NESCAC PREVIEW l CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The 19th-ranked Wesleyan University men's squash team earned the sixth-seed in the three-day 2016 NESCAC Men's Squash Championship this weekend, and will play No. 29 Connecticut College in first round action Friday, Feb. 5 at 4:30 p.m.
The Cardinals enter the tournament with a 7-4 dual-match record, and are 7-2 in their last nine contests. They are also 5-2 against NESCAC competition this season, and defeated the 2-11 Camels decisively on Dec. 11th, 8-1. Conn. College has lost six-straight matches and have been swept in all six.
Wesleyan has finished fifth in each of the last two championships, and is 14-17 overall in the nine-year history of the tournament. Trinity's George A. Kellner Squash Center will serve as the host for all of this year's championship bracket matches, while Wesleyan's Rosenbaum Squash Center will host select consolation matches on Saturday.
The Cardinals boast a talented lineup that features eight players with at least four wins. Playing from the No. 1 position, Guy Davidson '16 has accumulated a 4-2 overall record, while classmate Raheem Logan has earned the No. 72 ranking in the country with a 4-5 mark from the No. 2 spot.
Rounding out the top of the lineup are juniors Alex Kamisher and Chris Hart with records of 5-1 and 5-3, respectively. Grant Lounsbury '17, Jason Brandner '16 and Yahya Ladiwala '19 each have five wins as well, while Zach Roach '17 has four. In addition, David Sneed '17 is coming off an impressive performance with back-to-back wins against Amherst and Williams.
March 5, 2016 Logan Competes in 2016 CSA Individual Championships
February 25, 2016 Davidson, Logan Named First Team All-NESCAC Selections
February 21, 2016 Men’s Squash Edged by No. 20 Virginia in Summers Cup, 6-3
February 20, 2016 Men’s Squash Drops Semifinal Dual-Match to Williams, 8-1
February 19, 2016 Wesleyan Squash Prepares for CSA National Team Championships
February 19, 2016 Wesleyan Defeats Amherst in First Round Action, 7-2
February 13, 2016 Men’s Squash Cruises to 9-0 Sweeps Over Vassar and Tufts
February 7, 2016 Wesleyan Defeats Colby, 5-4 at NESCAC Men’s Squash Championship
February 6, 2016 Men's Squash Splits Pair of Matches at NESCAC Championship
February 5, 2016 No. 6 Men's Squash Cruises Past No. 11 Conn. College, 9-0
February 3, 2016 Men’s Squash Set for 2016 NESCAC Championship
January 31, 2016 Men’s Squash Falls to No. 18 Williams, But Defeats No. 22 Amherst
January 30, 2016 No. 19 Men's Squash Falls to No. 9 Drexel, 9-0
January 23, 2016 Men's Squash Defeats No. 24 Hobart and No. 28 Hamilton
January 22, 2016 Men's Squash Defeats Bowdoin 5-4
January 15, 2016 No. 19 Wesleyan Claims Wins Over Stanford and No. 20 Colby
December 14, 2015 Men's Squash Defeats Conn College by a Score of 8-1