Three @GWSquash Men Heading to WSF World Junior Championships
Valderrama, Ripka and Logan to Represent Native Countries in Individual Draw and Team Tournament
WASHINGTON - Three members of the George Washington men's squash team will be representing their native countries at this month's World Squash Federation (WSF) World Junior Squash Championships in Windhoek, Namibia.
Sophomore Nicolas Valderrama (Colombia), freshman Oisin Logan (Ireland) and freshman Mason Ripka (United States) are all entered in the men's individual draw and will also represent their nations in team competition.
Each student-athlete qualified for the event by finishing as one of the top four current juniors in their respective countries.
The entire event features 158 athletes from 31 countries around the globe. Valderrama is one of seven Colombians at the event while Logan is one of five from Ireland. Ripka is among 13 athletes from the United States competing.
Individual competition starts on August 10 and concludes with the finals on August 15. Team competition begins on August 16 and runs through August 21.
Valderrama will play Namibia's Kyle Christopher Robe Kriel in the first round while Logan will face off against South Africa's Laurence Kuhn. Ripka will play Ireland's Nikita Gilevskiy.
Stay tuned to GWsports.com and the @GWSquash Twitter handle through the individual tournament and for future draws for the team tournament.
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