Women's Squash Wins In Third Through Ninth Positions, Beats Dickinson 7-2

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Tufts women's squash team won in positions three through nine, picking up a 7-2 win over Dickinson at Brown University on Tuesday afternoon.  Five of the seven Jumbo wins came in just three games. 

Diya Sanghi was one of seven Jumbos to win Monday

With the win the Jumbos improve to 5-4 overall this season.  The loss snaps a five-match win streak for Dickinson, who is 5-2 after the setback.

Freshman Megan Chen won the first game in extra points and then the second 11-9 over Eloise Nimoityn in the third position.  Nimoityn snuck in an 11-5 win in game three, but Chen picked up a point for the Jumbos with an 11-8 win in game four.   Sophomore Rachel Windreich played a tight five game match with Nicole DeLuca in the sixth position.  Windreich won the first game 12-10, but then fell in the second 11-0.  Windreich won the third game 11-6, but then DeLuca came up with an 11-6 win in game four.  Windreich picked up an 11-5 win in game five to win for the Jumbos. 

Senior Zarena Jafy took on Aya Sobhy in the fourth position, and won 11-9, 11-2, 11-6.  In the fifth position junior Catherine Shanahan earned a three-game win over Domencia Romo, 11-7, 11-3, 11-6.  Freshman Diya Sanghi collected a three-game win over Carley Barton in the seventh position, 11-6, 11-4, 11-5.  Sophomore Chloe Kantor faced off with Abbie Wingerd in the eighth position and allowed Wingerd to score just 12 points across three games, winning 11-4, 11-4, 11-4.  Rounding out the Jumbos lineup was senior co-captain Chista Irani who won in three games over Alanis Perez, 11-4, 11-5, 11-2. 

Sophomore Julie Yeung battled in the second position with Courtney Trail.  Trail won the first game in extra points, 16-14.  Yeung came back and won the second and third games, 11-8 and 11-7.  But, Trail took game four 11-9 and then took the deciding game five 11-6.  In the first position, junior co-captain Claire Davidson fell in three games to Lindsay Kuracina.  

The Jumbos take the courts again on Sunday when they travel to take on Franklin and Marshall at 10:30 am.  Dickinson plays again Tuesday when they travel to Amherst for a 12 pm start.