Men's squash beats Tufts, Northwestern

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 28, 2011
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Harry Smith

WATERVILLE, Maine --- Harry Smith and Alex Fulton each earned their 10th and 11th victories of the season and the 24th-ranked Colby College men's squash team earned an 8-1 victory over 23rd-ranked Tufts University and an easy 9-0 win against 30th-ranked Northwestern on Friday at the Dunaway Squash Courts.

Smith was leading 2-0 after winning 11-2 and 11-9 in the opening two games, but Tufts' Alex Gross fought back for 11-9 and 11-8 wins in games three and four. Smith closed out the match at the first position with an 11-7 win. Meanwhile, Fulton had an easier time of it by allowing just 13 points in three games at the third spot. Smith and Fulton are both 11-6 on the season. Both players cruised to 3-0 wins in the Northwestern match.

William Sullivan was a winner at the second position for Colby (8-9) against Tufts. Daniel Lesser, Trey Simpson, Will Hochman, Steve Carroll, and Pete Gabranski were the other winners for the Mules.

Andrew Kim won in five games at the fourth position for Tufts.

Sullivan, Nat Cooper, Lesser, Simpson, Hochman, Carroll, and Gabranski also won against Northwestern. Cooper and Carroll both went four games to win their matches.

Colby 8, Tufts 1

1: Harry Smith, C, d. Alex Gross, 3-2 (11-2, 11-9, 9-11, 8-11, 11-7)

2: William Sullivan, C, d. Ben Rind, 3-1 (11-7, 6-11, 11-6, 11-6)

3: Alex Fulton, C, d. Henry Miller, 3-0 (11-4, 11-9, 11-0)

4: Andrew Kim, T, d. Nat Cooper, 3-2 (11-6, 11-9, 8-11, 10-12, 11-8)

5: Daniel Lesser, C, d. Michael Abboud, 3-0 (11-9, 11-4, 11-7)

6: Trey Simpson, C, d. Tesfa Hailu, 3-0 (11-7, 11-3, 11-2)

7: Will Hochman, C, d. Jeremy Ho, 3-0 (11-5, 11-6, 16-14)

8: Steve Carroll, C, d. Andrew Meleney, 11-7, 9-11, 12-10, 11-4)

9: Pete Gabranski, C, d. Ben Briggs, 3-1 (8-11, 11-1, 11-2, 11-6)

Colby 9, Northwestern 0

1: Smith, C, d. Dalal, 3-0 (11-8, 11-8, 11-8)

2: Sullivan, C, d. Benedict, 3-0 (11-7, 12-10, 11-4)

3: Fulton, C, d. Mahmood, 3-0 (11-6, 11-4, 13-11)

4: Cooper, C, d. Roh, 3-0 (11-8, 6-11, 11-4, 11-4)

5: Lesser, C, d. Wolf, 3-0 (11-2, 11-2, 11-5)

6: Simpson, C, d. Parra, 3-0 (11-3, 11-8, 11-8)

7: Hochman, C, d. Liu, 3-0 (11-5, 11-4, 11-8)

8: Carroll, C, d. Park, 3-1 (11-5, 7-11, 11-2, 11-5)

9: Gabranski, C, d. Leib, 3-0 (12-10, 11-7, 11-5)


 
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