Middlebury

Men's Squash Edges Navy

December 3, 2011

The Middlebury men’s squash team earned its first win of the season, topping #15 Navy 5-4 at Williams. The middle of the line-up won the day for the #14 Panthers, who picked up wins at ladder spot numbers 4-7 without dropping a game. Junior Jay Dolan (Wareham, Mass.) was also victorious in the match, winning at #2.

Navy quickly took a 2-1 match advantage, winning at #3 and #9, while Middlebury sophomore Will Moore (Summit, N.J.) won at #6.  Next to go on court were numbers 2, 5, and 8 and Middlebury evened the score at 3-3 with wins at #2 and #5 and a loss at #8. Only matches 1, 4 and 7 remained, with Middlebury reaching five match wins as junior Spencer Hurst (Greenwich, Conn.) won in straight games at #4, and then senior co-captain Addi DiSesa (Wynnewood, Pa.) closed it out to win in straight games at #7, giving Middlebury the team victory.  With Middlebury up 5-3 and the match decided, the #1’s played the final match. Middlebury senior Valentin Quan (La Libertad, El Salvador) unable to close in a marathon, falling 11-6, 11-5, 8-11, 9-11, 8-11. 

Middlebury  def.   Navy   5-4

Dec. 4

1. navy A. McGuinness def. MIDD Valentin Quan

(6), (5), 8, 9, 8

2. MIDD Jay Dolan def. navy H. Buchard 

(4), 4, 5, 8

3.  navy J. Kacergis def. MIDD Parker Hurst

9, 9, 6

4.  MIDD Spencer Hurst  def. navy C. Barry

7, 6, 9

5.  MIDD Cooper Redpath def. navy H. Beck

8, 9, 6

6.  MIDD Will Moore def. navy J. Tracey

4, 9, 3

7.  MIDD Addi DiSessa def. navy J. Richey

(8), 5, 7, 6

8.  navy B. Abrams def. MIDD Robert Galluccio

4, 4, 9

9.  navy H. Abrams def. MIDD Reed Palmer

6, 2, 7