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Women's squash defeats Colby for third place at NESCACs


HARTFORD, Conn. -- The Bates College women's squash team defeated Colby College 6-3 on Sunday to claim third place in the 2008 NESCAC Women's Squash Championships.

Third-seeded Bates (9-8), ranked 12th in the College Squash Association, won points at positions 4 through 9 against the fourth-seeded Mules (9-7) to take third place for the second time in the tournament's two-year history. Earning points, in order, were senior Charlotte Gerrish (Rye, N.Y.), sophomore Whitney Roller (Haverford, Pa.), junior Sarah Blomstedt (Gill, Mass.), junior Margot Webel (Locust Valley, N.Y.), first-year Stephanie Cabot (Dover, Mass.) and junior Sophie Runquist (Kent, Conn.).

Charlotte Gerrish '08

Whitney Roller '10

Sarah Blomstedt '09

Margot Webel '09

Stephanie Cabot '11

Sophie Runquist '09

Bates will next play host to Tufts University on Friday at 4:30 p.m., in a rematch of the Bobcats' 8-1 win in the NESCAC quarterfinals on Saturday.


NESCAC Wen's Squash Championship Third-Place Match

Feb. 3, 2008 at Trinity College

#3 Bates 6, #4 Colby 3

  1. Hannah Laverty (B) lost to Samantha Smith (C) 9-5, 9-4, 4-9, 9-5
  2. Jenny Imrich (B) lost to Stacy Petro (C) 9-7, 9-5, 9-1
  3. Caroline Lemoine (B) lost to Jess Vogel (C) 4-9, 9-7, 3-9, 9-4, 9-6
  4. Charlotte Gerrish (B) def Nina Dleano (C) 9-3, 9-4, 9-0
  5. Whitney Roller (B) def Maddie Dutour (C) 9-2, 9-5, 9-6
  6. Sarah Blomstedt (B) def Catherine Mourad (C) 9-4, 9-1, 9-1
  7. Margot Webel (B) def  Sophie Newburg (C) 9-5, 9-1, 9-6
  8. Stephanie Cabot (B) def Stephanie Saparito (C) 9-1, 9-1, 9-0
  9. Sophie Runquist (B) def Jae Paik (C) 9-0, 9-0, 9-0

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