No. 1 Women’s Squash Shuts Out Cornell, Earns Fifth Straight Ivy Title

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Women's Squash beat Cornell, to secure the 2020 Ivy League Title

ITHACA, N.Y. – For the fifth-straight season, the Harvard women's squash team earned the Ivy League championship. The Crimson (14-0, 7-0 Ivy) completed its undefeated season with a 9-0 win over No. 11 Cornell. This is the 25th Ivy League title for Harvard, and the team's seventh for the Gregory Lee '87 and Russell Ball '88 Endowed Coach for Harvard University, James Herscot '58 Coach of Excellence, Mike Way.

The Crimson clinched the Ivy crown after a strong performance from the whole roster. Harvard won by a combined score of 27-3, and finished the season with a combined individual record of 116-10. The nation's top-ranked team had six student-athletes finish with undefeated marks in the regular season.

Senior Eleonore Evans and Hannah Craig both capped off their perfect seasons with 3-0 wins at the fifth and seventh positions, respectively. The performance of the day, however, belonged to first-year Charlotte Orcutt, who outscored her opponent by a combined score of 33-7 in her shutout win. Gina Kennedy, Amelia Henley and Hana Moataz all continued their winning ways, posting wins at the first three positions, respectively.

Harvard Highlights

  • Senior co-captain Amelia Henley posted her team best 49th consecutive victory.
  • Senior co-captain Gina Kennedy has now won 37 consecutive matches.
  • Eleonore Evans and Hannah Craig both secured perfect seasons after recording their 14th wins of the season.
  • Harvard finishes the regular season with a combined individual record of 116-10 on the season.
  • The Crimson has now won 26 consecutive true road matches dating back to 2014-15.

Up Next
The Crimson will have a quick turn-around as it will head down to New Haven, Connecticut for the CSA Team Championships at Yale next weekend. Brackets and times are set to come out early next week.

RESULTS
Harvard – 9, Cornell – 0
Gina Kennedy def. Sivasangari Subramaniam, 3-1 (11-8, 11-13, 11-5, 11-7)
Amelia Henley def. Lily Zelov, 3-0 (11-4, 11-2, 112-4)
Hana Moataz def. Colby Gallagher, 3-0 (11-6, 11-3, 11-2)
Amina Yousry def. Madison Miles, 3-1 (11-2, 11-4, 9-11, 11-5)
Eleonore Evans def. Mimi Delisser, 3-1 (11-6, 9-11, 11-3, 11-4)
Maddie Chai def. Alexis Shatzman, 3-0 (11-6, 11-7, 11-8)
Hannah Craig def. McKenna Stoltz, 3-0 (11-4, 11-3, 11-2)
Evie Coxon def. Lucy Martin, 3-0 (11-6, 11-3, 11-6)
Charlotte Orcutt def. Ania LaDow, 3-0 (11-1, 11-1, 11-5)