By NESCAC
Published Feb 6, 2010 at 8:31 AM ET; Updated Apr 16, 2010 at 4:53 PM ET

Hartford, Conn. – The NESCAC Women’s Squash Championship Tournament opened on Friday at the George A. Kellner Squash Center on the campus of Trinity College. No. 8-seed Wesleyan edged No.9-seed Bowdoin, 5-4, all but three matches lasting more than three games. No. 6 Hamilton easily defeated No. 11 Connecticut College, 9-0, while No. 7 Colby outplayed No. 10 Tufts, 7-2.

Friday’s winners will compete on Saturday at Trinity. The losers of Friday’s round will resume competition in the consolation round on Saturday, which will be played at Wesleyan.

No 4-seed Middlebury and No. 5-seed Amherst will square off Saturday, while Wesleyan will face No. 1-seed Trinity. No. 3-seed Bates will face Hamilton, No. 2-seed Williams will take on Colby. The top three seeds earned first round byes.

Women’s action is scheduled to continue at noon on Saturday.

Click here for the NESCAC Women’s Tournament Brackets.

FRIDAY’S TEAM RESULTS

  • Wesleyan 5, Bowdoin 4
  • Hamilton 9, Connecticut College 0
  • Colby 7, Tufts 2