Amherst, Mass. - With back-to-back wins on Friday, Jan. 17, the Columbia women's squash team are off to an impressive start at the Pioneer Valley Invitational. The Lions were dominant in its opening match, defeating No.22 Wesleyan 9-0 without dropping a game. Columbia kept the momentum going against No. 18 Amherst to drop the Jeffs 9-0 for its second shutout victory.

Up next, the Lions will return to Amherst for its final match of the Pioneer Valley Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 18 to face No. 13 Franklin & Marshall at 9 a.m.

Match Date Home Matches
Visitor Matches
1/17/14  No. 9 Columbia
9  No. 18 Amherst 0
  Columbia Amhers Winner's Score Winner
1S Colette Sultana Erica Robertson 11-5,11-6,11-8 Columbia
2S Grace Van Arkel Arielle Lehman 11-6,8-11,10-12, 11-6, 11-6 Columbia
3S Reyna Pacheco Meyah Stud 11-3,11-6,11-3 Columbia
4S Leah Barnet Tiana Poroner 11-2, 11-2, 11-1 Columbia
5S Catherine Jenkins Ewelyn Kramar 11-2, 11-2, 11-9 Columbia
6S Alisha Maity Khushy Aggarwal 11-6,11-3,11-5 Columbia
7S Monica Stone Taryn Clary 11-3, 11-3, 11-6 Columbia
8S Diya Kumar Lena Rice 11-2,11-2,11-1 Columbia
9S Jamie Pawlik Lena Rice 11-1, 11-2,11-3 Columbia
10S Jenny Schroder Izzy Derber 11-2, 11-1, 11-2 Columbia
Match Date Home Matches
Visitor Matches
1/17/14  No. 9 Columbia
9  No. 22 Wesleyan 0
  Columbia Wesleyan Winner's Score Winner
1S Grace Van Arkel Lauren Nelson 11-1,11-8,11-6 Columbia
2S Reyna Pacheco Annie Maxwell 11-7,11-3,11-6 Columbia
3S Maya Patel Lita Bayless 11-2,11-0,11-4 Columbia
4S Leah Barnet Nell Schwed 11-2, 11-4, 11-4 Columbia
5S Catherine Jenkins Claire Miller 11-3, 11-5, 11-6 Columbia
6S Alisha Maity Abigail Smith 11-2,11-9,11-1 Columbia
7S Kate Calihan Mirando Linskey 11-3, 11-1, 11-8 Columbia
8S Diya Kumar Bridget Doherty 11-5,11-0,11-2 Columbia
9S Skylar Dickey Anie Ferreira 11-0, 11-6,11-4 Columbia