F&M Blanks Bowdoin

F&M Blanks Bowdoin

LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's No. 16 women's squash team picked up a convincing 9-0 shutout of No. 22 Bowdoin on Saturday evening at the Mayser Center.

The Diplomats improved to 2-1 on the season with the victory, while the Polar Bears fell to 0-1.

By the Numbers 

Seven of F&M's nine wins on the contest were three-game sweeps. Emily Cadwell sealed the match with her victory at the No. 2 spot, making the score 5-0 in favor of the Diplomats. The win streak over the Polar Bears now sits at nine, dating back to the 2005-06 season, good for F&M's second-longest current win streak against an opponent.

The Results 

1. Sherilyn Yang (F&MW) def. Sarah Nelson (BOW) 12-10, 11-2, 11-5

2. Emily Caldwell (F&MW) def. Torey Lee (BOW) 13-11, 11-4, 7-11, 11-6

3. Fiona Murphy (F&MW) def. Alexa Horwitz (BOW) 11-9, 11-6, 11-5

4. Lauren Johnston (F&MW) def. Tully Ross (BOW) 9-11, 11-5, 6-11, 11-6, 13-11

5. Ellen Verry (F&MW) def. Diya Chopra (BOW) 12-10, 11-8, 11-5

6. Dulakshi Elikewela (F&MW) def. Chloe Polikoff (BOW) 11-1, 11-6, 11-7

7. Andreina Benedith (F&MW) def. Mariela Mendoza (BOW) 11-3, 11-6, 11-0

8. Kate O'Brien (F&MW) def. Natalie LaPlant (BOW) 11-2, 11-2, 11-4

9. Cris Margaret Frias (F&MW) def. Zoe Wood (BOW) 11-4, 11-5, 11-4

Exh. Melissa Epstein (F&MW) def. Nicole Ampatey (BOW) 11-3, 11-7, 7-11, 11-3 

Up Next 

The Diplomats return to the court tomorrow with a matchup against No. 7 Columbia on the road. Competition is set to begin at 12:00 p.m.