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Yale Downs Cornell

Sophomore Nikita Joshi (photo by Steve Musco, Yale Sports Publicity)
Sophomore Nikita Joshi (photo by Steve Musco, Yale Sports Publicity)

Bulldogs Sweep the Weekend

ITHACA, N.Y.. — The Yale Women's Squash Team took down No. 12 Cornell 8-1 on Saturday afternoon, notching its second victory this weekend and its fourth victory against an Ivy League opponent this season. 

Four of the 10 Bulldogs swept their opponents, including No. 3 Celine Yeap, No. 4 Aishwarya Bhattacharya, No. 5 Emily Sherwood and No. 6 Riya Mital.

No. 2 Helen Teegan and No. 9 Jessica Yacobucci both dropped their first games before coming back to win three straight.

No. 7 Alexis Lazor beat her opponent 3-1. She won one of her games 17-15, which is now the longest game of the season.

The Elis finish up their regular season next weekend against No. 3 Harvard on Friday and No. 10 Dartmouth on Sunday. The Harvard match is in Cambridge at 5 p.m. and the Dartmouth match is at the Brady Center at noon.

 

Full States, Yale @ Cornell:

No. 1 seed: Sivasangari Subramaniam, C def. Lucy Beecroft, Y (11-5, 13-11, 8-11, 11-8)

No. 2 seed: Helen Teegan, Y def. Lily Zelov, C (9-11, 11-4, 11-8, 12-10)

No. 3 seed: Celine Yeap, Y def. Nghi Nguyen, C (11-4, 11-8, 11-4)

No. 4 seed: Aishwarya Bhattacharya, Y def. Madison Miles, C (11-5, 11-8, 11-5)

No. 5 seed: Emily Sherwood, Y def. Colby Gallagher, C (11-5, 11-8, 11-5)

No. 6 seed: Riya Mital, Y def. Mimi Delisser, C (11-3, 11-3, 11-6)

No. 7 seed: Alexis Lazor, Y def. Stephanie Tan, C (11-3, 10-12, 17-15, 11-5)

No. 8 seed: Nikita Joshi, Y def. Hannah Scherl, C (11-7, 11-9, 6-11, 11-6)

No. 9 seed: Jessica Yacobucci, Y def. Lauren Leizman, C (13-15, 11-9, 11-8, 11-7)

 

Report by Johnny Gross '21, Yale Sports Publicity