CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For just the third time in program history, the No. 2 Harvard men's squash team (3-0) defeated No. 3 St. Lawrence (2-1) on Thursday afternoon at the Murr Center Squash Courts. Harvard remains unbeaten in the 2017-18 season, having earned 9-0 wins over No. 10 Dartmouth and No. 22 MIT in December.
For the third time this season, Saadeldin Abouaish held down the No. 1 spot, improving to 3-0 at the top of the ladder. Timothy Brownell, playing in slot No. 2, secured the Harvard sweep with a 3-2 victory over St. Lawrence's Karim Ibrahim.
No. 1 – Saadeldin Abouaish (H) def. Ahmed Bayoumy – (3-1)
No. 2 – Timothy Brownell (H) def. Karim Ibrahim – (3-2)
No. 3 – Sean Hughes (H) def. Moustafa Bayoumy – (3-0)
No. 4 – David Ryan (H) def. Belal Nawar – (3-1)
No. 5 – Madhav Dhingra (H) def. Lenard Puski – (3-1)
No. 6 – Samuel Scherl (H) def. Hussien Elrays – (3-0)
No. 7 – Julien Gosset (H) def. George Willis – (3-1)
No. 8 – Bradley Smith (H) def. Youssef Fikry – (3-0)
No. 9 – Adam Corcoran (H) def. Derek Ng – (3-0)
- Four of Harvard's nine wins were 3-0 decisions.
- Harvard remains undefeated, winning 27 individual matchups to date.
- Harvard improves its series record to 3-5 with wins in back-to-back seasons against the Saints.
Harvard will return to action this weekend with back-to-back matchups at No. 15 Cornell and No. 4 Columbia. The matches are both set for noon start times on Saturday and Sunday respectively.