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Bulldogs Unable to Stop Top-Ranked Harvard

Riya Mital. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)
Riya Mital. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

Mital and Joshi Put Up Fights 

BOSTON, Mass. — The Yale Women's Squash team fell to undefeated Harvard on Friday by a score of 9-0.

No. 6 Riya Mital and No. 8 Nikita Joshi were the only Bulldogs not to get swept. Mital and Joshi each stole one game from their opponents before losing in four.

The Bulldogs look to rebound against Dartmouth on Sunday at the Brady Center in a noon match. This is the last career regular season match for the Bulldogs' two seniors Emily Sherwood and Celine Yeap.


Full Stats, Yale @ Harvard:

No. 1 seed: Sabrina Sobhy, H def. Lucy Beecroft, Y (11-2, 11-4, 11-7)

No. 2 seed: Georgina Kennedy, H def. Helen Teegan, Y (11-4, 11-1, 11-1)

No. 3 seed: Amelia Henley, H def. Celine Yeap, Y (11-1, 11-3, 11-6)

No. 4 seed: Kayley M. Leonard, H def. Aishwarya Bhattacharya, Y (11-6, 11-5, 11-5)

No. 5 seed: Amina Yousry, H def. Emily Sherwood, Y (11-4, 11-4, 11-7)

No. 6 seed: Hana Moataz, H def. Riya Mital, Y (11-2, 10-12, 11-5, 12-10)

No. 7 seed: Eleonore L. Evans, H def. Alexis Lazor, Y (11-5, 11-3, 11-4)

No. 8 seed: Sophie Mehta, H def. Nikita Joshi, Y (4-11, 11-3, 11-7, 11-4)

No. 9 seed: Hannah Craig, H def. Jessica Yacobucci, Y (11-2, 11-4, 11-7)


Report by Johnny Gross '21, Yale Sports Publicity