Hamilton squash teams open 2016 schedule at Williams
The Hamilton College men's and women's squash teams dropped both their matches against the Williams College Ephs at Williams' Simon Squash Center on Thursday night.
Men's results | Women's results
The Williams men -- 14th in the latest College Squash Association rankings -- defeated the No. 28 Continentals, 8-1. Hamilton's record is now 2-7 while the Ephs improved to 2-5.
On the women's side, No. 12 Williams posted a 9-0 victory against the No. 19 Continentals. Hamilton's record dipped below .500 at 3-4 and the Ephs moved to 3-5.
Colin O'Dowd '19 picked up a team point for the men with his come-from-behind win against John Fitzgerald at the second position. O'Dowd lost two of the first three games but evened the match with an 11-8 score in the fourth game. He went on to edge Fitzgerald 12-10 in an exciting fifth game. O'Dowd is 3-2 at the second position this season.
Hamilton travels to Connecticut College for men's and women's matches on Saturday, Jan. 9. The women start at 11 a.m. and the men's match gets underway at approximately 1:30 p.m.