MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – The Mount Holyoke College squash team suffered another setback on Sunday, falling to Middlebury College by a 9-0 margin. The Panthers, who are ranked 16th in the latest CSA Women's Poll, move to 6-1 on the season, while the #26 Lyons slip to 4-6 overall.
In the first position, Panthers' Anne Wymard posted a 3-1 victory over MHC first year Brandy Williamson. After recording wins of 11-9 and 11-4 through the first two games, Wymard could not hold back Williamson, who fought to an 11-9 third game victory. In the end, Wymard came out on top with an 11-3 score for the win.
Mount Holyoke senior Xianger Fei also had a strong match, despite the 3-0 loss. Squaring off against Caroline Jahrling, she fell behind in the first game by an 11-3 score, but battled to the brink the other two games with losses of 11-8.
The Lyons return to action on Friday when they host the opening day of the Pioneer Valley Invitational. MHC faces Hamilton (12pm) and Colby (3pm) on Friday, before closing out play on Saturday against Bowdoin (3:30pm).
Results by the ladder:
1. Anne Wymard (M) def. Brandy Williamson (MHC) 11-9, 11-4, 9-11, 11-3
2. Liddy Renner (M) def. Samantha Rosado (MHC) 11-2, 11-7, 11-7
3. Tiffany Hau (M) def. Sanjna Merchant (MHC) 11-2, 11-6, 11-1
4. Zoe Carey (M) def. Allison Shilling (MHC) 11-5, 11-4, 11-5
5. Caroline Jahrling (M) def. Xianger Fei (MHC) 11-3, 11-8, 11-8
6. Lucy Bostwick (M) def. Catherine Ryan (MHC) 11-2, 11-3, 11-1
7. Audrey Ellen (M) def. Anna Hartman (MHC) 11-0, 11-0, 11-3
8. Maddie Hoar (M) def. Emily Chang (MHC) 11-3, 11-3, 11-6
9. Lizzie Hurst (M) def. Amanda Lee (MHC) 11-1, 11-0, 11-3