Providence, R.I. - Trinity College junior Kush Kumar (Dhampur, India) reached the quarterfinals of the 2018-19 College Squash Association (CSA) National Men's Singles Championships this afternoon at Nicol Squash Club. The CSA Men's Singles Pool Cup division features the nation's top-16 players.
Kumar, seeded No. 5 in the tournament, won his first match of the day, 3-0, over Columbia's Wyatt James. Kumar won, 11-5, 12-10, 11-9, to reach the quarterfinals where he ultimately lost. Kumar lost to Penn's Andrew Douglas, 3-1, taking the first game, 12-10, before falling in straight sets. In the Malloy East "B" bracket, Trinity first-year William Curtis (Joondalup, Australia) fell in his first match of the day but bounced back to sweep his second and reach the semifinals of the consolation bracket. Curtis will square off against Graham Bonnell of Bates tomorrow at 12:40 p.m. for the right to play in the consolation final on Sunday morning.