Women’s Squash Battles Bates

Women’s Squash Battles Bates

LANCASTER, Pa. - Despite a strong effort, Franklin & Marshall's No. 21 ranked women's squash team fell to No. 17 Bates by a tough 7-2 score on Sunday in Mayser.

The defeat dropped the Diplomats to 0-3 on the year while Bates improved to 1-1. 

By the Numbers 

Emily Bartos battled back from a 2-0 deficit at the No. 3 spot to claim each of the next three games for a thrilling comeback victory. First-year Pratiksha Mishra garnered F&M's other victory with a dominant 3-0 effort at No. 6.

The Results

1. Luca Polgar (BATES) def. Ellen Verry (FMCW) 11-3, 12-10, 11-5
2. Kristyna Alexova (BATES) def. Emily Knapp (FMCW) 11-9, 11-4, 11-4
3. Emily Bartos (FMCW) def. Eliza Dunham (BATES) 4-11, 4-11, 11-6, 11-8, 11-7
4. Vicky Arjoon (BATES) def. Katherine Galambos (FMCW) 11-7, 12-10, 11-8
5. Natasha Jones (BATES) def. Grace Smith (FMCW) 11-7, 12-10, 8-11, 11-8
6. Pratiksha Mishra (FMCW) def. Molly Brooks (BATES) 11-4, 12-10, 11-8
7. Emma Galambos (BATES) def. Liana Zranchev (FMCW) 11-9, 11-7, 11-6
8. Natalie Bachman (BATES) def. Katie Anderson (FMCW) 11-4, 11-6, 11-7
9. Katie Bull (BATES) def. Meredith Fairbanks (FMCW) 11-3, 11-5, 11-2 

Up Next

The Diplomats take to the road for the first time this season when F&M travels to Middletown, Conn. on Saturday, Dec. 1 for a doubleheader against Conn. College (11:00 a.m.) and Wesleyan (3:00 p.m.).