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No. 20 GW Men's Squash Ends Regular Season With Two Wins

Chris Bell was honored in a Senior Day ceremony prior to the match against Bucknell on Saturday.
 
Chris Bell was honored in a Senior Day ceremony prior to the match against Bucknell on Saturday.
 

Feb. 8, 2014

GW 9, Virginia 0
GW 9, Bucknell 0

WASHINGTON - The No. 20 George Washington men's squash team closed out its regular season with a pair of victories on Saturday at the Matthew J. Grossman Squash Courts at Lerner Health & Wellness Center.

With Saturday's 9-0 wins over Virginia and Bucknell, the Colonials now wait for their draw at next weekend's College Squash Association (CSA) Team National Championships,Feb. 14-16 at Harvard University.

GW opened the day with a 9-0 sweep of Virginia, winning all nine matches in straight sets. The Colonials got victories from freshman Andres de Frutos at No. 1, sophomore James Reiss at No. 2, sophomore Reid Breck at No. 3, freshman Josh Marks at No. 4, junior David Moxley at No.5, freshman Charles Norfleet at No 6, senior Chris Bell at No. 7, freshman Will O'Donnell at No. 8 and sophomore Ari Bental at No. 9.

In the nightcap, freshman Nicolas Valderrama returned to the ladder to earn an 11-5, 11-6, 11-3 win over Christopher Santoro at No. 2, which contributed to the 9-0 sweep of the Bison.

De Frutos, Reiss, Breck, Marks, Moxley, Norfleet, Bell and O'Donnell each earned their second victory of the day against Bucknell.

 

 

Reiss was challenged at No. 3, dropping the third set 13-15 before earning the four-set victory over Michael Gagnier. Moxley was also pushed to four sets, downing Nick Derosier at No. 6, 11-1, 10-12, 11-9, 12-10.

Stay tuned to GWsports.com for information regarding seeding and game times at next weekend's CSA Team National Championships.

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