Men's Squash Closes First Half With Saturday Split

Alex Reisley earned a key win for Bowdoin against MIT
Alex Reisley earned a key win for Bowdoin against MIT

BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's squash team closed out its first semester with a split on Saturday. 

The Polar Bears defeated MIT 5-4 and lost to Trinity 9-0 to end the first half of the year with a 2-4 record. Bowdoin is ranked 21st in the latest national poll while MIT stands 27th and Trinity is ranked first.

Highlights

  • Bowdoin got strong play from the bottom of its lineup to get past a much-improved Engineer squad in their opener Saturday
  • Sebastian Kim collected a 3-1 decision at number seven while Satya Butler (3-0) and Arjun Dravid (3-0) took sweeps at positions eight and nine
  • The key wins came courtesy of Alex Reisley, 3-1, at number three (11-8, 11-7, 8-11, 11-3) and a hard-fought 3-2 victory from George Cooley at number six (13-11, 11-3, 6-11, 8-11, 11-7)
  • Ian Squiers was the lone Polar Bear to take a game against Trinity, falling at number five in an eventual 3-1 setback

Up Next

Bowdoin is off until Friday, January 8 when they host St. Lawrence at 7:30 p.m.