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Nigel Koh
Nigel Koh
Year: Senior
Hometown: Singapore
High School: Anglo-Chinese School
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Leverett

2013-14 (Senior):
Ended his senior season with a 14-2 record ... Opened the season with a win over Michael Mistras of Dartmouth, 7-11, 11-8, 11-6, 11-9 on Dec. 3 … Took down Drexel’s Sebastian Dangond, 11-3, 11-5, 11-3, on Dec. 6 … Handled Adam Engel of Western Ontario, 11-5, 11-6, 11-7 … Outlasted Williams’ Andrew Maruca, 11-9, 11-6, 7-11, 11-1 on Jan. 7 … Bested Princeton’s Taylor Tutrone, 10-12, 11-3, 9-11, 11-2, 11-9 on Jan. 11 … Blanked Rahil Fazelbhoy of Penn, 11-9, 11-2, 11-7 on Jan. 12 … Downed St. Lawrence’s Kyle Ogilvy, 9-11, 11-7, 11-7, 8-11, 11-7 on Jan. 25 … Defeated Aria Fazelimanesh of Rochester, 11-9, 13-15, 9-11, 11-8, 11-8 on Jan. 26 … Topped Cornell’s Gustav Runersjo, 8-11, 11-6, 10-12, 11-4, 11-6 on Feb. 1 … Earned a win against Trinity’s Elroy Leong, 13-11, 5-11, 11-3, 11-3, Feb. 4 to help snap Trinity’s 18-year long streak of 162 consecutive games won at their home facility … Swept Brown’s F. Hoff, 11-1, 11-3, 11-5, to help Harvard clinch its 36th Ivy League title … Blanked Penn’s Michael Mutscheller, 11-9, 11-5, 11-6 in the quarterfinals of the Potter Cup Feb. 14 … Took down A. Arjoon of Franklin & Marshall, 11-9, 11-8, 11-7 in the semifinals of the Potter Cup Feb. 15 … Bested Elroy Leong, 11-7, 11-8, 11-8 in the fifth position to give Harvard its 31st national title ... Season came to an end with a 3-2 loss to Abhishek Pradhan of Franklin & Marshall in the opening round of the CSA individual national championship Feb. 28. 

 

2012-13 (Junior):
Went 9-9 on the year playing at positions No. 3, 4 and 5 ... Topped Scott Chapin, 11-6, 11-8, 11-7, in Ivy League opener against Dartmouth at the No. 5 spot Nov. 28 ... Recorded a victory against Western Ontario’s Tashlin Reddy, 11-8, 11-4, 11-8, Jan. 19 … Dominated Scott Desantis of Amherst, 11-8, 11-8, 11-6, Jan. 19 ... Rallied to edge Cornell’s Owen Butler, 12-14, 11-5, 11-3, 11-6, Feb. 3 ... Blanked Brown’s Eamon O’Connor, 11-3, 11-4, 12-10, Feb. 7 ... Traded the first four games before dominating the fifth to top Richard Dodd of Yale, 11-8, 6-11, 8-11, 11-7, 11-0 Feb. 18 ... Eeked out an 8-11, 7-11, 11-5, 12-10, 12-10 win over Miled Zarazua of Trinity in the Potter Cup final Feb. 24. 

2011-12 (Sophomore):
Finished the season 11-6 overall, including 3-0 in the No. 1 and No. 3 positions ... Went 3-2 in Ivy League matches ... Defeated Kevin Chen (Williams), 3-1, to open the season ... Downed Christopher Jung (Dartmouth), 3-0, and Parker Hurst (Middlebury), 3-1, in the No. 3 spot Nov. 30 ...  Cruised past Karm Kumar of No. 5 Rochester, 3-1 (11-5,13-11,7-11,11-4), in the CSA team quarterfinals in the No. 6 position ... Participated in the Malloy Cup bracket at the CSA Individual Championships.

2010-11 (Freshman):
Finished the season with a 13-6 overall record and a 5-1 mark at the No. 4 spot ... Defeated Eamon O’Connor 11-2, 11-3, 11-5 in the season opener against Brown … Swept Alexander Greaves-Tunnell of Williams (Nov. 21) … Downed Brian O’Toole of Dartmouth in three sets … Won a five-set match against Arjun Gupta of Cornell ... Grabbed three victories after the New Year over opponents from Western Ontario, St. Lawrence and Hamilton, including two sweeps ... Helped Harvard capture fifth at the 2011 CSA National Team Championship ... Went 3-1 at the 2011 Individual National Championship, reaching the semifinals of the Molloy division.

Before Harvard:
Played squash in high school … Served as captain of squash team … Awarded National Colors for squash three times … Received Singapore South Zone Colors Award for squash and school colors for squash four times … School won four “B” Division titles and a gold medal for the “A” Division … Placed sixth at the U.S. Junior Open in 2006 … Won the Hyundai Singapore Junior Open in 2004 … Placed second in the Masonry National Squash Championship in 2007 and 2010 and third in 2006 … Represented Singapore at the Asian Seniors Squash Championships in 2010 and Asian Juniors in 2005 and 2007 … Traveled to Siem Reap, Cambodia to take part in a community service project at the Angkor Sunrise Childrens’ Village in 2006 and 2007.

Personal:
Enjoys soccer … Brother, Bryan, is a Singapore national under-19 squash champion.