February 26, 2003

Men's Squash Captures Hoehn Cup

Feb. 26, 2003

The Brown men's squash team captured the prestigious Hoehn Cup at the 2003 National Collegiate Men's Squash Championships, held at Princeton. The Bears reached the finals of the B Division with wins over Hobart (7-2) and Navy (7-2), before earning a 5-4 victory over Williams in the championship match.

Tied, 4-4, the championship came down to the number one match, where senior co-captain Ben Oliner came through with a 9-2, 4-9, 9-7, 5-9, 9-6 victory over Williams to clinch the championship for the Bears.

Also winning for Brown against Williams was junior Brad Corona, a 3-0 winner at number three, sophomore Sean O'Boyle, who captured a 3-0 decision at number four, seniorco-captain Robert Park, who earned a 3-0 victory at number six, and sophomore Jay Beidler, a 3-0 winner at number eight.

Winning both matches against Hobart and Navy were Oliner, freshman Breck Bailey at number two, Corona, Park, sophomore Justin Wong at number seven, Beidler and sophomore Gavin Watson at number nine.