Men's squash falls at nationals

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Will Pepi had the lone win for 23rd-ranked Colby College in an 8-1 setback to 18th-ranked Williams College in an opening round match in the Summers Cup at the College Squash Association Men's Team Championships on Friday at Harvard University.

Pepi won 11-9 in the fifth set to pull out a 3-2 victory at the fifth position. The meeting was closer than the final score indicates, with the Ephs winning five 3-1 matches.
 

Colby will play 22nd-ranked Dickinson College in a consolation round semifinal in the Summers Cup (teams ranked 17-24) on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at MIT.

Williams 8, Colby 1

1: Jamie Ruggiero, W, d. Will McBrian, 3-0 (11-4, 11-7, 11-8)

2: John Fitzgerald, W, d. Patrick McCarthy, 3-1 (11-8, 11-4, 9-11, 11-4)

3: Carl Shuck, W, d. Elliot Gross, 3-1 (11-9, 11-6, 8-11, 11-8)

4: John Shuck, W, d. Hugh Doherty, 3-0 (11-6, 11-7, 11-6)

5: Will Pepi, C, d. Jamie Havran, 3-2 (5-11, 11-3, 11-9, 7-11, 11-9)

6: Will Ruggiero, W, d. Andrew Swapp, 3-1 (11-7, 11-3, 7-11, 12-10)

7: Mason Elizondo, W, d. Jason Brodo, 3-0 (11-9, 11-7, 11-5)

8: Claude Smith, W, d. Matt Epstein, 3-1 (11-7, 11-9, 8-11, 11-7)

9: Andrew Litvin, W, d. Sam Hitt, 3-1 (11-5, 11-6, 3-11, 11-7)

 
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