PROVIDENCE, R.I.--The Connecticut College women's squash team dropped a pair of matches this weekend but Camel fans were encouraged by some strong individual efforts.
Connecticut College (4-11) dropped a 9-0 decision to the Virginia Cavaliers but played a closer match in a 7-2 loss to Tufts.
The Cavaliers from Virginia took all nine points in straight sets. However, Ashley Berry (New Milford, Conn.) did all she could to extend her match up to four games, falling by a count of 15-13 in the decisive third set in the ninth slot on the ladder.
Junior Mawa Ballo (Harlem, N.Y.) played a close match in the top slot on the ladder against Tufts, falling in an 11-9, 8-11, 11-8, 11-2 decision to the Jumbos. In the seventh slot in the line up, junior Allie Fuller (Providence, R.I.) won a five-set thriller by a count of 4-11, 11-9, 3-11, 12-10, 12-10 for Camel Nation. Phoebe Pilakas (Conway, Mass.) chipped in with an 11-9, 2-11, 11-9, 11-7 triumph in the eighth slot in the line up for Connecticut College.