February 28, 2007

Bears Place 13th At National Team Championship

Feb. 28, 2007

New Haven, Conn. - The Brown men's squash team completed its season ranked 13th in the nation after the Team Nationals at Yale over the past weekend. The tournament ended with a heartbreaking 4-5 loss to Bowdoin, with two matches that the Bears lost going to five games. It was the top of the ladder that gave the Bears two great wins with Edward Cerullo and Dan Petrie winning in short order. Freshman Alex Heitzmann and Jacob Winkler also contributed tremendous wins at 9 and 7 respectively.

The earlier matches had lined the Bears up against a strong Navy squad, falling to the Midshipmen, 8-1, was followed by a very good display against Rochester where the players all performed well in an 8-1 victory.

Match Score: 	Bowdoin def Brown by 5-4 at Yale
Position	Bowdoin 	Brown 	Winner	Scores
1	Matt Dresher	Daniel Petrie	Brown	3-0
2	Chris Nehrbas	Edward Cerullo	Brown	3-0
3	Zach Linhart	Adam Greenberg	Bowdoin	3-1
4	David Funk	North Whipple	Bowdoin	3-2
5	Jacob Sack	Patrick Haynes	Bowdoin	3-0
6	Robert Lynn	Patrick Davis	Bowdoin	3-0
7	Ray Carta	Jacob Winkler	Brown	3-0
8	Peter Cipriano	Mark Goldberg	Bowdoin	3-2
9	Thai Ha-ngoc	Alex Heitzmann	Brown	3-0

Match Score: Brown def Rochester by 8-1 at Yale Position Brown Rochester Winner Scores 1 Daniel Petrie Jim Bristow Rochester 9-5 9-3 9-3 2 Edward Cerullo Yohay Wakabayashi Brown 9-1 9-3 9-0 3 Adam Greenberg Patrick Harris Brown 9-2 9-1 4-9 8-10 9-3 4 North Whipple Jamal Callender Brown 9-1 6-9 9-3 9-5 5 Patrick Haynes Alex Lee Brown 7-9 9-4 9-6 9-4 6 Patrick Davis Jamie Lynn Brown 9-3 9-4 10-9 7 Jacob Winkler Ori Goldman Brown 9-4 8-10 9-1 9-5 8 Mark Goldberg Dan Carson Brown 9-4 10-8 9-2 9 Alex Heitzman Elie Biel Brown 9-3 10-8 9-5 10 Brett Camarda Alamdar Murtaza Brown 9-2 9-0 9-0

Match Score: Navy def Brown by 8-1 at Yale Position Navy Brown Winner Scores 1 Tucker George Daniel Petrie Navy 9-5 10-9 9-7 2 Nils Mattson Edward Cerullo Navy 10-8 1-9 9-6 9-3 3 Alastair Smith Adam Greenberg Navy 9-7 9-0 9-6 4 Jeff Sawin North Whipple Navy 9-8 8-10 9-2 9-2 5 Michael Beautyman Patrick Haynes Brown 8-10 6-9 8-10 6 Ben Mantica Patrick Davis Navy 9-0 9-0 9-0 7 Kit Zipf Jacob Winkler Navy 9-5 2-9 6-9 9-7 9-3 8 Dan Hellier Mark Goldberg Navy 9-3 9-1 9-6 9 Brian Hamilton Alex Heitzmann Navy 9-1 9-0 9-0 10 Allen Hartley Brett Camarda Navy 9-4 9-6 9-7