Men's Squash Sweeps Vassar, Northeastern and Bard

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Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. - The Columbia men's squash team defeated Vassar 9-0, Northeastern 6-3, and Bard 9-0 in a solid day of action on Saturday, January 29.  With the wins, the Lions improve to 8-2 this season.

Columbia won all 27 games against the host school Vassar. Tony Zou dominated at the No. 2 spot, defeating Arjun Jain 11-2, 11-1, 11-4, while Theo Buchsbaum was also impressive at No. 4 defeating Ansser Sadig 11-2, 11-3, 11-3. Thomas Brosens gave up just seven points at No. 9, downing Riley McCabe 11-2, 11-0, 11-4.

In the second match, Columbia defeated Northeastern 6-3 in its closest match of the day.  The Lions won the top three spots in three straight games.  Buchsbaum dropped his first game 13-11 to Max Kucher, but came back to win the next three 11-4, 13-11, 12-10 for the victory at No. 4. Columbia's two other wins were by Alec Goldberg and Anchit Nayar who both won 3-0 at No. 5 and No. 6.

Columbia (8-2) returns to action on Sunday, January 30 when it hosts Middlebury at 6 p.m. at the StreetSquash facility.

COLUMBIA 9,  VASSAR COLLEGE  0
1.  Graham Miao (CU) def. Jake Harris (VC)  11-8, 11-7, 11-6
2.  Tony Zou (CU)  def. Arjun Jain (VC)  11-2, 11-1, 11-4
3.  Clayton Dahlman (CU)  def. Mehdi Naqvi (VC)  11-5, 11-6, 11-2
4.  Theo Buchbaum (CU) def.  Ansser Sadiq (VC) 11-2, 11-3, 11-3
5.  Alec Goldberg (CU) def.  Max Middleton (VC) 11-6, 11-3, 11-3
6.  Dan Gentile (CU) def. Daniel Freeman (VC)  12-10,11-4,11-7
7.  Anchit Nayar (CU)  def. Will English (VC) 11-3, 11-7, 11-5
8.  Zach Ali (CU) def. Ricardo Espinosa (VC) 11-6, 11-2, 11-6
9.  Thomas Broseus (CU) def. Riley McCabe (VC) 11-3,11-0, 11-4
10. Alex Park (CU) def. Aiden Sperry (VC)  11-6, 11-0, 11-0
11. Brandon Thompson (CU) def. Kiet Phun (VC) 11-7, 11-4, 11-6)

COLUMBIA 6,   NORTHEASTERN 3
1. Graham Miao (CU) def. Pedro Souza (NE) 11-5,11-4, 11-6
2. Tony Zou (CU) def Miles Brewer (NE)  11-5,11-5,11-5
3. Clayton Dahlman (CU) def. DJ Brinkworth (NE)  11-4, 11-1, 11-4
4. Theo Buchsbaum (CU) def Max Kuchur (NE) 11-13, 11-4, 13-11,12-10
5. Alec Goldberg (CU) def. Mike Wegman (NE) 11-3, 11-7, 11-7
6. John Ghublikian (NE) def. Dan Gentile (CU) 11-9, 11-7, 12-10,5-11, 11-2
7. Anchit Nayar (CU)  def Stan Berenshtein (NE)  11-5, 11-8, 11-8
8. Keith Sproat (NE) def. Zach Ali (CU)  12-10,11-7, 11-8
9. Ben Devoise (NE) def. Thomas Broseus (CU) 12-10, 7-11, 12-10, 11-9
10.  Alex Park (CU) def. Jacob Mulligan (NE)  11-2, 13-11, 11-4
11.  Brandon Thompson (CU) def. Daniel Hsu (NE) 4-11, 11-3, 11-4,11-9

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