Men’s Squash Hands Out Team Awards, Announces Captain

Pictured: J. Reed Endresen
Photo courtesy: Gil Talbot Photography

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The Harvard men’s squash team recently handed out its team awards at the annual season-ending banquet April 9. The team passed out three awards and announced the captain for the 2010-11 season.

The Most Valuable Player Award was presented to senior co-captain Colin West. West posted a 16-1 overall record on the year and capped off the season by winning the CSA Individual National Championship and the Pool Cup. The senior went 11-1 during the regular season at the top slot for the Crimson and went 5-0 at the CSA Individual Championships. A product of Toronto, Ont., West was also the recipient of the Skillman Award at the CSA Individual Championships, which is given annually to a senior men’s squash player who has demonstrated outstanding sportsmanship during his entire college career. West earned his third consecutive nod to the All-America team and was an All-Ivy League honoree for the fourth year.

Junior Richard Hill was the recipient of the Most Improved Player Award and also the Coaches’ Award. Hill was tabbed to the CSA All-America second team and the All-Ivy League team as he went 9-6 overall on the season. The junior out of Singapore posted a 1-2 record in the “A” Division at the CSA Individual Championships.

J. Reed Endresen was introduced as the team captain for the 2010-11 season. Endresen sported a 7-7 overall record on the year and a 7-5 mark in dual matches. A junior out of Rye, N.Y., Endresen played at the No. 4 position and helped Harvard to a 7-5 record on the season and a conference record of 4-2. The team also finished fifth at the CSA Team Championships.