Jeffs Best No. 17 Hamilton, 7-2 and No. 22 Colby, 9-0

Jeffs Best No. 17 Hamilton, 7-2 and No. 22 Colby, 9-0

AMHERST, Mass. - The 18th-ranked Amherst College women's squash team posted a 7-2 victory over No. 17 Hamilton College and a 9-0 sweep of No. 22 Colby College during day two action of the Pioneer Valley Invitational hosted by the Jeffs at the Davenport Courts on Saturday afternoon.

With the win, Amherst improves to 6-1 on the season, Hamilton moves to 5-3, and Colby moves to 4-4 overall.

In Amherst's opening match with Hamilton, the Jeffs posted 3-0 sweeps from the No. 3 and No. 8 courts as Haley McAtee '18 defeated Elizabeth Morris by scores of 11-7, 11-8 and 11-6, while Meyha Sud '16 defeated Perry Von Stade by scores of 11-4, 11-9, and 11-7. First-year Mae Cromwell also highlighted the first match as she posted a 3-2 victory over Ann Pooley from the No. 9 court.

The Continentals picked up a 3-1 victory from Isabelle Weisman on the No. 5 court, while Haley Connor earned a 3-2 win from the No. 7 court.

Against Colby, Kim Krayacich '18, Arielle Lehman '15, McAtee, Tiana Palmer-Poroner '17, Taryn Clary '16, and Sud each secured their second wins on the day from the No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, No. 6 and No. 8 courts respectively. Ericka Robertson '16 added a win over Camilla di Galoma on the No. 5 court, Khushy Aggarwal '16 added a win from the No. 7 court against Caroline Pelham, and Corri Johnson '16 followed through with a win over Cary Beehler at the No. 9 court.

Amherst returns to Pioneer Valley Invitational action on Sunday, Jan. 18 at 11 a.m. versus No. 14 Drexel University.

NO. 18 AMHERST 7, NO. 17 HAMILTON 2
1.) Krayacich (A) def. Gray (H), 3-1 (11-9, 16-14, 9-11, 12-10)
2.) Lehman (A) def. Newman (H), 3-1 (8-11, 11-8, 12-10, 11-9)
3.) McAtee (A) def. Morris (H), 3-0 (11-7, 11-8, 11-6)
4.) Palmer-Poroner (A) def. Arader (H), 3-1 (11-8, 9-11, 11-4, 11-2)
5.) Weisman (H) def. Robertson (A), 3-1 (11-7, 11-6, 10-12, 11-8)
6.) Clary (A) def. Ouro Aguy (H), 3-1 (8-11, 11-8, 11-9, 13-11)
7.) Connor (H) def. Aggarwal (A), 3-2 (11-9, 12-10, 9-11, 8-11, 11-8)
8.) Sud (A) def. Von Stade (H), 3-0 (11-4, 11-9, 11-7)
9.) Cromwell (A) def. Pooley (H), 3-2 (11-9, 9-11, 11-5, 9-11, 11-7)
10.) Regan (H) def. Derber (A), 3-1 (11-8, 8-11, 12-10, 11-3)

NO. 18 AMHERST 9, NO. 22 COLBY 0
1.) Krayacich (A) def. Wolpow (C), 3-0 (11-4, 11-9, 11-5)
2.) Lehman (A) def. Johnson (C), 3-0 (11-9, 11-7, 11-4)
3.) McAtee (A) def. Tischio (C), 3-0 (11-7, 11-8, 11-7)
4.) Palmer-Poroner (A) def. Hunsicker (C), 3-0 (11-4, 11-6, 11-1)
5.) Robertson (A) def. di Galoma (C), 3-0 (11-7, 11-9, 11-3)
6.) Clary (A) def. O'Brien (C), 11-1, 11-6, 11-8)
7.) Aggarwal (A) def. Pelham (C), 11-8, 11-5, 11-7)
8.) Sud (A) def. Robinson (C), 3-0 (11-0, 11-3, 11-3)
9.) Johnson (A) def. Beehler (C), 3-0 (11-2, 11-2, 11-3)