No. 1 Women's Squash Handles No. 2 Penn

Harvard continued to stay undefeated with its third victory of the season (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – No. 1 women's squash handed No. 2 Penn its first loss of the season, topping the Quakers, 6-3, at the Murr Center Squash Courts.

Harvard (3-0) improved to a perfect 2-0 in Ivy League play, while Penn (6-1) falls to 0-1 in conference play. The Crimson were led by an all-around effort as its top, middle and bottom three each earned a pair of victories.

Freshmen Sabrina Sobhy and Kayley Leonard led the way for Harvard's top three. Sobhy earned her first win of the season at the No. 1 postiion while Leonard earned her third-straight victory and her first at the No. 2 position.

Michelle Gemmell and Sue Ann Young earned wins for Harvard's middle three, battling for a pair of 3-1 wins. Gemmell earned the win at the No. 5 position for her season victory of the season and Young notched the win at the No. 6 position for her second win of the season as well.

Sophie Mehta and Saumya Karki rounded out the wins for the Crimson at the No. 8 and No. 9 positions, respectively, with Mehta's win coming at the No. 8 position and Karki's as the No. 9 spot.

Harvard will return to the Murr Center Squash Courts tomorrow to take on No. 7 Princeton  in a 2:30 p.m. matchup.


No. 1 Sabrina Sobhy (H) def. Reeham Sedky – (3-1)

No. 2 Kayley Leonard (H) def. Anaka Alankamony – (3-0)

No. 3 Yan Xin Tan def. Alyssa Mehta (H) – (3-1)

No. 4 Marie Stephan def. Katherine Tutrone (H) – (3-0)

No. 5 Michelle Gemmell (H) def. Rowaida Attia Walid- (3-1)

No. 6 Sue Ann Young (H) def. Michelle Wong – (3-1)

No. 7 Haidi Lala def. Dileas MacGowan (H) – (3-2)

No. 8 Sophie Mehta (H) def. Camille Lanier – (3-1)

No. 9 Saumya Karki (H) def. Grace Van Arkel – (3-0)