Day 2 of the NESCAC Championships featured a pair of battles for the Wesleyan University men’s squash team, but the Cardinals came up short in both matches, falling 8-1 to Tufts and then dropping a heartbreaker 5-4 to Connecticut College. The matches were part of the consolation round robin and were hosted at Colgate University. With the losses, Wesleyan finishes the weekend in eleventh place in the NESCAC.
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In its first match at the 2018 NESCAC Championships hosted by Hamilton College, the Wesleyan University men’s squash team fell 8-1 to Colby on Friday afternoon. It was the second 8-1 loss to sixth-seeded Colby this season for Wesleyan, who is seeded eleventh in the tournament.
The Wesleyan University squash teams will compete at the 2018 NESCAC Championships this weekend at Hamilton College beginning Friday, Feb. 2. Both the men’s and women’s teams will play in the First Round Friday at 4:30 p.m. The men received the No. 11 seed and will square up against No. 6 Colby, while the women earned the No. 7 seed and will play No. 10 Connecticut College.
No. 14 Navy showed their strength against the 31st-ranked Wesleyan University men's squash team on Sunday at the Rosenbaum Squash Center, defeating the Cardinals 9-0 in the final match in Middletown this season. Navy moves to 14-7 with the win, while Wesleyan ends their regular season with a 4-13 record.
Little Three rivals Amherst College and Williams College both defeated the Wesleyan University men’s squash team on Saturday at the Rosenbaum Squash Center, bringing the 31st-ranked Cardinals’ record to 4-12. The day began with No. 23 Amherst topping Wesleyan, 7-2, with Sean Choi ’21 and Kevin Le ’19 winning matches for the Cardinals. No. 19 Williams then defeated Amherst before finishing the day with an 8-1 win over the hosting Cardinals.
The 30th-ranked Wesleyan University men’s squash team split its doubleheader Sunday at the Pioneer Valley Invitational hosted by Amherst College. The Cardinals defeated No. 32 Stanford earlier in the day, 6-3, but were edged by No. 29 Connecticut College, 5-4, in their second match. Wesleyan is now 4-10 overall this season.