Women’s Squash Cruises Past Boston University

Mira Chugh was victorious in the fifth spot on Friday against Boston University.
Mira Chugh was victorious in the fifth spot on Friday against Boston University.

Middlebury blanked Boston University on Friday evening 9-0 in a match played at MIT's Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center Squash Courts. The 13th-ranked Panthers (8-4) return to the courts on Saturday when they play #16 Virginia at 2:00 p.m. in a match contested at Harvard.

In the win over the Terriers (2-11), the Panthers didn't surrender a game. Victories by Natasha Lowitt at #6 (11-1, 11-1, 11-0) over Molly Papermaster and Virginia Schaus against Shelby Bannon in the third spot (11-1, 11-0, 11-1) gave the Panthers a 2-0 advantage. Olivia Cappello made the score 3-0 in favor of Middlebury with an 11-3, 11-0, 11-2 at #8 against Rose Zhao.

Wins four through six came from Natalie Madden at #2 over Anisha Nawalrai Melwani (11-1, 11-0, 11-2), Mira Chugh in the fifth spot against Jackie Loring (11-1, 11-2, 11-3) and Caroline Jahrling at #9 over Shannah Shamrakov (11-4, 11-0, 11-0).

Anne Glassie in the top spot posted an 11-3, 11-2, 11-3 win over Laura Ferreira-Cesar, while Emily Beinkampen made the score 8-0 with an 11-1, 11-2, 11-1 triumph against Normandie Essig in the fourth position. Lily Bogle completed the sweep with an 11-1, 11-1, 11-2 victory against Katherine Gianni at #7.