WILLIAMSTOWN, MA - The Ephs were defeated 8-1 by a strong Yale side at the Simon Squash Center on Sunday.
The first players on were sophomores Carl Shuck (#3) and Claude Smith (#6), as well as junior Will Ruggiero (#9). Shuck and Smith fought hard but were each defeated 3-0. Ruggiero also put up a good fight and took a game but ultimately fell 3-1 to a strong Yale player. Next on were juniors John Fitzgerald (#2) and Ben Eisenberg (#8), and sophomore David Pincus (#5). Fitzgerald played a sensational match and came back after losing the first game to win his match 3-1. Pincus played a strong match but was defeated in a close 3-0 encounter. Eisenberg started strong to take the first game of his match but ultimately finished second in a tight 3-1 battle. Last on court were sophomore Will Means (#1), freshman Wyatt Khosrowshahi (#4), and senior co-captain Mason Elizondo (#7). Khosrowshahi and Elizondo each battled hard but were beaten 3-0 by tough opponents. Means put up a brilliant fight against a very strong player to take two games before eventually falling 3-2 in what was an excellent match all around.
The Ephs travel to Maine next weekend to take on Bates, Colby, and Bowdoin.
|Williams College||Rating||Yale University||Rating||Winner's Score||Winner||Status|
|1S||Means, William W||5.09731||Lovejoy, Spencer W.||5.90623||9-11,11-4,11-6,10-12,11-2||Yale University||C|
|2S||Fitzgerald, John C||5.44733||Kochhar, Arjun||5.59892||12-14,13-11,11-8,11-8||Williams College||C|
|3S||Shuck, Carl W.||5.34365||Gill, Harrison||5.91335||11-1,11-8,11-8||Yale University||C|
|4S||Khosrowshahi, Wyatt||5.26357||Broadwater, Pierson R.||5.5683||11-5,11-9,11-8||Yale University||C|
|5S||Pincus, David||5.14968||Kingshott, Thomas||5.59032||12-10,11-3,11-9||Yale University||C|
|6S||Smith, Claude K||5.08868||McCafferty, Calvin||5.50542||11-2,11-3,11-3||Yale University||C|
|7S||Elizondo, Mason||4.91098||Carney, Tyler M.||5.50781||13-11,11-4,11-5||Yale University||C|
|8S||Eisenberg, Ben R.||4.99045||pandole, yohan||5.52751||6-11,11-7,11-4,11-7||Yale University||C|
|9S||Ruggiero, Will||4.97418||Losty, James||5.34917||11-6,11-9,9-11,11-2||Yale University||C|