Soto finishes weekend 2-1 for men's squash

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 17, 2011

AMHERST, Mass. --- Darryl Soto was the lone Colby College men's squash player to go 2-1 on the weekend  as the Mules fell in three matches to Amherst (5-4), Columbia (7-2), and St. Lawrence (9-0).

Soto took a thrilling 3-2 (14-12, 5-11, 11-7, 6-11, 11-6) win over Amherst's Quan Miranda Rodrigo at the ninth position. He also took an easier 3-0 (11-7, 11-6, 11-9) victory against Columbia's Anchit Navar.

First position player Harry Smith won 3-2 (5-11, 3-11), 11-5, 12-10, 11-3) in comeback fashion against Andrew Kriete of Amherst. He then had a reverse situation in a loss to Columbia's Graham Miao. Smith won 11-2 and 11-8 to open a 2-0 lead, but Miao fought back with 11-7, 11-9, 11-9 scores to pull out the match.

Will Sullivan and Steve Carroll also had 3-2 victories over Amherst. Sullivan fell behind 2-0 before winning 11-3, 12-10, 11-7 over the final three games at the second spot, while Carroll won 11-7, 4-11, 11-9, 2-11, 11-8 at the seventh position.

Peter Gabranski won at the eighth spot for Colby in the match against Columbia.

Amherst 5, Colby 4

1: Harry Smith, C, d. Andrew Kriete, 3-2 (5-11, 3-11, 11-5, 12-10, 11-3)

2: Will Sullivan, C, d. Kevin Cecala, 3-2 (5-11, 9-11, 11-3, 12-10, 11-7)

3: Charles Quintin, A, d. Alex Fulton, 3-2 (11-5, 11-9, 3-11, 10-12, 11-7)

4: Thomas Rapisarda, A, d. Nat Cooper, 3-0 (13-11, 11-7, 11-5)

5: David Kerr, A, d. Trey Simpson, 3-0 (11-3, 11-5, 11-0)

6: Steve Severson, A, d. William Hochman, 3-0 (11-7, 11-2, 11-6)

7: Steve Carroll, C, d. Todd Layine, 3-2 (11-7, 4-11, 11-9, 2-11, 11-8)

8: Matthew Arnold, A, d. Peter Gabranski, 3-0 (11-9, 11-6, 11-9)

9: Darryl Soto, C, d. Quan Miranda Rodrigo, 3-2 (14-12, 5-11, 11-7, 6-11, 11-6)

Columbia University 7, Colby 2

1: Graham Miao, CU, d. Smith, 3-2 (2-11, 8-11, 11-7, 11-9, 11-9)

2: Clayton Dahlman, CU, d. Sullivan, 3-1 (11-5, 11-6, 6-11, 11-5)

3: Anthony Zou, CU, d. Fulton, 3-0 (11-7, 12-10, 11-6)

4: Martin Gorman, CU, d. Cooper, 3-2 (11-6, 9-11, 11-4, 11-13, 11-4)

5: Ted Buchsbaum, CU, d. Simpson, 3-2 (11-9, 8-11, 11-8, 9-11, 11-3)

6: Alec Goldberg, CU, d. Hochman, 3-1 (6-11, 11-2, 11-8, 11-7)

7: Andrew Tan, CU, d. Carroll, 3-0 (11-8, 11-1, 12-10)

8: Gabranski, C, d. Daniel Gentile, 3-0 (11-8, 11-3, 11-3)

9: Soto, C, d. Anchit Navar, 3-0 (11-7, 11-6, 11-9)

St. Lawrence 9, Colby 0

1: Alex Dodge, SL, d. Smith, 3-1 (5-11, 11-9, 11-5, 12-10)

2: Amay Merchant, SL, d. Sullivan, 3-0 (11-3, 11-6, 11-8)

3: Vir Seth, SL, Fulton, 3-0 (14-12, 12-10, 11-7)

4: Will Campo, SL, d. Cooper, 3-0 (11-6, 11-6, 11-5)

5: Jermaine Xaba, SL, d. Simpson, 3-0 (11-6, 11-5, 11-5)

6: Michael Badali, SL, d. Hochman, 3-0 (11-6, 11-2, 11-5)

7: Nathan Ticho, SL, d. Carroll, 3-0 (14-12, 11-9, 11-4)

8: Thomas Kraft, SL, d. Gabranski, 2-0 (11-4, 11-7, 11-6)

9: Tyler Stout, SL, d. Soto, 3-1 (11-1, 11-5, 8-11, 11-0)


 
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