NEW HAVEN, CT - The Ephs opened the National Championship with a match against Tufts, winning 9-0. From the opening round, the men stepped on the throttle, blanking Tufts at number nine, six, and three thanks to Anand Butler '19 (#9), A.J. Solecki '21 (#6), and Carl Shuck '20 (#3). Shortly after, the Ephs clinched the match after wins from Co-Captain Ben Eisenberg (#8) and Krish Bhavnani '22 (#5). Tufts put up a fight as Jacob Bassil '22 (#4) and Wyatt Khosrowshahi '21 (#2), four and five gamers, respectively. The score was made 9-0 after two 3-0 wins from David Pincus '20 (#7) and Co-Captain John Fitzgerald '19 (#1).
The Ephs will take on MIT tomorrow morning at 8:30am at Yale.
|Williams College||Rating||Tufts University||Rating||Winner's Score||Winner||Status|
|1S||Fitzgerald, John C||5.53259||Ladow, Konrad||5.04772||11-2,11-3,11-3||Williams College||C|
|2S||Khosrowshahi, Wyatt||5.34721||Litman, Alan J||4.9693||13-11,8-11,11-8,9-11,11-9||Williams College||C|
|3S||Shuck, Carl W.||5.37767||Dewire, William F.||5.14268||11-8,11-7,11-8||Williams College||C|
|4S||Bassil, Jacob||5.34611||O'Shea, Dillon||4.87004||9-11,11-8,11-3,12-10||Williams College||C|
|5S||Bhavnani, Krish S||5.25975||Wind, Connor P.||4.71756||11-2,11-6,11-7||Williams College||C|
|6S||Solecki, A.J.||5.34094||Raskopf, Brett||4.87517||11-1,11-2,12-10||Williams College||C|
|7S||Pincus, David||5.15462||Porges, Aidan||4.87693||11-4,11-9,11-7||Williams College||C|
|8S||Eisenberg, Ben R.||5.11292||Awan, Salik||4.64029||11-8,11-7,11-1||Williams College||C|
|9S||Butler, Anand M.||5.01417||Pandya, Aryaman||4.38098||11-1,11-7,11-3||Williams College||C|