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With Title Shot On-the-Line, No. 1 Women’s Squash Dominates No. 5 Yale

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the second time in eight days, the No. 1 Harvard women's squash team faced No. 5 Yale. At stake today was a spot in the Collegiate Squash Association's title match. The Crimson (14-0) dominated the Bulldogs (11-5) on all nine courts in the national semifinal and earned the right to play for its fourth consecutive national championship. The 9-0 victory extended Harvard's winning streak to 52 matches.

Harvard's win came without dropping a game on any court. The Crimson allowed only one game to be decided by two points, winning 20 individual games by at least five points.

The Crimson are now a combined 122-4 this season. Of those victories, 110 have been shutouts.

Harvard will play for its 18th Howe Cup against No. 3 Trinity on Sunday 2:30 p.m. The match will be broadcast live by U.S. Squash.

Results
No. 1 – Gina Kennedy (H) def. Lucy Beecroft, 11-7, 11-4, 11-5
No. 2 – Sabrina Sobhy (H) def. Helen Teegan, 11-6, 11-4, 11-8
No. 3 – Kayley Leonard (H) def. Celine Yeap, 11-4, 11-2, 11-4
No. 4 – Alyssa Mehta (H) def. Aishwarya Battacharya, 11-6, 11-7, 11-8
No. 5 – Amelia Henley (H) def. Jocelyn Lehman, 11-3, 11-2, 11-5
No. 6 – Sue Ann Yong (H) def. Selena Maity, 11-3, 11-2, 11-6
No. 7 – Eleonore Evans (H) def. Riya Mital, 11-5, 11-5, 11-5
No. 8 – Sophie Mehta (H) def. Jennifer Davis, 11-5, 11-2, 11-9
No. 9 – Hannah Craig (H) def. Emily Sherwood, 11-8, 11-5, 11-1

Order of Finish: 3, 6, 9, 2, 5*, 8, 1, 4, 7
*Match Clincher

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