Women's Squash Splits Pair of Matches in Mayser

Women's Squash Splits Pair of Matches in Mayser

LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's No. 13 women's squash team fell to No. 15 Middlebury by a narrow 6-3 score, before rebounding later in the day against No. 22 Dickinson with a convincing 9-0 triumph. 

The Diplomats improved to 2-8 on the year after going 1-1 on the day. 

By the Numbers (Middlebury)

All but two of the matches against Middlebury were decided in three games with F&M earning a pair of sweeps from Sherilyn Yang (No. 2) and Katherine Galambos (No. 5). Ellen Verry continued the strong play for the upper-half of the Diplomats' ladder with a come-from-behind 3-1 win at No. 4. 

The all-time series now stands at 15-11 in favor of the Panthers. 

The Results (Middlebury) 

1. Beatrijs Kuijpers (MIDDW) def. Fiona Murphy (FMCW) 11-5, 11-2, 11-8

2. Sherilyn Yang (FMCW) def. Anne Glassie (MIDDW) 11-4, 11-9, 11-8

3. Alexa Comai (MIDDW) def. Lauren Johnston (FMCW) 11-9, 11-7, 9-11, 11-8

4. Ellen Verry (FMCW) def. Liddy Renner (MIDDW) 5-11, 11-6, 11-9, 15-13

5. Katherine Galambos (FMCW) def. Mira Chugh (MIDDW) 12-10, 11-9, 11-8

6. Lucy Bostwick (MIDDW) def. Kate O'Brien (FMCW) 11-7, 11-4, 11-9

7. Audrey Ellen (MIDDW) def. Clare Tompkins (FMCW) 11-8, 11-8, 11-3

8. Caroline Jahrling (MIDDW) def. Melissa Epstein (FMCW) 11-8, 11-8, 11-1

9. Natasha Lowitt (MIDDW) def. Liana Zranchev (FMCW) 11-4, 11-2, 11-9

Exh. Lily Bogle (MIDDW) def. Kendyl Kratzer (FMCW) 11-3, 11-2, 11-4

By the Numbers (Dickinson) 

Seven of the nine F&M victories were earned with 3-0 sweeps, will all occurring at the No. 3-9 spots in the order. Fiona Murphy (No. 1) battled back from a loss in her first game to take three straight frames, while Sherilyn Yang (No. 2) slipped past her opponent with a decisive 11-9 victory in the fifth game.

Through four all-time meetings with the Red Devils, the Diplomats hold a perfect 4-0 mark. 

The Results (Dickinson) 

1. Fiona Murphy (FMCW) def. Hedvika Suchankova (DICW) 9-11, 11-5, 11-8, 11-3

2. Sherilyn Yang (FMCW) def. Domenica Romo (DICW) 11-7, 2-11, 11-7, 7-11, 11-9

3. Lauren Johnston (FMCW) def. Stuart Lemay (DICW) 11-2, 11-6, 13-11

4. Ellen Verry (FMCW) def. Nicole DeLuca (DICW) 11-3, 11-9, 11-7

5. Katherine Galambos (FMCW) def. Jaime Leigh Edghill (DICW) 12-10, 11-6, 11-3

6. Kate O'Brien (FMCW) def. Alanis Perez (DICW) 11-6, 11-7, 11-5

7. Clare Tompkins (FMCW) def. Sarah Murphy (DICW) 11-3, 11-9, 11-4

8. Melissa Epstein (FMCW) def. Abby Wingerd (DICW) 11-5, 9-11, 11-5, 11-4

9. Liana Zranchev (FMCW) def. Merritt Davis (DICW) 11-7, 11-1, 12-10

Exh. P. Francis-Hall (DICW) def. Kendyl Kratzer (FMCW) 11-2, 11-5, 11-8

Up Next 

The Diplomats face a tough challenge tomorrow by hosting No. 3 Trinity at 12:00 p.m.