2017-18 MIT Squash News

  • Jeffrey Hu Named CSA Scholar-Athlete For Second Straight Season
    April 12, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (April 12) – For the second consecutive season, senior Jeffrey Hu (Phoenixville, Pa.) has been named to the College Squash Association’s (CSA) Scholar-Athlete team.
  • Kukdia & O'Connor Close Season at CSA Individual Championship
    March 02, 2018
    Washington D.C. (March 5) -MIT squash sophomore Vedaant Paul Kukadia (Manhasset, N.Y.) and freshman Joe O'Connor (Madison, N.J.) wrapped up their respective seasons at the 2018 College Squash Association (CSA) Individual National Championship this weekend.
  • MIT Squash Finishes 2018 Ranked No. 22 At CSA Team Championship
    February 25, 2018
    Hartford, Conn. (February 25) - The MIT squash team closed the 2018 season ranked No. 22 nationally after falling to No. 20 Williams College, 5-4, in the consolation final of the Summers Cup at the 2018 College Squash Association Team Championship on Sunday afternoon.
  • No. 22 Squash Defeats No. 23 Colby, 5-4, at CSA Team National Championship
    February 24, 2018
    Hartford, Conn. (February 24) - On the second day of the 2018 College Squash Association’s (CSA) Team National Championship, the No. 22 MIT squash team defeated No. 23 Colby College, 5-4, in the consolation semifinals in the Summers Cup bracket. The tournament also features No. 17 Dickinson, No. 18 Bates, No. 20 Williams, No. 21 Middlebury, No. 23 Colby and No. 24 Amherst.
  • No. 22 MIT Edged By No. 19 Franklin & Marshall In CSA Team Championship Opener
    February 23, 2018
    Hartford, Conn. (February 23) - On the opening night of the 2018 College Squash Association’s (CSA) Team National Championship, No. 22 MIT was edged by No. 19 Franklin & Marshall, 6-3. This marked the first match for both teams in the Summers Cup Championship bracket which also features No. 17 Dickinson, No. 18 Bates, No. 20 Williams, No. 21 Middlebury, No. 23 Colby and No. 24 Amherst.
  • No. 22 Squash Closes Regular Season With 8-1 Win Over No. 28 Tufts
    February 08, 2018
    Cambridge, Mass. (February 8) - In the regular season finale for the No. 22 MIT squash team, the Engineers picked up their 15th win of the year with an 8-1 win over No. 28 Tufts University on Thursday evening in Cambridge. With the victory, MIT earned its tenth win of the year over a nationally-ranked opponent and conclude the year with a 7-2 record at home.
  • No. 22 Squash Falls to No. 19 Williams, 6-3
    January 28, 2018
    Cambridge, Mass. (January 27) - In its final match of the weekend which featured three nationally-ranked opponents, the No. 22 MIT squash team fell to No. 19 Williams College, 6-3, on Sunday afternoon in Cambridge. Three of the nine matches were played to five-sets and three others were played to four-sets in a very tightly contested contest. 
  • No. 16 Virginia Overpowers No. 22 MIT Squash, 7-2
    January 27, 2018
    Cambridge, Mass. (January 27) - The No. 16 ranked University of Virginia squash team defeated No. 22 MIT, 7-2, on Saturday morning in Cambridge. Despite the loss, MIT received victories from freshman Henry Martin (Brooklyn, N.Y.) and junior Justin Restivo (Phoenixville, Pa.) at their respective positions.
  • No. 22 Squash Comes From Four Points Down To Beat No. 21 Middlebury, 5-4
    January 26, 2018
    Cambridge, Mass. (January 26) - Down 4-0, the No. 22 MIT squash team won five straight matches to defeat No. 21 Middlebury College, 5-4, on Friday night in Cambridge. The win tonight marked the first time the Engineers have defeated a team ranked higher than them in and the ninth time this season (9-3) MIT has been victorious over a ranked team.
  • No. 22 Squash Caps Pioneer Valley Round Robin With 8-1 Win Over No. 26 Hamilton
    January 21, 2018
    South Hadley, Mass. (January 21) - In its final match at the 2018 Pioneer Valley Round Robin, the No. 22 MIT squash team defeated No. 26 Hamilton College, 8-1. The Engineers went 3-1 with wins over Hamilton, No. 24 Amherst and No. 29 Connecticut College this weekend and are now 8-3 against ranked opponents this season.
  • No. 22 Squash Splits With No. 23 Colby & No. 29 Connecticut College on Day Two of Pioneer Valley Round Robin
    January 20, 2018
    Northampton, Mass. (January 20) - On the second day of the 2018 Pioneer Valley Round Robin, the No. 22 MIT squash team fell to No. 23 Colby College, 5-4, but bounced back with an 8-1 win over No. 29 Connecticut College in the nightcap.
  • No. 22 Squash Opens Pioneer Valley Round Robin With 5-4 Win at No. 24 Amherst
    January 19, 2018
    Amherst, Mass. (January 19) - Last night, the No. 22 nationally-ranked MIT squash team opened the Pioneer Valley Round Robin with a 5-4 victory over No. 24 Amherst College. With the win, the Engineers have defeated their third straight nationally-ranked opponent and are 6-2 in matches against ranked teams this season. 
  • No. 22 Squash Opens 2018 With 6-3 Win Over No. 30 Wesleyan
    January 12, 2018
    Middletown, Conn. (January 12) - In its first match of 2018, the No. 22 ranked MIT squash team defeated No. 30 Wesleyan University, 6-3, on Friday evening in Connecticut. With the win, the Engineers registered their tenth victory of the season marking the fourth-straight season in which MIT has reached double-digit wins.
  • No. 22 Squash Bounces Back With 9-0 Win Over No. 27 Bowdoin
    December 09, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (December 9) - Powered by three come from behind victories, the No. 22 MIT squash team earned a hard fought 9-0 win over No. 27 Bowdoin College on Saturday afternoon in Cambridge. MIT’s Joe O’Connor (Madison, N.J.), Robert Williamson (Weston, Mass.) and Neel Das (Needham, Mass.) were all down 0-2, in their respective matches, but all three won the final three sets to help the Engineers to their seventh 9-0 win of the season.
  • No. 22 Squash Shutout By No. 2 Harvard
    December 07, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (December 7) - In a battle between Cambridge rivals, the No. 2 Harvard University Crimson came away with a 9-0 win over the No. 22 MIT Engineers on Thursday night. Tonight's match marked the first meeting between the programs since 2013 and the 56th overall in the all-time series.
  • Squash Closes Navy Round Robin With Four Wins To Improve To 8-1
    November 18, 2017
    Annapolis, Md. (November 19) - The No. 22 ranked MIT squash team closed competition at the Navy Round Robin with four straight wins this weekend. The Engineers defeated three nationally-ranked teams including No. 26 Hobart, 7-2, No. 32 Bucknell, 9-0, No. 33 Denison, 8-1, and Johns Hopkins, 9-0. With the four wins, MIT is off to an 8-1 start this winter.
  • Squash Drops 8-1 Decision To Naval Academy
    November 17, 2017
    Annapolis, Md. (November 17) - In the opening match of the Navy Round Robin, the No. 21 MIT squash team fell to the U.S. Naval Academy by an 8-1 score. The only winner for MIT tonight was Jeffrey Hu (Phoenixville, Pa.), who took down Jamie Kjorlien in a five-set battle.
  • MIT Squash Defeats Northeastern, 9-0
    November 09, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (November 9) - The No. 21 ranked MIT squash team improved to 4-0 with its fourth shutout victory of the season tonight as the Engineers defeated Northeastern University, 9-0. 
  • No. 21 Squash Improves To 3-0 with Shutout Win Against Boston College
    November 07, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (November 7) - The MIT squash team, ranked No. 21 in the College Squash Association's (CSA) Preseason Poll, improved to 3-0 with a shutout victory at home against Boston College on Tuesday evening. 
  • No. 21 Squash Blanks Boston University and Babson In Season Opening Matches
    November 02, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (November 2) - In the season opener for the No. 21 ranked MIT squash team, the Engineers shutout both Boston University and Babson College by 9-0 final scores.