Men's Squash Earns Win Over NYU at CSA Team Championships

Imran Trehan was one of seven Jumbos to win against NYU on Saturday.

NEW HAVEN. Conn. – The Tufts men's squash team picked up their second win of the weekend, playing in the Chaffee Cup at the College Squash Association team Championships Saturday at Yale.  The Jumbos won in the third through ninth positions to pick up the 7-2 win over NYU.

With the win the Jumbos advance to play Connecticut College in the championship of the Chaffee Cup on Sunday afternoon.  The Jumbos are now 13-9 on the season after two twins in the CSA Team Championships.

Freshman Cameron Ewan took the courts in the third position for the Jumbos and picked up a three game win over Aditya Kochhar, 11-4, 11-5, 11-9.  In the fourth position, classmate Aidan Porges needed four games but was able to top Ashad Hajela, 13-11, 8-11, 11-4, 11-7.  Fellow rookie Imran Trehan downed Luca Diadul in three games in the fifth position, 11-7, 11-1, 11-6.

In the sixth position rookie Brett Raskopf needed just three agmes to down Ginno Geocadin, 11-5, 11-3, 11-8.  Things in the seventh position were similar, as sophomore Sandeep Rishi topped Tae Hun Kang, 11-4, 11-2, 11-5.  Things were close in the eighth position, as sophomore Alec Goodrich needed five games to edge Morris Lipman, 8-11, 11-5, 11-8, 4-11, 11-8.  The last win for the Jumbos came in the ninth position, as Matt Memmo topped Jay Prasad, 11-6, 11-6, 11-4.

In the first position, sophomore Braden Chiulli was bested by Max McCafferty, 13-11, 11-2, 11-3.  Rookie Alan Litman played a very close position in the second position, including the first game going to ten extra points, but Litman fell to Gabriel Bassil, 17-15, 13-11, 3-11, 12-10.

The Jumbos now advance to the championship of the Chaffee Cup and will face off with Connecticut College on Sunday at 11 am.  The Jumbos topped the Camels earlier this year, 8-1, but then were edged in the NESCAC Championships recently, 5-4.