Women's Squash Victorious in NESCAC Third-Place Match Over Bates

Tiffany Hau eased past her opponent in straight sets at #4 on Sunday.
Tiffany Hau eased past her opponent in straight sets at #4 on Sunday.

The Middlebury women's squash team, seeded third and ranked 13th, finished in third place overall with a 7-2 victory over fourth-seeded and 18th-ranked Bates in the NESCAC Tournament at Williams. With the win, the Panthers improved to 15-6 and will return to action at the CSA Team Championships taking place next Friday through Sunday and will be hosted by Harvard.

Anne Wymard came back from a set down to earn a 3-2 victory at #2. Charlotte Dewey earned a 3-0 win in the third slot, while Tiffany Hau followed suit with a straight-set win at #4. In the fifth spot, Liddy Renner won the first set, lost the next two before rallying to take the final two sets and the point. Zoe Carey lost her first set at #6, but cruised in sets two through four during her victory.

Lucy Bostwick and Caroline Jahrling secured the sixth and seventh team points, breezing in straight sets at #8 and #9, respectively.