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No. 7 Men’s Squash Resumes Ivy League Play at No. 8 Columbia, No. 12 Cornell

No. 7 Men’s Squash Resumes Ivy League Play at No. 8 Columbia, No. 12 Cornell

Teams

Date/Time
Location

Series Record
Last Meeting
Streak

Teams
Date/Time
Location

Series Record
Last Meeting
Streak

No. 7 Harvard (2-4) vs. No. 8 Columbia (4-3)
Saturday, Feb. 6, 12 p.m.
SL Green StreetSquash Center
Harvard leads, 5-0
W, 6-3 (Feb. 1, 2015)
W5

Harvard vs. No. 12 Cornell (3-6)
Sunday, Feb. 7, 11 a.m.
Belkin International Squash Courts
Harvard leads, 45-2
W, 7-2 (Jan. 31, 2014)
W6

Harvard will look to rebound from three-straight losses (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – No. 7 men's squash will look to rebound from three-straight defeats as it travels to New York to resume Ivy League play, squaring off against No. 8 Columbia on Saturday at noon and following with No. 12 Cornell on Sunday at 11 a.m.

Last Time Out
Squaring off against the No. 1 team in the nation for the second time this season, Harvard was upended by Trinity, 7-2, in its final non-conference match of the season Jan. 28.

The loss handed the Crimson its third-straight defeat, marking the first time since the 2010-11 season Harvard has dropped three matches in a row, while  Trinity earned its first win against Harvard on its home court since 2012. 

Back on Track
Harvard is 10-7 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.

Undefeated
Seif Eleinen is the lone member of the Crimson to post an unblemished match record this season. Elein has gone 5-0 this season, posting a 1-0 mark at the No. 7 position is 4-0 at the No. 8 spot.

New Year, Same Result
Harvard is 6-0 in starting the New Year under Way. The Crimson has also posted a 21-6 record during the month of January under Way, including a perfect 10-0 mark the past two seasons.

Ivy Strong
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 Devin McLaughlin will serve as captains for the season. Koh has posted a 27-9 record during his time in Crimson while McLaughlin has gone 16-3.

Scouting Columbia
The Lions stand at 4-3 overall and 2-1 in Ivy League contests, finding itself in a three-way tie for second in the Ivy League standings with Harvard and Dartmouth.

Harvard last downed Columbia, 6-3, in the CSA Team Championships consolation match. Bradley Smith, David Ryan and McLaughlin each earned sweeps to pace the Crimson.

Scouting Cornell
The Big Red own a 3-6 record, including a 1-2 mark in Ancient Eight matches. Cornell has dropped five-straight matches with its lone Ivy League win coming in an 8-1 decision over Brown Jan. 10.

The Crimson previously handed the Big Red a 7-2 loss in their last matchup Jan. 31, 2015. 

Up Next
Harvard will host Brown Feb. 12 at 6 p.m. in its final home contest of the season.

Ivy League Digital Network
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Social Stream
Use the Social Stream on GoCrimson.com to stay connected with the Crimson on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube this year. The Social Stream brings the conversation from all four platforms into one convenient location, allowing fans of all Harvard Athletics teams to monitor the action in real time.

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