Women's squash earns big win over Hamilton

HARTFORD, Conn. — Cricket di Galoma and Mikaela Johnson each fought back from deficits to secure 3-2 victories for the Colby College women’s squash team in a 7-2 win over Hamilton College in the seventh/eighth place match at the NESCAC Championships at Trinity College.

Colby was ranked 20th in the country and seeded eighth in the tourney, while Hamilton was 18th ranked and seeded sixth. The Mules will likely move up to 19th in the next national rankings.
Johnson won her match at the fourth position after falling behind 2-1 in sets. She closed the match out with 11-9 and 11-6 set wins. Meanwhile, di Galoma was down 2-0 in the fifth spot before winning 11-5, 11-7, 11-8.
Devin Mullaney had an easier time of it with a 3-0 win for Colby at the first position. Helen Bernhard (third position) and Lily Wain at eight also had 3-0 wins.
Colby captain Julie Wolpow won 3-1 at the second spot. Ren Robinson also won 3-1 at the ninth spot.
Colby 7, Hamilton 2
1. Devin Mullaney, C, d. Rachel Newman, 3-0 (11-2, 11-6, 11-6)
2: Julie Wolpow, C, d. Lindsay Arader, 3-1 (11-3, 11-5, 6-11, 11-5)
3: Helen Bernhard, C, d. Rafiatou Ouro-Aguy, 3-0 (11-5, 11-7, 11-3)
4: Mikaela Johnson, C, d. Lillie Simourian, 3-2 (11-8, 5-11, 9-11, 11-9, 11-6)
5: Cricket di Galoma, C, d. 3-2 (9-11, 9-11, 11-5, 11-7, 11-8)
6: Megan Grip, H, d. Elise O’Brien, 3-2 (11-3, 5-11, 9-11, 11-7, 11-4)
7: Charlotte Zonis, H, d. Caroline Pelham, 3-1 (11-5, 6-11, 11-7, 11-4)
8: Lily Wain, C, d. Katherine Bauer, 3-0 (11-8, 11-7, 11-6)
 
9: Ren Robinson, C, d. Marina Hartnick, 3-1 (11-7, 8-11, 11-7, 12-10)
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