February 25, 2011

Yale Advances to National Semifinals with Win Over Dartmouth

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Yale men's squash team advanced to the national semifinals with an 8-1 win over Dartmouth Friday afternoon at the CSA National Championship.

The Bulldogs, seeded No. 2 in the tournament behind Trinity, will play No. 3-seeded Princeton at 3p.m. on Saturday. The Bulldogs swept spots No. 1 - No. 4, led by sophomore Hywel Robinson, senior captain Naishadh Lalwani, and sophomores Kenneth Chan and Richard Dodd, respectively.

Robinson won his match in a clean three games (11-9, 11-8, 11-5) against Dartmouth's Nicholas Sisodia. Lalwani and Dodd also won his match in three. Chan overcame a deficit in the first game to win his match in five games and deliver the point to the Bulldogs.

Yale also swept at spots No. 6 through 9, with senior John Fulham at No. 6, junior Ryan Dowd at No. 7, junior Robert Berner at No. 8, and senior Christopher Plimpton at No. 9.


report by Courtney Kaplan '13, Yale Sports Publicity



  Dartmouth College Rating Yale University Rating Winner's Score Winner Code
1S Sisodia,Nicholas S 0.000 Robinson,Hywel M. 0.000 11-9,11-8,11-5 Yale University C
2S Jung,Christopher A 0.000 Lalwani,Naishadh 0.000 11-6,11-3,11-2 Yale University C
3S Maycock,Robert W G 0.000 Chan,Kenneth 0.000 12-14,7-11,11-5,11-3,11-8 Yale University C
4S Lewis,Michael M. 0.000 Dodd,Richard W. 0.000 11-6,11-5,12-10 Yale University C
5S Lee,Luke J 0.000 Roberts,John J 0.000 8-11,11-7,11-7,6-11,11-9 Dartmouth College C
6S O' Toole,Brian F 0.000 Fulham,John 0.000 11-4,11-7,11-3 Yale University C
7S Pease,Fletcher 0.000 Dowd,Ryan D 0.000 11-4,11-2,11-0 Yale University C
8S Kurth,Alex S. 0.000 Berner,Robert L. 0.000 11-8,7-11,12-10,11-4 Yale University C
9S Wetherill,Stephen H. 0.000 Plimpton,Christopher J.S. 0.000 11-3,11-2,11-2 Yale University C