Header Background

Women's squash bounces Bowdoin on Senior Night

LEWISTON, Maine -- On Senior Night, senior captain Cheri-Ann Parris (St. Philip, Barbados) won 3-1 at the No. 1 position and her teammates won at 2 through 8 for an 8-1 win Friday night at the Bates Squash Center.

The win evens the Bobcats' record to 3-3 while dropping the Polar Bears to 0-5; Bates hasn't lost to its nearest rival since 2009.

Fellow senior captain Ali Bragg (Darien, Conn.) won 3-0 at No. 7, as did first-year Lauren Williams (Bulawayo, Zimbabwe), junior Rakey Drammeh (New York, N.Y.) and junior Samantha Matos (New York, N.Y.) at 5, 6 and 8, respectively. Along with Parris's win at the top of the lineup, sophomores Myriam Kelly (Bronx, N.Y.), Chloe Mitchell (Chatham, N.J.) and Lesea Bourke (Greenwich, Conn.) all won by 3-1 scores at 2, 4 and 4, respectively.

The match kicks off a busy weekend for the Bobcats (3-3, 2-0 NESCAC), who will travel to face the conference iron in Trinity on Saturday at 2pm and Williams on Sunday at noon.

Bates 8, Bowdoin 1
Jan. 11, 2013 at Bates Squash Center

1. Lee, Torey (Bowdoin) def. by Parris, Cheri-Ann (Bates) 11-7, 9-11, 11-3, 11-5
2. Barnes, Rachel L (Bowdoin) def. by Kelly, Myriam (Bates) 11-9, 11-8, 3-11, 13-11
3. Drake, Alden C (Bowdoin) def. by Mitchell, Chloe (Bates) 11-5, 11-8, 7-11, 11-8
4. Martin, Michaela (Bowdoin) def. by Bourke, Lesea (Bates) 13-11, 11-9, 5-11, 11-5
5. Wlodarczyk, Sara (Bowdoin) def. by Williams, Lauren A. (Bates) 11-1, 18-16, 11-5
6. Cao, Bonnie (Bowdoin) def. by Drammeh, Rakey (Bates) 11-2, 11-3, 11-6
7. Whitcomb, Christiana (Bowdoin) def. by Bragg, Ali (Bates) 11-6, 11-5, 12-10
8. Williams, Gretchen R. (Bowdoin) def. by Matos, Samantha (Bates) 11-1, 11-7, 11-0
9. Beeman, Allison (Bowdoin) def. Korein, Emma A. (Bates) 11-1, 11-8, 11-4