CAMBRIDGE, Mass – In its first Ivy League action of the season, Harvard women's squash (2-0, 1-0 Ivy) impressed in an 8-1 victory over the 11th-ranked Dartmouth Big Green (0-1, 0-1 Ivy). In her first match of the season, senior captain Amelia Henley swept her way to victory in the first pairing, outscoring her opponent 33-10 along the way.
The action got started with three straight wins from Evans, Craig and Orcutt to give Harvard the 3-0 advantage. In the second wave, Hana Moataz and Brittany Sun were locked in battles at the second and eighth pairings. Moataz eventually bested her opponent 3-1, while Sun had to rally back from a 2-1 deficit to earn the 3-2 victory. Sun's victory clinched the match for Harvard.
Wins from Henley, Engstrom and Maddie Chai brought the Harvard total to eight.
- Senior captain, Amelia Henley started the season off with a victory at the first singles position.
- The Crimson extended its win streak to 67 matches.
- Harvard is now 79-3 all-time vs. Dartmouth, dating back to 1975.
- Henley is one win away from 40 career victories.
With finals and winter break around the corner, Harvard will be off until the weekend of Jan. 11-12, when it welcomes Penn and Princeton to the Murr Center for back-to-back matches.