No. 19 Women's Squash Wins Walker Cup, 7-2, Over Wesleyan
Colonials Win Second Championship In Three Years
Feb. 26, 2012
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The No. 19 George Washington women's squash team won the Walker Cup for the second time in three years with a 7-2 victory over No. 24 Wesleyan on Sunday afternoon at the College Squash Association (CSA) Team Nationals at Harvard University.
GW has now won two of the last three Walker Cup (C-Division) Championships after defeating Vassar in 2010.
All three of the Colonial's seniors won the final matches of their careers. Senior Lauren Mathieu was pushed to five games before prevailing 11-3, 11-13, 11-5, 12-14, 11-6 over Lauren Nelson at No. 3. Tiffany Hingley dropped the second game of a 11-6, 2-11, 11-4, 11-5 win over Ellen Schwed at No. 6 and Caroline Shumway swept Grace Zimmerman at No. 5.
GW (13-10) controlled the top of the ladder, winning at No. 1 through No. 6. Sophomores Jackie Shea and Kelly Barnes each won in straight sets at No. 1 and No 2, respectively. Also recording wins for the Colonials were sophomores Elizabeth Tapley and Becca Imrich.
Jackie Shea (GW) def. Mary Foster (Wesleyan) 12-10, 11-7, 11-9
Kelly Barnes (GW) def. Annie Maxwell (Wesleyan) 11-5, 11-2, 11-9
Lauren Mathieu (GW) def. Lauren Nelson (Wesleyan) 11-3, 11-13, 11-5, 12-14, 11-6
Elizabeth Tapley (GW) def. Tanesha Jackson (Wesleyan) 12-10, 11-9, 9-11, 12-10
Caroline Shumway (GW) def. Grace Zimmerman (Wesleyan) 11-7, 11-7, 11-9
Tiffany Hingley (GW) def. Ellen Schwed 11-6, 2-11, 11-4, 11-5
Danielle Craig (Wesleyan) def. Maya Nair (GW) 11-9, 5-11, 9-11, 11-6, 11-3
Kar-Anne Tan (Wesleyan) def. Adriana Calderon (GW) 3-11, 11-3, 11-9, 11-7
Becca Imrich (GW) def. M. Sumariwalla (Wesleyan) 9-11, 7-11, 11-5, 11-5, 11-8
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