WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Columbia women's squash team picked up its first varsity win against #16 George Washington on Saturday, November 20.  The Lions dominated the Colonials, picking up a 6-3 victory.

Columbia, currently ranked #20 in the country, scored its first upset of the season in just its second match. A trio of first-years, Monica Stone (#3), Skylar Dickey (#5) and Morgan Strauss (#6), each won their matches in three straight sets. 

Annie Tickell won her first match against Elizabeth Tapley before dropping the next two.  The sophomore battled her way to win the final two games and pull out a 3-2 victory at the #4 spot.

Jenny Schroder defeated Maya Nair, 3-1 at #7, while Anne Cheng defeated KyungMin Kim 3-1 at #8.

In their second match of the day, Columbia swept all nine matches for its second win of the season against Georgetown. Every Columbia player won in three straight games over the Bulldogs.

Columbia (2-1) returns to action on January 14-16 when it competes at the Pioneer Valley Invitational in Amherst, Mass.

Columbia 6, George Washington 3
1. Jacqueline Shea (GW) def. Liz Chu, 3-0 (11-6, 11-9, 11-9)
2. Kelly Barnes (GW) def. Katie Quan, 3-0 (11-2, 11-6, 11-5)
3. Monica Stone (C) def. Lauren Mathieu, 3-0 (13-11, 11-2, 11-4)
4. Annie Tickell (C) def. Elizabeth Tapley, 3-2 (11-8, 9-11, 8-11, 11-7, 11-5)
5. Skylar Dickey (C) def. Tiffany Hingley, 3-0 (11-3, 13-11, 11-4)
6. Morgan Strauss (C) def. Eliza Ehrlich, 3-0 (11-7, 11-0, 11-6)
7. Jenny Schroder (C) def. Maya Nair, 3-1 (11-7, 12-10, 9-11, 12-10)
8. Anne Cheng (C) def. KyungMin Kim, 3-1 (11-6, 8-11, 11-1, 11-6)
9. Rebecca Imrich (GW) def. Lindsey Harris, 3-2 (11-2, 11-6, 10-12, 9-11, 11-5
10. Kate Hansen (C) def. Toby Leventhal, 3-0 (11-5, 12-10, 11-7)

Columbia 9, Georgetown 0
1. Liz Chu (C) def. Katie O'Mealia, 3-0 (11-2, 13-11, 11-5)
2. Katie Quan (C) def. Kiran Gandhi, 3-0 (11-2, 11-1, 11-6)
3. Monica Stone (C) def. Carolyn Meister, 3-0 (11-0, 11-2, 11-2)
4. Annie Tickell (C) won 3-0 (11-7, 11-3, 11-3)
5. Skylar Dickey (C) def. Caroline Palmer, 3-0 (11-0, 11-5, 12-10)
6. Morgan Strauss (C) won 3-0 (11-1, 11-4, 11-8)
7. Jenny Schroder (C) won 3-0 (11-3, 11-2, 11-2)
8. Anne Cheng (C) won 3-0 (11-2, 11-8, 11-4)
9. Lindsey Harris (C) won 3-0 (11-4, 11-5, 11-1)
10. Kate Hansen (C) won 3-0 (11-1, 11-5, 11-6)