Men's Squash Closes Out CSA Team Nationals With Win Over Haverford in Third Place Match

Cameron Ewan won a five game battle in the third spot for the Jumbos. 

HARTFORD, Conn. – The Tufts men's squash team finished out play in the Conroy Cup at the College Squash Association Team Nationals with a 6-3 win over Haverford in the third place match on Sunday morning.  The Jumbos finish the season with a national ranking of No. 28. 

The Jumbos finish the season with a final record of 10-12. 

Sophomore Raghav Kumar picked up a three game win for the Jumbos in the number one position, beating Haverford's Wallace Miller, 11-6, 11-4, 11-7. In the third position, junior Cameron Ewan held off a comeback from Davis Chase to pick up a win for Tufts.  Ewan won the first two games, but Chase came back to win the third and the fourth.  Ewan won the deciding fifth game, 11-9, to pick up the 11-5, 12-10, 8-11, 7-11, 11-9 win.  In the fifth position freshman Salik Awan won in four games over Andrew Giglio, 11-8, 7-11, 11-6, 11-3.  

Sophomore Connor Wind lost the first two games in the sixth position, but he battled back to win the next three to take a five game win over Zachary Cole (7-11, 9-11, 11-6, 12-10, 11-3).  Sophomore Amun Sahrawat need just three games to win over Yash Singh, but that third game did go to extra points, 11-8, 11-9, 14-12.  The last Jumbo win came from junior Imran Trehan in the ninth position, as he picked up a three game win over Ryan Dukarm, 11-8, 11-4, 11-7. 

Junior co-captain Brett Raskopf won the first two games in the second position, but he wasn't able to find a third win, falling in five games to Peter Dudley (7-11, 8-11, 11-4, 11-5, 11-4).  Fellow classmate and co-captain Aidan Porges won the first game in the fourth position, but he wasn't able to top James Dougherty, 9-11, 11-5, 11-8, 12-10. Freshman Daniel Hutt rounded out the Jumbos lineup in the seventh position.  Down two games he won the next two to even the match at two, but Thomas Kaye won the deciding fifth game in extra points, 14-12, to pick up the five game win (12-10, 11-9, 5-11, 9-11, 14-12). 

Play in the team nationals wraps up the Jumbos 2017-18 season.