University on Saturday, September 10.
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