Men's squash will play Sunday for fifth place in league

AMHERST, Mass. -- The fifth-seeded Colby College men's squash team fell 9-0 to Middlebury College in a NESCAC Championships quarterfinal match, but the Mules rebounded for a 6-3 win over Wesleyan University on Saturday.

The Mules will play in the fifth-place match on Sunday at 11 a.m. against host Amherst College. 
 

Colby lost the first three positions against Wesleyan, but won two 3-2 matches and had three 3-1 wins in spots four to nine.

Hugh Doherty (pictured) came back from a 2-1 set deficit to win 11-5, 11-5 in the final two sets at the fourth spot. Brodo won 11-5 in the fifth set to earn the key win at the seventh position.
 

Will Pepi (five), Andrew Swapp (sixth), and Sam Hitt (nine) won 3-1 matches for Colby. Matt Epstein took a 3-0 victory at the eighth spot.

Colby 6, Wesleyan 3

1: Chris Hart, W, d. Will McBrian, 3-1 (8-11, 11-8, 11-7, 12-10)

2; David Sneed, W, d. Patrick McCarthy, 3-1 (11-13, 11-4, 11-4, 11-5)

3: Zach Roach, W, d. Elliot Gross, 3-0 (11-6, 11-4, 12-10)

4: Hugh Doherty, C, d. Alex Kamisher, 3-2 (5-11, 12-10, 9-11, 11-5, 11-5)

5: Will Pepi, C, d. Grant Lounsbury, 3-1 (11-7, 11-3, 4-11, 11-7)

6: Andrew Swapp, C, d. Yahya Ladiwala, 3-1 (11-9, 8-11, 13-11, 11-5)

7: Jason Brodo, C, d. William Bienstock, 3-2 (11-5, 6-11, 11-9, 9-11, 11-5)

8: Matt Epstein, C, d. Josh Lane, 3-0 (11-3, 11-2, 11-7)

9: Sam Hitt, C, d. Alex Dreyfus, 3-1 (11-2, 13-15, 11-7, 11-4)

Middlebury 9, Colby 0

1: Wyatt French, M, d. Will McBrian, 3-0 (11-3, 11-7, 11-7)

2: Jacob Ellen, M, d. Patrick McCarthy, 3-0 (11-6, 11-8, 11-4)

3: Andrew Cadienhead, M, d. Elliot Gross, 3-0 (11-9, 11-3, 11-3)

4: William Cembalest, M, d. Hugh Doherty, 3-0 (11-7, 11-4, 11-5)

5: Jack Kagan, M, d. Will Pepi, 3-0 (11-5, 12-10, 11-6)

6: Ben Krant, M, d. Andrew Swapp, 3-0 (11-3, 11-3, 11-3)

7: Robert Rohrbach, M, d. Jason Brodo, 3-0 (11-4, 11-1, 11-9)

8: William Kurth, M, d. Matt Epstein, 3-0 (12-10, 11-8, 12-10)

9: Nick Bermingham, M, d. Sam Hitt, 3-1 (7-11, 11-6, 11-5, 11-1)

 
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