No. 16 Men's Squash Wins Third in a Row, 7-2 Over No. 21 Amherst
Colonials Back in Action on Sunday Against No. 18 Colby and No. 2 Trinity
Dec. 1, 2012
AMHERST, Mass. - The No. 16-ranked George Washington men's squash team picked up its third win in a row on Saturday afternoon, defeating No. 21 Amherst, 7-2.
GW (6-1) concludes its weekend in New England on Sunday with a doubleheader against No. 18 Colby (11 a.m.) and No. 2 Trinity (1 p.m.) in Hartford, Conn.
Freshman James Reiss ran his individual record to 7-0 with a five-set win over Charles Quintin at No. 4. Set scores were 12-10, 11-13, 10-12, 11-6, 11-7.
Senior Islam El-Fiky and freshman Ahmed Abdel-Latif were both pushed to extra sets in their matches. El-Fiky dropped the third set in a 12-10, 11-9, 4-11, 13-11 win over Noah Browne at No. 1 while Latif edged out Scott Desantis in five sets (11-8, 9-11, 7-11, 11-9, 11-9) at No. 3.
The Colonials will have a full month off for final exams and winter recess before a training trip to the Grand Cayman Islands, where they will face the University College of Grand Cayman Islands on January 11.
Islam El-Fiky (GW) def. Noah Browne (AC) 12-10, 11-9, 4-11, 13-11