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Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics/Gene Boyars

Men's Squash Hosts George Washington In Home Opener

Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics
          Release: 11/21/2013
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NEW YORK – On Saturday, Nov. 23, the No. 12 Columbia men's squash team will jump into its fourth season of competition with a 5 p.m. home match against No. 19 George Washington. All Columbia home matches will be held at the SL Green StreetSquash Center in Harlem on 115th Street between 5th Ave. and Lenox.

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ABOUT THE LIONS
The Lions will look to improve on a 2012-13 campaign that capped with a fourth-place finish in the Hoehn Cup (B Division). En route to an 8-10 record, Columbia reached a season best No. 9 national ranking.

This year’s seasoned team is primed to stand among the top eight in country. With 12 returning student-athletes and a talented group of newcomers, the Lions are geared to have a strong season.

Captains Andrew Tan, Alec Goldberg and Ramit Tandon will be looked and counted upon as the leaders of this squad. Tandon garnered his second consecutive first team All-America honor last year. The two-time first team All-Ivy League selection finished in the top eight at the 2013 CSA Individual National Championships to represent the Lions.

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SCOUTING GEORGE WASHINGTON
The Colonials have jumped to a fast 3-0 start this season. In their opening match they defeated hometown rival No. 29 Georgetown 9-0. George Washington followed the win with another 9-0 shutout over No. 30 John Hopkins and concluded the weekend with a 6-3 defeat of No. 28 Hobart. The unbeaten Colonials will look to avenge an 8-1 loss to the Lions last season on Saturday evening.

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