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9-0 Victories Posted by No. 2 Women's Squash Over Amherst, Hamilton

Georgiana Brinkley improved to 3-1 with her win Saturday (Gil Talbot).

AMHERST, Mass. - The No. 2 Harvard women's squash team bounced back from its first defeat of the season with a pair of victories at the Pioneer Round Robin Saturday afternoon in Amherst.

Harvard swept 16 of the 18 matches on the day, including all nine against Hamilton in the opener, to claim two 9-0 decisions over the Continentals and Amherst. The Crimson improves to 7-1 overall with the wins.

Harvard made quick work of Hamilton in the opener, taking each match 3-0. No. 4 Natasha Kingshott led the charge, allowing just eight points in her three games to win, 11-3, 11-3, 11-2, over Elizabeth Morris.

No. 3 Michelle Gemmell also picked up her third win of the season, all at No. 3, by downing Clair Corroon, 11-3, 11-7, 11-0, while Eliza Calihan knocked off Alexis Lee 11-7, 11-2, 11-5 at No. 9.

In the afternoon session, the host Jeffs fared a little better but still ended up falling by the 9-0 margin.

Freshman Isabelle Dowling moved up to No. 4 and prevailed over Ericka Robertson, 12-10, 11-7, 12-10, to improve to 5-2 on the year.

Georgiana Brinkley claimed a win at No. 9, toppling Mary McNeill, 11-8, 17-15, 9-11, 11-4, to improve to 3-1.

No. 10 Allie Sperry made her second appearance of the year and topped Sarah Nyirjsey, 11-9, 13-11, 11-3, to improve to 2-0 in the crimson and white.

The closest match of the afternoon saw No. 8 Natasha Anzik edge Taryn Clary, 11-6, 6-11, 10-12, 11-4, 11-9.

Harvard takes a week off before returning to Ivy League play by hosting Columbia and Cornell Feb. 2 and 3.

Results vs. Amherst
No. 1 Laura Gemmell (H) def. Chandler Lusardi (A) 3-0: 11-8, 11-3, 11-2
No. 2 Natasha Kingshott (H) def. Arielle Lehman (A) 3-0: 11-1, 11-3, 11-2
No. 3 Sarah Mumanachit (H) def. Meyha Sud (A) 3-0: 11-7, 11-2, 11-7
No. 4 Isabelle Dowling (H) def. Ericka Robertson (A) 3-0: 12-10, 11-7, 12-10
No. 5 Megan Murray (H) def. Evelyn Kramer (A) 3-0: 11-4, 11-7, 11-5
No. 6 Julianne Chu (H) def. Corri Johnson (A) 3-0: 11-5, 11-5, 11-6
No. 7 Eliza Calihan (H) def. Khushy Aggarwal (A) 3-0: 11-3, 11-6, 11-2
No. 8 Natasha Anzik (H) def. Taryn Clary (A) 3-2: 11-6, 6-11, 10-12, 11-4, 11-9
No. 9 Georgiana Brinkley (H) def. Mary McNeill (A) 3-1: 11-8, 17-15, 9-11, 11-4
No. 10 Allie Sperry (H) def. Sarah Nyirjsey (A) 3-0: 11-9, 13-11, 11-3

Results vs. Hamilton
No. 1 Laura Gemmell (Harv) def. Amanda Thorman (Ham) 3-0: 11-5, 11-4, 11-6

No. 2 Haley Mendez (Harv) def. Hilary Gray (Ham) 3-0: 11-1, 11-6, 11-4
No. 3 Michelle Gemmell (Harv) def. Claire Corroon 3-0: 11-3, 11-7, 11-0
No. 4 Natasha Kingshott (Harv) def. Elizabeth Morris (Ham) 3-0: 11-3, 11-3, 11-2
No. 5 Sarah Mumanachit (Harv) def. Hannah Coffin (Ham) 3-0: 11-3, 11-5, 11-5
No. 6 Isabelle Dowling (Harv) def. Isabelle Weisman (Ham) 3-0: 11-8, 11-6, 11-4
No. 7 Megan Murray (Harv) def. Kelsey Bogle (Ham) 3-0: 11-4, 11-4, 11-1
No. 8 Julianne Chu (Harv) def. Hillary Kolodner (Ham) 3-0: 11-1, 11-4, 11-7
No. 9 Eliza Calihan (Harv) def. Alexis Lee (Ham) 3-0: 11-7, 11-2, 11-5
No. 10 Natasha Anzik (Harv) def. Katherine Rogers (Ham) 3-0: 11-4, 11-6, 11-0