Hartnick '18 is 3-0 for women's squash at NESCAC championship

Marina Hartnick '18 (Josh McKee photo)
Marina Hartnick '18 (Josh McKee photo)

The Hamilton College Continentals fell 7-2 to the Trinity College Bantams in a 2018 NESCAC Women's Squash Championship quarterfinal at Hamilton's Little Squash Center on Saturday. In the evening's consolation round, the Continentals dropped an 8-1 decision against Tufts University.

Hamilton (7-8 overall) is the No. 8 seed for the championship and No. 22 in the College Squash Association (CSA) rankings. Trinity (11-2) is the top seed this weekend and is ranked third by the CSA. Tufts (12-5) is seeded fifth for the tournament and ranked 17th.

In the first match Hamilton's wins came from Marina Hartnick '18 and Danielle Reisley '18. Hartnick defeated her opponent in four games at the eighth position, and Reisley '18 dominated her ninth position match in three games. In an exhibition match, Lindsay Jadow '19 claimed the win in three games.

In the consolation semifinals Hartnick defeated her opponent in four games at the eighth position with scores of 11-5, 2-11, 11-8 and 11-4. Hartnick is 3-0 so far this weekend and 7-6 this season.

The Continentals wrap up the championship against No. 7 seed Wesleyan University in the seventh-place match on Sunday, Feb. 4 at 11 a.m.

-- Release by Julia Booth '19


RESULTS

No. 3 Trinity 7, No. 22 Hamilton 2
Feb. 3, 2018 at Clinton, N.Y. (Little Squash Center)

1. Raneem Sharaf (TRIW) def. Rafiatou Ouro-Aguy (HAMW) 11-2, 11-3, 11-2
2. Julia Le Coq (TRIW) def. Charlotte Zonis (HAMW) 11-3, 11-4, 11-4
3. Min Jie Teh (TRIW) def. Megan Grip (HAMW) 11-2, 11-1, 11-7
4. Vanessa Raj (TRIW) def. Grace Munschauer (HAMW) 11-6, 11-5, 11-1
5. Jenny Haley (TRIW) def. Caitlin Stern (HAMW) 11-5, 11-2, 11-5
6. Akanksha Salunkhe (TRIW) def. Katherine Bauer (HAMW) 11-3, 11-1, 11-2
7. Karol Holinkova (TRIW) def. Liesl Guenther (HAMW) 11-5, 11-0, 11-4
8. Marina Hartnick (HAMW) def. Campbell Brown (TRIW) 11-3, 4-11, 11-8, 14-12
9. Danielle Reisley (HAMW) def. Maggie Lineberger (TRIW) 11-7, 11-6, 11-3
Exh. Lindsay Jadow (HAMW) def. Victoria Pelletier (TRIW) 11-9, 11-8, 11-1

Match Notes
NESCAC Championships Quarterfinal
No. 1 seed Trinity vs. No. 8 seed Hamilton

No. 17 Tufts 8, No. 22 Hamilton 1
Feb. 3, 2018 at Clinton, N.Y. (Little Squash Center)

1. Julie Yeung (TUFW) def. Rafiatou Ouro-Aguy (HAMW) 6-11, 11-6, 11-5, 11-6
2. Claire Davidson (TUFW) def. Charlotte Zonis (HAMW) 11-7, 12-10, 11-7
3. Zarena Jafry (TUFW) def. Megan Grip (HAMW) 11-3, 11-6, 6-11, 11-7
4. Hannah Burns (TUFW) def. Grace Munschauer (HAMW) 11-9, 11-6, 8-11, 11-6
5. Catherine Shanahan (TUFW) def. Caitlin Stern (HAMW) 11-4, 9-11, 11-5, 11-7
6. Rachel Windreich (TUFW) def. Katherine Bauer (HAMW) 11-4, 11-9, 11-6
7. Sahana Karthik (TUFW) def. Liesl Guenther (HAMW) 11-2, 11-4, 13-11
8. Marina Hartnick (HAMW) def. Lauren Banner (TUFW) 11-5, 2-11, 11-8, 11-4
9. Chloe Kantor (TUFW) def. Danielle Reisley (HAMW) 11-6, 11-7, 11-2
Exh. Chista Irani (TUFW) def. Lindsay Jadow (HAMW) 11-8, 11-6

Match Notes
NESCAC Championships Consolation Round
No. 5 seed Tufts vs. No. 8 seed Hamilton