HANOVER, N.H. – Franklin & Marshall's No. 13 women's squash team fell to No. 9 Dartmouth by an 8-1 score on Sunday afternoon.
The Diplomats moved to 1-4 with the defeat while the Big Green evened their season record at 1-1.
By The Numbers
Three of the nine matchups in the order went past three games. Fiona Murphy secured F&M's victory at the No. 1 spot after winning her opening two games by 11-5, 11-8 scores before the match ended by default in the third.
Sherilyn Yang battled at No. 2, forcing her opponent to play from behind after earning an 11-7 win in the first frame before falling in the next three.
1. Fiona Murphy (FMCW) def. Jacqueline Barnes (DARTW), by default
2. Annie Blasberg (DARTW) def. Sherilyn Yang (FMCW) 7-11, 11-6, 13-11, 11-7
3. Julia Potter (DARTW) def. Lauren Johnston (FMCW) 11-7, 11-13, 11-6, 12-10
4. Zainab Molani (DARTW) def. Dulakshi Elikewela (FMCW), by default
5. Rebecca Brownell (DARTW) def. Ellen Verry (FMCW) 11-4, 11-3, 11-2
6. Janel Gaube (DARTW) def. Katherine Galambos (FMCW) 11-2, 11-6, 11-4
7. Junnat Anwar (DARTW) def. Kate O'Brien (FMCW) 11-3, 11-1, 11-3
8. Emma Roberts (DARTW) def. Clare Tompkins (FMCW) 5-11, 11-1, 11-5, 11-3
9. Maddie Fraser (DARTW) def. Melissa Epstein (FMCW) 11-3, 11-6, 11-4
Exh. C. Freiman-Mendel (DARTW) def. Liana Zranchev (FMCW) 11-4, 11-3, 11-5
The Diplomats are set for an extended break from competition, not returning to the courts until Thursday, Jan. 5 against Columbia at noon for the first of six straight home games.