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Jeffs Drop Pair of Matches at NISRA Championships at Harvard

February 24, 2002


John Holodnak '03
Junior John Holodnak posted a pair of wins for the Jeffs
BOSTON, MA - Amherst College ended its season at 7-10 with a pair of losses to Hobart and Bowdoin Colleges at the NISRA Men's Squash Championships, hosted by Harvard University, February 22-24. Playing in the tournament's Hoehn Division (for teams ranked ninth through 16th), the Jeffs dropped Friday's first-round match against Bowdoin, 5-4, setting up a loser's bracket matchup against Hobart on Saturday, which the Jeffs also dropped, 5-4.

Denison University won the Hoehn Division crown with a 5-4 win over the University of Pennsylvania, while Trinity College downed Princeton University in the Potter Division final (for teams that entered the tournament ranked first through eighth nationally).

The Jeffs have one more tournament on their 2001-02 slate, the NISRA Individual Championships, hosted by Princeton University, March 1-3.

Friday, February 22, 2002 - NISRA Championships at Harvard University (Boston, MA)
Bowdoin College 5 - Amherst College 4

1) Lawrence Delasotta (B) def Michael Strong (A) 9-2,9-4, 9-4
2) Piercarlo Valdesolo (A) def Greg Clement (B) 4-9, 8-10, 9-2, 9-6, 9-3
3) Jon Crowell (B) def G Sommerkamp (A) 9-5, 0-9, 9-2, 9-4
4) John Holodnak (A) def Tom Costin (B) 3-9, 8-9, 9-5, 10-8, 10-9
5) David Bauer (A) def Drew Holman (B) 9-4, 9-1, 9-4
6) Eric Toan (B) def John Brody (A) 10-8, 10-9, 9-5
7) Asad Haque (A) def Grant White (B) 9-2, 9-5, 9-7
8) George Hubbard (B) def Brian Lawrence (A) 9-1, 9-1, 9-0
9) Geordie MacLeod (B) def Andrew Merle (A) 10-3, 9-1, 9-0

EXHIBITION.....................................................
10. Matt Nowak (B) def Chris Kane (A) 9-3, 6-9, 9-0, 9-8

Saturday, February 23, 2002 - NISRA Championships at Harvard University (Boston, MA)
Hobart College 5 - Amherst College 4

1) Tejvir Rathore (H) def Michael Strong (A) 9-7, 9-5, 8-10, 9-7
2) Piercarlo Valdesolo (A) def Angel Magana (H) 9-3, 3-9, 9-7, 9-7
3) G Sommerkamp (A) def Henry Clutsan (H) 9-6, 9-6, 9-5
4) John Holodnak (A) def Reed Harwood (H) 6-9, 9-2, 9-5, 3-9, 9-5
5) David Bauer (A) def Cameron Lister (H) 9-4, 9-6, 9-1
6) Ryan Gillmore (H) def John Brody (A) 8-10, 9-5, 9-0, 9-1
7) Freddy Cook (H) def Asad Haque (A) 9-3, 5-9, 9-7, 9-6
8) Andrew Hunt (H) def Brian Lawrence (A) 9-5, 9-10, 9-3, 9-4
9) Richard Reutter (H) def Andrew Merle (A) 10-9, 9-3, 9-3