Men's squash earns win over Wesleyan

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: February 6, 2011

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. --- The eighth-seeded Colby College men's squash team received a win from Harry Smith at the first position and big five-game victories from Alex Fulton at three and Steve Carroll at eight as the Mules defeated seventh-seeded Wesleyan University in the NESCAC tourney on Sunday.

Smith took an 11-4, 5-11, 11-9, 11-6 win against John Steele. Meanwhile, Fulton  took an 11-7 in the fifth game of his match at the third position. Carroll cruised to an 11-4 win in the opening game and then dropped two straight 12-10 games to Luke Wherrey. Carroll bounced back with 11-3 and 11-8 wins in the final two games.

Will Hochman won in four at the seventh position, while Pete Gabranski had an easier time with a 3-0 victory at nine.

Colby 5, Wesleyan 4

1: Harry Smith, C, d. John Steele, 3-1 (11-4, 5-11, 11-9, 11-6)

2: Matt Canonu, W, d. William Sullivan, 3-1 (2-11, 11-9, 11-8, 11-9)

3: Alex Fulton, C, d. Dale Kobrin, 3-2 (9-11, 11-3, 11-3, 7-11, 11-7)

4: Zandex Nassikak, W, d. Nat Cooper, 3-0 (11-6, 11-4, 11-5)

5: Alex Nunez, W, d. Daniel Lesser, 3-0 (11-6, 11-6, 11-2)

6: Jeff Berman, W, d. Roy Simpson III, 3-2 (8-11, 11-7, 11-9, 6-11, 11-7)

7: Will Hochman, C, d. Ethan Moritz, 3-1 (3-11, 11-9, 11-6, 11-9)

8: Steve Carroll, C, d. Luke Wherrey, 3-2 (11-4, 10-12, 10-12, 11-3, 11-8)

9: Pete Gabranski, C, Shivan Bharkam, 3-0 (11-8, 11-6, 11-8)


 
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