NEW YORK - The Columbia men's squash team fell to No. 13 Middlebury 8-1 on Sunday, January 30.  The Lions' Graham Miao had the lone win for Columbia at the No. 1 spot.

In the final match of the evening, Miao pulled out an exciting win at the top spot to put Columbia on the board.  Facing off against Val Quan, the two battled hard, truly earning each point with a number of long and impressive rallies.  Miao won the first two games 11-5 and 13-11, before Quan came back to take game three 11-8.  With the enthusiastic crowd cheering him on, Miao narrowly edged Quan 12-10 in game four to win the match 3-1.

Martin Goman played No. 7 for the Lions and took an early 2-0 lead against Addi DiSesa by winning both games 11-8. DiSesa battled his way back winning the next three games 11-3, 15-13 and 11-7 for the come-from behind win.

Clayton Dahlman (No. 3), Andrew Tan (No. 4) and Dan Gentile (No. 9) each won a single game, but ultimately fell 3-1.

Columbia (8-3) returns to action on Sunday, February 6 when it hosts Haverford at 1 p.m. in its final home match of the season.

No. 13 Middlebury 8, Columbia 1
1.  Graham Miao (C) def. Val Quan, 3-1 (11-5, 13-11, 8-11, 12-10)
2.  Jay Dolan (M) def. Tony Zou, 3-0 (11-8, 13-11, 11-9)
3.  Parker Hurst (M) def. Clayton Dahlman, 3-1 (11-7, 11-9, 7-11, 11-6)
4.  Brian Cady (M) def. Andrew Tan, 3-1 (8-11, 11-5, 11-6, 11-9)
5.  Spencer Hurst (M) def. Theo Buchsbaum, 3-0 (12-10, 12-10, 11-5)
6.  Cooper Redpath (M) def. Alec Goldberg, 3-0 (11-2, 12-10, 11-6)
7.  Addi DiSesa (M) def. Martin Goman, 3-2 (8-11, 8-11, 11-3, 15-13, 11-7)
8.  J.P. Garafalo (M) def. Marvin So, 3-0 (11-3, 11-5, 11-6)
9.  Chris Ivsin (M) def. Dan Gentile, 3-1 (11-2, 11-3, 15-13, 11-7)
10.  William Piekos (M) def. Anchit Nayar, 3-0 (11-6, 11-9, 11-2)