No. 2 Men’s Squash Set to Host City Rivals Tufts and No. 22 MIT

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.– The second-ranked men's squash team (1-0) will play Tufts (2-0) Wednesday at the Murr Center Courts at 6 p.m., before hosting No. 22 MIT (6-2) on Friday at 5 p.m. Both matches will be broadcast on ESPN+. 

How to Follow:

Broadcasts on ESPN+: TuftsMIT

Twitter: @HarvardSquash

What to Know:

  • Harvard opened its season sweeping Northeastern, 9-0. 
  • The Crimson hold a 14-0 program record against Tufts, earning a 9-0 win in their last meeting on Jan. 21, 2017. 
  • The program also boasts a 54-2 record against MIT, most recently defeating the engineers 9-0 on Dec. 7, 2017. 
  • The men earned the No. 2 ranking in the College Squash Association's 2018-19 Preseason Rankings, trailing just Trinity College.  
  • The team features a strong senior class which includes Rana BansalAlexi GossetVaroun GulatiTheodore Mendez and Stephen Monrad.
  • The Crimson also welcome three newcomers to the roster, Victor CrouinGeorge Crowne and Marwan Tarek

At The Helm:
Gregory Lee '87 and Russell Ball '88 Endowed Coach for Harvard University Mike Way is in his ninth season as the leader of the Crimson. Way surpassed the 100-win mark last season and sports an impressive overall record of 103-29 including four Ivy titles, one Potter Cup and three individual national championships under his regime. 

Up Next:
The team will begin Ivy League play against Dartmouth on Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. at the Murr Center Courts. The contest will air on ESPN+.