Williams Topples Diplomats 

Williams Topples Diplomats 

LANCASTER, Pa. - Franklin & Marshall's No. 20 women's squash team saw their four-match winning streak snapped in a tough 9-0 loss to No. 13 Williams on Friday evening in Lancaster.

The Diplomats drew even on the year at 4-4 while the Ephs improved to 9-6. 

By the Numbers

Only two matchups on the ladder advanced past three frames. Katherine Galambos fought off a sweep at No. 3 with an 11-7 win in the third but eventually fell by a 3-1 score. Pratiksha Mishra got off to a strong start at No. 6 with her 11-9 win in the opening game before dropping the next three.

The Results

1. Julia Ward (WILLIAMS) def. Ellen Verry (FMCW) 11-6, 11-9, 11-8
2. Esther Baek (WILLIAMS) def. Emily Knapp (FMCW) 11-6, 11-4, 11-6
3. Sarah Wilwerth (WILLIAMS) def. Katherine Galambos (FMCW) 11-9, 11-4, 7-11, 11-7
4. Abby LeBlanc (WILLIAMS) def. Emily Bartos (FMCW) 11-7, 11-7, 11-3
5. Melissa Swann (WILLIAMS) def. Melissa Epstein (FMCW) 11-3, 11-5, 11-7
6. Anna Nicholson (WILLIAMS) def. Pratiksha Mishra (FMCW) 9-11, 11-5, 11-3, 11-8
7. Kathryn Wright (WILLIAMS) def. Liana Zranchev (FMCW) 12-10, 11-4, 11-6
8. Alex Pear (WILLIAMS) def. Katie Anderson (FMCW) 11-5, 11-6, 11-2
9. Adrienne Conza (WILLIAMS) def. Julia Bevan (FMCW) 11-3, 11-2, 11-2
Exh. Eliza Bower (WILLIAMS) def. Paisley Dianastasis (FMCW) 11-2, 11-1, 11-6  

Up Next

F&M returns to the Mayser Squash Courts on Sunday to battle No. 17 Tufts at 10:30 a.m.