Dickinson Survives F&M Rally

Dickinson Survives F&M Rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Franklin & Marshall's No. 20 women's squash team rallied but ultimately came up just short in a hard-fought 5-4 loss to No. 18 Dickinson at the final day of the Mid-Atlantic Championships in Virginia. 

The Diplomats' overall record fell to 5-10 on the season while the Red Devils improved to 6-7. 

By the Numbers

Trailing by two in the team score, F&M mounted a comeback when Pratiksha Mishra delivered a 3-1 victory at No. 7. However, Dickinson claimed the No. 5 match to put away the competition for good.  

Only one match on the ladder was decided in the minimum three games. Emily Bartos dispatched her opponent at No. 4 with a come-from-behind 3-2 marathon match. 

The Results

1. Lindsay Kuracina (DC) def. Ellen Verry (FMCW) 11-5, 11-6, 11-8
2. Courtney Trail (DC) def. Emily Knapp (FMCW) 11-7, 10-12, 11-3, 11-9
3. Katherine Galambos (FMCW) def. Eloise Nimoityn (DC) 10-12, 11-2, 11-7, 11-6
4. Emily Bartos (FMCW) def. Domenica Romo (DC) 6-11, 11-9, 14-12, 7-11, 11-8
5. Aya Sobhy (DC) def. Melissa Epstein (FMCW) 11-5, 8-11, 11-7, 11-9
6. Nicole DeLuca (DC) def. Grace Smith (FMCW) 11-5, 11-9, 7-11, 11-9
7. Pratiksha Mishra (FMCW) def. Carley Barton (DC) 12-10, 11-8, 7-11, 11-7
8. Liana Zranchev (FMCW) def. Abbie Wingerd (DC) 11-8, 11-7, 7-11, 11-5
9. J. Leigh Edghill (DC) def. Katie Anderson (FMCW) 10-12, 11-6, 12-10, 11-7
Exh. Alanis Perez (DC) def. Julia Bevan (FMCW) 11-2, 11-1, 11-0 

Up Next 

The 2018-19 regular season concludes at home on Saturday when members of the Centennial Conference head to Mayser for a one-day tournament. Action opens at 10:30 a.m. against Haverford while Dickinson and Johns Hopkins square off at 1:00 p.m. Saturday's final is slated to begin at 6:00 p.m.