Women's squash wins at home

Anne Edelstein '11
Anne Edelstein '11

Hamilton College won one of three matches at Hamilton's Little Squash Center on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 29 and 30.

The Continentals (7-6 overall) started the weekend with a 7-2 loss against Mount Holyoke College. Hamilton is ranked 17th by the College Squash Association, and Mount Holyoke is 15th. The Continentals cruised to a 7-0 win against No. 35 Drexel University early Saturday evening before they fell 9-0 against No. 9 Williams College on Sunday afternoon.

Hillary Kolodner '14 and Anne Edelstein '11 defeated their Mount Holyoke opponents in three straight games at the eighth and ninth positions, respectively. Edelstein got a rare start at the first position against Drexel, and she tied a team high with her eighth victory.

Laura Russell '14 also picked up her eighth win with a triumph at the second position. Other winners included:  Annabel Prouty '13 (third position), Mary Lancaster '12 (fourth), Alyssa Kasanoff '13 (fifth), Jane Hannon '11 (sixth) and Virginia Walsh '14 (seventh). Hannon improved her career record to 35-14.

Hamilton will compete in the NESCAC championships, which start on Friday, Feb. 4, and conclude on Sunday, Feb. 6.

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