No. 5 Stanford Sweeps Diplomats

No. 5 Stanford Sweeps Diplomats

STANFORD, Calif. – Franklin & Marshall's No. 13 women's squash team traveled to California for a matchup on Tuesday evening, falling to No. 5 Stanford by a 9-0 score. 

The defeat dropped the Diplomats to 1-6 on the year while the Cardinal improved to 3-1.

By the Numbers

Playing shorthanded, F&M was forced to concede the No. 9 spot. Lauren Johnston put forth a strong effort at the top position on the ladder, fighting hard en route to a narrow 11-8 loss in her third game that closed out a 3-0 score. 

Tuesday's meeting marked just the seventh time in history these two teams met, with Stanford now holding the 4-3 all-time edge in the series.

The Results 

1. Casey Wong (STANW) def. Lauren Johnston (FMCW) 11-4, 11-6, 11-8

2. CC Ho (STANW) def. Ellen Verry (FMCW) 11-3, 11-3, 11-7

3. Sarah Bell (STANW) def. Katherine Galambos (FMCW) 11-5, 11-6, 11-1

4. Bailey Bondy (STANW) def. Kate O'Brien (FMCW) 11-3, 11-6, 11-3

5. Tatyanna Dadabbo (STANW) def. Clare Tompkins (FMCW) 11-0, 11-2, 11-1

6. Meta Melby (STANW) def. Melissa Epstein (FMCW) 11-5, 11-2, 11-1

7. Julia Olson (STANW) def. Liana Zranchev (FMCW) 11-2, 11-3, 11-7

8. Julia Gillette (STANW) def. Kendyl Kratzer (FMCW) 11-2, 11-2, 11-4

9. No player (STANW) def. No player (FMCW), by default 

Up Next 

The Diplomats return to Mayser on Friday for the first of a five-contest home stand. Competition begins on Friday against No. 11 Williams at 5:00 p.m.