No. 20 Men's Squash Improves to 10-3 With Wins Over Fordham and Haverford

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Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics/Gene Boyars

NEW YORK - The Columbia men's squash team won a pair of matches against Fordham and Haverford on Sunday, February 6.  The Lions won all 18 matches in three-straight games, as the team improved to 10-3 on the season.

In the first match of the day against Fordham, senior Dan Gentile surrendered just nine points to Ken Fukamoto at the No. 6 spot, defeating him 11-2, 11-5, 11-2. Tony Zou played No. 1 for the Lions and downed Colin Corbett 11-2, 11-6, 11-7.  Clayton Dahlman easily handled Andriy Kulak 11-1, 11-6, 11-3 at No. 2, and Andrew Tan won a good battle at No. 3 by defeating Eli Plangger 11-8, 12-10, 11-1.

Columbia picked up right where it left off against Haverford by sweeping all nine matches. Dahlman once again was impressive at the No. 2 spot, giving up just seven points to Andy McComas 11-4, 11-0, 11-3. Zou easily handled Zef Konst 11-4, 11-5, 11-4 at No. 1, Tan downed Tim Ibbotson-Sindelar 11-4, 11-0, 11-3 at No. 3, and Martin Goman defeated Robbie Thompson 11-3, 11-5, 11-3 at No. 6.

Columbia (10-3) returns to action on Saturday, February 12 when it faces Vassar at 11 a.m. and Wesleyan at 1:30 p.m. in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Columbia 9, Fordham 0
1.  Tony Zou (C) def. Colin Corbett, 3-0 (11-2, 11-6, 11-7)
2. Clayton Dahlman (C) def. Andriy Kulak, 3-0 (11-1, 11-6, 11-3)
3. Andrew Tan (C) def. Eli Plangger, 3-0 (11-8, 12-10, 11-1)
4. Theo Buchsbaum (C) def. Jack O'Brien, 3-0 (11-6, 11-6, 11-4)
5. Alec Goldberg (C) def. Andrew Grosner, 3-0 (11-6, 11-2, 11-4)
6. Dan Gentile (C) def. Ken Fukumoto, 3-0 (11-2, 11-5, 11-2)
7. Anchit Nayar (C) def. Ray Chen, 3-0 (11-6, 11-9, 11-6)
8. Zach Ali (C) def. Chris Souther, 3-0 (11-5, 11-5, 11-3)
9. Alex Park (C) def. Andrew Craig, 3-0 (11-6, 11-4, 11-3)
10. Donald Carey (F) def. Brandon Thompson, 3-1 (11-7, 8-11, 11-2, 11-5)

Columbia 9, Haverford 0
1.  Tony Zou (C) def. Zef Konst, 3-0 (11-4, 11-5, 11-4)
2. Clayton Dahlman (C) def. Andy McComas, 3-0 (11-4, 11-0, 11-3)
3. Andrew Tan (C) def. Tim Ibbotson-Sindelar, 3-0 (11-4, 11-4, 11-1)
4. Theo Buchsbaum (C) def. Chris Tyson, 3-0 (11-4, 11-2, 11-7)
5. Alec Goldberg (C) def. Matt Liscovitz, 3-0 (11-5, 11-4, 11-4)
6. Martin Goman (C) def. Robbie Thompson, 3-0 (11-3, 11-5, 11-3)
7. Marvin So (C) def. Charlie Michele, 3-0 (11-4, 11-8, 11-5)
8. Dan Gentile (C) def. David Chang, 3-0 (11-5, 11-5, 11-3)
9. Zach Ali (C) def. Zeek Barnett, 3-0 (11-7, 11-7, 11-3)
10. Thomas Brosens (C) def. Peter Boal, 3-0 (11-9, 11-4, 11-2)

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