Women’s Squash Falls to No. 10 Dartmouth

Women’s Squash Falls to No. 10 Dartmouth

LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's No. 16 women's squash team was edged out by No. 10 Dartmouth, 6-3, on Thursday evening at the Mayser Center.

The Diplomats dropped to 2-3 with the loss, while the Big Green improved to 1-1. 

By the Numbers

Four matches on the day went past three games, including Lauren Johnston's thrilling 3-2 win at the No. 4 spot, that saw the sophomore win the final game by a narrow 11-9 score. Fiona Murphy remained a perfect 5-0 on the season after earning a decisive 3-0 sweep at No. 2. 

The Big Green extended a 15-match winning streak against F&M, dating back to the 1992 season. 

The Results 

1. Sherilyn Yang (F&MW) def. Jacqueline Barnes (DAR) 11-8, 11-9, 11-8

2. Fiona Murphy (F&MW) def. Tori Dewey (DAR) 11-5, 11-6, 11-3

3. Rebecca Brownell (DAR) def. Emily Caldwell (F&MW) 12-10, 11-7, 11-9

4. Lauren Johnston (F&MW) def. Lydie McKenzie (DAR) 11-4, 6-11, 11-6, 9-11, 11-9

5. Zainab Molani (DAR) def. Ellen Verry (F&MW) 11-4, 10-12, 11-8, 11-5

6. Emma Roberts (DAR) def. Dulakshi Elikewela (F&MW) 11-6, 6-11, 11-7, 11-6

7. Carly Rizzuto (DAR) def. Andreina Benedith (F&MW) 11-4, 11-3, 12-10

8. Madeline Fraser (DAR) def. Kate O'Brien (F&MW) 13-11, 11-5, 5-11, 11-8

9. Janel Gaube (DAR) def. Cris Margaret Frias (F&MW) 11-4, 12-10, 11-5

Exh. Caroline Canning (DAR) def. Lauren Cunningham (F&MW) 11-9, 11-8, 11-6 

Up Next 

The Diplomats return to action on Saturday, hosting No. 4 Yale for a 10:00 a.m. match.