Saints women's squash team goes 1-2 at Smith Round Robin
Monday, January 28, 2013 - 7:23 am

St. Lawrence University women's squash team went 1-2 at the Smith Round Robin in Northampton, MA over the weekend. The Saints, now 5-8 on the season, opened with a 9-0 sweep of California Berkley before dropping matches to #28 William Smith and #24 Connecticut College by the scores of 5-4 and 8-1, respectively.

Against California Berkley, Brigitte Tousignant led the Saints with an 11-4, 11-6, 11-1 win at No. 1, while Frances Robinson earned an 11-7, 11-8, 11-8 victory at No. 2. Valeria Quan won at No. 3, 11-4, 11-2, 11-8 and Sarah Neilson won at No. 4 11-5, 11-3, 11-2. Brittany Coxe beat her opponent at No. 5, 11-3, 11-4, 11-3 and Corey McHugh won at No. 6, 11-1, 11-4, 11-3. Parker Benedict cruised to a win at No. 7, 11-0, 11-0, 11-2 and Carolyn Fisher earned a victory at No. 8, 11-8, 11-3, 11-5. Liz Levering rounded out the Saints' scoring with an 11-0, 11-1, 11-1 triumph at No. 9.

In their second match on Saturday, the Saints were edged by the Herons of William Smith, who avenged a 4-5 loss earlier in the season at the Bard Round Robin. Quan, Neilson, Coxe and Levering earned the victories for the Saints. Quan won 13-11, 12-14, 11-8, 11-5 at No.3, Neilson won 11-5, 11-5, 11-8 at No. 4, Coxe won 8-11, 11-7, 9-11, 12-10, 11-5 at No. 5 and Levering won 11-4, 11-6, 11-7 at No. 9.

On Sunday, McHugh was the only Saints player that could muster a victory. She defeated her opponent 11-6, 8-11, 9-11, 12-10, 11-4 at No. 6.

St. Lawrence will host Middlebury on the Robie Squash Courts on Feb. 6 at 5:00pm.

#27 St. Lawrence 9, California Berkley 0

1.Brigitte Tousignant (SLU) def. Nicola Bradshaw 11-4, 11-6, 11-1

2. Frances Robinson (SLU) def. Catrina Gotuaco 11-7, 11-8, 11-8

3. Valeria Quan (SLU) def. Eugenia Kang 11-4, 11-2, 11-8

4. Sarah Neilson (SLU) def. Alice Liddell 11-5, 11-3, 11-2

5. Brittany Coxe (SLU) def. Yijing Yu 11-3, 11-4, 11-2

6. Corey McHugh (SLU) def. Kimberly Lin 11-1, 11-4, 11-3

7. Parker Benedict (SLU) def. Jennifer Ho 11-0, 11-0, 11-2

8. Carolyn Fisher (SLU) def. Ashley Tsai 11-8, 11-3, 11-5

9. Liz Levering (SLU) def. Scarlett Varney 11-0, 11-1, 11-1

Match Notes:

St. Lawrence 5-6

#28 William Smith 5, #27 St. Lawrence University 4

1. Rachel Newman (WSC) def. Brigitte Tousignant (SLUW) 8-11, 12-10, 11-8, 11-9

2. Andrea Tran (WSC) def. Frances Robinson (SLUW) 11-9, 7-11, 11-8, 11-8

3. Valeria Quan (SLUW) def. Olivia Beckwith (WSC) 13-11, 12-14, 11-8, 11-5

4. Sarah Neilson (SLUW) def. Courtney Leous (WSC) 11-5, 11-5, 11-8

5. Brittany Coxe (SLUW) def. Anne Habecker (WSC) 8-11, 11-7, 9-11, 12-10, 11-5

6. Justine Shank (WSC) def. Corey McHugh (SLUW) 11-5, 9-11, 11-6, 11-4

7. Erin Casey (WSC) def. Parker Benedict (SLUW) 11-7, 11-5, 11-7

8. Molly Doran (WSC) def. Carolyn Fisher (SLUW) 11-6, 14-12, 11-5

9. Liz Levering (SLUW) def. Hannah Meyer (WSC) 11-4, 11-6, 11-7

Match Notes:

William Smith 6-4, St. Lawrence 5-7

#24 Connecticut College 8, #27 St. Lawrence 1

1. Saergent (CONN) def. Brigitte Tousignant 11-4, 11-4, 11-9

2. Puklin (CONN) def. Frances Robinson 8-11, 11-6, 11-9, 11-2

3. Arthur (CONN) def. Val Quan 11-4, 5-11, 9-11, 13-11, 11-3

4. Ditansi (CONN) def. Sarah Neilson 4-11, 9-11, 11-8, 11-9, 11-6

5. Wallace (CONN) def. Brittany Coxe 11-13, 11-9, 12-10, 11-6

6. Corey McHugh (SLU) def. Markson 11-6, 8-11, 9-11, 12-10, 11-4

7. Krivochik (CONN) def. Parker Benedict 1-11, 11-4, 11-6, 11-9

8. Hiam (CONN) def. Carolyn Fisher 11-8, 6-11, 11-9, 11-9

9. Young (CONN) def. Liz Levering 11-3, 11-1, 11-2

10. Bobbi Lesser (SLU) def. Jacobs 11-8, 13-11, 8-11, 9-11, 12-10

Match Notes :

St. Lawrence 5-8