Colonials Tie Highest Ranking in Program History
Colonials earn two wins at top of the ladder
Colonials Advance to Hoehn Cup Semifinals
Colonials close regular season with shutout of Dickinson
Colonials even season record
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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