PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIPACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE
Samuel Scherl
Samuel Scherl
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: South Orange, New Jersey
High School: The Pingry School
House Affiliation: Adams

Freshman (2017-18)
Went 11-3 (4-1 Ivy) for a squad that finished No. 2 in the nation ... Defeated Dartmouth's Samuel Eply at No. 5 (Dec. 6) ... Picked up his second collegiate win over MIT's Bill Wu at No. 4 (Dec. 7) ... Beat St. Lawrence's Hussien Elrays in straight games at No. 6 (Jan. 11) ... Swept Cornell's Ian Rothweiler at No. 4 (Jan. 13) ... Fell to Columbia's Adham Madi in four games at No. 6 (Jan. 14) ... Topped Stefan Houbtchev of Western Ontario, 3-0, at No. 6 (Jan. 20) ... Won versus Rochester's Matthew Toth, 3-0, at No. 5 (Jan. 27) ... Beat Drexel's Noel Solomon, 3-0, at No. 5 (Jan. 28) ... Swept Yale's Tyler Carney at No. 7 (Feb. 9) ... Topped Brown's NIcholas Pitaro in straight games at No. 5 (Feb. 11) ... Fell to Trinity's Ziad Sakr (eventual Molloy South Cup winner) in five games, 11-8, 11-9, 9-11, 8-11, 5-11, at No. 6 (Feb. 13) ... At the Potter Cup Championship (Feb. 23-25): swept Penn's Karim Tarek at No. 5 in the opening round; swept Columbia's Arhum Saleem at No. 5 in the national semifinal; fell to Tom De Mulder in three games at No. 5 in the national final.

Before Harvard
Captain of Pingry varsity squash in 2017 … played varsity squash at Pingry all four years … All-America selection by US Squash sophomore, junior and senior years of high school … Selected as NJISAA Scholar Athlete senior year … Ranked No. 1 in the U.S. Boys Under 15, Boys Under 17 and Boys Under 19 squash divisions … Won the Boys Under 17 U.S. Junior Open in 2015 … 2015 Boys Under 17 U.S. National Champion … Won Mixed and Boys Doubles National Championships in 2015 … Member of USA Junior National Team that placed third in the 2016 World Junior Championships … Boys Under 19 US National Championship finalist in 2017 … National Merit Commended Scholar … Cousin Zeke Scherl was captain of Harvard men’s squash in 2013.

PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIP, ACADEMIC INTEGRATION AND COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE