Men's Squash Upsets Drexel, 5-4, To Open National Squash Championship

Men's Squash Upsets Drexel, 5-4, To Open National Squash Championship

Hartford, Conn. - The 13th ranked Brown men's squash team upset 12th ranked Drexel in the opening round of the Hoehn Cup at the National Team Championship, held at Trinity.

Senior Thomas Blecher had a big win at number one, setting the pace with an 11-8, 11-9, 11-7 decision.

Showing balance throughout the lineup, the Bears were also victorious at numbers six through nine. Sophomore Blake Gilbert-Bono captured a hard-fought five game victory at number six, followed by senior Thomas Walker, a 3-1 winner at number seven. Sophomore Harrison Boyer came from a 2-1 deficit to rally for a 3-2 victory at eight, while junior Palek Goel earned a 3-1 decision at nine.

Brown will face top-seeded Yale in the Hoehn Cup semifinals on Saturday at 11:30 am.



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02/23/18 Brown University 5 Drexel University 4
Singles  Send To Excel    Indicates Winner
  Brown University Rating Drexel University Rating Winner's Score Winner Status
1S Blecher, Thomas 5.44269 Ming, Bransten 5.76212 11-8,11-9,11-7 Brown University C
2S Moyer, Maximo L 5.41138 Rousselet, lucas 5.62646 11-1,11-4,5-11,11-7 Drexel University C
3S Wei, Andrew 5.36356 Kelly, Atticus D 5.59192 11-7,12-10,11-6 Drexel University C
4S Demeulenaere, Philip 5.3118 Kachur, Dylan 5.43533 11-3,5-11,11-7,11-9 Drexel University C
5S Pitaro, Nicholas L 5.16952 Fry, Nathaniel 5.34142 11-9,7-11,8-11,12-10,11-7 Drexel University C
6S Gilbert-Bono, Blake A 5.30379 Solomon, Noel 5.27036 11-8,10-12,7-11,11-9,11-9 Brown University C
7S Walker, Thomas E 4.95351 Hughes, Josh 5.30047 9-11,11-9,11-3,11-6 Brown University C
8S Boyer, Harrison 5.23645 Dunne, Cillian 5.18833 6-11,11-7,9-11,11-8,11-8 Brown University C
9S Goel, Palak 5.03501 Raymond, Royston 5.24581 11-9,14-12,6-11,11-9 Brown University C
10S Glaser, William R 5.1124 Grady, Will 4.96562 12-10,11-5,9-5 Brown University RE