PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's No. 18 women's squash team fell to No. 2 Penn. by a 9-0 tally before being edged by No. 23 Dickinson in a narrow 5-4 defeat at Saturday's Pennsylvania Cup in Philadelphia.
The Diplomats dropped to 0-3 on the year while Penn. improved to 1-0 and the Red Devils now sit at 1-2.
The Pennsylvania Cup
The inaugural event also featured Drexel in the four-team tournament made up of Pennsylvania squash program's. Penn. will face off against Drexel in tomorrow's Championship match.
By the Numbers (Penn)
All nine matchups on Saturday were decided by three games.
The Results (Penn)
1. Reeham Salah (PENN) def. Sherilyn Yang (FMCW) 11-0, 11-0, 11-1
2. Jessica Davis (PENN) def. Ellen Verry (FMCW) 11-2, 11-8, 11-1
3. Rowaida Attia (PENN) def. Katherine Galambos (FMCW) 11-2, 11-1, 11-6
4. Hayley Scott (PENN) def. Melissa Epstein (FMCW) 11-3, 11-3, 11-6
5. Lindsay Stanley (PENN) def. Clare Tompkins (FMCW) 11-2, 11-6, 11-2
6. Cameron Munn (PENN) def. Grace Smith (FMCW) 11-2, 11-4, 11-2
7. Julia Buchholz (PENN) def. Liana Zranchev (FMCW) 11-0, 11-3, 11-3
8. Clare Kearns (PENN) def. Katie Anderson (FMCW) 11-0, 11-5, 11-8
9. Nicole Windreich (PENN) def. Julia Bevan (FMCW) 11-1, 11-1, 11-2
Exh. Unknown (PENN) def. Kendyl Kratzer (FMCW) 11-2, 11-3, 11-2
By the Numbers (Dickinson)
F&M was strong at the top of the order with four wins between No.'s 1-6 in the lineup. However, the Diplomats carried an 0-3 record at the bottom of the ladder. Three contests were decided by more than three games, including Sherilyn Yang's 3-1 comeback victory at No. 1. Yang dropped her opening frame by a 12-10 score before winning 11-9, 11-7, 11-4.
The Results (Dickinson)
The Diplomats are slated to return to the courts on Saturday, hosting Princeton for a 2:00 p.m. competition in Mayser.