Panther Women Fall to #16 Virginia

Natalie Madden was victorious on Saturday at #5 in four games.
Natalie Madden was victorious on Saturday at #5 in four games.

The 13th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team fell to #16 Virginia by an 8-1 score Saturday in a match played inside Harvard's Murr Center. The Panthers (8-5) have nearly two weeks off before returning to the court on Friday, February 9 when they play Georgetown at 5:00 p.m. in a match at Navy.

In Saturday's setback against the Cavaliers (5-8), Natalie Madden earned a four-game win over Tara Arya at #5 by scores of 8-11, 11-8, 12-10, 11-8.  Virginia claimed the other eight matches, including five-game triumphs in the #1 and #7 spots of the ladder.