Jeffrey Hu Named CSA Scholar-Athlete For Second Straight Season

Jeffrey Hu Named CSA Scholar-Athlete For Second Straight Season

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.

In order to be eligible for the award, squash student-athletes must be a two-time varsity letter winner at the school he is currently attending, have two appearances at the CSA Team National Championships, have a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 (4.0 scale) or higher, be a junior or senior, be enrolled at his/her current school for one-year prior to the present term and play a top-10 ladder position for the majority of scheduled CSA sanctioned matches during the season.

Hu was tied for second on the team with 14 wins this season as he went 14-6 overall with a record of 3-0 at position four and 11-6 at position five. The senior won 12 of his first 13 matches this year all of which came against student-athletes from nationally-ranked teams.

As a team this year, MIT finished with a record of 16-7 and ranked No. 22 in the country which qualified the Engineers for the C Division Summers Cup at the CSA Team National Championship. Over the course of the season, the Engineers defeated 11 nationally-ranked opponents including No. 21 Middlebury, No. 23 Colby, No. 24 Amherst, No. 26 Hobart, No. 26 Connecticut College, No. 26 Hamilton, No. 27 Bowdoin, No. 28 Tufts, No. 30 Wesleyan, No. 32 Bucknell and No. 33 Denison,

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