ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 

No. 3 Princeton Defeats No. 6 Harvard Men's Squash, 7-2

Photo of J. Reed Endresen courtesy of Gil Talbot.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The No. 6 Harvard men's squash team fell to 3-2 in Ivy League play and 7-3 overall after falling to No. 3 Princeton, 7-2. The loss eliminated the Crimson from contention for the Ivy League title.

Princeton jumped out to an early lead on the Crimson, capturing the top five seeded matches. The Tigers took four of the five matches in straight sets. J. Reed Endresen forced five sets in the No. 2 match, but eventually fell, 11-9, 8-11, 11-7, 5-11, 11-6.

Nigel Koh improve to 9-1 on the season for Harvard, downing Jesus Pena in the No. 6 match, 12-10, 11-4, 11-9. Thomas Mullaney earned Harvard's second victory in a five-set thriller over Phillip Sopher, 8-11, 11-4, 11-9, 7-11, 11-3.

Harvard will wrap up the regular season with home matches against No. 1 Trinity and No. 2 Yale, Feb. 9 and 12, respectively.

No. 1 Todd Harrity (P) def. Gary Power (H) 3-0: 1-4, 11-4, 14-12
No. 2 David Letourneau (P) def. J. Reed Endresen (H) 3-2: 11-9, 8-11, 11-7, 5-11, 11-6
No. 3 Christopher Callis (P) def. Richard Hill (H) 3-0: 11-7, 11-4, 11-5
No. 4 Kelly Shannon (P) def. Brandon McLaughlin (H) 3-0: 14-12, 11-8, 11-8
No. 5 Peter Sopher (P) def. Zeke Scherl (H) 3-0: 12-10, 12-10, 11-6
No. 6 Nigel Koh (H) def. Jesus Pena (P) 3-0: 12-10, 11-4, 11-9
No. 7 Thomas Mullaney (H) def. Philip Sopher (P) 3-2: 8-11, 11-4, 11-9, 7-11, 11-3
No. 8 Clay Blackston (P) def. Alexander Ma (H) 3-1: 11-9, 12-10, 3-11, 16-14
No. 9 Nikhil Seth (P) def. Jason Michas (H) 3-1: 11-8, 11-6, 8-11, 11-6
No. 10 Stephen Harrington (P) def. William Ahmed (H) 3-2: 11-13, 11-5, 10-12, 11-4, 11-7