Saints men's squash team beat Penn 8-1, play for 5th on Sunday
St. Lawrence University's men's squash team will play in the consolation final Sunday in the Potter Cup (A Division) of the Collegiate Squash Association team nationals at Harvard after a 8-1 win over the University of Pennsylvania on Saturday.
The Saints will play for fifth place in the tournament after a 5-4 loss to Franklin and Marshall in the Potter quarterfinals. Harvard and Trinity will play for the national championship will Franklin and Marshall will play Yale for third place. The Saints will play either Rochester or Cornell in their Sunday match depending upon the result of the consolation semifinal between those two teams.The Saints were dominating against Penn with four of their eight wins in straight games and the other four by 3-1 scores.
Amr Khalifa won 3-0 over Tyler O'Dell at one, Moustafa Bayoumy was a 3-0 winner over Liam Quinn at two, Ibriham Khan won 3-1 over August Frank at three and Vir Seith was a 3-0 winner over Rahil Fazelbhoy at four.
Micahel Mutscheller beat Sebastian Reidelsheimer 11-7, 11-8, 11-8 at five for Penn's lone win. Kyle Ogilvy beat George Lemmon 3-0 at six, Anderson Good lost his first game at seven to John Dudzik 11-8, but came back to win 12-10, 11-4, 11-7. Chris Fernandez also dropped his first game to Jack Maine, 11-4, but won the match with 12-10, 11-7 and 11-3 wins and Duncan Maxwell was a 11-3, 5-11, 11-6, 11-7 winner at nine. Will Campo won 3-0 in the exhibition at ten.