Top-Ranked Men’s Squash Thumps No. 2 Trinity, 8-1

Photo: Gil Talbot
Photo: Gil Talbot

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The top-ranked men's squash team (11-0, 5-0 Ivy) remained undefeated after taking down No. 2 Trinity at the Murr Center Courts on Wednesday. The Crimson will look to secure the Ivy title on Friday against Yale.

The Crimson's top-six all earned 3-0 victories against Trinity. The team was led by first-year Victor Crouin, who took down Kush Kumar, 11-5, 11-4, 11-4. Classmate Marwan Tarek followed suit with a 11-6, 11-5, 11-4 victory over Tom De Mulder. Junior Timothy Brownell earned an a early win at the three spot, defeating Thoboki Mohohlo, 11-9, 12-10, 11-5.

Sophomore Samuel Scherl was the team's No. 4, beating Ziad Sakr, 11-6, 11-6, 11-9. Junior Saadeldin Abouaish made quick work of Aly Tolba, 11-6, 11-6, 11-6. Junior Sean Hughes rounded out the dominant top-six with a win against Aryaman Adik, 11-8, 11-3, 11-9.

Harvard Highlights:

  • Harvard improved its all-time program record vs. Trinity to 37-29.
  • Tarek currently owns a 10-game win streak and has yet to be beaten as the team's No. 2.
  • The Crimson currently have an 11-game win streak, the program's longest since the 2013-14 season.
  • Both sophomore Adam Corcoran and first-year George Crowne earned 3-1 victories.

Up Next:
The Crimson will look to capture the Ivy League title Friday when it hosts No. 6 Yale at 5 p.m. at the Murr Center Courts. The match will be broadcast on ESPN3 and international platforms.


Harvard 8, Trinity 1

Victor Crouin def. Kush Kumar, 11-5, 11-4, 11-4
Marwan Tarek def. Tom De Mulder, 11-6, 11-5, 11-4
Timothy Brownell def. Thoboki Mohohlo, 11-9, 12-10, 11-5
Samuel Scherl def. Ziad Sakr, 11-6, 11-6, 11-9 
Saadeldin Abouaish def. Aly Tolba, 11-6, 11-6, 11-6
Sean Hughes def. Aryaman Adik, 11-8, 11-3, 11-9
George Crowne def. Andrew Lee, 11-6, 14-12, 7-11, 11-6
Adam Corcoran def. Will Curtis, 11-8, 9-11, 11-5, 11-5
Nku Patrick def. Julien Gosset, 7-11, 6-11, 12-10, 12-10, 13-15