No. 4 Amherst Falls to No. 3 Middlebury, 6-3 in NESCAC Third Place Match

No. 4 Amherst Falls to No. 3 Middlebury, 6-3 in NESCAC Third Place Match

HARTFORD, Conn. - The fourth-seeded Amherst College women's squash team fell to third-seeded Middlebury College, 6-3 in Sunday's third place match of the NESCAC Championship hosted by Trinity College at the George A. Kendall Squash Center.

RECORDS
Amherst (9-5)
Middlebury (8-7)

MATCH HIGHLIGHTS

  • Amherst earned victories from the first two positions as Kimberly Krayacich '18 notched a 3-1 (11-8, 8-11, 11-9, 11-7) win from the first slot, while Rachel Ang '19 was also victorious in four frames 3-1 (11-5, 8-11, 12-10, 11-9) on the second court.
  • The Purple & White's third win came in the sixth position as Taryn Clary '16 secured a straight set sweep with scores of 11-2, 11-6, and 11-8.
  • Bowdoin earned its six wins from the third, fourth, fifth, seventh, eighth and ninth positions to clinch third place.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • Fourth place is the highest ever finish for Amherst at the NESCAC Championship since postseason came into effect.
  • Middlebury earned an 8-1 victory over Purple & White earlier this season on Jan. 12 in Middlebury, Vt.

UP NEXT

  • Amherst returns to action at the three-day women's CSA Championships Feb. 19-21 at Yale University.