Dartmouth Too Much for Diplomats

Dartmouth Too Much for Diplomats

HANOVER, N.H. – Franklin & Marshall's No. 13 women's squash team fell to No. 9 Dartmouth by an 8-1 score on Sunday afternoon. 

The Diplomats moved to 1-4 with the defeat while the Big Green evened their season record at 1-1. 

By The Numbers 

Three of the nine matchups in the order went past three games. Fiona Murphy secured F&M's victory at the No. 1 spot after winning her opening two games by 11-5, 11-8 scores before the match ended by default in the third. 

Sherilyn Yang battled at No. 2, forcing her opponent to play from behind after earning an 11-7 win in the first frame before falling in the next three. 

The Results 

1. Fiona Murphy (FMCW) def. Jacqueline Barnes (DARTW), by default

2. Annie Blasberg (DARTW) def. Sherilyn Yang (FMCW) 7-11, 11-6, 13-11, 11-7

3. Julia Potter (DARTW) def. Lauren Johnston (FMCW) 11-7, 11-13, 11-6, 12-10

4. Zainab Molani (DARTW) def. Dulakshi Elikewela (FMCW), by default

5. Rebecca Brownell (DARTW) def. Ellen Verry (FMCW) 11-4, 11-3, 11-2

6. Janel Gaube (DARTW) def. Katherine Galambos (FMCW) 11-2, 11-6, 11-4

7. Junnat Anwar (DARTW) def. Kate O'Brien (FMCW) 11-3, 11-1, 11-3

8. Emma Roberts (DARTW) def. Clare Tompkins (FMCW) 5-11, 11-1, 11-5, 11-3

9. Maddie Fraser (DARTW) def. Melissa Epstein (FMCW) 11-3, 11-6, 11-4

Exh. C. Freiman-Mendel (DARTW) def. Liana Zranchev (FMCW) 11-4, 11-3, 11-5

Up Next 

The Diplomats are set for an extended break from competition, not returning to the courts until Thursday, Jan. 5 against Columbia at noon for the first of six straight home games.