No. 17 Men's Squash Falls At Navy, 7-2

Jan. 11, 2012

Box Score

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The No. 17-ranked George Washington men's squash team returned to action for the first time in over a month, but fell to No. 15 Navy at the Naval Academy on Wednesday evening.

GW (6-4) recorded its two wins at the top of the ladder, led by junior Islam El-Fiky in the top position and junior Omar Sobhy.

El-Fiky outlasted Andrew McGuinness in a thrilling opening set, 14-12, before cruising to a 3-0 sweep with consecutive 11-3 victories in the second and third sets, respectively. Sobhy easily handled Hunter Bouchard at No. 2, sweeping his way to a 11-5, 11-4, 11-2 victory. Jose Calderon won the first two sets against James Kacergis before dropping three closely-contested sets at the No. 3 position.

The Colonials return to action this weekend with three matches in two days at the Yale Round Robin in New Haven, Conn. GW will face No. 25 Stanford and No. 10 Williams College on Saturday before facing No. 14 Middlebury on Sunday.

Navy 7, George Washington 2
Islam El-Fiky def. Andrew McGuinness 14-12, 11-3, 11-3
Omar Sobhy def. Hunter Bouchard 11-5, 11-4, 11-2
James Kacergis def. Jose Calderon 10-12, 6-11, 11-5, 11-8, 11-8
Hunter Abrams def. Adam Pistel 11-9, 11-3, 11-8
Colin Barry def. Sam Ehrlich 11-2, 11-9, 11-2
William Abrams def. Player Haynes 11-2, 11-0, 11-7
Tracey John def. Chris Bell 11-0, 11-8, 11-5
John Richey def. Larkin Brinkworth 11-7, 11-7, 11-3
Hunter Beck def. David Moxley 11-5, 12-10, 11-4



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