WILLIAMSTOWN, MA - The Men's team rallied for another match against a quality opponent, the No. 9 Drexel Dragons. On first was Anand Butler '19 (#9), David Pincus '20 (#6), and Wyatt Khosrowshahi '21 (#3). Butler carried his momentum from his win yesterday against Columbia, delivering a valuable point to open the match. Pincus and Khosrowshahi were bested in three and four games, respectively. Krish Bhavnani '22 (#8), A.J. Solecki '21 (#5), and Jacob Bassil '22 (#2) were on second round. Showcasing the Men's depth in the lineup, Bhavnani battled back from a two-game deficit, winning a five game thriller against a quality opponent. Solecki was outplayed by a a very strong opponent, but was neck and neck throughout the match and had opportunity to extend the match beyond three games. Similarly, Bassil challenged his opponent in a lengthy and close four game dual. Co-Captain Ben Eisenberg '19 (#7), William Means '20 (#4), and Co-Captain John Fitzgerald '19 (#1) started their matches while the score was 4-2 Drexel, allowing for the possibility of a win with three straight wins. Eisenberg, up 2-1, ultimatley was edged in a spectacular 11-9 fifth game finish. Means fell 3-0 to a strong opponent, while Fitzgerald was defeated in an exciting and close four gamer.
The Men will complete the weekend's matches against Tufts tomorrow at 3:00pm in the Simon Squash Center.
|Williams College||Rating||Drexel University||Rating||Winner's Score||Winner||Status|
|1S||Fitzgerald, John C||5.51112||Ming, Bransten||5.77326||11-8,9-11,11-5,11-8||Drexel University||C|
|2S||Bassil, Jacob||5.33769||Knudsen, Matias||Non-member||11-4,11-6,12-14,11-2||Drexel University||C|
|3S||Khosrowshahi, Wyatt||5.23276||Kachur, Dylan||5.61171||13-11,11-4,6-11,11-5||Drexel University||C|
|4S||Means, William W||5.26344||Krueger, Filip||Non-member||11-3,11-8,11-5||Drexel University||C|
|5S||Solecki, A.J.||5.33362||Willemse, Luke||Lapsed-member||11-3,12-10,11-9||Drexel University||C|
|6S||Pincus, David||5.19696||Heaton, Noel||Non-member||12-10,11-6,11-4||Drexel University||C|
|7S||Eisenberg, Ben R.||5.08693||Raymond, Royston||5.24557||11-5,3-11,10-12,11-1,11-9||Drexel University||C|
|8S||Bhavnani, Krish S||5.32612||Hughes, Josh||5.28361||5-11,8-11,11-8,15-13,11-5||Williams College||C|
|9S||Butler, Anand M.||5.0188||Grady, Will||5.06064||11-9,9-11,11-4,11-6||Williams College||C|
|10S||Merino, Oscar||4.87276||Dalal, Shaan||Lapsed-member||7-11,11-9,11-6,13-11||Drexel University||C|