North Hampton, Mass. — On Monday, April 4, the Men’s College Squash Association announced its selections for the 2015-2016 First and Second All-American teams.

For the second-straight season, sophomore Osama Khalifa has earned first-team honors. The Ivy League Player of the Year compiled a 9-0 regular season record at the No.1 spot for the Lions and finished the year ranked sixth overall.

Junior Rishi Tandon earned his third all-america selection with a second team nod. At No.2 & No.1 spotsTandon posted a 9-3 regular season record, including 7-0 in Ivy League play.

Complete selection criteria can be found in the All-Americans section of the CSA rules; however, it is important to note that to be eligible for All-American status, unless a waiver is granted, a player must compete in the Individual Championships.

First Team (listed alphabetically):

  • Ahmed Abdel Khalek (Bates College)
  • Ahmed Bayoumy (St. Lawrence University)
  • Moustafa Bayoumy (St. Lawrence University)
  • Omar El Atmas (Drexel University)
  • Amr Khalifa (St. Lawrence University)
  • Osama Khalifa (Columbia University)
  • Ryosei Kobayashi (University of Rochester)
  • Marwan Mahmoud (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Rick Penders (Trinity College)
  • Mario Yanez (University of Rochester)

Second Team (listed alphabetically):

  • Kah Wah Cheong (Yale University)
  • Neil Cordell (University of Rochester)
  • Michael Craig (Trinity College)
  • TJ Dembinksi (Yale University)
  • Tomotaka Endo (University of Rochester)
  • Ahmed Hatata (Bates College)
  • Bryan Koh (Harvard University)
  • Hayes Murphy (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Lenard Puski (St. Lawrence University)
  • Rishi Tandon (Columbia University)
  • Juan Vargas (Trinity College)