Middlebury squash teams win in new digs
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men’s and women’s squash teams both boosted their records on Tuesday with victories at home.
The Middlebury men’s squash team improved to 5-3 on the year with an 8-1 win over No. 22 Amherst in the Panthers’ final home match of the season.
The 19th-ranked Panthers swept matches 2-9 with six of the wins coming in three games. Andrew Cadienhead, Will Moore, Wyatt French, Harrison Croll and Ben Krant were all victorious by a score of 3-0 in slots 3-7. Andrew Jung earned a 3-1 victory in the second spot, while Reed Palmer won by the same score at No. 8.
Middlebury No. 1 Parker Hurst fell to Amherst’s Noah Browne in three games.
The Panther women’s squash team won its fifth straight match to improve to 5-1 on the season with an 8-1 victory over 18th-ranked Amherst. This was the Middlebury women’s final home contest of the season, as well.
Middlebury, ranked 17 in Division II, swept matches 1-8, earning 3-0 victories in each match-up. Amanda Chen lost just eight points in her 3-0 victory at No. 7, while Abby Jenkins surrendered just a dozen points in her 3-0 win at No. 1. The other Panther winners were Charlotte Dewey, Annie Wymard, Tiffany Hau, Saskia Pownall-Gray, Zoe Carey and Katie Dewey. Amherst No. 9 Lena Rice defeated Middlebury freshman Audrey Ellen.
The Middlebury women’s and men’s squash teams both return to action on Saturday and Sunday at Williams and Drexel.
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