Squash Earns Split of Two Matches
Nov. 10, 2012
Poughkeepsie, N.Y. - The Fordham squash team was back in action on Saturday afternoon at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York. The Rams opened the day with an 8-1 win over Vassar, but fell to Haverford by a 9-0 count.
With the split, Fordham is now 2-5 on the season.
The Rams swept seven of the eight matches against Vassar in straight sets, as Kincade Webster, Ethan Brooks, Raymond Chen, Paul Monaghan, Carlos Ortiz-Gutierrez, Marcus Stromsmo, and Ross Garlick won at the #2 slot and the #4 through #9 slots, respectively. The lone match to go beyond three sets was at #3, where Alex Williams defeated Riley McCabe in five, 11-3, 11-9, 9-11, 7-11, and 11-3.
In match two, the Rams had three matches go out to four sets at the #2, #4, and #7 slots, while Monaghan's match at the #6 slot went the distance, but Robbie Thompson turned out to be too much, as Thompson took home the match 11-4, 4-11, 8-11, 11-5, and 11-7.
The Fordham squash team will next be in action on Saturday, December 1st, when the Rams host Virginia at 9:00 AM and NYU at noon.