Women’s Squash Dominate Both No. 5 Stanford and Cornell, 9-0

CAMBRIDGE Mass. – The top-ranked Harvard women's squash team swept both No. 5 Stanford and Cornell, 9-0, at the Murr Center Courts Saturday. 

In the first match against Stanford, the team dropped just two games to the opposition. Led by a strong performance by the squad's No. 1, senior Sabrina Sobhy, who beat Elena Wagenmans 11-13, 11-3, 11-5, 11-3. Junior Gina Kennedy dominated at the two spot, besting Casey Wong 11-4, 11-7, 11-4. The top-three was rounded out with junior Amelia Henley, who won 11-7, 11-9, 11-5 over Caroline Neave.

Following the win over Stanford, the team began its second match of the day against Cornell, where the team didn't let up a single match. Led by Sobhy, who allowed just two points in her 11-0, 11-1, 11-1 win over Nghi, Nguyen. Junior Eleonore Evans was dominant over Lucy Martin 11-0, 11-4, 11-1. Sophomore Hannah Craig made quick work in three games 11-3, 11-4, 11-2 against Adinah Scherl.

Harvard Highlights:

  • Harvard increases its win streak to 56 games, dating back to the 2014-15 season (Jan. 12).
  • The Crimson improve its program record against Stanford to 15-0 and 26-0 versus Cornell. 
  • Senior Sabrina Sobhy earned two wins as the team's No. 1. 
  • In the team's 18 games on the day, the team dropped just two games. 
  • First-year Hana Moataz earned her first collegiate victory against Stanford. She defeated Anna Marie Manning by a score of 15-13, 11-3, 11-8. 

Up Next:
The Crimson return to the Murr Center Courts Sunday against No. 7 Columbia at 12 p.m. and broadcast on ESPN+.