Koh Reaches Semifinals of Molloy Division at CSA National Individual Championship

Koh Reaches Semifinals of Molloy Division at CSA National Individual Championship

Zeke Scherl (pictured) reached the quarterfinals of the Molloy division (Gil Talbot).

HANOVER, N.H. – Harvard men's squash freshman, Nigel Koh, has reached the final four in the Molloy division at the 2011 CSA Individual National Championship.

In the round of 32 Koh dropped the first set against Jon Steele, but he recovered to capture a 3-1 victory. That win was followed with another 3-1 victory, this one coming over Brad Thompson. Koh faced a familiar opponent in the quarterfinals, facing teammate Zeke Scherl, Koh grabbed a 3-0 victory. Omar Sobhy from George Washington awaits Koh in the semifinals.

Scherl reached the quarterfinals with an opening-round victory over Harry Smith, 3-2. He then went on take down Robert Maycock, 3-1, to set up the matchup against Koh.

Gary Power picked up two wins in the second consolation bracket against T. Spettigue and A. Duany. Power will take on K. Shannon in the consolation final Sunday.

Complete Brackets

Pool Division
A. Diaz Glez def. Brandon McLaughlin (H) 3-0: 11-8,11-9,12-10
Gary Power (H) def. T. Spettigue 3-1: 8-11,11-4,11-0,11-1
Gary Power (H) def. A Duany 3-2: 7-11,6-11,11-5,11-6,11-9


Molloy Division
Nigel Koh (H) def. Jon Steele 3-1: 9-11,11-4,11-8,11-2
Nigel Koh (H) def. Brad Thompson (B) 3-1: 11-8,8-11,11-3,11-5
Nigel Koh (H) def. Zeke Scherl (H) 3-0: 11-3,11-6,13-11
Zeke Scherl (H) def. Harry Smith (C) 3-2: 11-6,5-11,13-15,11-7,11-6
Zeke Scherl (H) def. Robert Maycock 3-1: 11-5,9-11,11-8,11-4
Adrian Leanza def. Thomas Mullaney (H) 3-2: 11-13,8-11,11-1,11-3,11-9
Juan Flores def. Alexander Ma (H) 3-1: 11-13,11-6,11-7,11-9
Alexander Ma (H) def. C. Garza 3-0: 11-5,11-4,11-7
Alexander Ma (H) def. B. Reison 3-1: 13-11,7-11,12-10,11-9
R. Jalan def. Thomas Mullaney (H) 3-1: 11-6,16-14,7-11,11-6