GW Squash Concludes Season at Individual Nationals
Six Student-Athletes Compete Against Best of Collegiate Squash
March 3, 2014
PHILADELPHIA - Six GW student-athletes competed at this past weekend's College Squash Association (CSA) Individual Nationals at Drexel University and the University of Pennsylvania.
On the women's side, sophomore Anna Gabriela Porras and freshman Breanne Flynn competed in the Ramsay Cup (A-Division), which consisted of players ranked 1-32, while sophomore Alejandra Porras played in the Holleran Cup (Nos. 33-80).
Anna Gabriela Porras won her opening match, a 3-2 win over Yale's Shihui Mao, before falling to the No. 1 overall seed and eventual National Champion Amanda Sobhy of Harvard. In the consolation bracket, Porras fell 3-2 to Libby Eyre of Princeton.
Flynn lost her opening match in the Ramsay Cup to Princeton's Maria Elena Ubina, 3-1, before falling to the Tigers' Alexandra Lunt, 3-1, in the consolation bracket.
Alejandra Porras had the deepest run of the six GW student-athletes competing. She opened her weekend in the Holleran Cup with bye, followed by a 3-0 loss to Rachel Scherman of Cornell. She then won two consecutive matches in the consolation bracket, 3-0 over Miriam Kelley of Bates and 3-2 over Katherine Nimmo of Dartmouth to advance to the consolation semifinals. Porras lost a hard-fought match to Tara Harrington of Princeton to conclude her weekend.
Valderrama opened his weekend with a 3-1 win over Swathmore's Jason Hua to advance to the next round, where he lost to Rochester's William Mohr, 3-1. In the consolation bracket, Valderrama dropped a 3-0 decision to Penn's George Lemmon.
De Frutos received a first-round bye before losing to Christopher Fernandez of St. Lawrence, 3-2, in the second round. After a default victory over Vir Seth of St. Lawrence, de Frutos fell by a 3-1 score to Penn's Lemmon.
Reiss lost a pair of hard-fought matches. In the first round he lost in five sets to Princeton's Michael LeBlanc before a consolation loss to Tyler Finklestein of MIT, 3-1.
Anna Gabriela Porras
3-2 win over Shihui Mao (Yale) 11-8, 11-6, 12-14, 7-11, 11-3
3-0 loss to Amanda Sobhy (Harvard) 11-1, 11-3, 11-3
Consolation: 3-2 loss to Libby Eyre (Princeton) 11-13, 7-11, 11-7, 11-9, 12-10
3-1 loss to Maria Elena Ubina (Princeton) 11-7, 8-11, 11-7, 11-2
Consolation: 3-1 loss to Alexandra Lunt (Princeton) 11-6, 5-11, 13-11, 12-10
3-0 loss to Rachel Scherman (Cornell) 13-11, 11-8, 15-13
Consolation: 3-0 win over Mariam Kelly (Bates) 11-5, 12-10, 11-4
Consolation: 3-2 win over Katherine Nimmo (Dartmouth) 7-11, 10-12, 11-2, 11-8, 11-7
Consolation Semifinals: 3-0 loss to Tara Harrington (Princeton) 11-9, 11-5, 11-8
3-1 win over Jason Hua (Swathmore) 11-5, 11-9, 8-11, 11-0
3-1 loss to William Mohr (Rochester) 1-11, 14-12, 11-4, 13-11
Consolation: 3-0 loss to Penn's George Lemmon 11-6, 12-10, 11-7
Andres de Frutos
3-2 loss to Christopher Fernandez (Saint Lawrence) 9-11, 11-6, 9-11, 12-10, 11-9
Consolation: Default win over Vir Seth (Saint Lawrence)
Consolation: 3-1 loss to George Lemmon (Penn) 12-10, 11-5, 4-11, 13-11
3-2 loss to Michael LaBlanc (Princeton) 11-13, 9-11, 12-10, 11-7, 11-5
Consolation: 3-1 loss to Tyler Finkelstein (MIT) 13-11, 9-11, 11-5, 11-9
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