Women begin Ivy campaign

The women of the squash court should be feeling confident following their season-opening throttling of Stanford two weeks ago. The Bulldogs (1-0, 0-0 Ivy) — who lost only a single game in their 9-0 victory over the Cardinal — looked dominant from top to bottom and turned in several impressive individual performances, including that of newcomer Logan Greer ’11, who will be expected to play No. 2 behind captain Miranda Ranieri ’08.

The women will need to harness all of that confidence for this weekend. The team will head south to Philadelphia, where the Quakers (1-0, 1-0) await.

Penn handled Princeton — the defending National Champions — by a score of 5-4 on Nov. 11 to win the Ivy League Scrimmages. The annual tournament is often an indication of how the Ancient Eight teams will finish in the regular season.

But scrimmages are scrimmages for a reason, and the Elis will bring their full lineup to Philly, which they did not do three weeks ago.

The Quakers return All-American and Ivy League Rookie of the Year Kristen Lange, who will fill the No. 1 spot in the ladder. The rest of the lineup features a strong combination of youth and experience that should challenge Yale at every juncture.

-The Yale Daily News

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