Women’s Squash Sweeps Tufts in Season Opener, 9-0

Maddie Chai swings her racquet on a squash court
Junior Maddie Chai clinched the win for the Crimson in its first match of the season. (Gil Talbot)
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In its first contest of the season, Harvard women's squash rolled over 17th-ranked Tufts, 9-0. The Crimson picked up where it left off a year ago, extending its win streak to 66 matches with the win. Harvard also moves to 15-0 all-time against their in-state foe.

The match started with wins from Hannah Craig, Amina Yousry, Eleonore Evans and Brittany Sun to take a 4-0 lead. All four Harvard players swept their opponents, 3-0.

Junior Maddie Chai clinched the win for the Crimson after defeating her opponent in the fifth pairing, 11-2, 11-1, 11-4.

Harvard would go on to sweep the Jumbos to record its first victory of the 2019-20 campaign.

Harvard Highlights

Game Notes

  • The Crimson extended its win streak to 66 matches.
  • Harvard is now 15-0 all-time vs. Tufts, dating back to 1975.  

RESULTS

  1. Hana Moataz def. Claire Davidson (Tufts)                   3-0: 11-4, 11-7, 11-7
  2. Amina Yousry def. Isabella Schneider (Tufts)              3-0: 11-3, 11-4, 11-5
  3. Eleonore Evans def. Catherine Shanahan (Tufts)         3-0: 11-6, 11-2, 11-4
  4. Evie Coxon def. Diya Sanghi (Tufts)                           3-0: 11-3, 11-8, 11-2
  5. Maddie Chai def. Rachel Windreich (Tufts)                  3-0: 11-2, 11-1, 11-4
  6. Hannah Craig def. Radhika Joshi (Tufts)                     3-0: 11-1, 11-4, 11-2
  7. Charlotte Orcutt def. Abhilasha Bhasin (Tufts)             3-0: 11-3, 11-3, 11-1
  8. Brittany Sun def. Beverly Vo (Tufts)                           3-0: 11-2, 11-2, 11-5
  9. Harbour Woodward def. (Tufts)                                  3-0: 11-5, 11-6, 11-4

What's Next
The Crimson will now set its sights on its first Ivy League matchup with Dartmouth on Dec. 3.