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Liz Martin '04
Junior Liz Martin picked up a pair of wins over the weekend.

Jeffs Down Vassar, Fall to Bates & Colby, at Howe Cup Nationals

February 18, 2003

NEW HAVEN, CT - Playing in the B Division (for teams ranked ninth through 16th nationally) at the Howe Cup Nationals at Yale University over the weekend, the Amherst College womens squash team won its first-round match over Vassar College, 6-3, before bowing to Bates College by the same score in the semifinals. The Jeffs then played Colby College in an 11-12 playoff match on Sunday, but fell 5-4.

Respective No.s 1 and 2 seeds Ashley Harmeling (N. Reading, MA) and Susanna Burke (St. Louis, MO) were the only Amherst players to win all three of their individual matches.

Bowdoin College claimed the B Division title with a 5-4 win over Bates in the championship match. Trinity College swept the Howe Cup A Division with a trio of impressive shutout wins over Brown, Penn and Yale.

Amherst concludes its season this Friday through Sunday at the WISA Singles Championships, hosted by Trinity.

Fri-Sun, February 14-16, 2003 @ Yale University (New Haven, CT)

(First Round) AMHERST 6 - VASSAR 3
1) Ashley Harmeling (Amh) def. def. Sara Wood (9-2, 9-6, 9-5)
2) Susanna Burke (Amh) def. Emily Morris (9-0, 9-1, 9-0)
3) Camilla Lancaster (Vas) def. Roopali Agarwal (9-5, 5-9, 9-6, 9-3)
4) Liz Martin (Amh) def. Brynne Lehner (9-1, 9-0, 9-0)
5) Ali Gibbs (Amh) def. Alex Ho (9-4, 9-1, 9-2)
6) Emily Stark (Amh) def. Nina Handelman (8-10, 9-3, 9-7, 9-2)
7) Melanie Zacher (Amh) def. Jenny Guyther (6-9, 9-3, 9-3, 9-2)
8) Katie Siegel (Vas) def. Becca Muse-Orlinoff (9-4, 9-2, 9-8)
9) Jessica Labun (Vas) def. Annie MacRae (9-0, 9-5, 9-3)

(Semifinals) BATES 6 - AMHERST 3
1) Ashley Harmeling (Amh) def. Melissa Lue Yeu (9-2, 9-1, 9-2)
2) Susanna Burke (Amh) def. Sarah Persing (9-6, 9-0, 9-4)
3) Roopali Agarwal (Amh) def. Jenny Loring (9-4, 9-1, 9-6)
4) Liza Roberts (Bates) def. Liz Martin (9-7, 9-7, 9-5)
5) Maggie Smith (Bates) def. Ali Gibbs (10-8, 1-9, 6-9, 10-8, 9-7)
6) Liz Wagoner (Bates) def. Emily Stark (9-2, 9-5, 9-4)
7) Kaie Percarpio (Bates) def. Melanie Zachar (9-0, 9-7, 9-2)
8) Katie Austin (Bates) def. Becca Muse-Orlinoff (6-9, 9-5, 9-5, 9-0)
9) Talbot Randall (Bates) def. Annie MacRae (9-1, 9-4, 9-0)

(11-12 Playoff) COLBY 5 - AMHERST 4
1) Ashley Harmeling (Amh) def. Morgan Pratt (9-6, 9-4, 5-9, 9-7)
2) Susanna Burke (Amh) def. Nikki Patel (9-1, 9-5, 9-2)
3) Emilie Slack (Colby) def. Roopali Agarwal (9-1, 5-9, 9-3, 9-6)
4) Liz Martin (Amh) def. Maura Myers (9-3, 9-4, 9-3)
5) Ali Gibbs (Amh) def. Jen Barrett (10-9, 9-4, 8-10, 9-5)
6) Kate Ginty (Colby) def. Emily Stark (9-2, 10-8, 9-0)
7) Julia Benedict (Colby) def. Melanie Zachar (9-5, 9-2, 9-2)
8) Cate Young (Colby) def. Becca Muse-Orlinoff (9-7, 9-3, 9-6)
9) Rachel Luskin (Colby) def. Annie MacRae (4-9, 9-5, 9-7, 9-3)