No. 3 Harvard (2-3) vs. No. 1 Trinity (13-0)
Harvard will look to rebound from back-to-back losses (Gil Talbot).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – No. 3 Harvard will look to hand No. 1 Trinity its first loss of the season Thursday as it takes on the Bantams in the first of a three-match road swing. Thursdays contest will be Harvard's final non-conference match of the season and can be seen live on the Northeast Sports Network.
Last Time Out
Harvard suffered its second-straight 5-4 defeat Saturday at the Murr Center Squash Courts, falling to No. 5 Rochester.
The Crimson took an early 4-1 lead at the start of the match, but Rochester fought back to tie it at 4-4 before Mario Yanez secured the victory for the Yellowjackets. The loss marks the second-straight season Harvard has dropped its two-game swing against St. Lawrence and Rochester.
Back on Track
Harvard is 10-6 in games when coming off of a loss under the Gregory Lee '87 and Russell Ball '88 Endowed Coach for Squash at Harvard University Mike Way.
New Year, Same Result
Harvard is 6-0 in starting the New Year under Way. The Crimson has also posted a 21-5 record during the month of January under Way, including a perfect 10-0 mark the past two seasons.
Harvard went a perfect 7-0 in Ivy League play last year, marking the second-straight season the Crimson accomplished the feat, outscoring opponents 50-13 last season. Harvard has never dropped more than three Ivy League contests in a season.
Aye, Aye Captain
Juniors Bryan Koh and McLaughlin will serve as captains for the season. Koh has posted a 27-8 record during his time in Crimson while McLaughlin has gone 16-2.
Trinity is 13-0 on the season and the only undefeated team in the nation. The Bantams have dominated opponents and have only dropped 10 of its 117 matches.
Harvard will return to Ivy League play at Columbia Feb. 6 for a noon contest.
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