Men's Squash Ends Season Ranked 14th

February 19, 2012

The Middlebury men’s squashed team finished up the season ranked 14th nationally after a solid weekend. The Panthers were third seed in the Hoehn Cup (B Division) at Nationals hosted by Princeton. The Panthers opened with a 5-4 loss to St. Lawrence, sending them to the consolation bracket. Middlebury bounced back with a 6-3 victory over Bates, before closing with a hard-fought 5-4 loss at the hands of Navy.

In the match vs. St. Lawrence, the contest came down to the final game of the final match. With the overall match score tied 4-4, the Saints’ Chris Fernandez and the Panthers’ Spencer Hurst battled to 2-2 at #4. The fifth game came down to the wire, with Fernandez pulling out an 11-9 win to seal the match for the Saints.

The following day, the Panthers earned the win over Bates, while senior Addi DiSesa won the final match of his stellar collegiate career with an 11-9 fifth game victory against Navy. Junior Jay Dolan at #2 and sophomore Parker Hurst at #3 both went undefeated over three matches for the Panthers.

St. Lawrence 5, Midd. 4

  Middlebury College St. Lawrence University Winner's Score Winner
1 Quan,Valentin  Seth,Vir  11-6,11-5,11-6 Middlebury 
2 Dolan,Jay W Ogilvy,Kyle H. 12-10,11-6,15-13 Middlebury 
3 Hurst,Parker A. Khan,Ibrahim O. 14-12,13-11,11-6 Middlebury 
4 Hurst,Spencer D. Fernandez,Christopher  9-11,5-11,11-6,11-7,11-9 St. Lawrence 
5 Redpath,Cooper E Merchant,Amay  11-9,6-11,11-9,11-7 Middlebury 
6 Moore,William T. Campo,Will N 9-11,12-10,8-11,11-6,12-10 St. Lawrence 
7 DiSesa,Addison H. Riedelsheimer,Sebastian S. 11-7,12-10,11-4 St. Lawrence 
8 Clarke,Willy T Maxwell,Duncan O. 4-11,11-8,11-9,11-9 St. Lawrence 
9 Ivsin,Chris  Badali,Michael  11-8,11-7,11-5 St. Lawrence 

Middlebury 6, Bates 3

  Bates College Middlebury College Rating Winner's Score Winner
1 Burns,Robert P. Quan,Valentin  4.934 9-11,7-11,13-11,11-9,11-7 Bates
2 Muldoon,Kristian  Dolan,Jay W 4.82 11-4,11-3,11-4 Middlebury
3 Keating,R. J.  Hurst,Parker A. 4.943 11-9,11-13,14-12,11-5 Middlebury
4 Bedell,Eric S Hurst,Spencer D. 4.577 11-8,11-4,10-12,12-10 Middlebury
5 Cannon,Andy  Redpath,Cooper E 4.501 11-8,11-7,11-6 Bates
6 Cabot III,Walter M. Moore,William T. 4.321 7-11,5-11,11-8,11-9,11-5 Bates
7 Born,David  DiSesa,Addison H. 4.487 11-3,12-10,11-7 Middlebury
8 Saleem,Nabil  Clarke,Willy T 4.186 11-6,11-7,11-5 Middlebury
9 Shrubb,Jason A Ivsin,Chris  3.953 11-5,12-10,11-5,10-12,11-9 Middlebury

Navy 5, Middlebury 4

1 Quan,Valentin  McGuinness,Andrew  11-7,14-12,11-2 Navy
2 Dolan,Jay W Abrams,Hunter G 8-11,8-11,11-5,13-11,11-5 Middlebury
3 Hurst,Parker A. Kacergis,James M. 8-11,12-10,11-3,11-9 Middlebury
4 Hurst,Spencer D. Bouchard,Hunter R. 11-3,11-9,11-6 Navy
5 Redpath,Cooper E Barry,Colin M. 12-10,11-9,11-5 Navy
6 Moore,William T. Abrams,William G. 11-8,11-9,11-5 Middlebury
7 DiSesa,Addison H. Tracey,John C 11-8,2-11,8-11,11-5,12-10 Middlebury
8 Clarke,Willy T Richey,John R. 11-7,11-3,11-3 Navy
9 Ivsin,Chris  Beck,Hunter  5-11,11-6,11-7,11-5 Navy