ANNAPOLIS, MD. — The seventh-ranked Dartmouth men's squash team opened the 2011-12 season at Navy on Saturday and earned victories over Navy, 8-1, and George Washington, 9-0. The Big Green gave 15th-ranked Navy its first loss of the season as it fell to 12-1. The Colonials fell to 3-1 with the loss to Dartmouth.

Against Navy, the Big Green won four of the nine matches in three games, two in four games and two in five. Junior Chris Hanson (Greenwich, Conn.) led the way for Dartmouth, winning at No. 1 singles. He dropped the first game, 12-10, but won the next three to take the match.

Senior Luke Lee (Exeter, N.H.) was down, 2-1, in his match, but won the final two games, 12-10 and 11-1, to top Jim Kacergis at the No. 3 singles. In No. 5 singles, senior Stephen Wetherill (Ambler, Pa.) won in three games and senior Brian O'Toole (Short Hills, N.J.) won in three games, 11-6, 11-8, 11-7.

Against the Colonials, the Big Green didn't drop a match in the 9-0 victory. Dartmouth won seven of the nine matches in three games with two going four games. At No. 2 singles, senior Nick Sisodia (Chicago, Ill.) won 11-4, 9-11, 11-8, 11-5. Junior Robbie Maycock (Devonshire, Bermuda) earned a 11-5, 11-3, 11-5 victory at No. 4 singles. At No. 6 singles, junior Alex Kurth (Tenafly, N.J.) won in four games. In No. 8 singles, sophomore Fletcher Pease (Cincinnati, Ohio) won 11-5, 11-4, 11-7, and freshman Mark Funk (Short Hills, Mich.) won 11-5, 11-8, 12-10 at No. 9 singles.

Dartmouth returns to action on Sunday when its plays Franklin & Marshall at 11 a.m.

Dartmouth 8, Navy 1
No. 1 Chris Hanson (D) def. Andrew McGuinness (N): 10-12, 11-7, 11-6, 11-8
No. 2 Nick Sisodia (D) def. Hunter Bouchard (N): 11-8, 11-8, 11-3
No. 3 Luke Lee (D) def. Jim Kacergis (N): 2-11, 11-8, 9-11, 12-10, 11-1
No. 4 Robbie Maycock (D) def. Colin Barry (N): 11-8, 15-13, 11-0
No. 5 Stephen Wetherill (D) def. John Tracey (N): 11-9, 11-5, 11-6
No. 6 Alex Kurth (D) def. Hunter Beck (N): 10-12, 11-2, 11-4, 11-3
No. 7 Brian O'Toole (D) def. David Koenig (N): 11-6, 11-8, 11-7
No. 8 Fletcher Pease (D) def. Billy Abrams (N): 7-11, 6-11, 11-9, 11-7, 11-4
No. 9 John Richey (N) def. Mark Funk (D): 11-3, 13-11, 3-11, 3-11, 11-4
No. 10 (exhibition) Michael Mistras (D) def. John Hsu (N): 11-6, 11-6, 11-3

Dartmouth 9, George Washington 0 No. 1 Chris Hanson (D) def. Islam K. El-Fiky (GW): 9-11, 11-5, 11-9, 11-8
No. 2 Nick Sisodia (D) def. Omar Sobhy (GW): 11-4, 9-11, 11-8, 11-5
No. 3 Luke Lee (D) def. Jose Calderon (GW): 11-7, 11-4, 11-7
No. 4 Robbie Maycock (D) def. Adam Pisetl (GW): 11-5, 11-3, 11-5
No. 5 Stephen Wetherill (D) def. Sam Ehrlich (GW): 11-6, 13-11, 11-2
No. 6 Alex Kurth (D) def. Player Haynes (GW): 11-4, 11-5, 11-8
No. 7 Brian O'Toole (D) def. Christopher Bell (GW): 11-6, 11-4, 11-3
No. 8 Fletcher Pease (D) def. Larkin Brinkworth (GW): 11-5, 11-4, 11-7
No. 9 Mark Funk (D) def. David Moxley (GW): 11-5, 11-8, 12-10