Diplomats Blanked by No. 1 Harvard

Diplomats Blanked by No. 1 Harvard

LANCASTER, Pa. – The No. 13 Franklin & Marshall women's squash team dropped a 9-0 match against No. 1 Harvard on Monday afternoon at the Mayser Center. The defeat evened the Diplomats' record at 4-4 on the year, while the Crimson improved to 4-1.

Harvard swept each of the nine matchups in the contest. F&M's Sherilyn Yang battled at the No. 1 position but was unable to pick up a game, falling by a 3-0 score (11-9, 11-8, 11-3). 

Competing at No. 4, Dulakshi Elikewela earned some points against the Crimson's Sue Ann Yong, but was swept 11-3, 1-5, 11-5, while Katherine Perry played strong at No. 5, but was upended by an 11-4, 11-3, 11-4 mark. 

The Diplomats return to action on Friday when F&M hosts No. 12 Williams at 5:00 p.m.

#1 Harvard 9, #13 Franklin & Marshall 0

1. Haley Mendez (HU) def. Sherilyn Yang (F&MW) 11-9, 11-8, 11-3
2. Alyssa Mehta (HU) def. Lauren Johnston (F&MW) 11-3, 11-5, 11-3
3. Michelle Gemmell (HU) def. Emily Caldwell (F&MW) 11-4, 11-2, 11-5
4. Sue Ann Yong (HU) def. Dulakshi Elikewela (F&MW) 11-3, 11-5, 11-5
5. Megan Murray (HU) def. Katherine Perry (F&MW) 11-4, 11-3, 11-4
6. Julianne Chu (HU) def. Jazmin Matos (F&MW) 11-5, 11-1, 11-4
7. Isabelle Dowling (HU) def. Kate O'Brien (F&MW) 11-5, 11-4, 11-3
8. Caroline Monrad (HU) def. Cris Margaret Frias (F&MW) 11-1, 11-5, 11-6
9. Keegan Mendez (HU) def. Krista Lancione (F&MW) 11-4, 11-3, 11-1
Exh. Julie Monrad (HU) def. Hope Johnson (F&MW) 11-9, 11-5, 11-8