Diplomats Dropped by Virginia, Cornell

Diplomats Dropped by Virginia, Cornell

LANCASTER, Pa. - Franklin & Marshall's No. 20 ranked women's squash team faced a daunting pair of opponents on Saturday in Lancaster, falling to No. 11 Virginia and No. 12 Cornell by identical 9-0 scores.

The Diplomats saw their overall record fall to 5-6 on the season. 

By the Numbers (Virginia)

F&M battled throughout as each of the top two spots in the order were pushed past three games. Emily Knapp staved off a sweep at No. 2 with a hard-fought 13-11 win in the third but eventually fell by a 3-1 tally.

The Results (Virginia)

1. Emma Jinks (UVA) def. Ellen Verry (FMCW) 11-7, 8-11, 11-2, 11-3
2. Caroline Baldwin (UVA) def. Emily Knapp (FMCW) 11-7, 11-6, 11-13, 11-0
3. Emily Woodworth (UVA) def. Katherine Galambos (FMCW) 11-6, 11-2, 11-6
4. Sarah Doss (UVA) def. Emily Bartos (FMCW) 11-3, 11-4, 11-4
5. Giovanna De Almeida (UVA) def. Melissa Epstein (FMCW) 11-4, 11-4, 11-3
6. Annie Tyson (UVA) def. Grace Smith (FMCW) 11-6, 11-7, 11-2
7. Julia Thompson (UVA) def. Liana Zranchev (FMCW) 11-3, 11-4, 11-2
8. Elle Carroll (UVA) def. Katie Anderson (FMCW) 11-3, 11-5, 11-5
9. Madeleine Mayhew (UVA) def. Meredith Fairbanks (FMCW) 11-2, 11-2, 11-1
Exh. Candace Craig (UVA) def. Adina Rubenstein (FMCW) 11-2, 11-2, 11-1 

By the Numbers (Cornell) 

Eight of the nine contests were decided by three games. Emily Bartos won the Diplomats' lone frame, an 11-4 victory in her opening game, before coming up short in each of the next three. 

The Results (Cornell)

1. S. Subramaniam (CORNELL) def. Ellen Verry (FMCW) 11-3, 11-1, 11-1
2. Lily Zelov (CORNELL) def. Emily Knapp (FMCW) 11-9, 11-5, 11-8
3. Madison Miles (CORNELL) def. Katherine Galambos (FMCW) 11-1, 11-3, 11-2
4. Colby Gallagher (CORNELL) def. Emily Bartos (FMCW) 4-11, 11-4, 11-2, 11-7
5. Lauren Leizman (CORNELL) def. Melissa Epstein (FMCW) 11-4, 11-6, 11-6
6. Mimi deLisser (CORNELL) def. Grace Smith (FMCW) 11-3, 11-5, 11-4
7. Lucy Martin (CORNELL) def. Pratiksha Mishra (FMCW) 11-9, 11-1, 11-4
8. Hannah Scherl (CORNELL) def. Liana Zranchev (FMCW) 11-2, 11-3, 11-4
9. Steph Tan (CORNELL) def. Julia Bevan (FMCW) 11-2, 11-1, 11-0 

Up Next

The Diplomats wrap up their homestand tomorrow with an 11:00 a.m. contest against No. 14 Middlebury.