Women's squash edges St. Lawrence for first win this season

Sydney Soloway '22 (Josh McKee photo)
Sydney Soloway '22 (Josh McKee photo)

Hamilton College's Sydney Soloway '22 won the deciding match in four games at the fourth position and lifted the Continentals to a 5-4 victory against the St. Lawrence University Saints at St. Lawrence's Robie Squash Center on Wednesday.

Hamilton (1-5 overall) is 28th in the current College Squash Association Team Rankings while the Saints are slightly higher at 26th. The Continentals travel to New London, Conn., for a match with Connecticut College on Friday, Jan. 17 at 4 p.m.

Soloway's match at the fourth position was the last one to finish and she closed it out with authority by an 11-2 decision in the fourth game. The triumph is the first this season for Soloway.

Natalie Harrity '23 posted her first win at Hamilton as she swept her opponent at the third position. Liesl Guenther '21 collected her first victory in three matches after she prevailed in four games at the sixth position. Eleanor Struthers '22 cruised to a three-game win at the seventh position and evened her record at 3-3. Ellie Arnold '22 was victorious in three games at the ninth position, but she had to work hard for her team-leading fourth win. Arnold squeaked by her opponent 14-12 in the first game and 12-10 in the third.


RESULTS

No. 28 Hamilton 5, No. 26 St. Lawrence 4
Jan. 15, 2020
Canton, N.Y. (Robie Squash Center)

1. Sanna Koivumäki (SL) def. Hope Worcester 3-0 (11-7, 11-0, 11-7).
2. Makyla Kelley (SL) def. Katie Hodulik 3-0 (11-6, 11-5, 11-3).
3. Natalie Harrity (H) def. Kat Levia 3-0 (11-4, 11-7, 11-6).
4. Sydney Soloway (H) def. Starnisha Ramsey 3-1 (13-11, 10-12, 11-9, 11-2).
5. Xitlali Zuniga-Romero (SL) def. Madison Sakheim 3-2 (11-7, 11-3, 8-11, 5-11, 11-7).
6. Liesl Guenther (H) def. Gabrielle Ahrens 3-1 (11-8, 4-11, 11-5, 11-5).
7. Eleanor Struthers (H) def. Katie Walsh 3-0 (11-5, 11-7, 11-7).
8. Alex Limas (SL) def. Daisy Sulavik 3-0 (12-10, 11-5, 11-6).
9. Ellie Arnold (H) def. Lindsay Whipple 3-0 (14-12, 11-9, 12-10).
Ex. Eleonor Wolf (H) def. Samantha Sambrook 3-1 (8-11, 11-9, 11-5, 13-11).

Records: Hamilton 1-5; St. Lawrence 1-13.