George Washington Too Much for Diplomats

George Washington Too Much for Diplomats

LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's No. 18 men's squash team fell to No. 10 George Washington by a 9-0 score at home on Saturday afternoon. 

With the defeat, the Diplomats fell to 3-11 on the year while the Colonials improved to Colonials improved to 11-6. 

By the Numbers 

F&M forced more than three games in each of the first three matchups on the ladder but was unable to generate a victory on the day. Silvio Soom battled at No. 2 in a five-frame showdown with Jamie Oakley. After securing the first game at 11-7, Soom dropped the next two before pushing for a fifth with an 11-2 win. However, Soom was edged by an 11-9 score in the decisive fifth frame.

The Results

1. Moudy Abdel-Maksoud (GWU) def. Sanjay Jeeva (FMCM) 11-3, 9-11, 11-8, 11-7
2. Jamie Oakley (GWU) def. Silvio Soom (FMCM) 7-11, 11-9, 11-9, 2-11, 11-9
3. Olsin Logan (GWU) def. Yannis Senkel (FMCM) 11-5, 10-12, 11-5, 11-2
4. Salim Khan (GWU) def. Samm Fulton (FMCM) 12-10, 11-5, 11-5
5. Mohammad Alterki (GWU) def. Boden Polikoff (FMCM) 11-9, 11-6, 11-4
6. I. de Larrauri Coral (GWU) def. King Bassett (FMCM) 11-7, 11-7, 11-7
7. Julian Jervis (GWU) def. Ricardo Machado (FMCM) 11-7, 11-6, 11-5
8. Billy Berner (GWU) def. Frank Murray (FMCM) 11-7, 11-9, 11-1
9. J. Sebastian Laguna (GWU) def. Jackson McCord (FMCM) 11-7, 11-7, 11-6
Exh. Zane Jeka (GWU) def. Christopher Taylor (FMCM) 11-1, 11-2, 11-4 

Up Next

The Diplomats continue their homestand on Friday, welcoming St. Lawrence to Mayser for a 7:00 p.m. matchup.