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No. 5 Bulldogs Take Care of Business, Top No. 8 Dartmouth 9-0

Gwen Tilghman. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)
Gwen Tilghman. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Friday, the Yale women's squash team kept itself in the hunt for second place in the Ivy League with a dominant win over Dartmouth. 

In the match, the Bulldogs took care of business efficiently.  The team was again without junior Kim Hay, the nation's No. 6-ranked player, but was nevertheless able to top the Big Green easily.  Only three Bulldogs lost games, and the rest of the team did not allow so much as ten points in a game.

The ramifications of the victory are simple: the Bulldogs can now finish the season tied for second place in the Ivy League with Harvard (and perhaps Penn and Cornell, too) if they are able to top the Crimson in Cambridge on Sunday.  Harvard is currently 5-1 in the Ivy League, while Yale is 4-2 and Penn and Cornell both come in at 3-2. 

Yale University Rating Dartmouth College Rating Winner's Score Winner Status
1WS Tomlinson,Millie 0.000 Schafer,Corey N. 0.000 11-5,11-4,11-5 Yale University C
2WS Ballaine,Katie W 0.000 Turk,Melina C 0.000 11-5,11-3,11-3 Yale University C
3WS Mao,Shihui 0.000 Scott,Nina K. 0.000 11-9,11-8,11-6 Yale University C
4WS Tilghman,Gwendoline C 0.000 Loucks,Sarah 0.000 11-5,11-13,11-5,11-5 Yale University C
5WS Fast,Lillian A. 0.000 Nimmo,Katherine 0.000 11-5,11-8,11-2 Yale University C
6WS Norman-Ross,Issey 0.000 Dewey,Victoria J 0.000 11-5,11-6,11-6 Yale University C
7WS Ballaine,Annie Y 0.000 McKenzie,Lydie K. 0.000 11-3,11-5,11-6 Yale University C
8WS Harrison,Katie A 0.000 Darling,Helena S.D. 0.000 8-11,13-11,11-8,12-10 Yale University C
9WS Blatchford,Georgia A. 0.000 Morris,Oona R 0.000 11-8,9-11,11-8,11-6 Yale University C
10WS Brown,Carolyn I 0.000 Caughey,Sarah K. 0.000 7-11,11-5,11-4,11-1 Yale University C

Report by Calvin Bohn '14, Yale Sports Publicity