Women's Squash Trounces Dartmouth, 9-0

HANOVER, N.H. -In its final Ivy League match of the regular season, the Penn women's squash team swept Dartmouth, 9-0, Sunday afternoon in Hanover, N.H. The Quakers improved to 11-2 overall and 5-1 in the league, while the Big Green fell to 3-8 on the season and 0-5 in Ivy play.

The Quakers were able to bounce back from yesterday's disappointing 8-1 loss to No. 1 Harvard to take a dominant win to close out the regular season. In the No. 1 position, senior Kristen Lange won a competitive battle with Valeria Wiens, 3-1. Lange lost a close 12-10 first game, but came back to win the next three straight, 11-8, 13-11, 11-6.

Senior Britt Hebden also clinched a 3-1 win, taking the final two games 11-5 and 11-9 after a 1-1 tie. The rest of the Quaker ladder won convincing 3-0 matches over Dartmouth.

The Quakers are back in action Feb. 26-28 when they compete in the annual team championship tournament for women's collegiate squash, the Howe Cup, in New Haven, Conn.

No. 1 Kristen Lange (P) def. Valeria Wiens (D) 3-1 (10-12,11-8,13-11,11-6)
No. 2 Nabilla Ariffin (P) def. Corey Schafer (D) 3-0 (11-4, 11-4, 11-4)
No. 3 Sydney Scott (P) def. Rebecca Lau (D) 3-0 (11-4,11-6,11-8)
No. 4 Rachael Goh (P) def. Hannah Conant (D) 3-0 (11-4,11-6,12-10)
No. 5 Britt Hebden (P) def. Elizabeth Brown (D) 3-1 (11-3, 7-11, 11-5, 11-9)
No. 6 Annie Madeira (P) def. Sarah Loucks (D) 3-0 (11-6,11-4,11-6)
No. 7 Yarden Odinak (P) def. Maura Doherty (D) 3-0 (11-8,11-6,14-12)
No. 8 Christina Matthias (P) def. Julia Watson (D) 3-0 (11-3,11-6,12-10)
No. 9 Pia Trikha (P) def. Elizabeth Weintraub (D) 3-0 (11-2,11-1,11-2)
No. 10 Stephanie Vogel (P) def. Caroline Lindseth (D) 3-0 (11-7,11-4,11-4)