HANOVER, N.H. — The eighth-ranked Dartmouth women's squash team lost to third-ranked Penn, 9-0, but bounced back with a 7-2 win over ninth-ranked Bates on Sunday at home. The Big Green moved to 2-3 overall and 0-3 in the Ivy League. The Quakers improved to 3-1 overall and 2-1 in the conference, and Bates fell to 8-3.

Against the Quakers, the Big Green could not find a way to put a point on the board with only three matches going four games. Sophomore Melina Turk (Winnipeg, Manitoba) lost at No. 3, 11-6, 11-13, 11-7, 11-7, freshman Helena Darling (New York, N.Y.) fell at No. 7, 13-11, 8-11, 11-9, 18-15, and sophomore Katherine Nimmo (Wellesley, Mass.) lost at No. 8, 7-11, 11-7, 11-6, 11-9.

In the second match of the day, Dartmouth used strong play from top to bottom to upend Bates, 7-2. The Big Green had five sweeps in the victory. Junior Becky Lau (Toronto, Ontario) won at the No. 2 spot, 11-5, 11-5, 11-6. At the No. 5 spot, freshman Oona Morris (New York, N.Y.) beat Samantha Matos, 11-6, 11-3, 15-13.

Sophomore Kensy Balch (Edmonton, Alberta) cruised at the No. 6 spot, 11-7, 11-9, 11-6. At No. 7 singles, Darling defeated Chloe Mitchell, 12-10, 11-9, 11-9, and Nimmo beat Ali Bragg, 11-2, 11-7, 11-3 at the eighth spot.

Dartmouth plays at Williams next weekend on Saturday at 2 p.m.

#3 Penn 9, #8 Dartmouth 0
Singles competition

1. Nabilla Ariffin (PENN) def. Corey Schafer (DART) 11-6, 11-5, 11-3
2. Rachael Goh (PENN) def. Becky Lau (DART) 11-8, 11-4, 11-3
3. Yarden Odinak (PENN) def. Melina Turk (DART) 11-6, 11-13, 11-7, 11-7
4. Pia Trikha (PENN) def. Sarah Loucks (DART) 11-4, 11-5, 11-5
5. Stephanie Vogel (PENN) def. Oona Morris (DART) 11-4, 11-6, 11-5
6. Courtney Jones (PENN) def. Kensy Balch (DART) 11-1, 11-6, 11-5
7. Colleen Fehm (PENN) def. Helena Darling (DART) 13-11, 8-11, 11-9, 17-15
8. Leslie Gill (PENN) def. Katherine Nimmo (DART) 7-11, 11-7, 11-6, 11-9
9. Chloe Blacker (PENN) def. Marian Lurio (DART) 11-4, 11-8, 11-1
Exh. Hyland Murphy (PENN) def. Julia Watson (DART) 11-6, 12-10, 11-7

#8 Dartmouth 7, #9 Bates 2
Singles competition

1. Nessrine Ariffin (BATES) def. Corey Schafer (DART) 9-11, 14-12, 11-9, 11-7, 12-10
2. Becky Lau (DART) def. Cheri-Ann Parris (BATES) 11-5, 11-5, 11-6
3. Myriam Kelly (BATES) def. Melina Turk (DART) 11-9, 7-11, 11-8, 5-11, 12-10
4. Sarah Loucks (DART) def. Ashley Brooks (BATES) 11-7, 11-3, 6-11, 9-11, 11-9
5. Oona Morris (DART) def. Samantha Matos (BATES) 11-6, 11-3, 15-13
6. Kensy Balch (DART) def. Rakey Drammeh (BATES) 11-7, 11-9, 11-6
7. Helena Darling (DART) def. Chloe Mitchell (BATES) 12-10, 11-9, 11-9
8. Katherine Nimmo (DART) def. Ali Bragg (BATES) 11-2, 11-7, 11-3
9. Marian Lurio (DART) def. Lesea Bourke (BATES) 12-14, 14-12, 11-5, 11-9
Exh. Julia Watson (DART) def. Rokya Samake (BATES) 11-6, 11-8, 11-5