2019-20 Harvard Men's Squash News

  • No. 1 Men’s Squash Prepares For National Championship Defense
    February 26, 2020
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The road to the Potter Cup will end Cambridge this weekend as the undefeated Harvard men’s squash team will attempt to win its second straight national title on its home courts. The Crimson (14-0, 7-0 Ivy) will look to capture back-to-back championships for the first time since 1995-97. The top-seeded Crimson will begin its pursuit of the Cup on Saturday night when it faces off with the Drexel Dragons at the Murr Center Squash Courts.
  • Victor Crouin Named Ivy League Player of the Year; Way Tabbed Coach of the Year
    February 20, 2020
    PRINCETON, N. J. – For the second straight season, Victor Crouin has been named the Ivy League’s Player of the Year. Crouin’s 7-0 mark in conference play made him a unanimous choice for the award and the 19th in Harvard’s history. Crouin becomes the first repeat winner of the award since Harvard’s Ali Farag completed the feat in 2012-13 and 2013-14.
  • No. 1 Men’s Squash Downs Cornell, Clinches Outright Ivy League Championship
    February 15, 2020
    ITHACA, N.Y. – On the final day of the regular season, Harvard men’s squash (14-0, 7-0 Ivy) completed its perfect season with a 9-0 win over Cornell to win the Ivy League championship for the second consecutive year. The title is the 43rd in the Crimson’s history, and the team’s sixth under the Gregory Lee '87 and Russell Ball '88 Endowed Coach for Harvard University and James Herscot '58 Coach of Excellence, Mike Way.
  • No. 1 Men’s Squash Looks to Clinch Ivy Title, Travels to No. 12 Cornell
    February 14, 2020
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – On the final weekend of the regular season, top-ranked Harvard men’s squash (13-0, 6-0 Ivy) will look to clinch its second straight outright Ivy League title as it faces off with No. 12 Cornell in Ithaca, New York. A win over the Big Red (5-9, 1-5 Ivy) would give the Crimson its second straight undefeated regular season.
  • No. 1 Men’s Squash Defeats No. 24 Tufts, 8-1
    February 12, 2020
    MEDFORD, Mass. – In its final midweek matchup of the season, top-ranked Harvard men’s squash rolled to an 8-1 victory Wednesday night at the brand new Tufts Squash Center. The Crimson (13-0, 6-0 Ivy) improved its record to a perfect 16-0 record against the Jumbos with the win. Harvard used seven shutout victories at the top seven positions on the ladder to power it to the win.
  • No. 1 Men’s Squash Set for Matchup with No. 24 Tufts
    February 11, 2020
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - In the final week of its season, Harvard men’s squash (12-0, 6-0 Ivy) is set to take on No. 24 Tufts on Wednesday night at the brand new Tufts Squash Center. This will be the 16th meeting between the Jumbos and the Crimson dating back to 1980. Harvard controls a 15-0 lead in the all-time series, with shutout wins in the past five contests.
  • No. 1 Men’s Squash Shuts Out No. 7 Yale, 9-0, Claims Share of Ivy League Title
    February 09, 2020
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – No. 1 Harvard men’s squash (12-0, 6-0 Ivy) clinched a share of the 2020 Ivy League Championship with its 9-0 win over No. 7 Yale on Sunday. The Crimson improved its record against the Bulldogs to 78-21 all-time, and captured its fifth consecutive win over the Ivy League foe. Harvard will have a chance to clinch the Ivy League Championship outright next Saturday, when it travels to Ithaca, N.Y. for a battle with the Cornell Big Red.
  • No. 1 Men’s Squash Rolls to 9-0 Victory over No. 15 Brown
    February 07, 2020
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In the 30th meeting between Harvard and Brown, the Crimson came out on top for its 30th consecutive victory over the Bears. Harvard (11-0, 5-0 Ivy) are now one win away from clinching at least a share of the Ivy League title. The Crimson’s 9-0 win gave the team its seventh shutout of 2019-20.
  • No. 1 Men’s Squash Set for Battles with No. 15 Brown, No. 7 Yale
    February 06, 2020
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Fresh off its biggest win of the season, Harvard men’s squash will look to carry its momentum into matchups with No. 15 Brown and No. 7 Yale on Friday and Sunday, respectively. The Crimson (10-0, 4-0 Ivy) are set to take on the Bears (5-6, 0-5 Ivy) at 6 p.m. at the Murr Center Tennis Courts before hitting the road for a matchup with the Bulldogs (8-5, 3-2 Ivy) in New Haven. Harvard will have a chance to clinch at least a share of the Ivy League title if it wins both matches this weekend.
  • No. 1 Men’s Squash Remains Undefeated, Down Trinity, 8-1
    February 05, 2020
    HARTFORD, Conn. – In a battle of the last two undefeated teams in the CSA, No. 1 Harvard men’s squash took down rival Trinity, 8-1. The Crimson (10-0, 4-0 Ivy) were tested top to bottom, but gutted out a key road victory. The win snapped a 51-match home win-streak for the Bantams, and marked Harvard’s first win at Kellner since 2014.
  • No. 1 Men’s Squash Prepares for Showdown with No. 2 Trinity
    February 03, 2020
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Top-ranked Harvard men’s squash (9-0, 4-0 Ivy) will travel south this Wednesday for its annual showdown with No. 2 Trinity College (13-0, 2-0 NESCAC). The national championship rematch is set to take place Wednesday night, at 5 p.m. at the Kellner Squash Center in Hartford, Conn.
  • No. 1 Men’s Squash Wins 25th Straight Contest With 9-0 Win Over St. Lawrence
    February 01, 2020
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – No. 1 Harvard men’s squash earned its 25th consecutive win on Saturday afternoon after its 9-0 victory over the St. Lawrence Saints. The win gives the Crimson (9-0, 4-0 Ivy) its fourth-straight win over the Saints and a 6-4 advantage in the all-time series. The 9-0 win is also the sixth -straight sweep for Harvard.
  • No. 1 Men’s Squash Sprints Past No. 9 Virginia
    January 31, 2020
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard men’s squash (8-0, 4-0 Ivy) won its 24th straight contest on Friday night over the ninth-ranked University of Virginia, 9-0. The 9-0 win was the fifth sweep in a row for the Crimson as the team outscored the Cavaliers 27-2. Harvard moves to 2-0 all time against the Cavaliers in the first matchup since th1 1974-75 season.
  • No. 1 Men’s Squash Hosts No. 9 Virginia, St. Lawrence
    January 29, 2020
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Winners of its last 23 matches, top-ranked Harvard men’s squash (7-0, 4-0 Ivy) returns to action this weekend to battle No. 9 Virginia and St. Lawrence at the Murr Center Squash Courts. The matchup with the Cavaliers on Friday, Jan. 31, will be the Crimson’s seventh consecutive clash with a team ranked in the CSA top-10.
  • No. 1 Men's Squash Sweeps No. 6 Rochester, 9-0
    January 26, 2020
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - In the second of back-to-back matches, Harvard men's squash shined in an impressive 9-0 victory over the No. 6 Rochester Yellowjackets. The Crimson (7-0, 4-0 Ivy) swept the match, 9-0, to improve its perfect record. Individually, Harvard posted a 27-2 record, with eight of the nine matches being 3-0 wins. The nation's top-ranked team has now won three consecutive matches by a score of 9-0. The win was also the sixth straight over a CSA team ranked in the top 10. 
  • No.1 Men’s Squash Downs No. 5 Drexel, 9-0
    January 25, 2020
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard men’s squash (6-0, 4-0 Ivy) picked up its third straight 9-0 win on Saturday, as it swept the fifth-ranked Drexel Dragons, 9-0. The Crimson kept its perfect record in tact with its 22nd consecutive victory. The nation’s top-ranked team outscored its opponents 27-1 on its way to the win.
  • No. 1 Men’s Squash Hosts No. 5 Drexel, No. 6 Rochester
    January 24, 2020
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Top-ranked Harvard men’s squash (5-0, 4-0 Ivy) returns to action this weekend with a pair of top-10 matchups as No. 5 Drexel and No. 6 Rochester come into Cambridge. Harvard is fresh off a 9-0 sweep of the Columbia Lions last weekend, keeping its record perfect on the year.
  • No. 1 Men’s Squash Blanks No. 10 Columbia, 9-0
    January 19, 2020
    NEW YORK, N.Y. – In its fourth-straight top-10 matchup, the first-ranked Harvard Crimson swept the tenth-ranked Columbia Lions on their home floor, 9-0. The Crimson (5-0, 4-0 Ivy) put together yet another masterful performance, coming just one point shy of a perfect match of 27-0. With the win, Harvard solidified its lead at the top of the Ivy League and improved its overall record to 43-2.
  • No. 1 Men’s Squash Travels to New York for Match With No. 10 Columbia
    January 17, 2020
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Top-ranked Harvard men’s squash (4-0, 3-0 Ivy) travels to Manhattan this weekend for yet another top-10 Ivy League matchup. The Crimson will take on No. 10 Columbia at the SL Green StreetSquash Center on Sunday, Jan. 19 at 1:30 pm.
  • No. 1 Men’s Squash Sweeps No. 4 Princeton, 9-0
    January 12, 2020
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass – Harvard men’s squash continued its streak of excellence on Sunday, blanking the fourth-ranked Princeton Tigers, 9-0. The Crimson (4-0, 3-0 Ivy) added onto its perfect record with the win, its 20th in a row.
  • No. 1 Men’s Squash Remains Undefeated With 8-1 Win Over No. 3 Penn
    January 11, 2020
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard men’s squash (3-0, 2-0 Ivy) continue to show why they are the nation’s top ranked team, as they rolled to a 8-1 win Saturday over the third-ranked Penn Quakers. Captains Timmy Brownell and Sean Hughes returned to the court for their first game action of 2019-20. The seniors both registered victories to help the Crimson remain unbeaten on the year.
  • No. 1 Men’s Squash Returns to Host No. 3 Penn, No. 4 Princeton
    January 08, 2020
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Back from winter break, the first-ranked Harvard men’s squash team (2-0, 1-0 Ivy) returns to the court for a pair of top-five Ivy League matchups. After a convincing win against Dartmouth on Dec. 3, Harvard looks to build its Ivy League lead.
  • Men’s Squash Takes Down Dartmouth, 9-0
    December 03, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass – On their first road trip of the season, the top-ranked Harvard men’s squash team took care of business at Dartmouth, defeating the 10th-ranked Big Green by a score of 9-0. In their first action of the season, sophomores Marwan Tarek and defending national champion, Victor Crouin, picked up 3-0 victories.
  • Harvard Men’s Squash Opens Ivy League Play Against Dartmouth
    December 02, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 1 ranked Harvard men’s squash team travels up to New Hampshire this Tuesday for its first Ivy League matchup with 10th-ranked Dartmouth. The Crimson has won five-straights matchups with its Ivy League foe, and holds a 78-1 advantage all time against the Big Green.
  • Men’s Squash Runs Past MIT in 8-1 Victory  
    November 20, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard men’s squash began the 2019-20 season in dominant fashion, running through the 17 ranked MIT Engineers, 8-1. Junior Samuel Scherl and senior captain Saadeldin Abouaish powered the Crimson to victory with 3-0 wins.
  • Men’s Squash Opens Season Against MIT
    November 19, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After one of the most successful seasons in its history, Harvard men's squash is set to open the 2019-20 against 17th-ranked MIT. The Crimson is 55-2 all time against the Engineers and will look to continue its streak on Wednesday at 5 p.m., at the Murr Center squash courts.
  • Men’s and Women’s Squash Begin Season as Nation’s Top Ranked Teams
    November 09, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass – With the season just a few weeks away, Harvard men’s and women’s squash look to continue its recent trend of success. The Crimson is coming off a season in which both the men’s and women’s squads captured the Ivy, national and individual national championships.
  • Harvard Squash to Host 2020 CSA Men's Team National Championship
    September 17, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.- Harvard men’s squash, the 2019 national champions, have been selected to be the main host venue of the 2020 Collegiate Squash Association National Championships.
  • Harvard Men’s Squash Releases 2019-20 Campaign
    September 04, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The 2019 Potter Cup champion Harvard Crimson have released its 2019-20 campaign. In his 10th season, the Gregory Lee '87 and Russell Ball '88 Endowed Coach for Harvard University Mike Way will lead the Crimson in its national title defense. Senior captains Saadeldin Abouaish, Timothy Brownell and Sean Hughes will lead a team that returns it’s top seven players from a year ago.
  • Harvard Men’s Squash Announces its Class of 2023
    July 16, 2019
    Harvard men’s squash will welcome its Class of 2023, which features Ayush Menon and Liam Rotzoll, to campus in the fall, Mike Way announced today.