College Squash Scores
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The No. 14 Columbia women's squash team
won three of four matches over the weekend, defeating No. 15 Franklin &
Marshall, No. 12 George Washington and No. 20 Bowdoin.
Columbia's first victory of the season came Friday as the
Lions shutout Franklin & Marshall, 9-0, winning all 27 sets. Kate Calihan
had the most dominate showing in the No. 5 match, giving up just 11 points.
Leah Barnet and Monica Stone also played strong matches, giving up just 15
points in the No. 4 and 7 positions, respectively.
On Saturday, Columbia recorded its second win with an 8-1
victory over George Washington. The Lions took positions No. 2-9 of the ladder.
Reyna Pacheco garnered the win for Columbia in the No. 2 spot, coming back from
a 2-1 deficit to beat Jacqueline Shea in five sets. Positions No. 3-8 all fell
in favor of Columbia in straight sets, while Jenny Schroder took the No. 9
match in four sets.
A 9-0 win over Bowdoin Sunday made it three victories in
three days for the Lions. Katie Quan gave up just 10 points to Bonnie Cao to in
the No. 6 match, while Stone allowed Sara Wlodarcyzk to score just 11 points. Pacheco,
Schroder, Skylar Dickey and Alisha Maity all tallied straight-set wins for
The Lions lone loss of the weekend came to No. 7 Stanford,
as the Cardinal knocked off Columbia, 8-1.
Columbia will next be in action when they take on No. 11 Middlebury
on Jan. 26 in Vermont.