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Jeffs Down Bowdoin & Hobart, Fall to Williams at CSA Team Championships

February 24, 2003

PRINCETON, NJ & PHILADELPHIA, PA - Playing in the Hoehn Division (for teams ranked ninth through 16th nationally) at the College Squash Association Team Championships, hosted by Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania over the weekend, the Amherst College men's squash team won its first-round match over Bowdoin College, 5-4, before bowing to archrival Williams College, 6-3, in the semifinals. The Jeffs then played Hobart College in an 11-12 playoff match on Sunday, and won 6-3.

Senior co-captain Carlo Valdesolo (Andover, MA) and first-years Nick Haslett (Bryn Mawr, PA) and Tyler Mixter (New York, NY) were the only Amherst players to win all three of their individual matches.

Brown University claimed the Hoehn Division title with a 5-4 win over Williams in the championship match. Trinity College swept the Potter Division (for teams ranked first through eighth) with a trio of impressive shutout wins over Dartmouth, Harvard and Princeton.

The Jeffs finished their season with a 9-8 overall record. They’ll wrap up individual match play this Friday and Saturday at the NISRA Singles Championships, hosted by Trinity.

Fri-Sun, February 21-23, 2003 @ Princeton University & UPenn

(First Round) AMHERST 5 - BOWDOIN 4
1) Greg Clement (B) def. Gifford Sommerkamp (3-9, 10-9, 9-8, 9-4)
2) Mike Strong (A) def. Lawrence Delasotta (9-5, 10-9, 9-4)
3) Carlo Valdesolo (A) def. Jon Crowell (9-1, 9-6, 10-8)
4) Doug Weeden (B) def. John Holodnak (9-6, 6-9, 3-9, 9-0, 9-4)
5) Bruce Saltzman (B) def. David Bauer (9-2, 9-1, 9-3)
6) Nick Haslett (A) def. Eric Toan (9-2, 10-8, 8-9, 2-9, 9-2)
7) Brian Lawrence (A) def. Chris Metcalf (9-0, 9-2, 9-6)
8) Mike Fensterstock (B) def. Asad Haque (9-7, 9-4, 9-6)
9) Tyler Mixter (A) def. George Hubbard (4-9, 4-9, 9-5, 9-7, 9-4)
EXHIBITION
10) Geordie MacLeod (B) def. Andrew Merle (3-0)

(Semifinals) WILLIAMS 6 - AMHERST 3
1) Parth Doshi (W) def. Gifford Sommerkamp (9-3, 9-5, 9-1)
2) Max Mongeles (W) def. Mike Strong (9-4, 9-3, 9-6)
3) Carlo Valdesolo (A) def. Dan Bishop (3-9, 9-5, 9-1, 4-9, 9-4)
4) Dave Morris (W) def. John Holodnak (2-9, 9-5, 4-9, 9-2, 9-3)
5) Todd Herliny (W) def. David Bauer (9-2, 2-9, 9-1, 9-7)
6) Nick Haslett (A) def. Charlie Giammattei (9-5, 6-9, 9-7, 9-5)
7) Brad Uy (W) def. Brian Lawrence (9-3, 9-7, 9-3)
8) Tyler Mixter (A) def. Ted Unger (9-6, 10-8, 9-4)
9) Chris Tom (W) def. Andrew Merle (10-8, 9-3, 9-1)

(11-12 Playoff) AMHERST 6 - HOBART 3
1) Tejvir Rathore (H) def. Gifford Sommerkamp (3-9, 9-6, 9-6, 5-9, 9-6)
2) Mike Strong (A) def. Gavin Johnstone-Butcher (5-9, 9-4, 9-4, 9-4)
3) Carlo Valdesolo (A) def. Angel Magana (9-4, 9-0, 9-7)
4) John Holodnak (A) def. Andrew Scott (9-4, 6-9, 9-6, 9-10, 9-3)
5) Henry Clutsam (H) def. David Bauer (9-4, 9-0, 10-8)
6) Nick Haslett (A) def. Freddy Cook (9-4, 9-7, 9-5)
7) Brian Lawrence (A) def. Ryan Gillmore (8-10, 9-5, 9-3, 9-2)
8) Richard Reulter (H) def. Asad Haque (9-2, 9-4, 8-10, 9-7)
9) Tyler Mixter (A) def. John Hildreth (9-3, 9-1, 9-5)
EXHIBITION
10) Andrew Merle (A) def. Devin Reslel (8-10, 9-10, 9-6, 9-7, 9-0)