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No. 4 Princeton Tops No. 5 Yale

Yale Junior Jen Davis
Yale Junior Jen Davis

PRINCETON, N.J. -- The Yale women's squash team fell to the Princeton Tigers today in the first round of the CSA Women's Squash National Championships. The Tigers defeated the Bulldogs by a tally of 6-3, thereby ending Yale's chances of playing for a national championship.

The Bulldogs were not able to win the critical matches necessary in order to pull off an upset over the higher seeded Tigers. Seniors Jenny Scherl and Shiyuan Mao lost close matches in the one and four spots, points they won during the regular season meeting. Sophomore Celine Yeap and Freshman Lucy Beecroft won points in the two and three spots, respectively. Junior Jen Davis had a strong performance in five spot as well, defeating Princeton's Gabriella Garr 3-1 (6-11,11-7,11-8,12-10).

The Yale women will continue play tomorrow against No. 8 Columbia in the consolation round of the tournament. The match begins at 11:30 a.m.

Report by Nick Sehlinger '17, Yale Sports Publicity



   Indicates Winner
  Yale University Rating Princeton University Rating Winner's Score Winner Status
1WS Scherl, Jenny  5.16996 Fiechter, Olivia H 5.22655 11-5,11-9,1-11,11-8 Princeton University C
2WS Beecroft, Lucy  5.17051 Ubina, Maria Elena  5.07748 11-6,11-7,9-11,11-5 Yale University C
3WS Yeap, Celine  5.02155 Toth, Alexandra M. 4.77686 12-10,11-9,11-5 Yale University C
4WS Mao, Shiyuan  4.85949 Chai, Samantha  4.8634 8-11,5-11,11-7,13-11,11-3 Princeton University C
5WS Davis, Jennifer L 4.6301 Garr, Gabriella S. 4.70387 6-11,11-7,11-8,12-10 Yale University C
6WS Lehman, Jocelyn M. 4.62682 Hirshberg, Isabel W. 4.81423 11-5,5-11,11-8,3-11,11-4 Princeton University C
7WS Sherwood, Emily B. 4.64738 Keating, Kira E. 4.74829 12-10,11-9,6-11,9-11,11-7 Princeton University C
8WS Maity, Selena P. 4.54646 Steelman, Morgan V 4.86531 11-6,11-6,7-11,11-3 Princeton University C
9WS Yacobucci, Jessica M 4.38285 Feeley, Kate G. 4.66257 11-8,11-8,11-8 Princeton University C