AMHERST, Mass. – Sweeps on the first, eighth and ninth courts headlined the Mammoths' victory, as the No. 21 Amherst College men's squash team doubled up No. 24 Bowdoin College, 6-3, Monday afternoon at the Davenport Squash Courts.
With the win, Amherst improves to 2-3 on the season, while the Polar Bears drop to 7-4 overall.
At the top of the ladder, sophomore Robinson Armour powered past John Milligan in three sets, 11-4, 11-4, 11-8, to get the Mammoths on the board.
In the No. 3 spot, Charles Sutherby claimed a hard fought 8-11, 13-11, 11-6, 11-4 win over Adham Sobhy after dropping the first set, while Terrence Wang also rallied after a first set loss on the fourth court to best Gannon Leech (9-11, 11-3, 15-13, 11-5).
Robert Parker earned a 3-1 victory in the fifth position, 11-9, 11-3, 6-11, 11-8 over Carson Claar, while Reginald Brewster and Andrew Leung sealed the Amherst win on the eighth and ninth court, 11-6, 11-8, 11-9 and 11-9, 12-10, 11-6, respecively.
In exhibition play in the No. 10 spot, Mitchell Ford swept Charlie Preusse, 11-5, 11-3, 11-7.
Amherst's losses came on courts two, six and seven, with Adam Lichtmacher falling to Tyler Shonrock in four sets (11-5, 7-11, 3-11, 8-11), Nate Mossé dropping a four set battle to Henry Somerby (13-15, 11-9, 11-13, 8-11), and Pavan Nagaraj being edged by Drew Clark (9-11, 6-11, 8-11).
Amherst returns to action tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 21 when they travel to No. 16 Brown for a 1:00PM battle at the Pizzitola Squash Courts.