The Crimson fought hard but fell in final match of the season. (Zack Williamson)
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – No. 3 men's squash welcomed top-ranked Trinity, Tuesday afternoon, and lost a close match to the Bantams, 6-3.
Harvard's top five was strong against Trinity, going 3-2. Madhav Dhingra had to battle for a 3-2 victory at the No. 1 position. Freshman Bradley Smith earned a strong 3-0 sweep at the No. 3 position and, fellow freshman, David Ryan picked up a 3-1 victory at the No. 5 position, finishing the season undefeated.
Senior co-captain Tyler Olson came in to the match with a, team-best 9-0, perfect record on the line. In a fierce match at the No. 8 position, Olson was defeated, 3-2, ending his bid for a perfect season.
The Crimson has a week off to prepare for the CSA Team National Championship, Feb. 20-22, hosted by Trinity.
Harvard 3, Trinity 6
1. Dhingra def. Kotian - (3-2)
2. Zarazua def. Murray - (3-1)
3. Smith def. Penders - (3-0)
4. Vargas def. Koh - (3-0)
5. Ryan def.Malik - (3-1)
6. Evans def. McLaughlin - (3-2)
7. Hamada def. Roberts - (3-1)
8. Ismail def. Olson - (3-2)
9. Allaudin def. Eleinen - (3-1)