Sarah Harper '07
Junior Sarah Harper bested her Colby opponent on Saturday, 6-9, 9-0, 9-6, 9-0.

No. 13 Jeffs Edge Colby, 5-4

January 28, 2006

AMHERST, MA - The Amherst women's squash team broke a seven-game skid on Saturday, edging 18th-ranked Colby College, 5-4, as they improve to 4-9.

Senior co-captain Lauren Coape-Arnold (Scarsdale, NY), juniors Abby Mantica (Sewickley, PA) and Sarah Harper (Rochester, MN) and sophomores Caroline Shannon (Hanover, NH) and Di Kirkwood (Bedford Corners, NY) all picked up wins for the Jeffs on Saturday. Shannon handily downed Colby sophomore Stacy Petro (Philadelphia, PA), 9-7, 10-8, 9-6, at the No. 1 spot, while Coape-Arnold, Mantica, Harper and Kirkwood all needed four games for their wins over the Mules.

Amherst returns to action Saturday, February 4 at the Little Three Championships hosted by Wesleyan University.

Saturday, January 28, 2006 - Amherst College - Amherst, MA

Amherst vs. Colby
1) Caroline Shannon (A) def. Stacy Petro (9-7, 10-8, 9-6)
2) Emilie Slack (C) def. Emily O’Brien (9-6, 9-2, 9-5)
3) Nina Delano (C) def. Libby Martin (9-4, 9-3, 5-9, 9-7)
4) Lauren Coape-Arnold (A) def. Jessica Vogel (3-9, 10-8, 9-3, 9-4)
5) Abby Mantica (A) def. Sophia Newbury (6-9, 9-2, 9-4, 9-7)
6) Sarah Harper (A) def. Catherine Monrad (6-9, 9-0, 9-6, 9-0)
7) Di Kirkwood (A) def. Kate Dziedzic (7-9, 9-5, 9-4, 9-1)
8) Beth Cole (C) def. Scotty Hanley (6-9, 9-6, 9-6, 9-4)
9) Lindsay Snyder (C) def. Margo Nathan (9-3, 9-7, 9-2)