F&M Dominates Wellesley in Senior Day Win

F&M Dominates Wellesley in Senior Day Win

LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's No. 13 women's squash team rolled past No. 21 Wellesley by an 8-1 score on Saturday evening at the Mayser Center.

The Diplomats improved to 3-9 with the win while the Blue fell to 4-3.

Senior Day

Before the match, F&M honored its three-member senior class of Dulakshi ElikewelaFiona Murphy, and Kate O'Brien.

By the Numbers 

All of F&M's eight wins came by three-game sweeps, including an impressive performance by Murphy at No. 1, who conceded just eight points all match. The victory improved the Diplomats winning streak against Wellesley to six-straight contests, dating back to the 2004 season and stretched F&M's lead in the series to 11-7 overall. 

The Results 

1. Fiona Murphy (FMCW) def. Meera Nayar (WELLW) 11-1, 11-5, 11-2

2. Sherilyn Yang (FMCW) def. Eva Mullarkey (WELLW) 11-1, 11-5, 11-4

3. Lauren Johnston (FMCW) def. Haley Connor (WELLW) 11-7, 11-8, 11-1

4. Ellen Verry (FMCW) def. Eunbie Coe (WELLW) 11-4, 11-4, 11-4

5. Katherine Galambos (FMCW) def. Ruby Feng (WELLW) 11-5, 11-6, 11-7

6. Kate O'Brien (FMCW) def. Meredith Curry (WELLW) 11-1, 11-6, 11-2

7. Clare Tompkins (FMCW) def. Lumi Kinjo (WELLW) 11-2, 11-3, 11-4

8. Melissa Epstein (FMCW) def. Elena Ubeda (WELLW) 11-2, 11-3, 11-1

9. Audrey Fok (WELLW) def. Kendyl Kratzer (FMCW) 9-11, 11-6, 11-9, 11-5 

Up Next

The Diplomats return to the courts on Saturday, taking part in a pair of matches at the Amherst Round Robin. F&M opens with Bates at 9:00 a.m. before taking on the hosts at 4:00 p.m.