NEW HAVEN, Conn – Friday, the No. 3 Yale women's squash topped No. 7 Stanford and No. 12 George Washington, winning 9-0 against both teams.
In the Stanford match, only junior Millie Tomlinson, ranked No. 2 nationally, lost so much as a game. Going up against No. 8 Pamela Chua, Tomlinson dropped the first game 11-9. However, Tomlinson bounced back strong, winning the second game 11-9, the third 11-8, and the final game 11-7 to take the victory.
The rest of the matches were relatively straight-forward, with four additional wins over ranked opponents. Junior Kim Hay, ranked No. 6, took the win at No. 2 over No. 35 Kerrie Sample. Senior captain Katie Ballaine topped No. 83 Julie Koenig at No. 3, and sophomore Shihui Mao beat No. 85 Madeleine Gill at No. 4. Junior Lilly Fast topped No. 79 Serena Fagan at No. 5. The rest of the lineup was junior Gwen Tilghman at No. 6, sophomore Issey Norman-Ross at No. 7, sophomore Anna Harrison at No. 8, and the finally freshman Annie Ballaine at No. 9.
In the George Washington match, Hay played at No. 1 against Anna Porras, and won in four games. Other than that match, the Bulldogs would not drop a game. Ballaine played at No. 2 Tilghman was No. 3, Harrison was No. 4, and the younger Ballaine was at No. 5. Freshman Georgia Blatchford played at No. 6, junior Coco Siebert was at No. 7, senior Carolyn Brown won at No. 8, and sophomore Nina Kempner was at No. 9.
The Bulldogs will be back in action on Sunday against Middlebury and Bowdoin.
Yale vs. George Washington
|Rating||George Washington University||Rating||Winner's Score||Winner||Status|
|1WS||Hay,Kimberley||0.000||Porras,Anna G.||0.000||13-11,11-8,11-13,13-11||Yale University||C|
|2WS||Ballaine,Katie W||0.000||Shea,Jacqueline A.||0.000||11-4,11-9,11-5||Yale University||C|
|3WS||Tilghman,Gwendoline C||0.000||Barnes,Kelly K||0.000||11-4,11-6,11-5||Yale University||C|
|4WS||Harrison,Anne||0.000||Levyn,Emely J.||0.000||13-11,11-2,11-2||Yale University||C|
|5WS||Ballaine,Annie Y||0.000||Tzarnas,Alexa N||0.000||11-4,11-2,11-4||Yale University||C|
|6WS||Blatchford,Georgia A.||0.000||Tapley,Elizabeth S.||0.000||11-5,11-0,11-8||Yale University||C|
|8WS||Brown,Carolyn I||0.000||Nair,Maya||0.000||11-4,11-4,11-4||Yale University||C|
|Rating||Stanford University||Rating||Winner's Score||Winner||Status|
|2WS||Hay,Kimberley||0.000||Sample,Kerrie L||0.000||11-6,11-5,11-4||Yale University||C|
|3WS||Ballaine,Katie W||0.000||Koenig,Julie L||0.000||11-2,13-11,11-7||Yale University||C|
|4WS||Mao,Shihui||0.000||Gill,Madeleine M.||0.000||11-6,11-4,11-6||Yale University||C|
|5WS||Fast,Lillian A.||0.000||Fagan,Serena M.||0.000||11-3,11-9,11-7||Yale University||C|
|6WS||Tilghman,Gwendoline C||0.000||Huchro,Alexandra L.||0.000||11-6,11-7,11-5||Yale University||C|
|7WS||Norman-Ross,Issey||0.000||Posner,Ariel H.||0.000||11-8,11-9,11-3||Yale University||C|
|8WS||Harrison,Anne||0.000||Fleischer,Francesca C R||0.000||11-7,12-10,11-2||Yale University||C|
|9WS||Ballaine,Annie Y||0.000||Gillette,Carolyn||0.000||11-5,11-8,12-10||Yale University||C|
|10WS||Blatchford,Georgia A.||0.000||Yorke,Alexandra T.||0.000||12-10,11-8,11-9||Yale University|
Report by Calvin Bohn '14, Yale Sports Publicity