Women’s Squash Wins Consolation Finals, Defeats St. Lawrence, 6-3

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

THE BASICS:

Scores: Wesleyan 6, St. Lawrence 3   
Records:
Wesleyan (12-10); St. Lawrence (6-7)
Location: Lawrence Township, N.J. (The Lawrenceville School)
Date: Sunday, February 26, 2017
Time: 11:15 a.m.
The Lead: The 24th-ranked Wesleyan University women's squash team earned a 6-3 win over
23rd-ranked St. Lawrence University in the Consolation Finals of the Walker Cup. The Walker Cup is the "C" Division of the College Squash Association (CSA) National Team Championships.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The Cardinals claimed victories in the No. 1, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 9 positions.
  • Laila Samy '18 cruised to yet another 3-0 sweep at the top of the lineup as she defeated Jillian Baker by scores of 11-2, 11-8, 11-4
  • Trailing 2-1 in the No. 4 spot, Josie Russ '20 rallied and edged out Alexandra Infante in a five-set thriller (8-11, 11-7, 8-11, 11-8, 16-14).  
  • Annie Ferreira '17 and Sherly Francois '20 each picked up 3-0 sweeps. Ferreira defeated Elizabeth Lasusa in the No. 5 spot by scores of 11-8, 11-5, 11-7, and Francois earned wins of 11-9, 11-6, 11-7 over Allie Brazo in the No. 7 position.
  • Ali Imperiale '19 won a 3-2 thriller as she defeated Cristina De La Vega in the No. 6 spot, 11-6, 5-11, 11-8, 6-11, 11-9.
  • In the No. 9 position, Sarah Clothier '19 claimed another five-set win with a victory over Abigail Smith (8-11, 11-2, 11-6, 7-11, 11-8).

UP NEXT:

  • Next up for the Cardinals is the three-day CSA National Individual Championships beginning Friday, March 3 at Dartmouth.

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