Cornell Takes Down F&M

Cornell Takes Down F&M

ITHACA, N.Y. – Franklin & Marshall's No. 16 ranked women's squash team fell to No. 8 Cornell by a 9-0 tally on Friday evening on the road. 

The loss dropped the Diplomats' record to 5-11 on the year while the Big Red improved to 6-2. 

By the Numbers

Sherilyn Yang (No. 2) provided F&M with the team's most competitive match of the contest, battling back from a 2-0 deficit to force a fifth game. Yang ultimately came up short with an 11-6 loss in the decisive final frame. 

Seven of the nine matchups were decided in three games with Lauren Johnston battling at No. 3 but falling 3-1. The overall series now belongs to Cornell with a narrow 12-11 all-time edge. 

The Results 

1. Michele Garceau (COR) def. Fiona Murphy (FMCW) 11-7, 11-5, 11-2

2. Rachel Scherman (COR) def. Sherilyn Yang (FMCW) 11-7, 11-6, 7-11, 9-11, 11-6

3. Margaux Losty (COR) def. Lauren Johnston (FMCW) 11-6, 5-11, 11-5, 11-3

4. Emma Uible (COR) def. Ellen Verry (FMCW) 11-2, 11-2, 11-6

5. Madison Miles (COR) def. Katherine Galambos (FMCW) 11-5, 11-1, 11-1

6. Nghi Nguyen (COR) def. Kate O'Brien (FMCW) 11-5, 11-6, 11-3

7. Lucy Martin (COR) def. Clare Tompkins (FMCW) 11-9, 11-5, 11-4

8. Charlotte Knaggs (COR) def. Melissa Epstein (FMCW) 11-6, 11-3, 11-3

9. Hannah Scherl (COR) def. Liana Zranchev (FMCW) 11-4, 11-2, 11-2

Exh. Lauren Leizman (COR) def. Kendyl Kratzer (FMCW) 11-2, 11-2, 11-2

Up Next 

Action continues for the Diplomats on Saturday, Feb. 4 with F&M's final match of the regular season against George Washington at 1:00 p.m.