Trinity's Babjukova Collects Holleran Division National Women's Squash Singles Crown

Natalie Babjukova '15 went 4-0 to win the Holleran Singles Tournament
Natalie Babjukova '15 went 4-0 to win the Holleran Singles Tournament

Princeton, N.J. - Trinity College senior co-captain Natalie Babjukova (Prague, Czech Republic) defeated junior teammate Sachika Balvani (Mumbai, India), 11-7, 11-4, 11-7, to win Holleran "B" Division bracket title in the College Squash Association (CSA) National Women's Singles Championships today at Princeton University's Jadwin Courts.  In the Ramsay "A" Division tournament, Bantam junior Kanzy El Defrawy (Cairo, Egypt) lost to four-time champion Amanda Sobhy, of Harvard, in today's finals.  El Defrawy had a 1-0 lead in games, winning the first , 11-9, but Sobhy took the last three, 11-6, 11-5, 11-5.  Babjukova was 4-0 for the weekend, and Trinity first-year Julia LeCoq (Creteil, France) won a consolation title in the Holleran Division, finishing 4-1 for the three days.

El Defrawy won three times on Friday and Saturday, all by 3-0 scores, to reach today's finals, while Bantam first-year Raneem Sharaf (Giza, Egypt) went 2-2 in the Ramsay Tournament.  Balvani was 4-1 in the Holleran bracket, including a 3-2 victory over senior teammate Chanel Erasmus (Capetown, South Africa) in the third round.

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