#14 Women’s Squash Sweeps #18 Franklin & Marshall

Mira Chugh held her opponent to just five points in a 3-0 sweep.
Mira Chugh held her opponent to just five points in a 3-0 sweep.

MIDDLEBURY, Vermont – The #14 Middlebury women's squash team swept #18 Franklin & Marshall (6-3) on Saturday morning at home.  The 9-0 Panther victory snaps the Diplomats' five-match win-streak, while the hosts improve to 3-3. Middlebury returns to action on Sunday when it hosts #12 Brown at noon, while Franklin & Marshall travels to Williams on the same day for a 12:00 p.m. start.

The Panthers played phenomenal, dropping just one game during the entire contest. At #9, Mira Chugh surrendered just five points, earning a 3-0 victory (2,2,1). Ideal Dowling picked up the win in the top-spot (7,6,3), Virginia Schaus won at #2 (1,4,5), and despite a tight first game, Gwen Davis earned the victory at #3 (10,3,8) to round out the top of the lineup.

In the middle of the ladder, #4 Natalie Madden won (3, 10, 6), Emily Beinkampen was victorious (6,2,5) at #5, and Natasha Lowitt topped her opponent 12-10, 11-5, 11-7 at #6.

At #7 Caroline Arena saw two close games, but hung in during three tight games, coming out ontop for the victory (13-11, 11-5, 13-11). In the eighth spot, Anne Glassie earned the victory (11-4, 11-3, 7-11, 11-0).