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2020-21 Tartan Women's Golf News

  • Women’s Golf Receives Academic Accolades for 2020-21 Season
    August 03, 2021
    The 2020-21 Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team received academic recognition from the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) when the association announced the top 25 teams with the highest team GPA for each division. The Tartans ranked fifth among NCAA Division III institutions. The 11-member Cardinal and Gray team finished the year with a cumulative grade point average of 3.830.
  • Four Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District At-Large Awards
    July 09, 2021
    Four Carnegie Mellon University athletes were honored by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) as At-Large Academic All-District selections. Two golfers were selected to the men's team, senior Jason Li (Sewickley, Pa./Sewickley Academy) and junior William Knauth (Williamsport, Pa./Williamsport Area), while junior Lindy Cornwall (Poway, Calif. / Poway) from tennis and sophomore Michelle Cao (Johns Creek, Ga./Northview) from golf were selected to the women's team. The honor is the first for each of the four.
  • Five Tartans Named WGCA All-American Scholars
    July 06, 2021
    Five members of the Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team have been named to the 2020-21 Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholar Team, as announced by the organization. Senior Charlotte Simpson (Towson, Md./Bryn Mawr School), junior Nadia Susanto (Irvine, Calif./Arnold O. Beckman), sophomores Alexis Sudjianto (Charlotte, N.C./Charlotte Latin School) and Michelle Cao (Johns Creek, Ga./Northview) along with freshman Denise Pan (Houston, Texas/St. John's School). This marks the fourth straight year four or more have been recognized and the second straight season the Cardinal and Gray have had five members honored, tying the most in program history.
  • WGCA Honors Coach and Players; Three Named All-America
    May 21, 2021
    For the second straight season, three members of the Carnegie Mellon University women’s golf team earned All-America honors from the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) with two others earning regional recognition along with head coach Dan Rodgers who was named the Division III Golf Pride Great Lakes Region Coach of the Year.
  • Five Named to the All-UAA Women’s Golf Team
    May 19, 2021
    All five members of the of the Carnegie Mellon University women’s golf team that competed at the 2021 NCAA Championships and led the team to a national runner-up finish have been honored by the University Athletic Association (UAA). Senior Charlotte Simpson (Towson, Md./Bryn Mawr School), junior Nadia Susanto (Irvine, Calif./Arnold O. Beckman), sophomores Alexis Sudjianto (Charlotte, N.C./Charlotte Latin School) and Michelle Cao (Johns Creek, Ga./Northview) along with freshman Denise Pan (Houston, Texas/St. John's School) were named to the 2021 UAA Women’s Golf All-Association Team.
  • Women's Golf National Runner-Up at 2021 NCAA Championships
    May 14, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team finished the 2021 NCAA Division III Championships on Friday as the national runner-up. The Tartans carded a team score of 311 on the final day and had a 72-hole score of 1,236 (312-308-305-311). The championships were played on the par-72, 5,818-yard Forest Akers West Golf Course in East Lansing, Michigan. It marked the second appearance at the championships for the Tartans, as the 2018 team finished fifth.
  • Women's Golf Heads Into Final Round of 2021 NCAA Championships On Top of Leaderboard
    May 13, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team carded a 305 in the third round of the 2021 NCAA Division III Championships Thursday and will head into the final round on Friday on top of the leaderboard with a 54-hole score of 925 (312-308-305). The Cardinal and Gray hold a four-shot lead over Methodist University and will vie for the school’s first national team championship in any sport on Friday. The championships are being played on the par-72, 5,818-yard Forest Akers West Golf Course in East Lansing, Michigan.
  • Women's Golf Continues to Hold Lead at 2021 NCAA Championships Following Second Round
    May 12, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team continue to hold the lead following the second round of the 2021 NCAA Division III Championships. The Tartans fired a team score of 308 on Wednesday across the par-72, 5,818-yard Forest Akers West Golf Course in East Lansing, Michigan. The Cardinal and Gray currently have a 36-hole score of 620 (312-308) and lead the 25-team field by one-stroke over Methodist University.
  • Women's Golf Leads Field After Opening Round of 2021 NCAA Championships
    May 11, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team opened play in the first round of the 2021 NCAA Division III Championships on Tuesday. The Tartans fired a team score of 312 on the par-72, 5,818-yard Forest Akers West Golf Course in East Lansing, Michigan. The Cardinal and Gray currently lead the 25-team field after 18 holes and are six strokes ahead of second-place George Fox University.
  • Women’s Golf Receives Second NCAA Bid in Program History
    May 03, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team has been selected to compete in the 2021 NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships. This marks the Tartans second appearance in program history after finishing fifth at the 2018 NCAA Championships. This year’s championships will be held May 11-14, at Forest Akers Golf Courses in Lansing, Michigan on the West Course. Olivet College and the Greater Lansing Sports Authority will be hosting the four-day event.
  • Tartans Record Four School Records and Place Second at Montgomery Country Club Women's Intercollegiate
    April 12, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team placed second at Montgomery Country Club Women's Intercollegiate after carding a school record 36-hole score of 597 (312-285) and topped the single round school record with a three-under par 285 during the final round on Monday. The 10-team event was played on the par-72, 5,821-yard Montgomery Country Club course.
  • Cao Ties Collegiate-Low Round at First Round of Montgomery Country Club Women's Intercollegiate
    April 11, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team competed in the first round of the 36-hole Montgomery Country Club Women's Intercollegiate on Sunday. The Tartans carded a 312 on the par-72, 5,821-yard Montgomery Country Club course and are currently tied for fourth in the 10-team event.
  • Tartans Place Second at Golfweek DIII Spring Invite
    April 04, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team finished play at the 2021 Golfweek DIII Spring Invitational Sunday and placed second in the eight-team event after carding a 54-hole score of 954 (322-316-315). The invitational was being held at the par-72, 5,800-yard El Campeón Course at the Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida., with Centre College winning with a 936 (317-315-304).
  • Tartans in Second Following 36 Holes at Golfweek DIII Spring Invite
    April 03, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team continued play at the 2021 Golfweek DIII Spring Invitational on Saturday and carded a 316 in the second round. The Tartans have a 36-hole score of 638 (322-316) and are in second in the eight-team event. The 54-hole invitational is being held at the par-72, 5,800-yard El Campeón Course at the Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida.
  • Tartans Begin Play at Golfweek DIII Spring Invite
    April 02, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team opened play in the first round of the 2021 Golfweek DIII Spring Invitational held at the par-72, 5,800-yard El Campeón Course at the Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida. The Tartans carded a team score of 322 on Friday and were one of four teams of the eight-team filed to finish before play was halted because of darkness. Play will resume at 9:00 a.m. Saturday morning.
  • Pan Named UAA Women’s Golfer of the Week
    March 23, 2021
    Freshman Denise Pan (Houston, Texas/St. John's School) of the Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Women's Golf Athlete of the Week following her play at the Jekyll Island Collegiate over the weekend.
  • Tartans Finish Third at Jekyll Island Collegiate
    March 21, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team closed play at the Jekyll Island Collegiate Sunday. The Tartans finished third with a three-round total of 953 (315-315-323) on the par-72, 5,801-yard course at the Indian Mounds Golf Club on Jekyll Island. The 54-hole tournament was comprised of 16 Division III teams with Methodist University winning the event.
  • Tartans Tied for Third After Second Round of Jekyll Island Collegiate
    March 20, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf competed at the second round of the 54-hole Jekyll Island Women's Collegiate at the Indian Mounds Golf Club in Jekyll Island, Georgia, on Saturday. The Tartans fired a team score of 315 and are tied for third after 36-holes of play with a two-round total of 630 (315-315). The three-day, 16-team event is being played on the par-72, 5,801-yard Indian Mounds Golf Club on Jekyll Island.
  • Sudjianto Records Program's First Hole-In-One as Tartans Sit in Third After Opening Round of Jekyll Island Collegiate
    March 19, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon University women's golf team competed at the first day of the three-day, 54-hole Jekyll Island Women's Collegiate at the Indian Mounds Golf Club in Jekyll Island, Georgia, on Friday. The Tartans are currently third in a 16-team field, after carding a team score of 315 Friday on the par-72, 5,801-yard course.
  • Carnegie Mellon Changes Visitor Guidance for Outdoor Events
    March 18, 2021
    Recreation is an essential component of campus life. It contributes to the student experience and to the health and well-being of our students – physically, mentally and emotionally.
  • UAA Conversations About Race and Racism: Lavonca Davis
    January 20, 2021
    Lavonca Davis graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a degree in chemical engineering while minoring in computer science in 2020. In her senior year, she served as president of the school’s National Society of Black Engineers while helping lead the Tartans’ women’s golf team to the number one ranking in NCAA Division III before the remainder of the season was canceled. Davis works as a Chemical and Process Engineer at BP’s Whiting Refinery, where she interned the summer between her junior and senior years.
  • UAA Cancels Formal Spring Competition; Carnegie Mellon to Focus on Non-Conference Opportunities
    January 12, 2021
    The University Athletic Association Presidents Council has unanimously approved a resolution to cancel all formal UAA spring sport competition for the 2020-21 season. Carnegie Mellon University is one of eight institutions that form the UAA along with Brandeis University, Case Western Reserve University, Emory University, New York University, University of Rochester, University of Chicago and Washington University in St. Louis.
  • Thirty-Four Tartans Honored as Top Academic Athletes
    December 09, 2020
    Although the traditional fall and winter seasons haven’t been on display for Carnegie Mellon University this year, the excellence of the university’s student-athletes is still impacting the entire community. Each winter for the past six years, the CMU Department of Athletics has celebrated its top academic athletes at the Student-Athlete Academic Achievement Celebration during finals week. And while an in-person celebration is on hold for now, the highest-performing junior and senior student-athletes in each undergraduate college and on each team are still being recognized for their academic performance.
  • Steffi Chern Connects with CMU Students in Taiwan
    October 20, 2020
    While the United States works to contain COVID-19, Steffi Chern has been hitting the links mostly solo near Hsinchu City in Taiwan. A member of Carnegie Mellon University's women's golf team, she's excited for the day when she'll be able to travel to the United States to practice with teammates in Pittsburgh.
  • Tartan Women’s Golf Releases 2020-21 Roster
    September 28, 2020
    While the 2020-21 season has been put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Carnegie Mellon University head women’s golf coach Dan Rodgers, in his seventh year at the helm of the Tartans, has released the roster for the 2020-2021 academic year.