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Trinity Men's Squash Shuts Out Dartmouth In Home Opener

Thoboki Mohohlo '19 won, 3-0, at No. 2 on the ladder
Thoboki Mohohlo '19 won, 3-0, at No. 2 on the ladder

Hartford Conn. - The Trinity College Bantams posted a 9-0 shutout in their men's squash home opener against the visiting Dartmouth College Big Green this afternoon at Kellner Center.  The top-ranked and defending National Champion Bantams improve to 6-0 and Dartmouth, ranked No. 10 nationally, drops to 6-3.  Trinity hits the home courts again tomorrow at 3 p.m. against Middlebury. 

Six Trinity players won by 3-0 scores including sophomore Kush Kumar (Chennai, India) who downed No. 12-ranked Big Green senior Alvin Heumann (Southport, Conn.), 11-5, 11-8, 11-5, at the top of the ladder.  No. 10-ranked senior tri-captain Rick Penders (Maastricht, Netherlands) eked out a 3-2 win against Dartmouth junior Matt Giegerich (Wyndmoor, Pa.), rallying back from a 2-1 deficit to take the fourth game, 12-10, and the fifth, 11-5, in the No. 3 position.

MATCH RESULTS
Trinity v. Dartmouth
1. TC- Kush Kumar d. Alvin Heumann, 11-5, 11-8, 11-5.
2. TC- Thoboki Mohohlo d. Carson Spahr, 11-7, 11-3, 9-11, 11-4.
3. TC- Rick Penders d. M. Giegerich, 8-11, 11-8, 6-11, 12-10, 11-5.
4. TC- Michael Craig d. Toby Harding, 11-7, 11-6, 11-1.
5. TC- Tom de Mulder d. B.D. Otaduy, 11-7, 11-6, 11-4.
6. TC- Ziad Sakr d. Samuel Epley, 11-7, 11-8, 11-1.
7. TC- Omar Allaudin d. Jack Harvey, 16-14, 11-3, 11-7.
8. TC- James Evans d. Drew Monroe, def (inj.)
9. TC- Aryaman Adik d. James bell, 12-10, 11-9, 14-12
Trinity (Conn.) 9, Dartmouth 0