24th-Ranked Women's Squash Edges 18th-Ranked Bowdoin, 5-4

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

THE BASICS:

Scores: Wesleyan 5, Bowdoin 4
Records:
 No. 24 Wesleyan (4-4); No. 18 Bowdoin (1-6)
Location: Brunswick, Maine
Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Time: 1 p.m.
The Lead: The 24th-ranked Wesleyan University women's squash team edged NESCAC foe and 18th-ranked Bowdoin College Wednesday afternoon, 5-4.

HIGHLIGHTS: 

  • The Cardinals claimed the No. 1 position, as well as the No. 6-9 spots.
  • At the top of the lineup, Laila Samy '18 earned a 3-0 sweep over Sarah Nelson with wins of 11-8, 11-1 and 11-4.
  • After dropping the first set, 11-7, freshman Josie Russ responded with wins of 11-7, 11-8 and 11-7 to defeat Howells in the No. 6 spot.
  • Tatum Leclair '18 defeated Zoe Wood 3-1 in the No. 7 position by scores of 15-13, 9-11, 11-8 and 11-9.
  • After trailing 2-0 (12-10, 11-6), Ale Lampietti '19 responded with three consecutive wins (11-6, 13-11, 11-9) to edge Mariela Mendoza in the No. 8 spot, and Sherly Francois '20 won by injury in the bottom of the lineup.

UP NEXT:

  • The Cardinals are back in action Friday, Jan. 13 and will host Haverford and Tufts beginning at 3 p.m.

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