LANCASTER, Pa. – The No. 14 Franklin & Marshall women's squash team had its senior day spoiled in a narrow 6-3 loss against No. 13 George Washington on Friday evening at the Mayser Center.
The hard-fought defeat brought the Diplomats' record to 5-7 on the season while the Colonials improved to 8-6.
Before the match, F&M honored its three-member senior class of Emily Caldwell, Cris Margaret Frias Gonzalez and Jazmin Matos. All three players competed, with Matos earning a 3-2 decision in the exhibition match.
By the Numbers
Four of the nine matchups in the contest went past three games, including a 3-2 marathon at No. 6 that saw George Washington's Mary Jo Mahfood battle back from being two games down and tally a 3-2 victory against Andreina Benedith.
The Diplomat have now fallen in four straight against the Colonials dating back to the 2011-12 season and trail in the all-time series by a 13-5 mark.
1. Anna Gabriela Porras (GW) def. Sherilyn Yang (F&MW) 11-5, 11-9, 11-6
2. Breanne Flynn (GW) def. Fiona Murphy (F&MW) 11-4, 11-9, 11-6
3. Abby Shonrock (GW) def. Emily Caldwell (F&MW) 11-8, 7-11, 12-10, 11-8
4. Dulakshi Elikewela (F&MW) def. Emely Levyn (GW) 12-10, 11-1, 11-5
5. Lauren Johnston (F&MW) def. Alexa Tzarnas (GW) 11-6, 11-7, 11-4
6. Mary Jo Mahfood (GW) def. Andreina Benedith (F&MW) 11-7, 12-10, 11-13, 10-12, 12-10
7. Ellen Verry (F&MW) def. Brooke Feldman (GW) 11-5, 11-4, 11-5
8. Mehak Chawla (GW) def. Kate O'Brien (F&MW) 8-11, 11-1, 11-5, 11-6
9. Ginger Sands (GW) def. Cris Margaret Frias (F&MW) 9-11, 15-13, 11-9, 11-8
Exh. Jazmin Matos (F&MW) def. Jessica Perkins (GW) 13-11, 11-9, 10-12, 12-10
F&M concludes its regular season tomorrow by hosting No. 8 Cornell at 11:00 a.m.