No. 17 GW Men's Squash to Face No. 24 Stanford In Opening Round of CSA Nationals
Colonials Are Top Seed in Summers Cup For Second Straight Year
Feb. 16, 2012
PRINCETON, N.J.. - The No. 17 George Washington men's squash team will compete this weekend in the College Squash Association (CSA) Team Nationals at Princeton University.
For the second year in a row, the Colonials are the top seed in the Summers Cup (C Division) and will face No. 24 Stanford in the opening round on Friday afternoon at 3 p.m.
GW (12-9) defeated the Cardinal, 8-1, on Jan. 14 at the Yale Round Robin.
The Colonials are led by junior Islam El-Fiky, the 33rd-ranked player in the CSA. El-Fiky has totaled 18 individual victories this season at the No. 1 position on the ladder, eclipsing his regular-season win total from last season by three.
Last weekend, El-Fiky was the only GW player to record a victory over No. 8 Franklin & Marshall in the regular-season finale for both teams. The Cairo, Egypt, native scored a huge upset with a 3-1 victory over Gabriel De Melo, the 11th-ranked player in the CSA.
Junior Omar Sobhy, who became GW's first-ever individual national champion after winning the Malloy Cup (B Division) last season, ranks second on the team with 16 individual victories.
The CSA Team Nationals are broken up into six divisions, the Potter Cup (Nos. 1-8 in CSA Rankings), Hoehn Cup (9-16), Summers Cup (17-24), Conroy Cup (25-32), Chaffee Cup (33-40) and the Serues Cup (41-48).
George Washington Projected Nationals Lineup
1. Islam El-Fiky
2. Omar Sobhy
3. Adam Pistel
4. Jose Calderon
5. Sam Ehrlich
6. Larkin Brinkworth
7. Player Haynes
8. Chris Bell
9. David Moxley
Ex. Brett Feldman
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