Sakheim '22 improves to 5-0 in women's squash loss Friday night

Maddie Sakheim '22 is 5-0 this season after her win at the eighth position against Franklin & Marshall on Friday night (Josh McKee).
Maddie Sakheim '22 is 5-0 this season after her win at the eighth position against Franklin & Marshall on Friday night (Josh McKee).

The Hamilton College Continentals dropped a 6-3 decision to Franklin & Marshall College at Hamilton's Little Squash Center on Friday night. The bottom of the ladder pulled through for the Continentals with wins at the seventh, eighth and ninth positions.

This was the first match for the Hamilton women (3-2 overall) since Dec. 2. Franklin & Marshall (3-3) is 20th in the College Squash Team Rankings while the Continentals are 22nd. Two Diplomats won their matches in five games.

After winning the first two games but dropping the third, Lindsay Jadow '19 defeated Liana Zranchev 11-5 in the fourth game at the seventh position and improved her record to 4-1. Maddie Sakheim '22 played three close games at the eighth position, but ultimately downed Katherine Anderson by scores of 12-10, 12-10 and 11-9. Sakheim remained unbeaten at 5-0 in her first year.

Jean Beecher '19 swept Julia Bevan at the ninth position in three games and is now 4-1. In the exhibition match Eleonor Wolf '21 claimed the win against Anna-Rose Leder in five exciting games.

The Continentals will make the trip to Middlebury, Vermont, for a match against Middlebury College on Thursday, Jan. 17 at 5:30 p.m.

-- Release by Julia Booth '19


RESULTS

No. 20 Franklin & Marshall 6, No. 22 Hamilton 3
January 11, 2019
Hamilton's Little Squash Center (Clinton, N.Y.)

1. Ellen Verry (FM) d. Charlotte Zonis 9-11, 11-5, 11-8, 8-11, 11-9.
2. Emily Knapp (FM) d. Megan Grip 11-8, 11-4, 11-7.
3. Katherine Galambos (FM) d. Caitlin Stern 11-8, 11-2, 11-5.
4. Emily Bartos (FM) d. Liesl Guenther 4-11, 11-5, 11-8, 11-5.
5. Melissa Epstein (FM) d. Sydney Soloway 12-10, 11-9, 11-3.
6. Pratiksha Mishra (FM) d. Eleanor Struthers 11-6, 9-11, 7-11, 11-4, 11-3.
7. Lindsay Jadow (H) d. Liana Zranchev 11-2, 11-6, 7-11, 11-5.
8. Maddie Sakheim (H) d. Katherine Anderson 12-10, 12-10, 11-9.
9. Jean Beecher (H) d. Julia Bevan 11-7, 11-9, 11-7.
Ex. Eleonor Wolf (H) d. Anna-Rose Leder 11-9, 9-11, 11-5, 5-11, 11-9.