December 6, 2005

9th Ranked Men's Squash Falls To Princeton and Penn

Dec. 6, 2005

The ninth ranked Brown men's squash team battled Princeton and Penn last weekend, before falling to the Tigers and Quakers by 9-0 margins.

Senior Breck Bailey (Greenwich, CT), playing at number one, a spirited match against a Princeton player who had reached the main draw of the Tournament of Champions in NYC. Bailey played a sensational first game, confusing his opponent with high-octane shots, before falling by a 3-0 margin.

Playing at number four, senior Brian Rifkin (Brooklyn, NY) battled through four close games before dropping a 3-1 decision to sixth-ranked Penn. Rifkin lost the first game, 9-6, before winning the second game, 9-3. He lost the third and fourth games, 9-7 and 9-4, for the final margin.

Men's Squash:  Penn 9, Brown 0
1. Gilly Lane (P) def. Breck Bailey (B), 3-0 (9-4, 9-3, 9-1)
2. Lee Rosen (P) def. David Krupnick (B), 3-0 (9-7, 9-7, 9-4)
3. Ben Ende (P) def. Patrick Haynes (B), 3-0 (9-2, 9-2, 9-4)
4. Spencer Kurn (P) def. Brian Rifkin (B), 3-1 (9-6, 3-9, 9-7, 9-4)
5. Jacob Himmelrich (P) def. Jacob Winkler (B), 3-0 (9-1, 9-1, 9-1)
6. Andrew Zimmerman (P) def. Brett Camarda (B), 3-0 (9-0, 9-4, 9-3)
7. Will Simonton (P) def. Chester Hall (B), 3-0 (9-0, 9-4, 9-0)
8. Graham Bassett (P) def. Rahul Nene (B), 3-0 (9-0, 9-2, 9-1)
9. Parker Justi (P) def. David Warren (B), 3-0 (9-1, 9-3, 9-1)

Men's Squash: Princeton 9, Brown 0 #1 position: Yasser El Halaby, (P) def. B Bailey, (B) 9-6 9-1 9-0. #2 position: Mauricio Sanchez, (P) def. D Krupnick, (B), 9-0 9-0 9-0. #3 position: Kimlee Wong, (P) def. P Haynes, (B), 9-0 9-0 9-1. #4 position: Hesham El Halaby, (P) def. B Rifkin, (B), 9-3 9-0 10-8. #5 position: Michael Gilman, (P) def. J Winkler, (B), 9-0 9-0 9-1. #6 position: Vincent Yu, (P) def. B Camarda, (B), 9-0 9-0 9-0. #7 position: Preston Comey, (P) def. C Hall, (B), 9-3 9-1 9-0. #8 position: Nate Beck, (P) def. R Nelf, (B), 9-0 9-0 9-0. #9 position: Tom McKay, (P) def. D Warren, (B), 9-0 9-0 9-0.