Diplomats Denied by No. 10 Dartmouth

Diplomats Denied by No. 10 Dartmouth

LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's No. 16 men's squash team fell to No. 10 Dartmouth by an 8-1 score on Sunday afternoon at the Mayser Center.

Despite the lopsided final score, nearly every match was tightly contested as the Diplomats fell to 1-6 on the year and the Big Green improved to 2-0. 

By the Numbers 

Five of the nine matches went past three games, including the No. 6 spot on the ladder that went to five frames. Boden Polikoff looked dominant at the onset with wins of 11-0 and 11-7 in his opening two games before falling in the next three.

Yannis Senkel (No. 3) delivered F&M its only win, battling back from a loss in the first frame with victories in three-straight games. 

The Results

1. Heumann, Alvin (DART) def. Sanjay Jeeva (FMCM) 11-8, 9-11, 11-8, 11-6
2. Spahr, Carson (DART) def. Shams Abbas (FMCM) 11-7, 11-4, 11-9
3. Yannis Senkel (FMCM) def. Harding, Toby (DART) 9-11, 11-7, 12-10, 11-5
4. Giegerich, Matt (DART) def. Silvio Soom (FMCM) 11-6, 11-5, 11-9
5. Epley, Sam (DART) def. Samm Fulton (FMCM) 11-5, 4-11, 11-3, 11-7
6. De Otaduy, Brandon (DART) def. Boden Polikoff (FMCM) 0-11, 7-11, 11-4, 11-4, 11-9
7. Anderson, Reginald (DART) def. Ricardo Machado (FMCM) 11-8, 11-7, 9-11, 11-7
8. Bell, James (DART) def. King Bassett (FMCM) 11-6, 14-12, 11-6
9. Monroe, Drew (DART) def. Frank Murray (FMCM) 11-4, 11-7, 11-4
Exh. Supattapone, Sam (DART) def. Juan Huerta (FMCM) 11-4, 11-0, 11-5 

Up Next 

The Diplomats return to action following the semester break, traveling to Drexel on Sunday, Jan. 14 for a 12:00 p.m. match.