MIDDLEBURY, VT - Men's Squash competed for the NESCAC Championship against Trinity this afternoon at the Bostwick Squash Center. In a rematch from last week, the Ephs competed hard against the Bantams, but were unable to convert a few five game matches. Co-Captain Ben Eisenberg '19 (#9) started the day with a big convincing 3-0 win. Krish Bhavnani '22 (#6) was neck and neck in the first two games, having a game ball in the second before falling in three games. Wyatt Khosrowshahi '21 (#3) played excellent squash, pushing his opponent to five games and was 8-8 in teh fifth game before receiving a couple of unlucky bouces which led to an 11-8 loss in the fifth.
Trailing 2-1 to the Bantams, David Pincus '20 (#8) and Carl Shuck '20 (#2) fell in three contested games. Soon after, Co-Captain John Fitzgerald '19 (#1) lost in three, which gave the Bantams the necessary fifth win to clinch the match. Jacob Bassil '22 (#5) was in a marathon match, marked by a blood timeout, and secured the fourth game 11-9. Bassil looked like he was on the brink of victory but was barely edged 11-9 in the fifth game, giving the Bantams a 6-1 lead. A.J. Solecki '21 (#7) was up 2-0 before his opponent rallied three straight games to win the match. Williams Means '20 (#4) concluded the match after losing 3-0.
|Trinity College||Rating||Williams College||Rating||Winner's Score||Winner||Status|
|1S||De Mulder, Tom||5.89581||Fitzgerald, John C||5.46566||11-6,11-3,11-6||Trinity College||C|
|2S||Sakr, Ziad||5.97138||Shuck, Carl W.||5.35403||11-4,11-7,11-5||Trinity College||C|
|3S||Tolba, Aly H||5.70755||Khosrowshahi, Wyatt||5.32917||8-11,11-8,11-7,9-11,11-8||Trinity College||C|
|4S||Adik, Aryaman||5.58648||Means, William W||5.31836||11-9,11-4,11-4||Trinity College||C|
|5S||Curtis, Will||5.51127||Bassil, Jacob||5.31855||11-7,11-9,5-11,9-11,11-9||Trinity College||C|
|6S||Patrick, Nku||5.74736||Bhavnani, Krish S||5.22213||11-9,12-10,11-3||Trinity College||C|
|7S||O'sullivan, Patrick J||5.4868||Solecki, A.J.||5.3221||10-12,9-11,11-4,11-7,11-7||Trinity College||C|
|8S||Pant, Mudit||5.46982||Pincus, David||5.16379||11-9,11-9,11-4||Trinity College||C|
|9S||Rios, Martin||5.43458||Eisenberg, Ben R.||5.0702||11-8,11-9,11-7||Williams College||C|
|10S||Giordano, Burke S.||5.32571||Smith, Claude K||4.95922||11-13,10-12,11-6,11-6,16-14||Williams College||C|