Athletics

Lord Jeffs Cruise Past Vassar 9-0

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – The Vassar College men’s squash team dropped a 9-0 decision to No. 16 Amherst College on Saturday at the Kenyon Courts.

The No. 40 Brewers fall to 3-4 and will face No. 12 Bates College and No. 37 Vanderbilt University tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., respectively, at the StreetSquash/Columbia Center in New York City. The Lord Jeffs improve to 2-0 and do not play again this calendar year, next traveling to MIT on Jan. 12.

Amherst registered 3-0 sweeps at every position, but Vassar first-year Andrew Lindsay gave Zach Porges (Philadelphia, PA) a fight at No. 6, with three close games in an 11-8, 11-7, 11-5 loss.

Playing at the top of the ladder in his first collegiate match after recovering from an illness, first-year Jacob Harris also played tough, falling to Amherst’s Steve Severson (Mercer Island, WA), 11-7, 11-3, 11-6.

Amherst 9, Vassar 0
1. Steve Severson (A) def. Jake Harris (VC), 3-0 (11-7 11-3, 11-6)
2. Charles Loesch-Quintin (A) def. Mehdi Naqvi (VC), 3-0 (11-2, 11-3, 11-1)
3. Andrew Kriete (A) def. Arjun Argwala (VC), 3-0 (11-5, 11-7, 11-1)
4. Todd Lavine (A) def. Henk Isom (VC), 3-0 (11-1, 11-1, 11-1)
5. Lee Banta (A) def. Arjun Jain (VC), 3-0 (11-4, 11-5, 11-5)
6. Matt Arnold (A) def. Kyle Holter (VC), 3-0 (11-5, 11-4, 11-1)
7. Zach Porges (A) def. Andrew Lindsay (VC), 3-0 (11-8, 11-7, 11-5)
8. Nick Kramer (A) def. Ansser Sadiq (VC), 3-0 (11-7, 11-4, 11-3)
9. Saahil Sud (A) def. Rob Ruggiero (VC), 3-0 (11-4, 11-1, 11-0)