Diplomats Open Season at 1-1

Diplomats Open Season at 1-1

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Franklin & Marshall's women's squash team rolled to a 9-0 shutout of Richmond on Friday before falling to Virginia on Saturday by a 9-0 tally in a season-opening tournament in Virginia. 

The Diplomats sit a 1-1 on the year after the pair of decisions. 

By the Numbers (Richmond) 

Each of F&M's nine spots on the ladder won in three-game sweeps. First-year Zoe Quayle (No. 6) and sophomore Mimi Fairbanks (No. 9) highlighted the dominance by each only dropping one point on the night. Audrey Berling (No. 1) and Quayle earned their first-career wins with their commanding victories. 

The Results (Richmond)

1. Audrey Berling (FMCW) def. Rose Mascarenhas (RICH-W) 11-0, 11-1, 11-4
2. Emily Knapp (FMCW) def. Clarissa Gillis (RICH-W) 11-0, 11-2, 11-3
3. Emily Bartos (FMCW) def. Lindsay White (RICH-W) 11-5, 11-1, 11-4
4. Katherine Galambos (FMCW) def. Unknown Player (RICH-W) 11-1, 11-0, 11-0
5. Pratiksha Mishra (FMCW) def. Annie Walters (RICH-W) 11-2, 11-2, 11-1
6. Zoe Quayle (FMCW) def. Unknown Player (RICH-W) 11-0, 11-1, 11-0
7. Grace Smith (FMCW) def. Isabelle Waren (RICH-W) 11-0, 11-2, 11-1
8. Julia Bevan (FMCW) def. Unknown Player (RICH-W) 11-3, 11-1, 11-2
9. Mimi Fairbanks (FMCW) def. Unknown Player (RICH-W) 11-0, 11-1, 11-0
Exh. Paisley Dianastasis (FMCW) def. Unknown Player (RICH-W) 11-0, 11-2, 11-3

By the Numbers (Virginia)

F&M fought hard against No. 11 Virginia but was unable to capture any matchups from the Cavaliers in their home tournament. Emily Knapp won a frame at the No. 2 spot with a tough 13-11 victory in her third game. 

The Results (Virginia)

1. Emma Jinks (UVA-W) def. Audrey Berling (FMCW) 11-8, 11-6, 11-3
2. Mandy Haywood (UVA-W) def. Emily Knapp (FMCW) 11-9, 11-5, 11-13, 11-2
3. Emily Woodworth (UVA-W) def. Emily Bartos (FMCW) 11-4, 11-2, 11-2
4. Maria Paula Moya (UVA-W) def. Katherine Galambos (FMCW) 11-3, 11-7, 11-8
5. Julia Thompson (UVA-W) def. Pratiksha Mishra (FMCW) 11-1, 11-4, 11-2
6. Sydney Maxwell (UVA-W) def. Zoe Quayle (FMCW) 11-5, 11-6, 11-3
7. Caroline Baldwin (UVA-W) def. Grace Smith (FMCW) 11-2, 11-2, 11-3
8. Tara Arya (UVA-W) def. Julia Bevan (FMCW) 11-1, 11-3, 11-1
9. Sarah Doss (UVA-W) def. Mimi Fairbanks (FMCW) 11-2, 11-0, 11-1
Exh. Julia Curran (UVA-W) def. Paisley Dianastasis (FMCW) 11-2, 11-1, 11-1 

Up Next

The Diplomats return to the courts on Saturday, Nov. 16th, traveling to face Drexel at 12:00 p.m. for day one of the annual Pennsylvania State Classic.