Top-Ranked Men’s Squash Defeats No. 8 Princeton, Travels to No. 3 Penn Sunday

Photo: Gil Talbot
Photo: Gil Talbot

PRINCETON, N.J. – The top-ranked Harvard men's squash team swept No. 8 Princeton, 9-0, Saturday afternoon to start its road trip. The Crimson won all nine matches in 3-0 fashion.

First-year Victor Crouin dominated at the top position for Harvard, defeating Adhitya Raghavan, 11-7, 11-5, 11-1. Fellow first-year, Marwan Tarek, also impressed at the No. 2 spot with an 11-4, 11-3, 11-4 victory against Clark Doyle. Junior Timothy Brownell rounded out the top-three defeating Daelum Mawji, 11-7, 11-7, 11-7.

Harvard Highlights:

  • Harvard extends its win streak against Princeton to seven games, improving to 62-26 all-time.
  • Tarek now owns an eight-game win streak, with all of his matches ending in a 3-0 decision.
  • Brownell continues his success as the team's No. 3, winning all six of his matches at the position this season.
  • Junior Sean Hughes battled to long games against Princeton's Cody Cortes, eventually coming out on top, 12-10, 13-11, 11-3.

Up Next:
The Crimson will travel to Pennsylvania to take on the No. 3 Quakers on Sunday at noon. Pennsylvania will not be broadcasting the match, which will take place at Drexel.