F&M Denied by Dartmouth

F&M Denied by Dartmouth

HANOVER, N.H. – Franklin & Marshall's No. 13 men's squash team battled throughout the ladder but No. 8 Dartmouth ultimately dealt the Diplomats an 8-1 defeat on Sunday afternoon. 

The result dropped F&M's record to 1-4 on the season while the Big Green improved to 1-2. 

By the Numbers 

Shams Abbas registered the Diplomats' lone victory at No. 3 with a commanding 3-0 sweep. The top of the order was a strong suite for F&M on the day with both Cole Osborne (No. 1) and Silvio Soom (No. 2) forcing their opponents to five games in a pair of tough losses for the Diplomats.

The Results 

1. Alvin Heumann (DARTM) def. Cole Osborne (FMCM) 12-14, 11-4, 8-11, 11-8, 11-6

2. Brandon De Otaduy (DARTM) def. Silvio Soom (FMCM) 11-9, 3-11, 11-8, 9-11, 11-3

3. Shams Abbas (FMCM) def. Nick Harrington (DARTM) 14-12, 11-2, 11-4

4. Carson Spahr (DARTM) def. Yannis Senkel (FMCM) 11-0, 12-10, 11-7

5. Sam Epley (DARTM) def. Samm Fulton (FMCM) 11-9, 11-9, 11-6

6. Matt Giegerich (DARTM) def. Gavan Hitchenor (FMCM) 11-7, 11-9, 11-4

7. Glen Brickman (DARTM) def. Jackson McCord (FMCM) 15-13, 14-12, 11-5

8. Jack Harvey (DARTM) def. King Bassett (FMCM) 11-9, 11-3, 11-6

9. Brian Giegerich (DARTM) def. Kareem Mawla (FMCM) 11-9, 11-9, 11-6

Exh. Drew Monroe (DARTM) def. Ricardo Machado (FMCM) 11-7, 12-10, 11-9

Up Next 

A long break awaits F&M with the Diplomats not returning to action until Thursday, Jan. 5 against Columbia at noon for the first of five consecutive matchups in Mayser.