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Women's squash falls 6-3 at No. 10 Williams

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- The No. 13 nationally ranked Bates women's squash team wrapped up a challenging week with a 6-3 loss at NESCAC rival and 10th-ranked Williams on Sunday.

Senior Cheri-Ann Parris (St. Philip, Barbados) won in five games at the No. 2 position for the Bobcats (3-5, 2-2 NESCAC). Juniors Rakey Drammeh (New York, N.Y.) and Samantha Matos (New York, N.Y.) also scored points for Bates, with Drammeh prevailing in five games at No. 7 and Matos winning 3-1 at No. 9.

Bates sophomore All-American Nessrine Ariffin (Penang, Malaysia) returned to action after missing Bates' past three matches, but Ariffin retired in the second set after winning the first points from Williams No. 1 player Laura Henry. Sophomore Chloe Mitchell (Chatham, N.J.) suffered a 3-1 setback at No. 4.

Bates hosts NESCAC opponent Amherst on Tuesday at 6pm.

Williams 6, Bates 3
Jan. 13, 2013 at Williamstown, Mass.

1. Henry, Laura E (W) def. Ariffin, Nessrine (B) 12-14, 11-6 (ret.)
2. Rubin, Alli  (W) def. by Parris, Cheri-Ann (B) 15-13, 6-11, 9-11, 11-4, 11-9
3. O'neill, Ellie (W) def. Kelly, Myriam (B) 12-10, 11-8, 11-2
4. Northrop, Alyssa (W) def. Mitchell, Chloe (B) 11-2, 8-11, 11-6, 11-7
5. Feshbach, Nicole D. (W) def. Williams, Lauren A. (B) 11-7, 11-7, 11-5
6. Sawin, Caroline C (W) def. Bourke, Lesea (B) 11-5, 11-5, 11-4
7. Kaemmer, Hannah M (W) def. by Drammeh, Rakey (B) 11-8, 6-11, 9-11, 11-4, 11-6
8. Fry, Mia A (W) def. Bragg, Alison H (B) 11-9, 11-8, 11-8
9. Grant, Lily (W) def. by Matos, Samantha (B) 11-9, 3-11, 11-8, 11-7
Exh. Newbound, Hailey H. (W) def. Korein, Emma A. (B) 11-1, 11-1, 11-2