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No. 3 Men’s Squash Rolls Past No. 2 Rochester, 7-2

No. 3 Men’s Squash Rolls Past No. 2 Rochester, 7-2

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - The third-ranked Harvard men's squash team swept second-ranked Rochester, 7-2, Sunday, to close out its road trip. 

The team's No. 3, junior Timothy Brownell, kicked off the afternoon, charging past his opponent, Matthew Toth, 11-2, 11-5, 11-5. Junior Saadeldin Abouaish defeated Marcus Sim, 11-3, 9-11, 11-6, 11-5, as the team's No. 6. Julien Gosset quickly followed with an 11-6, 6-11, 11-8, 13-11 decision at the team's No. 9 position to extend the Crimson lead to 3-0.

First-year Marwan Tarek made quick work of his opponent Ricardo Lopez, 11-3, 11-5, 11-5, to put the Crimson just one point away from clinching the match. Junior Sean Hughes battled to five games and defeated Thijs Van Der Pluijm 11-9, 11-13, 11-5, 7-11, 11-6 to clinch the match for Harvard.

Harvard Highlights:

  • Harvard extends its all-time series record to 11-4 over Rochester. 
  • First-year Marwan Tarek extended his win-streak to seven games, winning all his matches by a 3-0 decision. 
  • Sophomore Samuel Scherl continued his dominance as the team's No. 4, beating Lawrence Kuhn 11-3, 11-3, 11-5.
  • Sophomore Adam Corcoran impressed for Harvard with an 11-6, 9-11, 11-8, 11-4 victory against Cesar Segundo.

Up Next:
The Crimson heads back on the road for two more road contests next week, starting with a match at Princeton on Feb. 2, at 12 p.m. The match will be broadcast on ESPN+.


Harvard 7, Rochester 2

Rochester, New York

1. Ashley Davies (ROC) def. Victor Crouin (HARV) 11-9, 11-9, 11-8

2. Marwan Tarek (HARV) def. Ricardo Lopez (ROC) 11-3, 11-5, 11-5

3. Timothy Brownell (HARV) def. Matthew Toth (ROC) 11-2, 11-5, 11-8

4. Samuel Scherl (HARV) def. Lawrence Kuhn (ROC) 11-3, 11-3, 11-5

5. Sean Hughes (HARV) def. Thijs Van Der Pluijm (ROC) 11-9, 11-13, 11-5, 7-11, 11-6

6. Saadeldin Abouaish (HARV) def. Marcus Sim (ROC) 11-3, 9-11, 11-6, 11-5

7. Adam Corcoran (HARV) def. Cesar Segundo (ROC) 11-6, 9-11, 11-8, 11-4

8. Rodrigo Porras (ROC) def. Alexi Gosset (HARV) 12-10, 12-10, 9-11, 11-9

9. Julien Gosset (HARV) def. Sergio Martin (ROC) 11-6, 6-11, 11-8, 13-11

Exh. Alex Riedelsheimer (ROC) def. Theodore Mendez (HARV) 11-6, 8-11, 10-12, 11-4, 11-6

Order or finish: 3,6,9,2,8,1,5,7,4

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