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Bulldogs Bury No. 16 Amherst, No. 19 Tufts in First Wins of 2019

Bulldogs Bury No. 16 Amherst, No. 19 Tufts in First Wins of 2019

Elis 4-0 to start year

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The Women's Squash Team won its two matches on Monday afternoon with ease, defeating both No. 16 Amherst and No. 19 Tufts 9-0. 

In the noon match against Amherst, the Bulldogs notched eight sweeps and surrendered only one total loss across ten matches. In the 4 p.m. match against Tufts, all ten athletes shut-out their opponents for the first time this season.

The Bulldogs play next on Saturday at noon in a home match against No. 4 Penn. This will be their second Ivy-League match of the year.

Full Stats, Yale vs. Amherst:

No. 1 Seed: Lucy Beecroft, Y def. Rachael Ang, A (11-3, 11-3, 11-2)

No. 2 Seed: Helen Teegan, Y def. Rachael Ang, A (11-1, 11-3, 11-5)

No. 3 Seed: Celine Yeap, Y def. Lilly L. Soroko, A (11-4, 11-1, 11-5)

No. 4 Seed: Aishwarya Bhattacharya, Y def. Priya Sinha, A (11-4, 11-6, 11-5)

No. 5 Seed: Emily Sherwood, Y def. Keeley R. Osborn, A (11-5, 11-2, 11-4)

No. 6 Seed: Riya Mital, Y def. Margaret C. Werner, A (11-2, 11-2, 11-2)

No. 7 Seed: Alexis Lazor, Y def. Pierson L. Klein, A (11-3, 11-4, 11-2)

No. 8 Seed: Nikita Joshi, Y def. Ashira Mawji, A (11-5, 11-2, 11-5)

No. 9 Seed: Jessica Yacobucci, Y def. Priya Sinha, A (8-11, 11-3, 11-5, 11-6)

No. 10 Seed: Ainsley Weber, Y def. Katherine S. Correia, A (11-5, 11-4, 11-4)

 

Full Stats, Yale vs. Tufts:

No. 1 Seed: Lucy Beecroft, Y def. Julie Yeung, T (11-4, 11-6, 11-4)

No. 2 Seed: Helen Teegan, Y def. Julie Yeung, T (11-6, 11-5, 11-7)

No. 3 Seed: Celine Yeap, Y def. Zarena S. Jafry, T (11-1, 11-3, 11-5)

No. 4 Seed: Aishwarya Bhattacharya, Y def. Catherine Shanahan, T (11-8, 11-2, 11-3)

No. 5 Seed: Emily Sherwood, Y def. Megan N. Chen (11-1, 11-4, 12-10)

No. 6 Seed: Riya Mital, Y def. Rachel Windreich, T (11-1, 11-4, 11-2)

No. 7 Seed: Alexis Lazor, Y def. Catherine Shanahan, T (11-6, 11-3, 11-5)

No. 8 Seed: Nikita Joshi, Y def. Sahana Karthik, T (11-1, 11-7, 11-3)

No. 9 Seed: Jessica Yacobucci, Y def. Chloe R. Kantor (11-5, 11-3, 11-3)

No. 10 Seed: Ainsley Weber, Y def. Christa R. Irani, T (11-4, 11-9, 11-4)

 

Report by Johnny Gross '21, Yale Sports Publicity