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Women's squash falls to Brown 6-3; will play for 11th place








PRINCETON, N.J. -- The Bates College women's squash team put up a strong fight but ultimately fell by a 6-3 score Saturday morning to Brown University, the top seed in Kurtz Cup play, at the College Squash Association Women's Team Nationals.

Brown, ranked No. 9 overall, will play for the Kurtz Cup trophy on Sunday against No. 13 Williams. No. 12 Bates (14-11) will face No. 15 Mount Holyoke Sunday at 8:30 a.m. to determine 11th and 12th places in the final national standings, for the second year in a row. Bates also played Amherst and Brown in last year's CSA Team Nationals.

Bates sophomore Cheri-Ann Parris (St. Philip, Barbados) swept Brown's No. 1 player, Sarah Domenick, at the top spot on the ladder. First-year Samantha Matos (New York, N.Y.) continued her exceptional rookie season with a -1 win over Nikoo Fadaifard at No. 6, and senior Anna Hogeland (Williamstown, Mass.) outlasted Kyla Harrington 3-2 at No. 8. Bates sophomore Liza Dorison (Longmeadow, Mass.) also won the exhibition match. First-years Ashley Brooks (Roslindale, Mass.) and Rakey Drammeh (New York, N.Y.) both took one game from their opponents at Nos. 2 and 7, respectively.

Brown 6, Bates 3

Feb. 19, 2011 at Princeton (Jadwin Courts)

1. Domenick, Sarah (Brown) def. by Parris, Cheri-Ann (Bates) 11-7, 11-4, 11-2

2. Crosky, Sarah (Brown) def. Brooks, Ashley M (Bates) 11-9, 8-11, 11-3, 11-2

3. Rahbar, Dori H. (Brown) def. Neal, Maura V (Bates) 11-9, 11-4, 11-4

4. Tilney, Carolyn (Brown) def. Bragg, Alison H (Bates) 11-5, 11-1, 11-7

5. Scherl, Sophie (Brown) def. Cabot, Stephanie (Bates) 11-7, 11-3, 11-7

6. Fadaifard, Nikoo (Brown) def. by Matos, Samantha (Bates) 6-11, 11-8, 15-13, 11-3

7. Smith, Lydia C (Brown) def. Drammeh, Rakey (Bates) 8-11, 15-13, 11-5, 16-14

8. Harrington, Kyla N (Brown) def. by Hogeland,Anna (Bates) 11-7, 12-14, 11-7, 4-11, 11-8

9. Kohnen, Erika D (Brown) def. Mayer, Jane W. (Bates) 11-7, 11-3, 11-6

(10.) Driansky, Leila (Brown) def. by Dorison, Liza C. (Bates) 3-11, 11-8, 11-4, 11-8

Keep up with all the latest results at CSA Women's Team Nationals at http://collegesquashassociation.com/.