Squash Earns Most Improved Team Award as Engineers Close 2019 at CSA Individual Nationals

Squash Earns Most Improved Team Award as Engineers Close 2019 at CSA Individual Nationals

THE BASICS:

- Event: CSA Individual National Championship

- Location: Providence, R.I.

- The Lead: MIT squash sophomores Joe O'Connor (Madison, N.J.) and Henry Martin (Brooklyn, N.Y.) as well as first-year Aman Sanger (New York, N.Y.) closed their historic season at the 2019 College Squash Association (CSA) Individual National Championship. At the conclusion of their run, the Engineers were voted as the Most Improved Team in 2019.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

- In the Molloy South Bracket, Sanger defeated Filip Krueger of Drexel University, 11-7, 11-9, 3-11, 11-8 to advance to the quarterfinals. Unfortunately, Sanger saw his season come to a close with a three-set loss to Harrison Gill of Yale University, 11-3, 11-2, 11-2.

- In the Molloy East Bracket, O'Connor defeated Graham Bonnell of Bates College 11-6, 4-11, 11-8, 11-6 in the Round of 16, but fell in four sets to Matt Giegerich of Dartmouth College in the quarterfinals, 4-11, 11-6, 11-4, 11-6.

- In the Molloy North Bracket, Martin was edged in his first matchup against Michael Kacergis of the U.S. Naval Academy, 11-9, 6-11, 11-4, 10-12, 11-8. In the consolation quarterfinals, Martin swept Alex Spafford, 11-3, 11-8, 11-6. Martin closed his season with a loss to Justin Ghaeli of Middlebury College 11-6, 11-6, 5-11, 11-8 in the consolation semifinals. 

- Sanger, who went 1-1 at this weekend's tournament, closes his season with a 16-8 overall record, while Martin ends his season with 17 wins and 9 losses. With his 1-1 record this weekend, O'Connor ends his year with a 17-8 overall mark.

STAY CONNECTED:

- For the latest on MIT Athletics, follow the Engineers via social media on TwitterFacebookInstagram and YouTube