Women’s Squash Falls to Colby College in First Round Action, 8-1

Photo by Jonas Powell '18
Photo by Jonas Powell '18

HARTFORD, Conn. – The ninth-seeded Wesleyan University women's squash team fell to No. 8 Colby College Friday night in first round action at the 2016 NESCAC Women's Squash Championship at the George A. Kellner Squash Center on the campus of Trinity College.

MATCH HIGHLIGHTS

  • With the loss, the Cardinals drop to 4-10 overall in dual-matches this season.
  • Laila Samy '18 remains perfect on the season and continues to roll over her competition as she picked up the lone win for Wesleyan. The sophomore defeated Devin Mullaney in the No. 1 position by scores of 11-3, 11-5, 11-8.
  • In the No. 5 position, Abigail Smith '17 evened her match at 1-1 with an 11-9 win in the second set, however, she lost the next two (11-3, 11-6),
  • Trailing 2-0 on the No. 6 court, Ali Imperiale '19 earned a 12-10 third set win before dropping the fourth.
  • Annie Ferreira '17 also claimed a 12-10 win in the third set but it wasn't enough as she fell to Caroline Pelham in the No. 7 position, 3-1.

UP NEXT

  • The Cardinals will play in the consolation round tomorrow and will host No. 11 Connecticut College beginning at 10 a.m. in the Rosenbaum Squash Center.
  • Colby advances to the quarterfinals and will play No. 1 Trinity at 12 p.m.