No. 16 Mammoths Keep Rolling, Sweep No. 27 Bowdoin, 9-0

No. 16 Mammoths Keep Rolling, Sweep No. 27 Bowdoin, 9-0

AMHERST, Mass. – Registering their second win against a top-30 opponent in three days, the No. 16 Amherst College women's squash team posted six 3-0 sweeps to blank No. 27 Bowdoin College, 9-0, Monday afternoon at the Davenport Squash Courts.

With the win, Amherst improves to 4-2 on the season, while the Polar Bears fall to 6-5 overall.

The first three courts saw the Mammoths secure 3-1 wins, with first-year Daksha Pathak at the top of the ladder claiming 11-6 victories over Caroline Glaser in the third and fourth sets after splitting the first two sets of the series (11-7, 8-11).

Dropping the first set in the No. 2 position, Lauren Weil '23 rallied to claim the next three and down Clio Bersani, 6-11, 11-3, 11-6, 13-11, while Lilly Soroko '22 added another Amherst point to the board in the No. 3 spot with a 11-2, 11-8, 7-11, 11-3 win over Ursula Sze.

At No. 4, Caroline Conway '20 held Melissa Horan to less than six points in all three sets to earn a 11-6, 11-3, 11-3 win, while Pierson Klein '20 bested Sophie Barber on the fifth court (11-8, 11-7, 11-8).

Riddhi Sampat '21 took the sixth position against Maya Chandar-Kouba, 11-4, 11-7, 11-2, while Margaret Werner '21 came out on top versus Lucy Noel, 11-5, 11-4, 11-8, at No. 7.

Keeley Osborn '22 kept things rolling on court eight, defeating Callie Burkhart (11-4, 11-4, 11-0), while Katy Sabina Correia '20 dominated play in the No. 9 position to hold Catherine Adams to just one point on the day (11-1, 11-0, 11-0).

In exhibition play on court 10 Jenna Finkelstein '20 capped off a perfect day for the Mammoths, earning a 11-3, 11-2, 11-1 win over Tessa Frank.

Amherst returns to action tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 21 when they travel to No. 12 Brown for a 1:00PM battle at the Pizzitola Squash Courts.