ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 

No. 2 Harvard Women's Squash Blanks Brown, 9-0

Megan Murray was one of four Crimson to reach 10 wins against Brown (Gil Talbot). 

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The No. 2 Harvard women's squash team rolled to a 9-0 victory over No. 9 Brown Thursday night at the Kate Brodsky Memorial Squash Pavilion inside the Pizzitola Sports Center.

The Crimson swept eight of the nine matches 3-0 to improve to 49-0 all-time against the Bears and 11-1 on the year and 5-1 in the Ivy League. Brown falls to 11-6 and 1-5.

Four players reached the 10-win plateau on the season for the Crimson with victories in the match. No. 2 Laura Gemmell reached double digits by cruising past Mina Shakarshy, 11-5, 11-4, 11-5, at No. 2. She was joined by No. 5 Natasha Kingshott, who defeated Isabel Pitaro, 11-3, 11-8, 11-5, No. 8 Isabelle Dowling, who bested Emily Richmond, 11-7, 11-7, 11-5, and No. 7 Megan Murray, who toppled Sarah Beresford, 11-9, 11-7, 11-7.

At No. 5, Julianne Chu continued her undefeated run, improving to 7-0 with an 11-5, 11-7, 11-3 triumph against Skylar Murphy.

In the closest match of the evening, senior Eliza Calihan knocked off Lydia Smith, 11-5, 2-11, 11-9, 11-6, at No. 9

Harvard returns to action Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. in its regular season finale against Yale at 2 p.m.

Results
No. 1 Amanda Sobhy (H) def. Dori Rahbar (B) 3-0: 11-1, 11-2, 11-5
No. 2 Laura Gemmell (H) def. Mina Shakarshy (B) 3-0: 11-5, 11-4, 11-5
No. 3 Haley Mendez (H) def. Sarah Crosky (B) 3-0: 11-4, 11-8, 11-6
No. 4 Saumya Karki (H) def. Katherine Elliott-Moskwa (B) 3-0: 11-3, 11-7, 11-4
No. 5 Natasha Kingshott (H) def. Isabel Pitaro (B) 3-0: 11-3, 11-8, 11-5
No. 6 Julianne Chu (H) def. Skylar Murphy (B) 3-0: 11-5, 11-7, 11-3
No. 7 Megan Murray (H) def. Sarah Beresford (B) 3-0: 11-9, 11-7, 11-7
No. 8 Isabelle Dowling (H) def. Emily Richmond (B) 3-0: 11-7, 11-7, 11-5
No. 9 Eliza Calihan (H) def. Lydia Smith (B) 3-1: 11-5, 2-11, 11-9, 11-6
No. 10 Natasha Anzik (H) def. Alexandra White (B) 3-1: 11-7, 6-11, 11-6, 11-8