Men’s squash racks up three wins over weekend
Contact: Greg Szklany 315-859-4535
January 28, 2013
Hamilton College recorded three wins out of four matches at Hamilton's Little Squash Center on Jan. 26 and 27.
The Continentals (6-7 overall) are No. 25 in the latest College Squash Association rankings. Hamilton opened its weekend with a 5-4 comeback win against No. 20 Drexel University, and a 9-0 loss to No. 7 Franklin & Marshall College on Saturday. The Continentals swept their Sunday matches 8-1 over No. 44 Northeastern University and 9-0 against No. 63 Siena College.
Peter Harrison '15, Ted Nehrbas '15 and Mac Pivirotto '15 led Hamilton with 3-1 records. All three earned victories in three straight games against Drexel and Northeastern. Harrison played at the sixth position, Nehrbas at No. 8 and Pivirotto at No. 9. Harrison, Nehrbas and Pivirotto claimed three-game sweeps against Siena as well. But this time they played at the first, second and third positions, respectively. Harrison leads the team with eight wins this season.
Walker Lourie '15 picked up wins at the seventh position against Drexel and Northeastern. Martin Bawden '14, Marc Dudzik '16, Teddy Black '15, Josh Wolpert '16 and Harry Keeshan '13 notched one victory at the first through fifth positions, respectively. Bawden, Dudzik, Black and Keeshan recorded their three-game wins against Northeastern. Wolpert tallied the decisive victory against Drexel in five games after he dropped the first two. He rallied to win the next three games, 14-12, 11-8 and 11-8.
Austin Engros '15, Ronald German '13, Scott Casher '16, Xander Kerman '14, Lyman Munschauer '13 and Addison Morse '16 grabbed wins against Siena at the fourth through ninth positions, respectively. Everyone won in three games and the last five claimed their first victories this season.
Hamilton hosts St. Lawrence University for senior night on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 6 p.m.