Williams Triumphs Against F&M

Williams Triumphs Against F&M

LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's No. 13 women's squash team fell to No. 11 Williams by an 8-1 score on Friday evening at the Mayser Center. 

The Diplomats dropped to 1-7 on the season while the Ephs improved to 10-2. 

By the Numbers 

Seven of Williams' eight wins were accomplished with 3-0 sweeps, including each of the No.'s 4-9 matchups. F&M was strong at the top of the ladder, forcing four or more games in two of the three contests, including a 3-1 victory by Sherilyn Yang at No. 2. 

The Diplomats last beat Williams back in the 2002 season but have fallen in eight straight. 

The Results 

1. Nicole Friedman (WILLW) def. Fiona Murphy (FMCW) 11-4, 11-7, 11-6

2. Sherilyn Yang (FMCW) def. Hayley Parsons (WILLW) 13-11, 11-4, 5-11, 13-11

3. Esther Baek (WILLW) def. Lauren Johnston (FMCW) 11-1, 10-12, 7-11, 11-7, 11-4

4. Ananya Mahalingam-Dh (WILLW) def. Ellen Verry (FMCW) 11-7, 11-5, 11-8

5. Melissa Swann (WILLW) def. Katherine Galambos (FMCW) 11-3, 11-7, 11-9

6. Alyssa Ritchie (WILLW) def. Kate O'Brien (FMCW) 11-6, 11-3, 13-11

7. Anna Nicholson (WILLW) def. Clare Tompkins (FMCW) 11-4, 11-7, 11-2

8. Ellen Coombe (WILLW) def. Melissa Epstein (FMCW) 11-3, 11-7, 11-6

9. Caroline Hogan (WILLW) def. Liana Zranchev (FMCW) 11-4, 11-2, 11-5

Exh. Charlotte Walsh (WILLW) def. Kendyl Kratzer (FMCW) 11-0, 11-3, 11-2 

Up Next 

F&M continues its midseason homestand tomorrow with meetings against Middlebury at 11:00 a.m. and Dickinson at 5:00 p.m.