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Women's Squash Falls on the Road to #4 Yale

Women's Squash Falls on the Road to #4 Yale

Hartford, Conn. — The Trinity College women's squash program took its first loss of the season Wednesday evening, losing narrowly to Yale 5-4. The Bantams (9-1) fell behind early, and despite a handful of dominant victories, ultimately fell to #4 Yale (8-1).

Sophomore Sarahi Lopez (Zapopan, Mexico) and senior Vanessa Raj (Penang, Malaysia) won 3-1, while sophomore Nadiia Usenko (Kiev, Ukraine) and senior Lakeesha Rarere (Hastings, New Zealand) won their contests 3-0; both of their wins came in under 25 minutes.

Despite the loss, the Bantams will look to regroup this Friday, playing host to Cornell. Match time is slated for 5 p.m.

 

Match Results:

#2 Trinity vs. #4 Yale

  1. Yale – Lucy Beecroft d. Min Jie Teh, 11-9, 8-11, 11-1, 11-8
  2. Yale – Helen Teegan d. Akanksha Salunkhe, 4-11, 13-11, 11-4, 10-12, 11-4
  3. TC – Sarahi Lopez d. Elisabeth Ross, 11-6, 8-11, 8-11, 9-11
  4. TC – Nadiia Usenko d. Brianna Jefferson, 4-11, 6-11, 4-11
  5. TC – Vanessa Raj d. Aishwarya Bhattacharya, 11-9, 5-11, 10-12, 5-11
  6. TC – Lakeesha Rarere d. Gigi Yeung, 5-11, 6-11, 4-11
  7. Yale – Riya Mital d. Nanna Carleke, 11-1, 11-4, 13-11
  8. Yale – Alexis Lazor d. Amina Taher, 11-8, 12-10, 11-5
  9. Yale – Nikita Joshi d. Habiba Dawood, 11-8, 11-8, 11-13, 7-11, 11-4