Badminton Loses Hard-Fought Contest on Road at Swarthmore

Badminton Loses Hard-Fought Contest on Road at Swarthmore

SWARTHMORE, Pa. - The Bryn Mawr badminton team faced tough competition at Swarthmore on Wednesday night. The Owls started off the new calendar year with a strong performance, but ultimately Swarthmore came away with the 5-4 win.

In singles, junior Charlotte Lin faced tough challenge in her match against Swarthmore's Hailie and lost by a score of 4-21, 5-21. Junior Koko Zhang put up a strong fight against Swarthmore's Sally but suffered a tough loss by a score of 9-21, 4-21. Sophomore Blossom Jeong took a tough loss against Swarthmore's Tracy, with a score of 8-21, 1-21. Freshmen Meagan Kearney and Ruby Pritchett both dominated their matches. Meagan secured her win against Swarthmore's Ellie by the score of 21-10, 21-5, and Ruby put up a superb performance against Swarthmore's Peiyi with the score of 21-6, 21-11.

In doubles, juniors Charlotte Lin and Koko Zhang put on strong showings against Swarthmore's Hailie and May, but took a loss with the score of 15-21, 8-21. Team captain Mariam Haider and sophomore Shuning Wang faced a great challenge against Swarthmore's Tracy and Sally, with the final score of 8-21, 11-21. Team captain Cindy Chen and sophomore Blossom Jeong won their match against Swarthmore's Ellie and Bing with an impressive performance, with the score of 21-9, 21-10. Senior Jingyi Tang and sophomore Maham Haider showcased their hard work and effort by securing their win against Swarthmore's Peiyi and Jasmin, with the score of 21-6, 21-11.

Wednesday's game against Swarthmore proved to be very tight and intense, but the Owls certainly found plenty of positives throughout the game despite coming away with the loss.

RESULTS

SINGLES

Charlotte Lin (BMC) 4-21, 5-21 Hailie (Swarthmore) L

Koko Zhang (BMC) 9-21, 4-21 Sally (Swarthmore) L

Blossom Jeong (BMC) 8-21, 1-21 Tracy (Swarthmore) L

Meagan Kearney (BMC) 21-10, 21-5 Ellie (Swarthmore) W

Ruby Pritchett (BMC) 21-6, 21-11 Peiyi (Swarthmore) W

 

DOUBLES

Charlotte Lin, Koko Zhang (BMC) 15-21, 8-21 Hailie, May (Swarthmore) L

Mariam Haider, Shuning Wang (BMC) 8-21, 11-21 Tracy, Sally (Swarthmore) L

Cindy Chen, Blossom Jeong (BMC) 21-9, 21-10 Ellie, Bing (Swarthmore) W

Jingyi Tang, Maham Haider (BMC) 21-6, 21-11 Peiyi, Jasmin (Swarthmore) W