Looking to repeat its 2014 national championship, the men's squash team came in third in this year's competition.
With wins over Yale and Brown this weekend, the third-ranked Crimson claimed the conference crown outright for the second consecutive season.
After ending the fall semester with a 1-3 record, No. 6 ranked Harvard men’s squash team (6-2, 5-0 Ivy) came back this semester with five straight wins against competitors ranked in the top 11 in the nation.
After not losing a game in over a year, the Harvard men’s squash team (1-2, 1-0 Ivy) fell twice this weekend on the road in New York, falling to No. 2 St. Lawrence Saturday and No. 5 University of Rochester on Sunday. The No. 1 Crimson women (2-0, 1-0 Ivy), meanwhile, cruised at home against Boston College.
The Harvard men's squash team beat Dartmouth, 7-2, while the Crimson women did not concede a single game to the Big Green.
With two podium finishes and multiple falls registered, the Crimson had a strong performance on the day.
The Harvard men's golf team placed eighth out of 11 teams in its fall season opener at the University of Michigan.
In last year’s season, the Harvard men’s golf team turned heads after winning two tournaments during the spring season and clinching third place in the Ivy League tournament.
The Harvard men’s squash team executed a nearly flawless season: not only did the No. 1 Crimson (18-0, 7-0 Ivy) go undefeated in the regular season and go on to secure the national title with three 9-0 wins, but senior Ali Farag also captured the individual national crown.
Dylan Murray already had a decorated squash career before he ever stepped onto a Harvard court. The five-time U.S. Junior National Champion and three-time Boy’s U19 U.S. National title-holder was also a 2013 WSF Men’s World Team Championship member.
When co-captain Brandon McLaughlin stepped onto the exhibition squash court at the CSA Team Championships, the Harvard men’s squash team only needed one more match to claim the national title.
Last year, then-junior Ali Farag ended his season early when St. Lawrence’s Amr Khaled Khalifa unseated Farag in the semifinals of the CSA Individual Championships in five games. However, this year the senior was able to reclaim his title as collegiate squash’s national champion in a 3-1 victory over the same opponent.
In more ways than one, it was the perfect end to a perfect season for the No. 1 Harvard men’s squash team (18-0, 7-0 Ivy).
Amanda Sobhy, shown here in previous action, captured her third consecutive national title on Sunday.
In its final Ivy League matchup of the season, the No. 2 Harvard men’s squash team (15-0, 7-0 Ivy) took down No. 19 Brown (4-14, 0-7), 9-0, on Sunday afternoon at the Murr Athletic Center.