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Muhwati Closes Career With Third Highest Win Total In Trinity Men's Squash History

Muhwati Closes Career With Third Highest Win Total In Trinity Men's Squash History
 
Hartford, Conn., April 15, 2008 - The Trinity College men's squash team, coached by Paul Assaiante (14th Season), finished the 2007-08 season with its 10th straight perfect season at 18-0 and captured its second straight New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Championship title, its 11th straight Intercollegiate Squash Association Dual Match title, and its 10th consecutive College Squash Association (CSA) National Team Championship crown.  The Bantams extended the longest winning streak in any intercollegiate varsity sport to 182 triumphs in a row.  To close the 2007-08 campaign, sophomore Baset Chaudhry (Lahore, Pakistan) won five matches, including a 3-1 win over junior teammate Gustav Detter (Malmoe, Sweden) in the finals to win the CSA National Singles Championship title.  Chaudhry won all four his matches by 3-0 scores prior to the finals and became the first Trinity men's player to win the CSA Singles Championship since 2002.

Trinity posted a combined individual record of 184-16 (156-6 in dual matches). In all matches, Chaudhry finished with the team's best record at 14-0, while Detter and fellow junior Rushabh Vora (Mumbai, India) were both 16-1. Sophomore Supreet Singh (Mumbai, India) was 13-1, while senior co-captain Simba Muhwati (Harare, Zimbabwe) was 20-2 (led team in wins), freshman Andres Vargas (Bogota, Colombia) was 18-2 (2nd on team in wins), rookie Randy Lim (Penang, Malaysia) was 15-2, freshman Parth Sharma (Jaipur, India) was 11-2, and junior Manek Mathur (Mumbai, India) went 16-3. Muhwati, Trinity's representative on the NESCAC All-Sportsmanship Team, finished his career with a record of 63-5 (3rd most wins all-time at Trinity). Fellow senior co-captain Neil Robertson (Harare, Zimbabwe) was 8-1 this season and 29-2 for his career, while classmates David McDonough (Washington, D.C.) and David Sullivan (Gladwyne, Pa.) finished their careers with a respective records of 9-0 and 13-1.