Women's Squash Tames Mules in Opening Round of Walker Cup

Michaela Martin earned a sweep at #3 for Bowdoin against Colby

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Bowdoin College women's squash team cruised to an 8-1 win over rival Colby in the opening round of the Walker Cup Division at the CSA National Championship Friday at Yale University.

The Polar Bears swept positions two through nine, with Michaela Martin (#3) and Aldren Drake (#4) each taking 3-0 wins. Rachel Barnes (#2), Monica Wlodarczyk (#5), Sara Wlodarczyk (#6), Christiana Whitcomb (#8) and Emily Simonton (#9) collected 3-1 wins while Bonnie Cao battled for a 3-2 win at the #7 spot.

Bowdoin advances to the semifinals Saturday at 11:00 a.m. against Hamilton, who defeated Connecticut College in their opening round match 9-0. The Polar Bears will look to avenge a 6-3 loss to the Continentals from two weeks ago at the NESCAC Tournament.