#20 Brown Tops Men's Squash, 9-0

#20 Brown Tops Men's Squash, 9-0

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Amherst College men's squash team suffered a 9-0 defeat at the hands of #20 Brown University on Tuesday afternoon at the Kate Brodsky Squash Pavilion.

Mateen Mills '20 took his opponent to five sets at the #8 position and Mohammad Khawaja ''19 forced a fourth game at #3, but the Bears won seven of nine matches by a 3-0 margin, led by senior Thomas Blecher at number one, who earned a 11-7, 11-7, 11-3 decision.

Mills took a 3-1 lead on Charlie Blasberg, but Blasberg rallied to win the final two games 11-5, 11-5 to claim the point.

Arnav Parikh '21 pushed Ben Carabello to five sets in an exhibition match as well.

Also winning by 3-0 margins were junior Philip Demeulenaere at number two, sophomore Blake Gilbert-Bono at four, senior Thomas Walker at five, sophomore Harrison Boyer at six, freshman William Glaser at seven and freshman John Paul Champa at nine.

Amherst returns to their home court on Friday afternoon when they welcome in Dickinson and MIT for the Pioneer Valley Round Robin, beginning at 2:00 PM.

The Bears are in action again on Thursday, January 18 against Dickinson at the Pizzitola Sports Center, starting at 5:30 pm. 


  Brown University Rating Amherst College Rating Winner's Score Winner Status
1S Blecher, Thomas 5.44633 Wang, Terrence 5.31986 11-7,11-7,11-3 Brown University C
2S Demeulenaere, Philip 5.24902 Parker, Robert C 5.14977 11-6,11-6,11-6 Brown University C
3S Pitaro, Nicholas L 5.17537 Khawaja, Mohammad Harith 4.98556 11-9,11-13,11-9,13-11 Brown University C
4S Gilbert-Bono, Blake A 5.29103 Merkel, David E. 5.19819 11-6,11-5,13-11 Brown University C
5S Walker, Thomas E 4.99968 Brewster, Reginald M. 4.85377 11-6,11-8,11-3 Brown University C
6S Boyer, Harrison 5.20692 Nagaraj, Pavan 4.94748 11-3,11-2,11-4 Brown University C
7S Glaser, William R 5.11859 Zimmerman, Christopher 4.71165 11-1,11-3,11-3 Brown University C
8S Blasberg, Charlie 5.02222 Mills, Mateen C. 4.70612 11-3,7-11,6-11,11-5,11-5 Brown University C
9S Champa, John Paul 4.98962 Bahadori, Cameron 4.93604 16-14,11-6,11-6 Brown University C
10S Caraballo, Ben 5.20238 Parikh, Arnav 4.74639 7-11,11-4,11-6,8-11,11-5 Brown University C