Top-Ranked Women’s Squash Finishes Regular Season Perfect, Beating No. 12 Brown, 9-0

Top-Ranked Women’s Squash Finishes Regular Season Perfect, Beating No. 12 Brown, 9-0

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The top-ranked Harvard women's squash team (10-0, 6-0 Ivy) ended the season in perfection, taking down No. 12 Brown, 9-0.

The Crimson did not allow a point to Brown, finishing all of its matches by a 3-0 margin. Senior Sabrina Sobhy led the way for the Crimson, defeating Alexa Jacobs, 11-8, 11-6, 11-1. Junior Gina Kennedy followed suit with an 11-1, 11-5, 11-7 victory against Isabel Young. Senior Kayley Leonard, meanwhile, earned an 11-5, 11-4, 11-0 win against Hannah Seckendorf.

In all 10 matches this season, the Crimson held its opponents without a point, finishing all of its matches by a score of 9-0. The regular season ends with an Ivy League title, the 23rd in program history and fourth in a row for the women's program.

Harvard Highlights:

  • The Crimson finish the regular season with its win streak at 62 games, dating back to the 2014-15 season (Jan. 12).
  • Harvard remains unbeaten against Brown, 49-0.
  • First-years Hana Moataz and Grace Steelman impressed with 3-0 victories.
  • Junior Eleonore Evans played strongly, defeating Katrina Northrop, 11-2, 11-4, 11-3.

Up Next:
The team will begin preparations for the College Squash Association's Team National Championships at Trinity, beginning on Feb. 22 through Feb. 24.

Sabrina Sobhy def. Alexa Jacobs, 11-8, 11-6, 11-1
Gina Kennedy def. Isabel Young, 11-1, 11-5, 11-7
Kayley Leonard def. Hannah Seckendorf, 11-5, 11-4, 11-0
Hana Moataz def. Abigail Dichter, 13-11, 11-4, 11-7
Eleonore Evans def. Katrina Northrop, 11-3, 11-4, 11-2 
Sophie Mehta def. Isabella Kearns, 11-4, 11-4, 11-6
Hannah Craig def. Scarlett Bergam, 11-6, 11-4, 11-6
Maddie Chai def. Catherine Kimmel, 11-6, 11-8, 11-2
Grace Steelman def. Sara Syed, 11-6, 11-3, 13-11