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Trinity Men's Squash Downs Bates For Tenth NESCAC Title In A Row

Trinity Men's Squash Downs Bates For Tenth NESCAC Title In A Row

Hartford, Conn. - The Trinity College Bantams took the bottom seven spots in the lineup to win, 7-2, over the Bates College Bobcats in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Finals this afternoon at Trinity's George A. Kellner Center.  Trinity, ranked No. 1 nationally and seeded No. 1 in the tournament, improves to 18-0 and wins its tenth consecutive league title.  Bates drops to 11-7, having played their way into the NESCAC Finals this weekend for the first time.  Middlebury won the third-place match, 5-4, over Williams, while Amherst downed Bowdoin, 6-3, and Wesleyan defeated Colby, 5-4, in other consolation matches today at Trinity.

Trinity swept the first wave with 3-0 wins by sophomore Omar Allaudin (Lahore, Pakistan) and first-years Tom De Mulder (Gent, Belgium) and Mudit Pant (Mumbai, India).  Bates earned a point in the second wave when Trinity senior co-captain Juan Vargas (Bogota, Colombia) was forced to default to Bobcat junior Ahmed Hatata (Alexandria, Egypt) after an injury in the second game, but 3-0 triumphs by sophomore James Evans (Maidstone, England) and rookie Nku Patrick (San Fernando, Trinidad) clinched the victory for the Bantams.  Junior co-captain Affeeq Ismail (Kuching, Malaysia) and first-year Tor Christoffersen (Malmoe, Sweden) won for Trinity in the third wave, and Bates senior Ahmed Abdel Khalek (Cairo, Egypt) won at the top of the ladder to account for the 7-2 final score.

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