December 13, 2009

MIT Takes One of Three at Quad Match

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The host MIT squash team came away with one win in a quad match on Dec. 5, defeating Northeastern University, 5-4, while dropping 8-1 and 9-0 decisions to Tufts University and Middlebury College, respectively, leaving the Engineers with a 2-6 record heading into the holiday break.

John Kucharczyk. Joseph Lemberg, Ishaan Chugh, Sunny Long, and Connor Kirschbaum all posted victories against the Huskies. In the No. 4 slot, Kucharczyk swept his match, 11-7, 12-10, 11-6. At No. 6, Lemberg won in four games, 12-10, 6-11, 11-9, 11-9. Chugh took three straight, 11-7, 11-8, 11-8, in the seventh spot. At No. 8, Long rallied to win, 7-11, 11-4, 11-3, 14-12, while Kirschbaum swept, 11-4, 11-4, 11-4, in the ninth slot.

Steve Howland and Daniel Piemont both swept their matches in exhibition action. Howland won 11-2, 11-6, 11-8, while Piemont ran the table, 11-3, 11-2, and 11-7.

Against Tufts, Chugh, at the No.8 position, won the only match for MIT, 11-3, 6-11, 13-11, 11-5.

MIT will next host Amherst College on January 12.

Tufts University vs. MIT
Final Team Score: Tufts 8, MIT 1

1. John Subranni (T) def. Andrew Yoon (M), 11-7, 12-10, 11-8
2. J. Zachary Bradley (T) def. Austin Anderson (M), 11-3, 11-1, 11-2
3. Max Dalury (T) def. Robert Habib (M), 11-8, 11-5, 11-5
4. Sheldon Taylor (T) def. Michael Zomnir (M), 11-13, 11-7, 11-2, 11-8
5. Henry Miller (T) def. George Pratt (M), 13-11, 11-4, 11-6
6. Scott Leighton (T) def. John Kucharczyk (M), 11-6, 11-5, 11-1
7. Andrew Kim (T) def. Joey Lemberg (M), 11-5, 15-13, 11-7
8. Ishaan Chugh (M) def. Christopher Stoj (T), 11-3, 6-11, 15-13, 11-5
9. Will Salisbury (T) def. Sunny Long (M), 11-5, 11-8, 11-9
Exhibition: Tyler Krizan (T) def. Connor Kirschbaum (M), 11-5, 13-11, 11-5
Exhibition: Steve Howland (M) vs. Eli Borek (T), Result not available
Exhibition: Daniel Piemont (M) def. Unknown opponent, 11-9, 2-11, 11-6, 11-8 

Northeastern University vs. MIT
Final Team Score: MIT 5, Northeastern 4

1. Pedro Souza (N) def. Andrew Yoon (M), 11-7, 6-11, 11-8, 7-11, 11-8
2. Timothy Bandel (N) def. Austin Anderson (M), 11-5, 11-6, 11-4
3. Scott Warren (N) def. Robert Habib (M), 11-4, 11-6, 11-6
4. John Kucharczyk (M) def. John Ghublikian (N), 11-7, 11-7, 11-6
5. Bose Majumder (N) def. Michael Zomnir (M), 11-4, 11-5, 11-6
6. Joey Lemberg (M) def. Keith Sproat (N), 12-10, 6-11, 11-9, 11-9
7. Ishaan Chugh (M) def. Jose Maria Garcia-Planas Albert (N), 11-7, 11-8, 11-8
8. Sunny Long (M) def. Andrew Wilson (N), 7-11, 11-4, 11-3, 14-12
9. Connor Kirschbaum (M) def. R. Gentry Bain (N), 11-4, 11-4, 11-4
Exhibition: Steve Howland (M) def. Jakub Kur (N), 11-2, 11-6, 11-8
Exhibition: Daniel Piemont (M) def. Daniel Hsu (N), 11-3, 11-2, 11-7 

Middlebury College vs. MIT
Final Team Score: Middlebury 9, MIT 0

1. Valentin Quan (M) def. Andrew Yoon (MIT), 11-1, 9-11, 11-2, 11-7
2. Jay Dolan (M) def. Austin Anderson (MIT), 11-2, 11-3, 11-2
3. Spencer Hurst (M) def. Robert Habib (MIT), 11-4, 11-5, 11-2
4. Addison DiSesa (M) def. John Kucharczyk (MIT), 11-3, 11-3, 13-11
5. Simon Keyes (M) def. George Pratt (MIT), 11-8, 12-10, 11-6
6. Eliot Jia (M) def. Joey Lemberg (MIT), 11-3, 11-2, 11-3
7. Micah Wood (M) def. Ishaan Chugh (MIT), 12-10, 11-0, 11-0
8. Mark Sorrentino (M) def. Sunny Long (MIT), 11-8, 11-7, 11-2
9. Reeve Waud (M) def. Connor Kirschbaum (MIT), 11-3, 11-6, 11-9