Men’s Squash Falls to Amherst and Williams at Little III Championships

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

THE BASICS:

Scores: Amherst 5, Wesleyan 4 / Williams 8, Wesleyan 1
Records:
Wesleyan (6-7); Amherst (5-6); Williams (10-8)
Location: Amherst, Mass. (Amherst College)
Date: Saturday, January 28, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. / 1 p.m.
The Lead: The No. 26 Wesleyan University men's squash team dropped both of its matches Saturday at the Little Three Championships as the Cardinals were edged by No. 25 Amherst College, 5-4, and lost to No. 17 Williams College, 8-1.

AMHERST / WESLEYAN HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Wesleyan picked up its four wins from the top four spots in the lineup.
  • In the No. 1 position, Chris Hart '17 recovered from a 1-0 (11-7) deficit to rally three straight wins of 12-10, 11-9, 11-5.
  • David Sneed '17 earned a thrilling 3-2 win in the No. 2 spot over Michael Groot by scores of 11-9, 9-11, 3-11, 11-9, 11-6.
  • Seniors Zach Roach and Alex Kamisher each earned 3-1 victories from the No. 3 and No. 4 positions, respectively. Roach won by scores of 11-13, 11-6, 11-7, 11-9, and Kamisher won by marks of 11-8, 5-11, 11-6, 13-11.

WILLIAMS / WESLEYAN HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Kamisher picked up the lone win for the Cardinals against Williams. The senior won the No. 4 position by a 3-2 thriller with scores of 11-9, 4-11, 8-11, 11-6, 14-12.

UP NEXT:

  • The Cardinals return to Amherst, Mass. next weekend for the three-day NESCAC Championships beginning Friday, Feb. 3 and ending Sunday, Feb. 5.

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