No. 23 Women’s Squash Falls to No. 17 Franklin & Marshall, 8-1 in First Round of CSA National Team Championships

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

THE BASICS:

Scores: Franklin & Marshall 8, Wesleyan 1  
Records:
Wesleyan (10-10); Franklin & Marshall (6-12)
Location: Princeton, N.J. (Princeton University)
Date: Friday, February 24, 2017
Time: 10 a.m.
The Lead: The No. 23 Wesleyan University women's squash team lost to No. 17 Franklin & Marshall College Friday morning, 8-1 in the first round of the Walker Cup (C Division) at the 2017 College Squash Association (CSA) National Team Championships.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Laila Samy '18, who was recently crowned the NESCAC Women's Squash Player of the Year, picked up the only win for the Cardinals.
  • Samy swept Fiona Murphy in the No. 1 position by scores of 11-3, 11-7, 11-7.
  • Annie Ferreira '17 picked up an 11-6 win in set three of the No. 5 slot, but dropped the match 3-1 (11-2, 11-6, 6-11, 11-7).
  • In the No. 9 spot, Ale Lampietti '19 won the first set, 11-8, but lost the next three including a thriller in the fourth, 16-14.

UP NEXT:

  • Wesleyan drops into the consolation bracket and will play No. 20 Dickinson College tomorrow at 9 a.m. at Princeton.

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