Trinity Women's Squash Impressive In Last Dual Match, Bantams Handle Princeton At Home

Wee Nee Low '14 won her last collegiate dual match, 3-1
Wee Nee Low '14 won her last collegiate dual match, 3-1

Hartford, Conn. - The Trinity College Bantams put an exclamation point on their best women's squash dual-match season in 11 years with an 8-1 triumph over the visiting Princeton University Tigers this afternoon at Kellner Center.  Trinity completes the regular campaign with a 13-1 record, its best since a perfect 11-0 mark en route to the program's second-straight Howe Cup Championship title in 2003, and is assured of the No. 2 seed in next weekend's Howe Cup Tournament at Princeton.  The Tigers drop to 9-4 and will be seeded No. 5 in the Howe Cup.

Trinity won the first five matches, including a dramatic five-setter by junior Natalie Babjukova (Prague, Czech Roublic) in the No. 6 position that say her lose the first two games before taking the last three by a combined score of 33-17.  Four Bantams posted 3-0 victories including senior co-captain Catalina Pelaez (Bogota. Colombia), who has not lost this winter, and classmate Jennifer Pelletier (Richmond Hill, Ontario) who were each playing at home for the final time.

MATCH RESULTS
1. TC - Kanzy El Defrawy d. Maria Elena Ubina, 11-4, 11-4, 11-8
2. TC - Catalina Pelaez d. Libby Eyre, 11-3, 11-2, 11-6
3. TC - Wee Nee Low d. Nicole Bunyan, 11-9, 5-11, 11-1, 11-5
4. TC- Anna Kimberley d. Rachel Leizman, 11-7, 11-7, 11-5
5. TC - Ashley Tidman d. Alex Lunt, 7-11, 11-7, 9-11, 11-6, 11-8
6. TC - Natalie Babjukova d. Hallie Dewey, 8-11, 7-11, 11-6, 11-6, 11-5
7. PC - Alex Sawin d. Sachika Balvani, 11-8, 11-9, 11-2
8. TC - Jennifer Pelletier d. Alexandra Toth, 11-8, 11-4, 11-9
9. TC - Chanel Erasmus d. Tara Harrington, 11-6, 11-6, 5-11, 11-9
Trinity (Conn.) 8 v. Princeton 1