Women's Squash Sweeps Amherst and Williams

AMHERST, Mass. - The No. 5 University of Pennsylvania women's squash team cruised to a pair of 9-0 victories on Saturday, first beating No. 11 Amherst before downing No. 8 Williams later in the day.

In the day's first match in Amherst, the Quakers (5-1) downed the Jeffs (3-4) with five 3-0 matches. Among the highlights were flawless matches by Tara Chawla at No. 6, Chloe Wynne at No. 9, and Anita Sellers at No. 10. Alisha Turner, making her debut at No. 1, handily defeated Caroline Shannon 3-0 (9-1, 9-1, 9-1).

Williams (3-5) fared no better against Penn, as the Quakers dropped just a point using the same lineup. Turner was a 3-1 winner at No. 1 while the rest of the line-up eased through with 3-0 victories.

Penn returns to action at the Yale Round Robin Jan. 20, playing Stanford at 8 p.m.

Full Results

Penn 9, Amherst 0

1. Alisha Turner (P) def. Caroline Shannon, 3-0 (9-1, 9-1, 9-1)
2. Radhika Ahluwalia (P) def. Libby Martin, 3-0 (9-1, 9-4, 9-1)
3. Paula Pearson (P) def. Emily O'Brien, 3-0 (9-1, 9-0, 9-0)
4. Lauralynn Drury (P) def. Lauren Cope Arnold, 3-0 (9-2, 9-2, 9-1)
5. Caitlin Russell (P) def. Sarah Harper, 3-0 (9-1, 9-0, 9-0)
6. Tara Chawla (P) def. Di Kirkwood, 3-0 (9-0, 9-0, 9-0)
7. Emily Goodwin (P) def. Scottie Hanley, 3-0 (9-1, 9-0, 9-0)
8. Elizabeth Kern (P) def. Margo Nathan, 3-0 (9-0, 9-1, 9-0)
9. Chloe Wynne (P) def. Heather Nowak, 3-0 (9-0, 9-0, 9-0)
10. Anita Sellers def. Emery Sweeney, 3-0 (9-0, 9-0, 9-0)

Penn 9, Williams 0

1. Alisha Turner (P) def. Ashley Eyre, 3-1
2. Radhika Ahluwalia (P) def. Kate Whipple, 3-0
3. Paula Pearson (P) def. Katie Warner, 3-0
4. Lauralynn Drury (P) def. Jaye Gregory, 3-0
5. Caitlin Russell (P) def. Lizzie Reifenheiser, 3-0
6. Tara Chawla (P) def. Arianna Kourides, 3-0
7. Emily Goodwin (P) def. Claire Hsu, 3-0
8. Elizabeth Kern (P) def. Holly Houghton, 3-0
9. Chloe Wynne (P) def. Allie Rottjamp, 3-0
10. Anita Sellers (P)def. Emily Gladden, 3-0