Middlebury

Women's Squash Competes At Nationals

February 18, 2007

The Middlebury College women's squash team competed in the "B" division at the Howe Cup national tournament at Yale this weekend. The Panthers, who have often competed in the "C" division, moved up this season after a successful year and an impressive national ranking of 14th.

Middlebury opened with a 9-0 loss to Bowdoin, fell to Colby 5-4, before ending the season with a 5-4 win over Hamilton.

Senior Hannah Baker (New York, N.Y.) and first-year player Elisabeth McMorris (New York, N.Y.) led the Middlebury women, both going 2-1 over the three matches.

February 16, 2007
Howe Cup/Kurtz Cup at Yale
Bowdoin 9, Middlebury 0
1. Emilie McKenna defeats Hannah Baker (M), 9-4, 9-4, 9-7
2. Kate Gormley defeats Sally Hatfield (M), 10-9, 9-7, 9-8
3. Alex Franceschi defeats Avery Tilney (M), 9-3, 9-3, 5-9, 5-9, 9-4
4. Jackie Deysher defeats Caroline Woodworth (M), 9-10, 6-9, 9-4, 9-4, 9-6
5. Susie Martin defeats Elisabeth McMorris (M), 9-1, 2-9, 9-7, 6-9, 9-5
6. Biz Gillespie defeats Katie Hawkins (M), 9-1, 9-3, 9-6
7. Lydia Pillsbury defeats Kara Zarchin (M), 9-2, 9-0, 9-3
8. Dodie Press defeats Ellie Buechner (M), 9-0, 9-2, 9-2
9. Sarah Podmariczky defeats Brooke Beatt (M), 9-3, 9-3, 9-3

February 17, 2007
Howe Cup/Kurtz Cup at Yale
Colby 5, Middlebury 4
1. Hannah Baker (M) defeats Samantha Smith, 9-3, 4-9, 9-1, 9-5
2. Stacy Petro defeats Sally Hatfield (M), 9-2, 9-3, 9-5
3. Nina Delano defeats Avery Tilney (M), 10-9, 9-2, 9-4
4. Jess Vogel defeats Caroline Woodworth (M), 9-3, 9-4, 9-5
5. Elisabeth McMorris (M) defeats Catherine Monrad, 9-1, 9-5, 3-9, 10-8
6. Maddie Dufour defeats Katie Hawkins (M), 9-6, 9-1, 4-9, 9-6
7. Kara Zarchin (M) defeats Beth Cole, 9-6, 9-0, 9-6
8. Kate Dziedzic defeats Ellie Buechner (M), 9-6, 9-7, 9-5
9. Brooke Beatt (M) defeats Lindsay Snyder, 9-0, 9-3, 9-5

February 18, 2007
Howe Cup/Kurtz Cup at Yale
Middlebury 5, Hamilton 4
1. Hannah Baker (M) defeats Kelly Whipple, 9-4, 9-6, 9-0
2. Sally Hatfield (M) defeats Krissy Rubin, 9-5, 6-9, 9-3, 9-0
3. Lindsay Walsh defeats Avery Tilney (M), 0-9, 9-7, 9-7, 9-7
4. Caroline Woodworth (M) defeats Madeleine Sullivan, 9-0, 10-9, 9-3
5. Elisabeth McMorris (M) defeats Natalie Schwerin, 9-4, 9-1, 9-3
6. Katie Hawkins (M) defeats Betsy McDermott, 9-3, 6-9, 8-10, 9-5, 9-6
7. Courtney Kollmer defeats Kara Zarchin (M), 7-9, 9-7, 10-9, 9-6
8. Monica Schwerin defeats Ellie Buechner (M), 9-5, 9-1, 9-4
9. Casey Cook defeats Brooke Beatt (M), 8-10, 9-3, 9-10, 10-9, 9-3