CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After one of the most successful seasons in its history, Harvard men's squash is set to open the 2019-20 against 17th-ranked MIT. The Crimson is 55-2 all time against the Engineers and will look to continue its streak on Wednesday at 5 p.m., at the Murr Center squash courts.
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- Harvard returns seven double-digit match winners from the 2018-19 national championship squad.
- The Crimson earned the No. 1 overall ranking by the CSA in the preseason poll.
- The defending individual national champion, Victor Crouin '22, is coming off a 10-3 season.
- Harvard men's squash opens the season on a 16-match win streak, dating back to last season.
- The trio of Saadeldin Abouaish, Timothy Brownell, and Sean Hughes will captain the 2019-20 team.
Leading the Way
Mike Way, the Gregory Lee '87 and Russell Ball '88 Endowed Coach for Harvard University and James Herscot '58 Coach of Excellence, enters his 10th season as the head coach for both men's and women's squash. Way is coming off a historic 2018-19 season in which both teams won the Ivy League and national title. In addition, Way coached the individual national champion in each division.
The Crimson will have two weeks to prepare for its first Ivy League contest at the 10th-ranked Dartmouth Big Green on Dec. 3.