Lyons Squash Picks Up Fourth Straight Victory Over Conn College

Lyons Squash Picks Up Fourth Straight Victory Over Conn College

The Mount Holyoke squash team picked up its fourth victory in a row after defeating Connecticut College, 5-4 on Friday night. The Lyons improve to 7-16, while the Camels drop to 6-15.

The match opened up with Nadindhi Udangawa (Colombo, Sri Lanka/Colomba International School), who picked up an 11-4, 11-7, 11-6 victory over Davis Lemay (Harwich Port, Mass./Westover School) from the third flight. From the sixth flight, Emily Chang (Carmichael, Calif./Mira Loma) recorded a 11-7, 11-3, 12-10 win over Margaret Davey (Groton, Mass./Lawrence), while Ragini Ghose (Dubai/Millfield School) picked up the third point with an 11-7, 11-4, 11-7 at the two over Adrienne Sieverding (Red Hook, N.Y./Kent School).  

Caroline Lippincott (Jamestown, R.I./Lincoln School) bounced back with a win in five long games (11-6, 13-15, 11-7, 11-13, 11-7) over senior Amanda Lee (Windsor, Conn./Ethel Walker School) at the nine to make the score 3-1. Lessly Portillo (New Haven, Conn./Ethel Walker School) got the fourth point over Anne Holly (York, Pa./Roland Park Country School) with an 11-3, 11-4, 12-10 victory to give MHC a 4-1 advantage.

Rose Minichiello (Collinsville, Conn./Canton) dropped a game to Jackie Chu (New York, N.Y./The Dwight School) at the eight, but senior captain Allison Shilling (New Canaan, Conn./Choate Rosemary Hall) pulled out a win in the deciding game in an 11-13, 11-9, 12-10, 11-7 victory over Margaret Davey (Groton, Mass./Lawrence Academy) at the four spot.

Conn College was able to pick up a victory at the top of the ladder, but fell short, giving MHC the 5-4 win.

Mount Holyoke will compete at the CSA National Championships on Friday at Princeton University.