|Connor Wind picked up a win in the fourth position for Tufts.|
PALO ALTO, Calif. – The No. 28 Tufts men's squash team got back in the win column on Thursday afternoon with an 8-1 win over No. 32 Stanford.
The win helps the Jumbos improve to 4-3 on the season.
Sophomore Raghav Kumar took the courts in the first position, and after dropping the first game, came back to win a hard fought five game battle, 8-11, 11-8, 11-6, 7-11, 11-7. In the second position, junior Alan Litman won a four game match over Raghav Mehrotra, 11-9, 9-11, 11-8, 11-7. The third position featured a close match between junior captain Brett Raskopf and Stanford's Juan Sarmiento, 11-8, 7-11, 11-7, 11-9.
Sophomore Connor Wind picked up a three game win in the fourth position over Chris Peisch. Freshman Salik Awan was able to down Matthew Stewart in just three games in the fifth position. In the seventh position junior captain Aidan Porges played a close three games with Peter Satterthwaite, but won 11-7, 11-8, 11-8. Freshman Daniel Hutt allowed his Cardinal opponent just 12 points across three games in the eighth position, 11-2, 11-6, 11-4. Rounding out the Jumbos lineup was rookie Aman Navani, who beat Dan Wu in three games, 11-5, 11-6, 11-4.
The lone loss for the Jumbos came in the sixth position, as junior Cameron Ewan played an extremely close five games with Samuel Premutico, but just wasn't able to pull out a win (11-7, 8-11, 9-11, 11-7, 11-8).
The Jumbos are back in action on Monday when they face off with Dickinson on the road at 10 am.