Men's Squash Defeats #14 Drexel To Open CSA Nationals
Cambridge, Mass. - With the opening round of the College Squash Association National Championships in the books, the Columbia men's squash team are off to a solid start with an impressive victory. The Lions took down Drexel 8-1 on Friday, Feb. 14 to advance to the semi-final round of the Hoehn Cup (B Division).
Columbia will return to the Murr Center to take on No.10 Western Ontario in the semi-finals on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 9 a.m. Western Ontario defeated No. 15 Williams in the opening round 7-2 to meet the Lions. Both teams share wins over George Washington, Williams and Dartmouth during the regular season.
Live updates will be provided HERE throughout the weekend.
|Match Date||Seed #5
|2/14/14|| No. 11 Columbia
||8|| No. 14 Drexel
|1S||Ramit Tandon||Justin Singh||11-4, 11-6, 11-5||Columbia|
|2S||Rishi Tandon||Michael Thompson||11-6, 11-5, 11-9||Columbia|
|3S||Mohamed AbdelMaksoud||Mark Lindsay||11-8. 10-12, 11-9, 4-11, 14-12||Drexel|
|4S||Joshua Sehkar||Sebastian Dangond||12-10, 12-10, Retired||Columbia|
|5S||Daniel Saleem||Noel Solomon||11-7, 6-11, 11-8, 10-12, 12-10||Columbia|
|6S||Jonathan Gil||Nathaniel Fry||11-5, 10-12, 11-2, 11-1||Columbia|
|7S||Alec Goldberg||Joseph Gingold||6-11, 11-7, 11-1, 11-5||Columbia|
|8S||Tarun Nambiar||Ben Bevan||11-7, 8-11, 11-4, 11-8||Columbia|
|9S||Alex Nalle||Harshil Dokania||11-7, 11-7, 11-9||Columbia|
|10S||Andrew Tan||William Heyman||11-6, 11-4, 11-3||Columbia|