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Eighth-Ranked Women's Squash Tops 10th-Ranked Williams, 7-2

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Sophomore Kensy Balch     By Tom McNeill (
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WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS. — The eighth-ranked Dartmouth women's squash team used a complete team effort to top 10th-ranked Williams on Saturday in Williamstown, 7-2. The win improved the Big Green to 3-3 overall and and the Ephs fell to 6-10.

Out of the seven victories for Dartmouth, the team secured four of them with sweeps. Freshman Oona Morris (New York, N.Y.) won in three games at the No. 5 spot, 11-7, 11-7, 11-7. In the seventh spot, sophomore Katherine Nimmo (Wellesley, Mass.) cruised in three, 11-4, 11-2, 11-2.

Freshman Helena Darling (New York, N.Y.) and senior Julia Watson (Rocky Mount, N.C.) also won in three games at the No. 8 and No. 9 spots, respectively. Junior Corey Schafer (Natick, Mass.) defeated Alli Rubin, 11-6, 11-9, 9-11, 11-7, in the first singles spot. The seventh winner for the Big Green was sophomore Kensy Balch (Edmonton, Alberta) at No. 6 singles over Caroline Sawin.

Dartmouth looks to continue its two-match winning streak when it plays at Trinity next Saturday at 1 p.m.


  Dartmouth Williams Results Winner
1WS Schafer,Corey N. Rubin,Alli l 11-6,11-9,9-11,11-7 Dartmouth College
2WS Lau,Rebecca Bogle,Courtney W. 11-8,17-15,11-6 Williams College
3WS Loucks,Sarah Henry,Laura E 11-2,12-14,11-8,11-7 Williams College
4WS Turk,Melina C O'neill,Ellie 8-11,12-10,9-11,11-6,11-6 Dartmouth College
5WS Morris,Oona R Northrop,Alyssa 11-7,11-7,11-7 Dartmouth College
6WS Balch,Kensy Sawin,Caroline C 11-9,11-6,9-11,11-6 Dartmouth College
7WS Nimmo,Katherine Kaemmer,Carolyn S. 11-4,11-2,11-2 Dartmouth College
8WS Darling,Helena S.D. Kaemmer,Hannah M 11-7,11-7,11-9 Dartmouth College
9WS Watson,Julia Saltzman,Eliana b 11-5,11-8,11-8 Dartmouth College