Women’s Squash Heads to Nationals

Middlebury Athletic Communications

Middlebury Athletic Communications

By EMILY BIAN

The women’s squash team ended its regular season on Sunday, Feb. 11, when it lost 9–0 to No. 9 Drexel. This loss came on the heels of a resounding 9–0 win over No. 32 Georgetown on Friday, Feb. 9 and a 7–2 loss to No. 12 George Washington, both in the nation’s capital.

The women’s squash team will travel to Boston, Massachusetts, for the team national championships on Friday to Sunday, Feb. 16 to 18. The Panthers will compete in the B draw of the championships, vying for the Kurtz Cup. Middlebury enters the tournament ranked 15th nationally, and draws No. 10 Dartmouth in the first round tomorrow evening at 6:30 p.m.

Earlier this season, on Dec. 9, the Big Green handled the Panthers 8–1 in Middlebury. Caroline Jahrling ’18 won Middlebury’s only match in five games in the no. 9 slot.

Middlebury’s enters this weekend as a huge underdog to beat Dartmouth on Friday. Even if they lose to Dartmouth on Friday, the consolation bracket won’t be any easier. As the second-lowest ranked team in the draw, they will be the David in any matchup, besides Amherst. However, weirder things have happened. Middlebury could finish higher than their ranking indicates. Team captain Lucy Bostwick ’18 realizes the Panthers have nothing to lose and need to prepare well to give themselves a shot.

“The team goals are to swing for everything, maintain a high level of competition and fitness, develop strong mental games and be mentally tough, and really enjoy each other and the sport

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