Groot, Khawaja Compete at CSA Individual Championships

Groot, Khawaja Compete at CSA Individual Championships

DARTMOUTH, N.H. - Amherst College men's squash players Michael Groot '17 and Harith Khawaja '19 competed at the 2017 College Squash Association (CSA) Individual Championships hosted by Dartmouth College March 3-5.

Groot was part of the Molloy North draw and after falling in his opening match, 3-0 (11-7, 11-8, 11-5), advanced to the consolation finals. Groot picked up a 3-0 (11-5, 11-8, 11-3) quarterfinal win, before earning a hard-fought, 12-10, 14-12, 8-11, 13-11 triumph in the consolation semifinals. In the consolation final, Groot fell, 3-0 11-4, 11-5, 11-2.

Khawaja was selected to the Molloy East draw and suffered a 3-0 (11-7, 11-5, 11-7) loss in his opening match. In the consolation quarterfinals, he then fell 11-7, 15-13, 11-5.