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Men's Squash Drops Season-Opener to Tufts, 8-1

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

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 31 Wesleyan University men's squash team opened its 2018-19 season on Saturday and faced No. 27 Tufts on the campus of Harvard. The Jumbos came away victories and claimed an 8-1 win.

MATCH HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Yahya Ladiwala picked up the lone win for the Cardinals as he took the No. 2 spot in a four-set thriller over Konrad Ladow. Ladiwala dropped the first set, 11-8, but responded with wins of 12-10, 11-9, 12-0.
  • Sean Choi, the 2018 NESCAC Rookie of the Year, fell short against Raghav Kumar in the No. 1 position. He lost by scores of 12-10, 11-5, 8-11, 13-11.
  • Tufts' swept the No. 3 through No. 9 spots.

UP NEXT:

  • The Cardinals are back in action on Saturday, Dec. 1 and will host the two-day Wesleyan Round Robin featuring Hobart, Franklin & Marshall, Dickinson and Bard.