Yale Shuts Down Diplomats

Yale Shuts Down Diplomats

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Franklin & Marshall's No. 13 ranked men's squash team dropped a 9-0 contest to No. 2 Yale on the road Saturday afternoon. 

The Diplomats fell to 1-3 on the year while the defending National Champion Bulldogs moved to 1-0. 

By the Numbers

Seven of the nine matchups resulted in sweeps. Yannis Senkel (No. 4) took an early one-game lead with a 12-10 win in the opening frame before dropping the next three. Shams Abbas also battled at No. 3 with four tightly contested games, including an 11-7 win in the third, but also ultimately fell in four.

The Results

1. Spencer Lovejoy (YALE) def. Cole Osborne (FMCM) 11-5, 11-5, 13-11

2. TJ Dembinski (YALE) def. Silvio Soom (FMCM) 11-4, 11-1, 11-4

3. Liam McClintock (YALE) def. Shams Abbas (FMCM) 15-13, 11-8, 7-11, 11-8

4. Max Martin (YALE) def. Yannis Senkel (FMCM) 10-12, 11-6, 11-4, 11-4

5. Thomas Kingshott (YALE) def. Samm Fulton (FMCM) 11-5, 11-5, 11-6

6. Arjun Kochhar (YALE) def. Gavan Hitchenor (FMCM) 11-6, 11-5, 11-3

7. Pierson Broadwater (YALE) def. Jackson McCord (FMCM) 11-7, 11-6, 11-2

8. Calvin McCafferty (YALE) def. King Bassett (FMCM) 11-6, 11-6, 11-5

9. Yohan Pandole (YALE) def. Ricardo Machado (FMCM) 11-7, 11-4, 11-6

Exh. Parth Bhatia (YALE) def. Kareem Mawla (FMCM) 11-7, 11-9, 11-8

Up Next

F&M returns to the courts tomorrow, traveling to Dartmouth for an 11:00 a.m. matchup.