Men's Squash Downs Hamilton on Day Two of Summers Cup

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Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics/Gene Boyars

BELMONT, MASS. - The Columbia men's squash team dominated Hamilton College on day two of the Men's National Team Championships on Saturday, February 26. The Lions defeated the Continentals 7-2 to improve to 12-5 this season.

Four Lions won in three straight games including Tony Zou, Clayton Dahlman, Theo Buchsbaum and Martin Goman.  Zou defeated Martin Bawden 11-7, 11-4, 11-3 at No. 1, Dahlman defeated Harry Keeshan 11-2, 11-6, 11-7 at No. 3, Buchsbaum downed Alexander Wood 11-7, 12-10, 11-7 at No. 6, and Goman was impressive at No. 7, defeating Ronald German 11-2, 11-2, 11-6.

Graham Miao led 2-0 over James Hogan at the No. 2 spot after winning 11-7 and 12-10, but Hogan bounced back to win two straight 14-12 and 11-8 to force a game five.  Miao and Hogan battled hard, and it was Miao who took the final game 11-8 for the win.

Anchit Nayar also won a thrilling five-game match over Lyman Munschauer at No. 9.  Nayar dropped game one 5-11, but responded with back-to-back wins 11-6 and 11-9 to take a 2-1 lead.  Munschauer took game four 11-7, but Nayar came to win 11-8 in game five for the victory.

Also picking up a win for Columbia was Dan Gentile who defeated Timothy Gray 11-4, 11-0, 7-11, 11-7 at No. 8.

The Lions return to action on Sunday when they square off against No. 22 Colby in the consolation finals at Northeastern at 9 a.m.

# 20 Columbia 7, #24 Hamilton 2
1. Tony Zou (C) def. Martin Bawden, 11-7, 11-4, 11-3
2. Graham Miao (C) def. James Hogan 11-7, 12-10, 12-14, 8-11, 11-8
3. Clayton Dahlman (C) def. Harry Keeshan 11-2, 11-6, 11-7
4. Henry Lee (H) def. Andrew Tan 11-8, 11-3, 11-9
5. Cooper Veysey (H) def. Alec Goldberg 11-8, 16-14, 9-11, 11-7
6. Theo Buchsbaum (C) def. Alexander Wood 11-7, 12-10, 11-7
7. Martin Goman (C) def. Ronald German 11-2, 11-2, 11-6
8. Dan Gentile (C) def. Timothy Gray 11-4, 11-0, 7-11, 11-7
9. Anchit Nayar (C) def. Lyman Munschauer 5-11, 11-6, 11-9, 7-11, 11-8

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