HANOVER, N.H. — The eighth-ranked Dartmouth women's squash team hosted the top-ranked team in the country, Harvard, on Wednesday, and couldn't pull off the upset, losing 8-1.

In the match, the Big Green earned one victory and pushed three other matches to four games. Sophomore Katherine Nimmo (Wellesley, Mass.) won at No. 9 singles over Yuleissy Ramirez, 11-9, 11-7, 11-7.

At No. 1, No. 7 and No. 8 singles, Dartmouth was able to take a game off its Harvard opponent. Junior Corey Schafer (Natick, Mass.) lost to Laura Gemmell at No. 1, 11-7, 11-7, 7-11, 11-1. In the No. 7 spot, freshman Marian Lurio (Merian, Pa.) was defeated by Vidya Rajan, 14-16, 11-2, 11-8, 11-3. At No. 8 singles, freshman Helena Darling (New York, N.Y.) fell to Natasha Anzik, 11-8, 11-5, 7-11, 11-4.

The Big Green head out on their winter training trip on Dec. 8 before returning to competition on Jan. 14 at home against Princeton at 12 p.m.

 

#1 Harvard 8, #8 Dartmouth
No. 1 - Laura Gemmell (H) def. Corey Schafer (D): 11-7, 11-7, 7-11, 11-1
No. 2 - Nirasha guruge (H) def. Becky Lau (D): 11-7, 11-9, 11-1
No. 3 - Haley Mendez (H) def. Sarah Loucks (D): 11-6, 11-1, 11-5
No. 4 - Natasha Kingshott (H) def. Oona Morris (D): 11-4, 11-2, 11-8
No. 5 - Sarah Mmanachit (H) def. Melina Turk (D): 11-5, 11-5, 11-5
No. 6 - Julianne Chu (H) def. Kensy Balch (D): 11-5, 13-11, 11-8
No. 7 - Vidya Rajan (H) def. Marian Lurio (D): 14-16, 11-2, 11-8, 11-3
No. 8 - Natasha Anzik (H) def. Helena Darling (D): 11-8, 11-5, 7-11, 11-4
No. 9 - Katherine Nimmo (D) def. Yuleissy Ramirez (H): 11-9, 11-7, 11-7
Exh. No. 10 - Julia Watson (D) def. Julie Monrad (H): 11-6, 11-6, 11-4