Brown Men’s Squash Tops Bates, Falls to Bowdoin, 5-4

Providence, R.I. – Brown returned home to face Bates and Bowdoin on Sunday and earned a split with the two Maine teams.  The Bears, now 6-5 overall, toppled Bates by a 5-4 margin, and fell to Bowdoin by the same score.


Brown's hard fought win over Bates was led by freshman Oliver Booth, who earned a 3-0 win at number two. Senior Eamon O'Conner fought from two games down to earn a 3-2 come-from-behind win at number three, capturing the last game, 12-10.


Senior Chris Holter, who also earned a win over Bowdoin, cruised to a 3-0 victory vs. Bates at number five and freshman Michael Snower came through at number six, 3-1.  Brown's final win vs. Bates was at number nine with Alex Hsu taking a 3-1 decision. Hsu also captured a win over Bowdoin.


Brown hosts Penn on Saturday, February 2 at 1 pm, and will be home again on Sunday, February 3 vs. Princeton  at 2:30 pm, and George Washington at 6:30 pm.