January 28, 2013

Men's Squash Rolls to Five Wins, Including Thriller at Brown, To Cap Regular Season

BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's squash team closed out its dual-match season with a flourish, capturing five wins over the weekend, including a thrilling 5-4 road win against 18th-ranked Brown on Sunday.

The 19th-ranked Polar Bears finish their regular season with an 11-8 record and will compete in the NESCAC Championships at Trinity this weekend. The tournament schedule will be released on Tuesday.

Bowdoin opened its weekend with a quartet of convincing wins at its host Invitational, the Maine Event. The Polar Bears cruised past Tufts, 8-1, on Friday before notching a trio of 9-0 shutout wins on Saturday over Boston College, MIT and Boston University. Bowdoin rounded out its weekend with its 5-4 win at Brown on Sunday.

Seven Polar Bears earned perfect 4-0 records at the Maine Event competition, including Stephan Danyluk, William Fantini, Matt Cooper, Reid Wilson and Max Bearse, Will Winmill and Alex Reisley.

In their exciting win against Brown, Bowdoin got early wins from Fantini  at #3 and Bearse at #6 before Danyluk carded a point at #2. With the match tied at 3-3, Bowdoin won a pair of 3-1 victories at #4 from Cooper with Andrew Ward taking the clincher at #7.


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