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Seventh-Ranked Men's Squash Splits Final Home Matches

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Senior Jack Barrett     By Mark Washburn
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HANOVER, N.H. — The seventh-ranked Dartmouth men's squash team hosted two matches on Friday and earned a split, defeating 11th-ranked Middlebury, 8-1, and losing to third-ranked Yale, 6-3. The split moved the Big Green to 8-6 overall and 2-4 in the Ivy League. The loss dropped the Panthers to 13-6, and the Bulldogs improved to 13-1 overall and 5-1 in the Ivy League. 

Dartmouth had two players win both of their matches. Junior Chris Hanson (Greenwich, Conn.) defeated Yale's Kenneth Chan at No. 1 singles, 11-4, 7-11, 12-10, 11-8. Hanson also topped Middlebury's Valentin Quan at the top spot, 11-7, 11-4, 11-7. The other Big Green athlete to win both matches was senior Nick Sisodia (Chicago, Ill.). Sisodia bested Richard Dodd of Yale at second singles, 11-9, 10-12, 11-7, 11-5, and Jay Dolan of Middlebury, 11-3, 11-3, 11-4.

The Big Green received its only other victory against the Bulldogs at No. 8 singles. Junior Alex Kurth (Tenafly, N.J.) defeated John Roberts, 11-3, 11-9, 5-11, 11-9.

In the contest against the Panthers, Dartmouth had six other players besides Hanson and Sisodia register victories, including five coming in three games. Sophomore Chris Jung (Seattle, Wash.) earned a win at No. 4 singles, 11-4, 12-10, 11-6. At the fifth spot, senior Stephen Wetherill (Ambler, Pa.) beat Cooper Redpath, 12-10, 11-9, 11-8. Sophomore Fletcher Pease (Cincinnati, Ohio) won at No. 6 singles, 11-7, 11-5, 14-12.

At eighth singles, senior Brian O'Toole (Short Hills, N.J.) swept Reed Palmer, 11-3, 11-5, 11-5. At the ninth spot, senior Jack Barrett (Riverside, Conn.) bested Robert Galluccio, 11-6, 11-2, 11-9. The only win for Dartmouth that took more than three games was at seventh singles. Freshman Bayard Kuensell (Haverford, Pa.) took five games to defeat Addison DiSesa, 11-5, 4-11, 11-7, 8-11, 12-10.

The Big Green plays at Brown on Sunday at 2 p.m. in their final match before the CSA Championships on Feb. 17.

No. Dartmouth Yale Result Winner
1S Hanson,Christopher R. Chan,Kenneth 11-4,7-11,12-10,11-8 Dartmouth College
2S Sisodia,Nicholas S Dodd,Richard W. 11-9,10-12,11-7,11-5 Dartmouth College
3S Lee,Luke J Roberts,John J 7-11,11-8,11-7,7-11,11-6 Yale University
4S Jung,Christopher A Dodd,Richard W. 15-13,11-4,11-9 Yale University
5S Maycock,Robert W G Martin,Neil 10-12,11-9,11-6,11-7 Yale University
6S Wetherill,Stephen H. Berner,Robert L. 11-7,10-12,11-6,11-8 Yale University
7S Pease,Fletcher Clayman,Samuel W 11-9,11-4,11-5 Yale University
8S Kurth,Alex S. Roberts,John J 11-3,11-9,5-11,11-9 Dartmouth College
9S Kuensell,Bayard H. Caine,Eric B 11-4,11-6,6-11,11-6 Yale University
10S O'Toole,Brian F Shleifer,Sam 11-9,11-5,11-3 Dartmouth College


No. Dartmouth Middlebury Result Winner
1S Hanson,Christopher R. Quan,Valentin 11-7,11-4,11-7 Dartmouth College
2S Sisodia,Nicholas S Dolan,Jay W 11-3,11-3,11-4 Dartmouth College
3S Lee,Luke J Hurst,Parker A. 11-5,11-9,11-7 Middlebury College
4S Jung,Christopher A Hurst,Spencer D. 11-4,12-10,11-6 Dartmouth College
5S Wetherill,Stephen H. Redpath,Cooper E 12-10,11-9,11-8 Dartmouth College
6S Pease,Fletcher Moore,William T. 11-7,11-5,14-12 Dartmouth College
7S Kuensell,Bayard H. DiSesa,Addison H. 11-5,4-11,11-7,8-11,12-10 Dartmouth College
8S O'Toole,Brian F Palmer,Reed 11-3,11-5,11-5 Dartmouth College
9S Barrett,Jack Galluccio,Robert A. 11-6,11-2,11-9 Dartmouth College
10S Weinberg,Peter L. Clarke,Willy T 11-9,11-9,11-6 Dartmouth College