No. 19 Wesleyan Cruises Past No. 28 Hamilton in Season-Opener, 8-1

Photo by Jonas Powell '18
Photo by Jonas Powell '18

THE BASICS:

Score:
Wesleyan 8, Hamilton 1
Records:
Wesleyan (1-0); Hamilton (0-1)
Location: Clinton, N.Y. (Little Squash Center)
Date: Saturday, November 19
Time: 2 p.m.
The Lead: In its first match of the 2016-17 season, the No. 19 Wesleyan University men's squash team cruised to an 8-1 win over No. 28 Hamilton College Saturday afternoon.

MATCH HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The Cardinals won in the top seven spots of the lineup, as well as the No. 9 position.
  • Chris Hart '17 defeated Colin O'Dowd in the No. 1 position, 3-0 by scores of 11-5, 11-6, 12-10, and David Sneed '17 swept the No. 2 spot against Tucker Hamlin, 11-9, 11-6, 11-5.
  • In the No. 3 position, Zach Roach '17 claimed a thrilling 3-2 win over Callum Sondhi by scores of 11-5, 11-13, 11-13, 11-3, 11-8.
  • Alex Kamisher '17, Grant Lounsbury '17 and Yahya Ladiwala '19 swept the No. 4, 5 and 6 spots, respectively.
  • In their first collegiate matches of their career, William Bienstock '20 defeated Mark Sperry from the No. 7 position by scores of 11-4, 11-6, 4-11, 11-8, and Alex Dreyfus '20 won 3-2 over Torrey Foster in the No. 9 spot, 5-11, 4-11, 11-4, 11-4, 11-9.

UP NEXT:

  • The Cardinals are back in action Friday, Dec. 2 and will host a three-day Round Robin Tournament.

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