ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 

No. 5 Men's Squash Falls in Road Match at No. 1 Trinity

Pictured: J. Reed Endresen and the Crimson will host Penn and Princeton Feb. 6-7.
Photo courtesy: Gil Talbot Photography


HARTFORD, Conn. -- The fifth-ranked Harvard men's squash team suffered a non-conference loss to No. 1 Trinity, falling by a score of 9-0 Saturday afternoon. 

With the teams using a three-court system, Harvard's No. 1, Colin West, dropped his match against Baset Chaudhry, 3-0 (11-6, 11-4, 11-9). At the No. 2 position, Richard Hill won the second game against Parth Sharma, 11-8, but could not get any closer, losing 3-1 (11-3, 8-11, 11-3, 11-7). Zeke Scherl fell in three straight games against Supreet Singh at the No. 3 spot (11-4, 11-4, 12-10).

In positions 4-6, Harvard players competed in close matches.  J. Reed Endresen won the second game against Randy Lim at the No. 4, 11-9, but Lim took the next two games to earn a 3-1 win (11-8, 9-11, 11-6, 11-7).  At the No. 5 slot, Eliot Buchanan went to overtime in each of his games against Antonion Diaz Glez.  Diaz Glez, though, got the better of Buchanan winning 12-10, 13-11, 14-12.  Harvard also won a game at the No. 6 position, as Jason Michas opened with a 11-9 showing against Christopher Binnie, but Binnie captured the next three games for a 3-1 victory (9-11, 11-7, 12-10, 11-7).

In other matches, Alexander Ma outlasted Johan Detter, 17-15, in the first game at the No. 9, but Detter held on for 11-9, 11-8, 11-9 wins in the next three games.  At the No. 7 spot, Andres Vargas topped Harvard's William Ahmed, 3-0 (11-4, 11-7, 11-9), and Reinhold Herget held off Alex Lavoie, 3-0 (11-7, 11-4, 11-2).

Harvard, which moves to 4-2 overall with the defeat to the Bantams, hosts No. 8 Penn and No. 4 Princeton at the Barnaby Courts Feb. 6-7.

Complete Results
No. 1 Trinity 9, No. 5 Harvard 0

No. 1 Baset Chaudhry (T) def. Colin West (H) 3-0: 11-6, 11-4, 11-9
No. 2 Parth Sharma (T) def. Richard Hill (H) 3-1: 11-3, 8-11, 11-3, 11-7
No. 3 Supreet Singh (T) def. Zeke Scherl (H) 3-0: 11-4, 11-4, 12-10
No. 4 Randy Lim (T) def. J. Reed Endresen (H) 3-1: 11-8, 9-11, 11-6, 11-7
No. 5 Antonio Diaz Glez (T) def. Eliot Buchanan (H) 3-0: 12-10, 13-11, 14-12
No. 6 Christopher Binnie (T) def. Jason Michas (H) 3-1: 9-11, 11-7, 12-10, 11-7
No. 7 Andres Vargas (T) def. William Ahmed (H) 3-0: 11-4, 11-7, 11-9
No. 8 Reinhold Hergeth (T) def. Alex Lavoie (H) 3-0: 11-7, 11-4, 11-2
No. 9 Johan Detter (T) def. Alexander Ma (H) 3-1: 15-17, 11-9, 11-8, 11-9
No. 10 Paul Rodriguez (T) def. Charles Gertler (H) 3-0: 11-5, 11-5, 11-6