NESCAC Championship Consolation Round: #9 Wesleyan 5, #11 Connecticut College 4 Davidson Wins in Straight Sets at #3 for Camels

NESCAC Championship Consolation Round: #9 Wesleyan 5, #11 Connecticut College 4 Davidson Wins in Straight Sets at #3 for Camels

MIDDLETOWN, Conn.--The Connecticut College women's squash team dropped a 5-4 decision to Wesleyan University in the consolation round of the 2016 NESCAC Championship at Wesleyan University Saturday.

The ninth seeded Cardinals improved their record to 5-10. The Camels slipped to 6-15 with the loss. 

Sophomore Mawa Ballo (Harlem, N.Y.) secured a 3-2 win in the second slot on the ladder, battling back from an early deficit to pull out an 11-5 victory in the decisive fifth set.  Aaliyah Davidson (New Haven, Conn.) cruised to an 11-7, 11-7, 13-11 win in third spot on the ladder. First year hitter Olivia Silverman (New Canaan, Conn.) posted a 3-1 victory at number four, winning with set scores of 13-11, 4-11, 11-7 and 11-6.

Sophomore Elizabeth Varoli (Katonah, N.Y.) posted an 11-8, 12-10, 12-10 straight set win in the eight slot on the ladder for Connecticut College.

Wesleyan University 5, Connecticut College 4

 

1. Laila Samy (WESLEYAN) def. Ashley Arthur (CONNCOLL) 11-1, 11-0, 11-0

2. Mawa Ballo (CONNCOLL) def. Liza Bayless (WESLEYAN) 9-11, 12-10, 11-9, 8-11, 11-5

3. Aaliyah Davidson (CONNCOLL) def. Bridget Doherty (WESLEYAN) 11-7, 11-7, 13-11

4. Olivia Silverman (CONNCOLL) def. Tatum LeClair (WESLEYAN) 13-11, 4-11, 11-7, 11-6

5. Abigail Smith (WESLEYAN) def. Nina Nalle (CONNCOLL) 11-4, 11-3, 11-7

6. Ali Imperiale (WESLEYAN) def. Anne Holly (CONNCOLL) 12-10, 11-8, 11-5

7. Annie Ferreira (WESLEYAN) def. Allie Fuller (CONNCOLL) 12-10, 11-0, 11-3

8. Elizabeth Varoli (CONNCOLL) def. Ale Lampietti (WESLEYAN) 11-8, 12-10, 12-10

9. Ellen Paik (WESLEYAN) def. Taylor McKee (CONNCOLL) 2-11, 8-11, 11-5, 11-6, 12-10

Exh. Jacqueline Chu (CONNCOLL) def. Tessa Hill (WESLEYAN) 11-5, 11-4, 11-1

Match Notes:

No. 27 Conn College 6-15

No. 23 Wesleyan 5-10