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Jeffs Upend Navy, Hobart, Fall to Williams at CSA Team Championships

March 2, 2005

CAMBRIDGE, MA - The 14th-ranked Amherst College men's squash team (8-9) finished 11th at the College Squash Association (CSA) Team Championships, hosted by Harvard University over the weekend. Playing in the Hoehn Division for teams ranked ninth through 16th in the country, the Jeffs topped 11th-ranked Navy 8-1 in the opening round, and following a 9-0 loss to No. 10 Williams College, rebounded to defeat 13th-ranked Hobart College, 6-3.

Amherst sophomore Auloke Mathur (Mumbai, India) and senior co-captain Gifford Sommerkamp (Bethesda, MD) won their matches over Navy and Hobart at the No. 2 and 3 spots, respectively. Sophomore Stu Landesberg (Katonah, NY), senior co-captain Brian Lawrence (Concord, MA) and first-year Andrew Slutsky (Providence, RI) posted a pair of respective victories at the No. 7, 8 and 9 positions as well.

Amherst wraps up its season at the CSA Individual Championships Friday through Sunday at Dartmouth College.

Friday-Sunday, February 25-27, 2005 - Harvard University - Cambridge, MA
AMHERST 8 - NAVY 1
1) Michael Strong (A) def. Tucker George (9-3, 2-9, 9-4, 9-2)
2) Auloke Mathur (A) def. Gavin Morrison (7-9, 10-8, 9-2, 9-4)
3) Gifford Sommerkamp (A) def. Jeff Sawin (9-4, 9-10, 9-5, 9-1)
4) Mark Rapisarda (A) def. Scott Hackman (9-3, 3-9, 3-9, 9-2, 9-4)
5) Peter Hatfield (A) def. Mike Rogers (2-9, 9-6, 9-2, 9-4)
6) Mike Brennan (N) def. Tyler Mixter (4-9, 9-5, 9-6, 9-6)
7) Stu Landesberg (A) def. Dhruv Parashar (10-8, 9-5, 9-4)
8) Brian Lawrence (A) def. Pat Kruse (10-9, 9-3, 9-2)
9) Andrew Slutsky (A) def. Luke Koran (9-2, 4-9, 9-3, 9-3)

WILLIAMS 9 - AMHERST 0
Individual results not reported

AMHERST 6 - HOBART 3
1) Tejvir Rathore (H) def. Michael Strong (3-9, 2-9, 9-2, 9-7, 9-4)
2) Auloke Mathur (A) def. Prateek Patni (10-8, 9-4, 9-5)
3) Gifford Sommerkamp (A) def. Andrew Scott (4-9, 4-9, 9-7, 9-5, 9-5)
4) Gavin Johnstone-Butcher (H) def. Mark Rapisarda (9-7, 9-4, 9-1)
5) Henry Clutsan (H) def. Peter Hatfield (9-0, 9-7, 0-9, 10-8)
6) Tyler Mixter (A) def. Tucker Crockett (9-4, 9-6, 10-8)
7) Stu Landesberg (A) def. Freddy Cook (9-2, 9-5, 7-9, 9-6)
8) Brian Lawrence (A) def. Brian Shiver (9-3, 9-0, 9-2)
9) Andrew Slutsky (A) def. Colman Currie (9-3, 10-8, 9-1)