No. 1 Women's Squash Cruises Past No. 3 Princeton, 9-0

Harvard earned its second 9-0 sweep of the season (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. – No. 1 Harvard women's squash took down its second-straight top-three opponent, sweeping No. 3 Princeton at the Murr Center Squash Courts, 9-0, to hand the Tigers their first loss of the season.

Harvard (4-0) was dominant all-around, winning by a total game score of 25-3 over Princeton (4-1) as six members of the Crimson swept their respective games. The Crimson's top, middle and bottom three were equally effective, winning each of their sets by a combined game score of 9-1. The Tigers previously had yet to yield a game, winning each of their previous four matches in 9-0 sweeps.

Harvard's top trio of Sabrina Sobhy, Kayley Leonard and Alyssa Mehta paced the Crimson as freshmen Sobhy and Leonard earned 3-0 sweeps.

Katherine Tutrone, Michelle Gemmell and Sue Ann Yong continued the winning ways for Harvard as Gemmell and Yong earned their second-straight wins at the No. 5 and No. 6 positions, respectively.

Dileas MacGowan, Sophie Mehta and Saumya Karki rounded out the victories for the Crimson. MacGowan picked up the win at the No. 7 position for her third win of the season while Mehta continued to stay undefeated this season at the No. 8 spot for her fourth-straight win.

Harvard will return to the Murr Center Squash Courts as it hosts St. Lawrence Jan. 18 in a 1 p.m. contest.


Sabrina Sobhy (H)  def. Olivia Fiechter – (3-0)

Kayley Leonard (H) def. Elena Maria Ubina – (3-0)

Alyssa Mehta (H) def. Rachel Leizman – (3-1)

Katherine Tutrone (H) def. Alexandra Toth – (3-0)

Michelle Gemmell (H) def. Kira Keating – (3-1)

Sue Ann Yong (H) def. Samantha Chai – (3-0)

Dileas MacGowan (H)  def. Gabriella Garr – (3-1)

Sophie Mehta (H)  def. Isabel Kirshberg – (3-0)

Saumya Karki (H)  def. Isabella Bersani – (3-0)