Di Kirkwood '08
Sophomore Di Kirkwood posted a 9-2, 9-3, 9-2 victory on Monday.

Amherst Women's Squash Sweeps Smith

December 12, 2005

NORTHAMPTON, MA – The eleventh-ranked Amherst women's squash team swept host Smith College on Monday evening, 9-0, to pick up their third win of the season. Every Amherst player defeated her opponent in straight sets, the closest matches being a 9-2, 9-1, 9-5 win by sophomore Libby Martin (St. Louis, MO) over Smith’s Talia Williams and a 9-1, 9-5, 9-2 victory for Amherst senior Margo Nathan (Baltimore, MD) over Mary Opler. Senior co-captains Lauren Coape-Arnold (Scarsdale, NY) and Scotty Hanley (Sparks, MD) each allowed their opponents just a single point in the sweep.

Amherst improves to 3-1 while Smith falls to 0-6. The Jeffs return to action at 2 p.m. on January 11 at NESCAC rival Bowdoin College.

Monday, December 12, 2005 – Smith College - Northampton, MA

1) Caroline Shannon (A) def. Kate Whitesell (9-3, 9-5, 9-4)
2) Emily O'Brien (A) def. Jen Recht (9-0, 9-1, 9-3)
3) Libby Martin (A) def. Talia Williams (9-2, 9-1, 9-5)
4) Abby Mantica (A) def. Becky Spalding (9-3, 9-0, 9-0)
5) Lauren Coape-Arnold (A) def. Sarah Pritchard (9-1, 9-0, 9-0)
6) Sarah Harper (A) def. Jess Bosse (9-3, 9-0, 9-0)
7) Di Kirkwood (A) def. Nikhila Gill (9-2, 9-3, 9-2)
8) Scotty Hanley (A) def. Jessica MacLeod (9-0, 9-1, 9-0)
9) Margo Nathan (A) def. Mary Opler (9-1, 9-5, 9-2)