Men’s Squash Takes Two in Mayser

Men’s Squash Takes Two in Mayser

LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's No. 12 men's squash team rolled in a pair of commanding performances on Saturday in Mayser, shutting out No. 22 Tufts by a 9-0 tally and completing the doubleheader sweep with 7-2 victory over No. 17 MIT in the nightcap.

The Diplomats improved to 5-2 on the season and have won three straight contests.

By the Numbers (Tufts) 

Five of F&M's nine wins came by way of 3-0 blankings. Twice the Diplomats fell in their opening frame on the ladder, but Boden Polikoff (No. 4) and King Bassett (No. 8) fought back to win their next three and secure victories for the Diplomats. 

The all-time series against Tufts continues to heavily favor F&M at 12-2 with the Diplomats owning an 11-match winning streak.

The Results (Tufts)

1. Sanjay Jeeva (FMCM) def. Kunal Valia (TUFT-M) 11-8, 11-6, 11-8
2. Aryan Parekh (FMCM) def. Raghav Kumar (TUFT-M) 11-4, 11-2, 6-11, 11-8
3. Yannis Senkel (FMCM) def. Marco Rodriguez (TUFT-M) 11-7, 11-2, 11-7
4. Boden Polikoff (FMCM) def. Sanjeev Jeyabalan (TUFT-M) 8-11, 11-5, 11-6, 12-10
5. Raunak Advani (FMCM) def. Konrad LaDow (TUFT-M) 11-5, 11-6, 11-5
6. Matt Dukarm (FMCM) def. Vivaan Jaikishan (TUFT-M) 11-9, 11-13, 11-9, 11-6
7. Flavio Hinostroza (FMCM) def. Dillon O'Shea (TUFT-M) 11-4, 11-9, 11-6
8. King Bassett (FMCM) def. Will Dewire (TUFT-M) 7-11, 11-8, 11-2, 11-0
9. Teddy Eill (FMCM) def. Shloke Sahay (TUFT-M) 11-1, 11-7, 11-4
Exh. Salik Awan (TUFT-M) def. Allen Tompkins (FMCM) 11-9, 10-12, 11-7, 11-9 

By the Numbers (MIT)

Four of the nine matchups were decided in 3-0 F&M sweeps, including both at the bottom of the ladder. Raunak Advani (No. 6) was involved in a back-and-forth affair at No. 6, storming back from a 2-0 deficit to win three straight. 

The Results (MIT)

1. Sanjay Jeeva (FMCM) def. Joe O'Connor (MIT-M) 11-8, 11-6, 11-6
2. Aman Sanger (MIT-M) def. Aryan Parekh (FMCM) 11-5, 11-9, 11-2
3. Henry Martin (MIT-M) def. Shams Abbas (FMCM) 11-8, 8-11, 13-11, 11-3
4. Yannis Senkel (FMCM) def. Eli Kramer (MIT-M) 11-3, 11-7, 11-5
5. Boden Polikoff (FMCM) def. Vedaant Paul Kukadia (MIT-M) 11-7, 11-9, 8-11, 11-7
6. Raunak Advani (FMCM) def. William Wu (MIT-M) 14-16, 7-11, 11-9, 11-5, 11-8
7. Matt Dukarm (FMCM) def. Keith Lamp (MIT-M) 13-11, 12-10, 11-6
8. Flavio Hinostroza (FMCM) def. Matt McManus (MIT-M) 11-8, 13-11, 11-5
9. Teddy Eill (FMCM) def. Brad Levin (MIT-M) 11-2, 11-7, 11-9 

Up Next

F&M heads into its semester break and returns to action on Friday, Jan. 10, at home against Western Ontario for a 6:30 p.m. tilt.