Women's squash competes at 2013 National Team Championships

Claire Corroon '13
Claire Corroon '13

Hamilton College earned two wins at the 2013 National Team Championships, which were held at Yale University’s Brady Squash Center in New Haven, Conn., from Feb. 15 to Feb. 17.

The Continentals (12-10 overall) entered the weekend ranked 18th by the College Squash Association (CSA) and competed in the “C” Division for the Walker Cup. Hamilton swept No. 23 Connecticut College 9-0 in the opening round on Friday. The Continentals were edged 5-4 by No. 19 Bowdoin College on Saturday, but rebounded with an 8-1 win over No. 21 Drexel University in a consolation bracket match on Sunday. Hamilton finished the season ranked 19th.

Claire Corroon '13, Kelsey Bogle '14 and Lindsay Arader '16 won all three of their matches in three straight games. Playing at the third position, Corroon won her 47th career match, which puts her in second place in program history. She also leads the team this season with 12 wins.

Bogle played at the ninth position, extended her match win streak to five and reached 11 victories this season. Arader played all three of her matches at the eighth position.

Amanda Thorman '13 and Hilary Gray '15 tallied two wins apiece. Thorman defeated her Conn. College and Bowdoin opponents in three games at the first position en route to her 37th career triumph, which is good for 10th place in team history.

Gray posted a 3-0 win over her Conn. College opponent and topped her Drexel opponent in four games at the second position. She has won eight of her last 10 matches overall.

Elizabeth Morris '15, Isabelle Weisman '15, Hannah Coffin '14 and Hillary Kolodner '14 picked up two wins at the fourth through seventh positions, respectively. Morris, Weisman and Kolodner all swept their Conn. College and Drexel opponents. Coffin defeated her Conn. College opponent in three games and needed four to take down her Drexel opponent. Weisman has 11 wins this season, while Morris and Kolodner have 10 apiece.

Hamilton will send some of its players to compete in the three-day CSA individual championships at Trinity College, which begins on Friday, March 1.

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