Women's squash rolled to a 9-0 sweep of Connecticut College to start the 1996-1997 season. All nine flights posted 3-0 wins over the Camels, who fall to an 0-3 record.
Harriet Ells '97 led the team as one of its captains and a three-time All-American in the No. 1 spot. Rookie Rachel Nisselson '00 claimed her first collegiate victory over Lori DeCosta at No. 2. The Jeffs returned all but two players from the 8th-ranked team in the nation last season and face Tufts this Saturday at home for their next match.
Amherst (1-0) 9
Conn College (0-3) 0
1. A Harriet Ells d. C Cassie Marrs, 3-0
2. A Rachel Nisselson d. C Lori DeCosta, 3-0
3. A Page Callaghan d. C Dibby Flint, 3-0
4. A Sheila Reynolds d. C Monique Thomas, 3-0
5. A Jess Green d. C Mika Conley, 3-0
6. A Bevin Sell d. C Maura Moellentine, 3-0
7. A Kim Karetsky d. C Pilar Vahey, 3-0
8. A Sarah Lipton d. C Beth Fried, 3-0
9. A Melinda Mahaffey d. C Sarah Lane, 3-0