November 13, 2007

Squash Teams Earn Mixed Results at Ivy Scrimmages

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The squash teams competed in their first matches of the season this weekend as they traveled to New Haven, Conn. to participate in the Ivy scrimmages. The men’s team was swept by Yale 9-0 on Saturday morning, before returning the favor to Brown later the afternoon, sweeping the Bears 9-0. On Sunday morning, the Red edged Dartmouth 5-4 to come out with a winning record on the weekend.
No. 1 singles player Chris Sachvie lost in five sets to both his Yale and Dartmouth opponents and swept his Brown opponent in three sets. No. 2 singles player Steven Peever swept his matches against Brown and Dartmouth after getting swept himself by his Yale opponent.
“This weekend was a great starting point for the season because we we able to beat a team [Dartmouth] ranked above us,” said senior Omar Mangalji.
The women fared slightly worse, dropping their first round match to Harvard, 8-1, and their second match to Brown, 6-3, before sweeping Columbia 9-0.

— Compiled by Sun Staff