Women’s Squash Cruises Past Georgetown

Virginia Schaus started things off Friday with a three-game win at #4.
Virginia Schaus started things off Friday with a three-game win at #4.

Middlebury blanked Georgetown on Friday evening 9-0 in a match played at Navy's Bancroft Hall Squash Courts. The 15th-ranked Panthers (11-6) return to the courts on Saturday when they play at #14 George Washington at 2:00 p.m.

In the win over the Hoyas (4-5), the Panthers didn't surrender a game. Victories by Virginia Schaus at #4 (11-1, 11-7, 11-3) over Caroline Johnston and Olivia Cappello against Isabella Sodi in the ninth spot (11-2, 11-0, 11-0) gave the Panthers a 2-0 advantage. Mira Chugh made the score 3-0 in favor of Middlebury with an 11-0, 11-1, 11-0 win at #6 over Grace Alburger.

Wins four through six came from Lily Bogle at #8 against Kaitlin Hughes (11-2, 11-2, 11-3), Anne Glassie in the second spot over Brooke Miller (11-5, 11-8, 11-6) and Emily Beinkampen at #5 against Jacqueline Laret (11-0, 11-1, 11-1).

Natasha Lowitt in the seventh spot posted an 11-1, 11-3, 11-1 win over Jane Hopkins, while Natalie Madden made the score 8-0 with an 11-5, 11-5, 11-5 triumph against Elle Santry in the third position. Alexa Comai completed the sweep with an 11-7, 11-5, 11-2 victory against Maddy Forbess atop the ladder.