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Harvard Earns Pair of Victories Over Amherst, Western Ontario

Harvard Earns Pair of Victories Over Amherst, Western Ontario

Sachin Patel picked up his fourth win of the season against Amherst (Gil Talbot).

AMHERST, Mass. - The No. 3 Harvard men's squash team rebounded from its first loss of the season and picked up a pair of victories Saturday afternoon at the Pioneer Round Robin in Amherst.

The Crimson knocked off Western Ontario, 8-1, to begin the day before blanking Amherst, 9-0, in its second contest.

In the opener, the Crimson swept five of the nine matches, but the Mustangs were able to hang with Harvard in several of the matches.

At No. 8 Jason Michas and Adam Engel played the most hotly contested match of the morning. Harvard's senior co-captain, Michas, earned the hard-fought victory, outlasting Engel, 11-7, 8-11, 11-3, 3-11, 19-17.

No. 9 Matt Roberts also picked up a five-game win for the Crimson with a 12-10, 9-11, 9-11, 11-5, 11-6 victory over Kale Wilson.

In the second match of the day, Harvard took first seven positions on the ladder 3-0 to cruise to a victory over the Jeffs.

Matt Roberts moved up to the No. 4 position from his usual spot at No. 9 and earned a win over Alexander Southmayd, 11-5, 11-6, 11-9.

No. 7 Sachin Patel improved to 4-0 on the year with a victory over Jake Albert, 11-5, 11-8, 11-5.

The two closest matches in the second contest came at Nos. 8 and 9. Jake Matthews edged Rodrigo Quan, 11-7, 10-12, 11-4, 8-11, 11-5, while Peter Janulis topped Kelvin Chen, 7-11, 11-8, 13-11, 11-3.

Harvard takes a two-week break before resuming Ivy League play against Columbia and Cornell Feb. 2 and 3.

Results vs. Western Ontario
No. 1 Ali Farag (H) def. Albert Shoihet (W) 3-0: 11-9, 11-5, 11-6
No. 2 Brandon McLaughlin (H) def. Brian Hong (W) 3-0: 11-8, 11-8, 11-8
No. 3 Gary Power (H) def. James Van Staveren (W) 3-0: 11-8, 11-7, 11-7
No. 4 Yeshale Chetty (W) def. Tyler Olson (H) 3-1: 11-9, 9-11, 11-9, 11-9
No. 5 Nigel Koh (H) def. Tashlin Reddy (W) 3-0: 11-8, 11-4, 11-8
No. 6 Tom Mullaney (H) def. Adrian Ostbye (W) 3-1: 11-8, 9-11, 11-3, 11-6
No. 7 Zeke Scherl (H) def. Remington Hall (W) 3-0: 11-9, 11-6, 11-4
No. 8 Jason Michas (H) def. Adam Engel (W) 3-2: 11-7, 8-11, 11-3, 3-11, 19-17
No. 9 Matt Roberts (H) def. Kale Wilson (W) 3-2: 12-10, 9-11, 9-11, 11-5, 11-6
No. 10 Sam Goldberg (H) def. default (W) 3-0: 11-0, 11-0, 11-0

Results vs. Amherst
No. 1 Brandon McLaughlin (H) def. Noah Browne (A) 3-0: 11-3, 11-4, 11-5

No. 2 Gary Power (H) def. David Kerr (A) 3-0: 11-7, 11-8, 11-7
No. 3 Nigel Koh (H) def. Scott Desantis (A) 3-0: 11-8, 11-8, 11-6
No. 4 Matt Roberts (H) def. Alexander Southmayd (A) 3-0: 11-5, 11-6, 11-9
No. 5 Sam Goldberg (H) def. Max Kardon (A) 3-0: 11-6, 11-3, 11-7
No. 6 Alexander Ma (H) def. Stephen Cacouris (A) 3-0: 11-3, 11-4, 11-2
No. 7 Sachin Patel (H) def. Jake Albert (A) 3-0: 11-5, 11-8, 11-5
No. 8 Jake Matthews (H) def. Rodrigo Quan (A) 3-2: 11-7, 10-12, 11-4, 8-11, 11-5
No. 9 Peter Janulis (H) def. Kelvin Chen (A) 3-1: 7-11, 11-8, 13-11, 11-3
No. 10 Nicholas Sorrentino (A) def. Shaw McKean (H) 3-0: 11-9, 11-3, 11-8

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