Wesleyan Falls to No. 17 Bates, 8-1

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

THE BASICS:

Scores: Bates 8, Wesleyan 1
Records: Wesleyan (1-1); Bates (3-1)
Location: Middletown, Conn. (Rosenbaum Squash Center)
Date: Saturday, December 3
Time:  3:30 p.m.
The Lead: The No. 20 Wesleyan University men's squash team fell to No. 17 Bates College Saturday in Day 1 of the Wesleyan Round Robin Tournament, 8-1.

MATCH HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Wesleyan picked up its lone win in the No. 2 position, as David Sneed '17 defeated Darrius Campbell in a thrilling five-set match. After dropping the first set, 11-6, Sneed won set two by an 11-4 margin before falling in the third, 11-4. Down 2-1 in the match, the senior co-captain prevailed with back-to-back wins of 11-7 and 11-7.
  • Grant Lounsbury '17 picked up a win in the No. 4 spot against Spencer Burt, but lost the match 7-11, 11-6, 11-7 and 11-2.
  • Yahya Ladiwala '19 fell 3-1 to Graham Bonnell in the No. 5 position by scores of 11-6, 8-11, 11-6, 11-5.

UP NEXT:

  • Wesleyan takes on Dickinson tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m. to wrap up the two-day Round Robin Tournament in the Rosenbaum Squash Center.

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