Men’s squash impressive in losses at Yale, Trinity
NEW HAVEN and HARTFORD, Conn. — The Bates College men’s squash team acquitted itself well in a pair of matches against some of the best teams in college squash on Saturday. No. 11 Bates fell at No. 3 ranked Yale by a 7-2 score before dropping an 8-1 decision at No. 1 Trinity.
First-year Bobby Burns (Greenwich, Conn.) was the star of the day for Bates (7-6), winning at the No. 6 spot in five games against both the Bulldogs and the Bantams. Junior Kush Mahan (Gainesville, Fla.) also defeated his Yale opponent at the No. 1 spot in impressive fashion, 3-1.
Other notable performances were turned in against Trinity by junior Jordan Greenberg (Malvern, Pa.) and sophomore Will Katz (Bronxville, N.Y.), who both played well in losing 3-1 at the third and second positions, respectively.
The Bobcats take on the Connecticut College Camels Sunday morning at 11 a.m. at Yale.
Trinity results are to come…
Yale 7, Bates 2
1. Lalwani, Naishadh def. by Mahan, Kush 1-9,9-2,9-4,9-5
2. Dowd, Ryan def. Katz, William 9-4,9-6,9-0
3. Plimpton, Christopher def. Greenberg, Jordan 9-0,9-6,9-7
4. Maruca, Michael def. Marchisotto, Matthew 9-5,9-6,9-2
5. Berner, Robert def. Echeverria, Nicholas 9-1,10-8,5-9,9-2
6. Oetter, Ethan def. by Burns, Robert 9-10,0-9,9-6,10-8,9-2
7. Feldman, Russell def. Taggart, Marc 10-8,9-7,9-4
8. Reid, Christopher def. Williams, Patrick 9-2,9-5,9-3
9. Clayman, Samuel def. Johnson, Charlie 2-9,9-7,10-9,9-3
10. Aziz, Sharyar def. Lee, Dae Ro 2-9,9-5,9-5,9-4