CLINTON, N.Y. – After earning an appearance in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) women's squash semifinals, Amherst College dropped a tight 5-4 decision to Middlebury College in the third place consolation match on Sunday afternoon.
Amherst, the No. 16 team in the country, drops to 10-6, while No. 15 Middlebury improves to an identical record.
Ang fought back from a 2-1 deficit to beat Alexa Comai at No. 3 singles, while Conway handled Anne Glassie 11-9, 11-3, 11-2 a spot below.
Sampat won a four-set decision over Natalie Madden at the fifth position, and Werner took the full five sets to get past Natasha Lowitt 11-8, 11-8, 6-11, 8-11, 11-4 at the bottom of the lineup.
Emily Beinkampen's 11-8, 11-4, 11-6 win at seven singles over Katy Correia '20 was the deciding point that clinched the match for Middlebury.
Amherst will host Mount Holyoke on Wednesday evening in their final tune-up for the CSA Women's Team Championships on February 16-18 at Harvard University.