Men's squash takes huge win over Amherst in 3-2 weekend

AMHERST, Mass. -- The 23rd-ranked Colby College men's squash team made it three weekends in a row with a victory over a higher ranked opponent after going 3-2 in matches Friday to Sunday.

The Mules took a huge 5-4 victory at 20th-ranked Amherst College on Sunday. Colby also beat 26th-ranked Wesleyan by an 8-1 score and won by the same margin over Stanford University. The Mules dropped 8-1 matches to 13th-ranked Franklin & Marshall College and 14th-ranked Western Ontario University.
 

Will McBrian won 3-2 at the first position to help Colby earn the win against Amherst. Patrick McCarthy lost the first set and roared back with three straight set victories at the second position. Will Pepi (five), Jason Brodo (six), and Matt Epstein (seven) also won for the Mules. 

McBrian, McCarthy, Elliot Gross, Pepi, Brodo, Epstein, and Charlie Beauregard (pictured) all had 3-2 records in the five matches. 
 

Colby 5, Amherst 4

1: Will McBrian, C, d. Michael Groot, 3-2 (12-10, 11-13, 11-6, 6-11, 11-3)

2: Patrick McCarthy, C, d. Mohammad Khawaja, 3-1 (8-11, 11-4, 11-6, 12-10)

3: David Merkel, A, d. Elliot Gross, 3-2 (13-15, 8-11, 11-4, 11-7, 11-7)

4: Cameron Bahadori, A, d. Hugh Doherty, 3-1 (11-5, 7-11, 11-5, 11-5)

5: Will Pepi, C, d. Darian Ehsani, 3-0 (11-4, 11-7, 11-7)

6: Jason Brodo, C, d. Lucas Sheiner, 3-0 (11-5, 12-10, 11-3)

7: Matt Epstein, C, d. Christopher Zimmerman, 3-1 (8-11, 11-9, 11-7, 11-4)

8: Mateen Mills, A, d. Sam Hitt, 3-1 (11-7, 12-14, 12-10, 11-7)

9: Mitchell Ford, A, d. Charlie Beauregard, 3-2 (9-11, 6-11, 11-8, 11-4, 11-9)

Colby 8, Wesleyan 1

1: Will McBrian, C, d. Christopher Hart, 3-1 (7-11, 11-7, 11-8, 11-3)

2: Patrick McCarthy, C, d. David Sneed, 3-1 (11-7, 5-11, 11-5, 11-8)

3: Elliot Gross, C, d. Z. Roach, 3-1 (9-11, 11-4, 11-2, 11-9)

4: Alex Kamisher, W, won by default

5: Will Pepi, C, d. Grant Lounsbury, 3-0 (11-2, 11-5, 11-4)

6: Jason Brodo, C, d. Yahya Ladiwala, 3-2 (11-9, 8-11, 8-11, 13-11, 11-7)

7: Matt Epstein, C, d. William Bienstock, 3-1 (11-6, 11-4, 9-11, 12-10)

8: Sam Hitt, C, d. Josh Lane, 3-1 (11-8, 10-12, 11-6, 11-7)

9: Charlie Beauregard, C, d. Kevin Lee, 3-0 (11-9, 11-6, 11-3)

Colby 8, Stanford 1

1: Will McBrian, C, d. Yousef Hindy, 3-1 (11-6, 5-11, 11-4, 11-6)

2: Patrick McCarthy, C, d. Matt Bernstein, 3-0 (11-4, 11-4, 11-9)

3: Elliot Gross, C, d. Raghav Mehrotra, 3-1 (9-11, 11-2, 11-3, 11-2)

4: Hugh Doherty, C, d. Juan Sarmiento, 3-0 (11-5, 11-3, 11-5)

5: Will Pepi, C, d. Sam Premutico, 3-0 (11-1, 11-3, 11-3)

6: Matt Stevens, S, won by default

7: Jason Brodo, C, d. Matt Stewart, 3-0 (11-3, 11-9, 11-3)

8: Matt Epstein, C, d. Chris Peisch, 3-0 (11-5, 11-7, 11-2)

9: Sam Hitt, C, d. Peter Satterthwaite, 3-0 (11-8, 11-3, 11-3)

Western Ontario 8, Colby 1

1: Matthew Henderson, WO, d. Will McBrian, 3-0 (11-3, 11-8, 12-10)

2: David Mill, WO, d. Patrick McCarthy, 3-0 (11-3, 11-4, 11-6)

3: Elliot Gross, C, d. Husam Hamour, 3-2 (7-11, 11-9, 3-11, 12-10, 11-8)

4: Adam Vanwyngaarden, WO, d. Will Pepi, 3-2 (9-11, 11-6, 6-11, 11-4, 11-5)

5: Farzin Habib-Pour, WO, d. Andrew Swapp, 3-1 (11-3, 9-11, 11-5, 11-7)

6: Bryan Hill, WO, d. Jason Brodo, 3-1 (11-8, 6-11, 11-9, 11-8)

7: James Robinson, WO, d. Matt Epstein, 3-1 (9-11, 11-2, 11-7, 11-3)

8: Ali Kargbo, WO, d. Sam Hitt, 3-0 (11-3, 14-12, 11-9)

9: Matt Armstrong, WO, d. Charlie Beauregard, 3-0 (11-5, 11-8, 11-8)

Franklin & Marshall 8, Colby 1

1: Cole Osborne, FM, d. Will McBrian, 3-1 (11-7, 11-3, 11-8)

2: Silvio Soom, FM, d. Patrick McCarthy, 3-0 (11-2, 11-4, 12-10)

3: Yannis Senkel, FM, d. Elliot Gross, 3-1 (7-11, 11-4, 11-6, 11-3)

4: Samm Fulton, FM, d. Hugh Doherty, 3-0 (11-6, 11-0, 11-6)

5: Gavan Hitchenor, FM, d. Will Pepi, 3-0 (11-5, 11-8, 11-7)

6: Jackson McCord, FM, d. Jason Brodo, 3-0 (11-4, 11-7, 11-2)

7: King Bassett, FM, d. Matt Epstein, 3-0 (11-5, 11-4, 11-7)

8: Boden Polikoff, FM, d. Sam Hitt, 3-0 (11-3, 11-9, 11-9)

9: Charlie Beauregard, C, d. Ishan Advani, 3-0 (14-12, 11-9, 11-8)

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