Women's squash holds off Tufts, 5-4

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 28, 2011
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Molly Parsons

WATERVILLE, Maine --- Penny Kagan fought from behind twice in the eighth position match to win in five and first spot player Kate Pistel won in three games to power the 20th-ranked Colby College women's squash team to a 5-4 win against 24th-ranked Tufts University on Friday at the Dunaway Squash Courts.

Kagan fell behind after the first and third games, but closed out strong with 11-1 and 11-4 victories to pull out the important victory. Pistel had an easier time of it at the first position with an 11-6, 11-9, 11-6 win against Alix Michael.

Molly Parsons earned her 10th win of the season at the second spot for Colby (6-10). Lily Greenberg and Ellie Hoyt had the other wins for the Mules.

Tufts' Mercedes Barba had a five-game win at the third position, Jessica Rubine won in five at the fourth spot, and Ushashi Basu also had a win in five games at six. Alyse Vinosky took the fifth position match in three games.

Colby 5, Tufts 4

1: Kate Pistel, C, d. Alix Michael, 3-0 (11-6, 11-9, 11-6)

2: Molly Parsons, C, d. Valerie Koo, 3-0 (11-5, 11-9, 11-3)

3: Mercedes Barba, T, d. Lindsey McKenna, 3-2 (11-9, 3-11, 12-10, 8-11, 11-5)

4: Jessica Rubine, T, d. Jae Paik, 3-2 (9-11, 9-11, 11-3, 11-7, 11-8)

5: Alyse Vinosky, T, d. Ali Crevi, 3-0 (11-3, 12-10, 11-2)

6: Ushashi Basu, T, d. Coco Cowan, 3-2 (8-11, 8-11, 11-9, 11-3, 11-9)

7: Lily Greenberg, C, d. Hafsa Chaudhry, 3-0 (11-9, 11-4, 14-12)

8: Penny Kagan, C, d. Risa Meyers, 3-2 (5-11, 11-6, 5-11, 11-1, 11-4)

9: Ellie Hoyt, C, d. Caitlin Doherty, 3-0 (11-5, 13-11, 11-3)


 
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