Women’s Squash Falls Short Against No. 17 Tufts

Women’s Squash Falls Short Against No. 17 Tufts

HARTFORD, Conn. - Day two at the CSA Team Championships saw Franklin & Marshall's No. 20 ranked women's squash team drop a tough 7-2 decision against No. 17 Tufts in the Walker Cup (C Division) Semifinals on Saturday evening.

The Diplomats fell to 7-12 on the season while the Jumbos advanced to the bracket's Championship match with a 13-6 mark. 

By the Numbers 

Ellen Verry (No. 1) and Katherine Galambos (No. 3) claimed F&M's wins on the ladder, including Verry's commanding 3-0 sweep and Galambos' 3-1 triumph. Tufts was successful in the middle and bottom part of the order with wins from No.'s 4-9.

The Results

1. Ellen Verry (FMCW) def. Claire Davidson (TUFTS) 11-8, 11-9, 11-5
2. Julie Yeung (TUFTS) def. Emily Knapp (FMCW) 11-5, 11-4, 8-11, 11-9
3. Katherine Galambos (FMCW) def. Megan Chen (TUFTS) 11-9, 8-11, 11-9, 11-9
4. Zarena Jafry (TUFTS) def. Emily Bartos (FMCW) 11-8, 11-7, 11-7
5. Catherine Shanahan (TUFTS) def. Melissa Epstein (FMCW) 11-4, 11-7, 11-0
6. Rachel Windreich (TUFTS) def. Grace Smith (FMCW) 11-4, 11-4, 9-11, 7-11, 13-11
7. Diya Sanghi (TUFTS) def. Pratiksha Mishra (FMCW) 9-11, 11-9, 11-5, 11-8
8. Chloe Kantor (TUFTS) def. Katie Anderson (FMCW) 11-3, 11-3, 11-6
9. Chista Irani (TUFTS) def. Julia Bevan (FMCW) 11-4, 11-4, 11-4
Exh. Sahana Karthik (TUFTS) def. Meredith Fairbanks (FMCW) 11-3, 11-0, 11-1

Up Next 

The Diplomats are now 1-1 on the weekend and close out play tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. with the 3-4 Playoff matchup against No. 18 Dickinson on the campus of Wesleyan College. Fans can follow along with live results here.