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Tartans Compete at Kenyon Invitational

Tartans Compete at Kenyon Invitational

(GAMBIER, Ohio) – The Carnegie Mellon University women's tennis team traveled to Gambier, Ohio, for the Kenyon College Invitational on Saturday and Sunday, September 9-10.

Singles Play:

  • The Tartans won seven matches in singles play with two Tartans going perfect over the weekend.
  • Sophomore Divya Venkatarama and freshman Ainika Hou each went unbeaten in singles for the Cardinal and Gray.
  • Venkatarama went 3-0 and started play with a straight set victory over UAA counterpart Lily McCloskey of Case Western Reserve. She then topped Dasha Chistyakova of Densison in straight sets before winning a three-set match over Shadia Amado Aguad of Kenyon.
  • Hou posted a 2-0 mark with both victories coming in straight sets. She topped Lauren Richmond of Wooster and Anna Leach of Denison.

Doubles Play:

  • Five Tartan double tandems collected wins over the weekend.
  • Senior Danna Taylor and junior Crystal Zhou won 8-6 over the tandem of Allaire Berl and Eleni Dakos of Kenyon.
  • Venkatarama paired with sophomore Anna Chow to collect an 8-3 victory over Kenyn's Lalasa Nagireddy and Shadia Amado.
  • The tandem of junior Zoe Angell and sophomore Anika Joshi won 8-3 over Jean-Arlette Legrand and Emilia Grydnieva of Allegheny.
  • An 8-4 victory also came by the tandem of junior Sarah Yang and freshman Elaine Qian over Otilia Oita and Janaki Jagannathan of Wooster.
  • Hou teamed with junior Simran Bedi to defeat Rei Etsumi and Maria Lounder Allegheny by the score of 8-2.

Next Up

  • The Tartans will host their annual invitational this weekend, September 15-17.