Nicolas Valderrama
Nicolas  Valderrama

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bogota, Colombia

High School:
Gimnasio los Caobos

Major:
Economics


11/09/2017

Men’s Squash Season Outlook

Colonials aim to break into the top-eight

02/19/2017

No. 11 Men’s Squash Rallies to Defeat Cornell in Season Finale

Colonials Tie Highest Ranking in Program History

02/18/2017

No. 13 Men’s Squash Falls in Hoehn Cup Semifinals

Colonials earn two wins at top of the ladder

02/17/2017

No. 13 Men's Squash Upsets No. 12 Western Ontario To Open CSA

Colonials Advance to Hoehn Cup Semifinals

02/13/2017

No. 13 Men's Squash Splits Final Regular-Season Matches

Colonials close regular season with shutout of Dickinson

2016-2017: Posted four victories in his senior season … all wins came at the No. 7 position on the ladder … his 28 career victories ranks 10th all time at GW … defeated Virginia’s Justin Shah in his first appearance of the season, 11-7, 7-11, 12-10, 8-11, 11-8 … posted a win against Will Ruggiero of then-#19 Williams College (11-8, 11-9, 10-12, 11-7) … defeated Vincent Warzecha of then-#22 Dickinson in a five set battle … finished out his career at GW with a win against then-#14 Cornell’s Sebastian Obieta-Chi, 11-13, 11-5, 11-3, 11-7, to secure GW’s 6-3 victory and end-of-season ranking of 11th in the nation … recognized on the GW Athletics Academic Dean’s List.

2015-2016: Finished the season with seven victories...all wins at No. 4...Competed in the 2016 CSA Individual Nationals as a consolation finalist for the Malloy Cup D-Draw...Rallied from a 1-0 deficit to defeat Komron Shayegan of Princeton, 5-11, 12-10, 11-6, 11-5...Secured an 11-8, 11-9, 12-10 sweep over Reed Whitney of the Navy to help advance the Colonials to the Hoehn Cup Semifinals...Defeated Andrew Muran of No. 12 Cornell, 11-6, 11-7, 11-4... Named to the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.

2014-15: Tallied seven victories ... five wins at No. 4 and one win each at Nos. 3 and 5 ... one win in straight sets ... defeated Liam McLintock of No. 6 Yale, 5-11, 12-10, 11-8, 5-11, 11-6 on Jan. 24 ... beat Michael Thompson of No. 12 Drexel, 11-5, 5-11, 4-11, 11-4, 13-11 on Feb. 7.

2013-14: Tied for second on team with 10 victories against six losses in debut season ... played all matches at No. 2 on the ladder ... six of 10 wins came in straight sets ... 4-0 in matches that extended past three sets ... Named Harrow Sports CSA Player of the Week on Jan. 28 after earning a five-set victory in GW's upset of No. 19 Bowdoin ... went 2-1 at CSA Team Nationals ... went 1-2 at CSA Individual Nationals

High School/Club: Competed for Club el Nogal squash team for over nine years ... also a member of Colombian Junior National Team for seven years ... graduated ranked 15th in his class.

Personal: Born Nicolas Mateo Valderrama in Bogota, Colombia ... son of Viviana Cristo and Carlos Valderrama ... has younger brother, Thomas ... intended major is political science.

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