Middlebury

Men's Squash Finishes 17th At Nationals

February 22, 2009

The Panther men's squash has finished 17th in the nation by winning its flight at the recent team nationals event hosted by Princeton. In just their second year as a varsity sport, the 20th ranked Panthers earned 7-2 victories over #21 Denison and #17 Colby before meeting #18 Bowdoin in the finals. Middlebury avenged an earlier season 5-4 loss to the Polar Bears by defeating them by the same score to win the "Summers Division" at nationals. Middlebury ends its season with a school record 15 wins against just 10 losses. The Panthers were also the winners of the Team Sportsmanship award, chosen among 63 teams.

Match Score: Middlebury 7 Denison 2
Position Middlebury Denison Winner Scores
1 JP Sardi Ned Marks Denison 9-1 9-1 9-10 9-4
2 Valentin Quan Bilal Khan Middlebury 4-9 7-9 9-6 9-6 9-4
3 Brian Cady Martin Prentice Middlebury 9-7 6-9 9-4 9-7
4 JP Garofalo Joran Diwan Denison 9-7 9-2 7-9 9-0
5 Addi DeSesa Mike MacDonald Middlebury 5-9 4-9 9-3 10-8 9-7
6 Jack Lysohir Michael Krasnow Middlebury 5-9 9-4 10-8 9-0
7 Micah Wood William Lawson Middlebury 9-6 9-6 9-4
8 Simon Keyes Henry Robb Middlebury 9-5 9-3 9-5
9 Eliot Ja Ron Ongaro Middlebury 9-1 9-0 6-9 9-0
Match Score: Middlebury 7 Colby 2
Position Middlebury Colby Winner Scores
1 JP Sardi Harry Smith Middlebury 9-7 9-5 9-4
2 Valentin Quan Jake Leiby Middlebury 9-3 9-7 9-6
3 Brian Cady Justin Russell Middlebury 10-8 9-2 8-10 9-3
4 JP Garofalo Alexander Fulton Colby 9-7 9-1 9-2
5 Addi DeSesa Alex Place Middlebury 5-9 7-9 9-2 10-8 9-3
6 Jack Lysohir Harry Goldstein Colby 2-9 9-1 6-9 9-6 9-0
7 Micah Wood Nat Cooper Middlebury 9-3 9-0 5-9 9-1
8 Simon Keyes Daneil Lesser Middlebury 8-10 9-6 9-5 9-3
9 Eliot Ja Steve Holt Middlebury 9-6 9-1 9-0
10 Will Piekos Dan Heinrich Middlebury 9-3 9-4 9-5
Match Score: Middlebury 5 Bowdoin 4
Position Middlebury Bowdoin Winner Scores
1 JP Sardi Andy Bernard Middlebury 9-7 9-3 9-3
2 Valentin Quan David Funk Middlebury 9-7 9-7 9-7
3 Brian Cady Peter Cipriano Middlebury 3-9 9-2 9-3 9-2
4 JP Garofalo Rahul Madan-Mahon Bowdoin 5-9 9-0 9-4 6-9 9-3
5 Addi DeSesa Robert Lynn Bowdoin 9-1 9-0 9-0
6 Jack Lysohir Arun Makkija Bowdoin 10-8 9-0 9-0
7 Micah Wood Thai Ha Ngoc Bowdoin 9-4 9-1 9-5
8 Simon Keyes Rob Stanley Middlebury 9-7 9-1 9-4
9 Eliot Ja Brian Gladstone Middlebury 9-3 9-1 9-1
10 Will Piekos Sprague middlebury 9-4 9-1 9-3