AMHERST, Mass. - Lauralynn Drury and Caitlin Russell are still alive in the second-tier Holleran Division, but allfour Quakers in the top-flight Ramsay Division fell on the first day of play at the College Squash Association Individual Championships at Amherst.
Paula Pearson, the 14th seed, was upset by Princeton's AliPearson, 3-0, 21st seed RadhikaAhluwaliafell to Trinity's AshleyClackson, 3-0, 13th seed Alisha Turner lost to William's AshleyEyre, 3-1, and Tara Chawla, seeded 26th, fell to Harvard's KylaGrigg, 3-0.
Drury cruised into the quarterfinals of the Holleran Division with a pair of 3-0 wins over RebeccaReisof Tufts and HeatherLisle of Dartmouth. Russell had an equally easy trip to the quarters with 3-0 victories over Amherst'sLibbyMartinand Dartmouth's MadelineLurio. Russell will play Princeton's Maggie O'Toole at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, while Drury faces another Dartmouth player, RebeccaLoucks, at 1:30 p.m.
Up-to-date scores and results can be found at http://www.tennisinformation.com/tourny/5/1/6/4/8/5/4/draws.asp.
Ramsay Division, First Round:
AshleyClackson(Trinity) def. RadhikaAhluwalia(Penn), 3-0 (9-5, 9-3, 9-3)
AshleyEyre(Williams) def. Alisha Turner (Penn), 3-1 (9-4, 10-9, 6-9, 9-5)
Ali Pearson (Princeton) def. Paula Pearson (Penn), 3-0 (9-7, 9-7, 9-7)
Kyla Grigg (Harvard) def. Tara Chawla (Penn), 3-0 (9-1, 9-3, 9-3)
HolleranDivision, First Round:
CaitlinRussell (Penn) def. LibbyMartin(Amherst), 3-0 (9-5, 9-1, 9-1)
Lauralynn Drury (Penn) def. Kate Whipple (Williams), 3-0 (9-1, 9-1, 9-4)
HolleranDivision, Second Round:
Russell def. MadelineLurio(Dartmouth), 3-0 (9-2, 9-6, 9-6)
Drury def. HeatherLisle(Dartmouth), 3-0 (9-1, 9-1, 9-7)