January 24, 2007

7th Ranked Bears Sweep Amherst, Mt. Holyoke

Jan. 24, 2007

Amherst, Mass. - The seventh-ranked Brown women's squash team earned its first two victories of the 2006-2007 season with a 9-0 win over Amherst and a 6-3 victory over Mt. Holyoke Tuesday afternoon.

The Bears defeated the Lord Jeffs with victories throughout the lineup, highlighted by freshman Laura Pyne (Greenwich, CT) earning a hard-fought 3-1 victory at number one.

Brown won the remainder of the matches by 3-0 scores, with sophomore Charlotte Steel (Greenwich, CT) winning at number two, sophomore Breck Haynes (Bacova, VA) at number three, freshman Kali Schellenberg (Bala Cynwyd, PA) at number four, senior Katie Lew (Randolph, NJ) at number five, senior Nathalie Pierrpont (Lake Forest, IL) at number six, sophomore Charlotte MacMillan (Andover, MA) at number seven and freshman Sarah Roberts (Philadelphia, PA) at number eight.

In Brown's win over Mt. Holyoke, senior Zarah Rahman captured a 3-0 win at number three, followed by Schellenberg at number five (3-0), Lew at number six (3-0), junior Minoo Fadaifard (Brooklyn, NY) at number seven (3-0), MacMillan at number eight, and junior Denia Craig (Greenwich, CT), a 3-0 winner at number nine.

The Bears will be back in action on Saturday at home against Bowdoin at 1:00 p.m. at the Kate Brodsky Squash Pavilion.

Brown 9, Amherst 0
1) Laura Pyne (B) def. C. Shannon (A)
3-1 ([9-6], 9-1, 10-8, 9-3)
2) Charlotte Steel (B) def. E. O'Brien (A)
3-0 (9-4, 9-2, 9-7)
3) Breck Haynes (B) def. L. Martin (A)
3-0 (9-3, 9-2, 9-7)
4) Kali Schellenberg (B) def. A. Mantica (A)
3-0 (9-5, 9-1, 9-1)
5) Katie Lew (B) def. S. Harper (A)
3-0 (9-2, 9-1, 9-1)
6) Nathalie Pierrepont (B) def. D. Kirkwood (A)
3-0 (9-2, 9-7, 9-0)
7) Charlotte MacMillan (B) def. M. Moulton
(9-0, 9-0,9-0)
8) Sarah Roberts (B) def. H. Nowak (A)
3-0 (9-1, 9-3, 9-0)
9) Amherst L. LaMontagne retires after first game due to injury.

Brown 6 Mt. Holyoke 3 1. P. Anckermann (MH) def. Erin Andrews (B) 3-0 (2-9, 0-9, 4-9) 2. M. Hettiarachchi (MH) def. Megan Cerullo (B) 3-0 (4-9, 9-7, 7-9, 3-9) 3. Zarah Rahman (B) def. L. Lue Yen (MH) 3-0 (9-2, 9-1, 9-2) 4. L. Robinson (MH) def. Laura Pyne (B) 3-0 (9-3 9-4 9-3) 5. Kali Schellenberg (B) def. E. Wright (MH) 3-0 (9-6 10-8 9-3) 6. Katie Lew (B) def. A. Wiggill (MH) 3-0 (9-1 9-2 9-0) 7. Minoo Fadaifard (B) def. S. Wohler (MH) 3-0 (9-6 9-0 9-0) 8. Charlotte MacMillan (B) def. P. Seth (MH) 3-0 (9-3 9-4 9-7) 9. Denia Craig (B) def. S. Yoshino (MH) 3-0 (9-2 9-1 9-2)