Diplomats Dropped by Princeton

Diplomats Dropped by Princeton

LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's No. 16 ranked men's squash team was dealt a 9-0 defeat by No. 8 Princeton on Saturday afternoon at the Mayser Center.

The Diplomats fell to 1-3 on the year while the Tigers improved to 1-0 in their season opener. 

By the Numbers 

Princeton earned sweeps in eight of the nine matchups. F&M picked up its only game at the No. 2 position when Shams Abbas downed Adhitya Raghavan by an 11-9 tally in the opening frame. However, Raghavan took each of the next three games, with the last two coming by 12-10 scores, to secure the 3-1 win. 

The Results 

1. Youssef Ibrahim (PRINCE) def. Sanjay Jeeva (FMCM) 12-10, 11-2, 11-1
2. Adhitya Raghavan (PRINCE) def. Shams Abbas (FMCM) 9-11, 11-4, 12-10, 12-10
3. Cody Cortes (PRINCE) def. Yannis Senkel (FMCM) 13-11, 11-6, 12-10
4. Cole Becker (PRINCE) def. Silvio Soom (FMCM) 11-2, 11-5, 11-4
5. Duncan Joyce (PRINCE) def. Boden Polikoff (FMCM) 11-7, 11-8, 11-8
6. Komron Shayegan (PRINCE) def. Ricardo Machado (FMCM) 11-3, 11-6, 11-6
7. Alex Engstrom (PRINCE) def. King Bassett (FMCM) 11-8, 11-9, 11-8
8. Abhimanyu Shah (PRINCE) def. Frank Murray (FMCM) 11-8, 11-5, 11-5
9. Henry Parkhurst (PRINCE) def. Brahm Brooks (FMCM) 11-2, 11-3, 11-1
Exh. Grant Ackerman (PRINCE) def. Juan Huerta (FMCM) 11-3, 11-4, 11-7

Up Next 

F&M aims to get back on track tomorrow when the Diplomats travel to Columbia for a 1:00 p.m. match.