HARTFORD Conn. - After day one of the College Squash Association Individual Championships, senior Kristen Lange is still in contention for the national title.
At the three seed in the Ramsay Division, Lange topped Trinity's Robyn Hodgson, 3-0 (11-4,11-7,11-4), and Princeton's Jackie Moss (11-10, 11-10, 11-5), advancing her to tomorrow's quarterfinals.
Sydney Scott defeated Cornell's Shivangi Paranjpe in three games (11-6, 11-3, 11-9), moving on to the round of 16. However, in the afternoon the senior fell to No. 1 ranked Laura Gemmell in three games (13-11, 11-5, 11-5). Scott will play in the second round consolation quarters against Neha Kumar of Princeton tomorrow.
Nabilla Ariffin lost her first match of the day, 3-1 (12-10, 3-11, 11-6, 11-5) to Nayelly Del Hernandez Perez of Trinity. She moves on to the consolation quarterfinals after Trinity's Nour Bahgat was forced to end their match unfinished.
Freshman Rachael Goh fell in her first outing at the tournament to Princeton's Jackie Moss (11-8, 4-11, 13-11, 11-8). She moved to the consolation bracket, then facing and defeating Princeton's Robyn Hodgson (11-4, 11-2, 11-5). Teammates Ariffin and Goh will play each other Saturday in the first round consolation quarters.
In the Holleran Division, senior Christina Matthias advanced to the round of 32 upon defeating Kathryn Bostwick of Middlebury in three (11-6, 12-10, 11-6). In the afternoon she also topped Rachel Wagner of Cornell (11-7, 9-11, 11-9, 11-2) to move on to the round of 16. She will go up against No. 1 seed Corey Schafer on day two.
The sixth seeded Britt Hebden earned a bye in round one, playing Hannah Laverty of Bates in the round of 32. She won briskly, 3-0, (11-2, 11-1, 11-2). Hebden will see Bowdoin's Lauren Gesswein in the quarterfinals.
Seeded 12, junior Annie Madeira earned a bye in the first round, then faced Princeton's Katherine Giovinazzo. Madeira won all three games 11-0, advancing her to the round of 16 tomorrow. Her opponent will be Rebecca Lau of Dartmouth.
Freshman Stephanie Vogel advanced after beating Northwestern's Diana Sands quickly (11-2, 11-7, 11-5) to face Jennifer Gemmell of Cornell. Vogel was downed in three games (11-8, 11-0, 11-8), and will play in the third round consolation bracket against Yale's Caroline Reigeluth.
For the full draw sheets, starting times, and results throughout the weekend click here.