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Trinity Men's Squash Survives Road Match At No. 4-Ranked Rochester

Trinity Men's Squash Survives Road Match At No. 4-Ranked Rochester

Rochester, N.Y. – Senior Daniel Echavarria (Bogota, Colombia) controlled the No. 9 match with an 11-9, 11-4, 11-6 victory to lead the visiting Trinity College Bantams to a 6-3 win over the University of Rochester Yellowjackets in College Squash Association (CSA) men’s squash action this afternoon.   The 12-time defending National Champion Bantams, ranked No. 1 in the nation, improve to 9-0 and extend the longest winning streak in the history of intercollegiate varsity sports to 233 matches.  The No. 4-ranked Yellowjackets drop to 6-2.  The match was the closest for Trinity this season.  The Bantams complete their upstate New York trip at No. 5-ranked Cornell tomorrow at 2 p.m. 

Trinity won at the top five spots in the lineup, but lost five-setters at No.’s 5, 6, and 7.  Trinity junior Vikram Malhotra (Mumbai, India), ranked No. 6 nationally among individuals, posted a 3-0 triumph over No. 3-ranked Ben Fischer (Lucerne, Switzerland) at the top spot.

MATCH RESULTS
1. TC- Vikram Malhotra d. Ben Fischer, 12-10, 11-6, 11-7
2. TC- Parth Sharma d. Will Newnham, 5-11, 11-7, 12-10, 11-7
3. TC- Andres Vargas d. Hameed Ahmed, 11-8, 12-10, 11-7
4. TC- Christopher Binnie d. Joe Chapman, 11-7, 9-11, 12-10, 11-7
5. TC- Randy Lim d. Juan Pablo Gaviria, 11-6, 11-8, 11-7
6. R- Adam Perkiomaki d. Antonio Gonzalez-Diaz, 8-11, 11-6, 8-11, 11-7, 13-11
7. R- Matt Domenick d. Johan Detter, 12-10, 6-11, 11-7, 3-11, 11-6
8. R- Oscar Lopez Hidalgo d. Travis Judson, 7-11, 11-6, 11-9, 7-11, 11-6
9. TC- Daniel Echavarria d. Robert McDavid, 11-9, 11-4, 11-6
Trinity (Conn.) 6, Rochester 3