CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – There was no beginner's luck at the Murr Center Squash Courts on Friday night, as Harvard (8-0, 4-0 Ivy) defeated No. 10 Virginia in the first-ever meeting between the two programs. The Crimson ran away with the victory after outscoring the Cavaliers, 27-1. The win was a record 74th in a row for Harvard. The 9-0 win was Harvard's second in a row and third total on the 2019-20 season.
The largest wins of the night went to senior captain Amelia Henley and sophomore Hana Moataz, who both outscored their opponents, 33-9. The wins took place at the second and third pairings, respectively.
- Harvard's combined individual record improves to 64-8 on the season.
- The Crimson's takedown of No. 10 Virginia was Harvard's sixth straight top-10 win.
- Eleonore Evans, Hannah Craig and Hana Moataz kept their perfect records intact at 8-0
- Amelia Henley and Gina Kennedy improved their individual match win streaks to 45 and 33, respectively
The Crimson is back on the courts tomorrow for two matches with NESCAC opponents. First, Harvard will take on No. 12 Williams at 3 p.m., followed by a clash with No. 15 Middlebury at 5 p.m. Both matches will be streamed live on ESPN3.