Squash Alumnae Bring Home Gold Medals at Pan-American Games

Amanda and Sabrina Sohby bite their gold medals in celebration after winning the doubles squash competition at the Pan-American games in Lima, Peru this week.
Amanda '15 and Sabrina '19 celebrate their gold medal victory in doubles squash competition at the Pan-American games in Lima, Peru this week.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Sobhy sisters each added gold medals to their trophy cases after an impressive showing at the Pan-American games in Lima, Peru this week.

Amanda '15 competed in all three squash events – singles, doubles and team – securing the gold medal in all three events. Sabrina '19 picked up the gold in doubles and team play.

In singles action Amanda went 3-0, winning all but one game in those matches. The only game she dropped was to her fellow American teammate, Olivia Blatchford, in the gold medal match.

In doubles competition, the Sohby sisters teamed up to dominate the rest of the field. The duo did not drop a single game in three matches played.

The Sobhy sisters and Blatchford all competed in the team stage, sweeping the competition. The team defeated Canada in the championship match 2-0, to bring home the gold medal in team play.

Amanda adds the gold medals to her list of achievements that made her one of the most decorated athletes in Harvard history. In her time at Harvard, Sobhy won four consecutive Ramsay Cups,  was named Ivy League Player of the Year four consecutive times and was a four-time All-Ivy League selection.

Sabrina also racked up a number of collegiate accolades, including two Ivy League Player of the Year awards, a first-team All-Ivy selection and two CSA First Team All-America selections.