No. 2 Men’s Squash Opens Ivy Play with 8-1 Win Over No. 7 Dartmouth

Photo Courtesy: Gil Talbot
Photo Courtesy: Gil Talbot
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The second-ranked Harvard men's squash team (4-0) kicked off Ivy League play with an 8-1 victory over No. 7 Dartmouth (3-1) at the Murr Center Courts Wednesday.

Harvard was led by its top-six, who all won in 3-0 decisions. First-year and No. 1 Victor Crouin made his season debut with a 11-3, 11-5, 11-5 win over Dartmouth's Carson Spahr. Crouin's classmate, Marwan Tarek, continued his strong squash with a commanding three-game victory over Matthew Giegerich. Junior Timothy Brownell, meanwhile, dominated as the team's No. 3 with a 11-0, 11-2, 11-3 dusting over Samuel Epley.

Sophomore Samuel Scherl, first-year George Crowne and junior Sean Hughes rounded out the top-six with 3-0 victories against the Big Green.

Harvard Highlights:

  • The Crimson improved its all-time series record to 77-1 against Dartmouth.
  • Seven of Harvard's eight wins were 3-0 shutouts.
  • Brownell allowed just five points to his opponent at No. 3.

Up Next:
The team will be off for the holiday break and will return to host Cornell on Jan. 12 and Columbia on Jan. 13 at the Murr Center Courts and broadcast on ESPN+.