Squash Loses Battle To Williams CollegeBy John de Souza and Hans Van-Delden
MIT's varsity squash team played Williams at Tufts on Saturday. The 14th-ranked MIT team lost 8-2 in a hard-fought battle against the 7th ranked Williams team.
The two victories were won by Irfan Chaudhary '96, 3-1, and Sean Kwok '97, 3-2. Chaudhary easily won the first game 15-7, but lost the second 16-18 in a close tie-breaker. The second game took its toll on his opponent, and Chaudhary was able to hold him to 10 points in the final two games to wrap up the victory.
Kwok showed promise with a commendable recovery during his 3-2 victory. He won the first game, 15-13, but faltered and conceded the next two games, 10-15 and 9-15. However, he kept his composure and was able to win the final two games, 15-12 and 15-10.
Andrew Downer '96 also had an excellent match but was unable to convert it into a victory. He won the first game, 15-13, but lost the next two, 15-7 and 18-17. He played hard in the fourth game and won, 15-12, but was unable to win the fifth, falling by 15-11.
The team's next home match is Saturday against Fordham.