Mead Goes 3-1; F&M Splits Weekend Matchups

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Roxanna Mead recorded three wins to lead the No. 17 Franklin & Marshall women's squash team to a 2-2 record on the weekend. The Diplomats (2-6) sandwiched a pair of victories against No. 22 Colby and No. 19 Bowdoin in between losses to top-10 foes Williams and Trinity (Conn.).

F&M opened its weekend with a trifecta of matches at the Yale Round Robin on Friday and Saturday, before traveling to Trinity on Sunday. The Diplomats fell to No. 10 Williams, 8-1, to begin the weekend action. Mead notched the only victory for F&M at the No. 2 spot with a back-and-forth 11-6, 8-11, 11-2, 3-11, 11-9 win over Courtney Bogle.

The Diplomats bounced back with wins over Colby (7-2) and Bowdoin (6-3) on Saturday. Against Colby, Mead (No. 2), Chelsea Ross (No. 4), Katherine Perry (No. 5), Krista Lancione (No. 6), Elizabeth Gatling (No. 7), Gabby Robinson (No. 8) and Tanya Arora (No. 9) tallied victories.

In the victory over Bowdoin, Morgan Smith (No. 1), Mead, Halley Cruice (No. 3), Ross, Perry and Gatling posted wins, while Robinson and Arora were both narrowly edged out at their respective spots.

The Diplomats concluded the busy weekend with a 9-0 loss at the hands of No. 5 Trinity.

F&M returns to action on Wednesday, Jan. 18 to host St. Lawrence at 4:30 pm.

#9 Williams 8, #17 Franklin & Marshall 1

Singles competition

1. Alison Rubin (WIL) def. Morgan Smith (F&M) 11-8, 11-8, 11-5

2. Roxanna Mead (F&M) def. Courtney Bogle (WIL) 11-6, 8-11, 11-2, 3-11, 11-9

3. Laura Henry (WIL) def. Halley Cruice (F&M) 9-11, 11-6, 11-6, 11-6

4. Elly O'Neill (WIL) def. Chelsea Ross (F&M) 11-7, 11-4, 11-3

5. Alyssa Northrop (WIL) def. Katherine Perry (F&M) 11-2, 11-2, 11-8

6. Caroline Sawin (WIL) def. Krista Lancione (F&M) 11-6, 11-5, 11-3

7. Carolyn Kaemmer (WIL) def. Elizabeth Gatling (F&M) 11-3, 11-3, 11-7

8. Hannah Kaemmer (WIL) def. Gabby Robinson (F&M) 11-3, 11-1, 11-3

9. Eliana Saltzman (WIL) def. Tanya Arora (F&M) 11-3, 11-6, 11-3

Exh. Mia Fry (WIL) def. Stephanie Tzarnas (F&M) 11-5, 11-3, 11-7

#17 Franklin & Marshall 7, #22 Colby 2

Singles competition

1. Kate Pistel (COLBY) def. Morgan Smith (F&M) 12-10, 11-8, 12-10

2. Roxanna Mead (F&M) def. Molly Parsons (COLBY) 10-12, 15-13, 11-5, 12-10

3. Lindsey McKenna (COLBY) def. Halley Cruice (F&M) 12-14, 11-6, 11-5, 11-5

4. Chelsea Ross (F&M) def. Tara Tischio (COLBY) 11-8, 11-5, 11-6

5. Katherine Perry (F&M) def. Madeline Hunsicker (COLBY) 11-3, 12-10, 13-11

6. Krista Lancione (F&M) def. Liz Brehman (COLBY) 11-9, 11-6, 11-9

7. Elizabeth Gatling (F&M) def. Coco Cowan (COLBY) 11-8, 11-3, 11-1

8. Gabby Robinson (F&M) def. Emma Beck (COLBY) 11-6, 11-4, 11-1

9. Tanya Arora (F&M) def. Ameilia Barnett (COLBY) 6-11, 11-4, 13-11, 11-4

Exh. Stephanie Tzarnas (F&M) def. Kayla Grueneich (COLBY) 11-3, 11-3, 11-3

#17 Franklin & Marshall 6, #19 Bowdoin 3

Singles competition

1. Morgan Smith (F&M) def. Torey Lee (BOW) 11-6, 11-6, 9-11, 6-11, 11-9

2. Roxanna Mead (F&M) def. Rachel Barnes (BOW) 12-10, 11-7, 12-10

3. Halley Cruice (F&M) def. Alden Drake (BOW) 14-12, 11-4, 5-11, 11-3

4. Chelsea Ross (F&M) def. Monica Wlodarczyk (BOW) 13-11, 11-9, 11-5

5. Katherine Perry (F&M) def. Michaela Martin (BOW) 9-11, 11-9, 11-8, 15-13

6. Elizabeth Schetman (BOW) def. Krista Lancione (F&M) 11-3, 11-1, 11-6

7. Elizabeth Gatling (F&M) def. Sara Wlodarczyk (BOW) 10-12, 11-4, 15-13, 11-7

8. Bonnie Cao (BOW) def. Gabby Robinson (F&M) 11-6, 11-3, 8-11, 6-11, 11-9

9. Christiana Whitcomb (BOW) def. Tanya Arora (F&M) 11-6, 10-12, 12-10, 11-8

Exh. Gretchen Williams (BOW) def. Henrietta Goelet (F&M) 11-2, 11-6, 11-3

#5 Trinity (Conn.) 9, #17 Franklin & Marshall 0

Singles competition

1. Wee Nee Low (TRIN) def. Morgan Smith (F&M) 11-3, 11-4, 11-1

2. Alicia Rodriguez (TRIN) def. Roxanna Mead (F&M) 11-5, 11-7, 11-2

3. Ashley Tidman (TRIN) def. Halley Cruice (F&M) 11-3, 11-2, 11-1

4. Natalie Babjukova (TRIN) def. Chelsea Ross (F&M) 11-3, 11-1, 11-2

5. Jennifer Pelletier (TRIN) def. Katherine Perry (F&M) 11-9, 11-2, 11-3

6. Andrea Echeverria (TRIN) def. Krista Lancione (F&M) 11-4, 11-6, 11-5

7. Robyn Hodgson (TRIN) def. Elizabeth Gatling (F&M) 11-8, 11-4, 11-3

8. Chanel Erasmus (TRIN) def. Gabby Robinson (F&M) 11-1, 11-3, 11-1

9. Katie Wymard (TRIN) def. Tanya Arora (F&M) 11-3, 11-0, 11-1

Exh. Whitney Hartmeyer (TRIN) def. Stephanie Tzarnas (F&M) 11-4, 11-4, 11-5