ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 

No. 1 Women's Squash Stays Perfect in Spectacular Performance

Alexandra Zindman captured her first victory of the season against Bates (photo courtesy Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The No. 1 Harvard women’s squash team downed No. 12 Bates Wednesday night in perfect fashion. The Crimson won all nine matches over the Bobcats by scores of 3-0 to improve to 6-0 this season. Harvard has yet to lose an individual match this season, winning all six matches 9-0.

Captain Alisha Mashruwala turned in one of the most dominant performances of the season playing her first match of the season in the No. 2 spot. Mashruwala took the first set, 11-0, over Maura Neal and then took the next two sets in identical 11-1 fashion.

Sarah Mumanachit, playing in the No. 4 spot, and Vidya Rajan, competing in the No. 8 spot, each also grabbed victories that included a shutout set. Mumanachit dropped Alison Bragg, 11-3, 11-3, 11-0, and Rajan downed Anna Hogeland, 11-3, 11-0, 11-7.

Nirashsa Guruge played her first match of the season at the No. 1 spot and captured an 11-4, 11-7, 11-2 win over Cheri-Ann Parris.

Alexandra Zindman, playing in her first match of the season for the Crimson, defeated Liza Dorison, 11-4, 11-3, 11-5, in the No. 9 spot.

Harvard will play its first match at home since the New Year on Jan. 26 when it hosts No. 3 Trinity to the Barnaby Courts.

No. 1  Nirasha Guruge (H) def. Cheri-Ann Parris (B) 3-0: 11-4, 11-7, 11-2
No. 2 Alisha Mashruwala(H) def. Maura Neal (B) 3-0: 11-0, 11-1, 11-1
No. 3 Natasha Kingshott (H) def. Ashley Brooks (B) 3-0: 11-3, 11-8, 11-6
No. 4 Sarah Mumanachit (H) def. Alison Bragg (B) 3-0: 11-3, 11-3, 11-0
No. 5 June Tiong (H) def. Stephanie Cabot (B) 3-0: 11-4, 11-3, 11-3
No. 6 Cece Cortes (H) def. Samantha Matos (B) 3-0: 11-3, 11-3, 11-2
No. 7 Bethan Williams (H) def. Rakey Drammeh (B) 3-0: 11-3, 11-2, 11-5
No. 8 Vidya Rajan (H) def. Anna Hogeland (B) 3-0: 11-3, 11-0, 11-7
No. 9 Alexandra Zindman (H) def. Liza Dorison (B) 3-0: 11-4, 11-3, 11-5
No. 10 Eliza Calihan (H) def. Jane Mayer (B) 3-0: 11-3, 11-5, 11-2