Harvard Crimson men's squash

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Harvard Crimson men's squash
Harvard Crimson logo.svg
University Harvard University
First season 1924-25
Head coach Mike Way (8th season)
League College Squash Association
Conference Ivy League
Location Cambridge, Massachusetts
Venue Murr Center
Rivalries Yale, Columbia, Trinity
All-time record 846–185 (.821)
Nickname Crimson
Colors Crimson, White, and Black[1]
              
National champions
1951, 1953, 1954, 1956, 1960, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1976, 1980, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2014
National runner-up
2013, 2017, 2018
Conference champions
1957, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1980, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017
Website www.gocrimson.com/sports/msquash/index

The Harvard Crimson men's squash team is the intercollegiate men's squash team for Harvard University located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The team competes in the Ivy League within the College Squash Association. It is the second oldest squash team in the country, only after Yale. The university first fielded a team in 1923, under the leadership of head coach Harry Cowles. Harvard squash is arguably the most prestigious program in the country, with 40 national titles since 1942. The women's team has won the national title for the past 4 years straight.[2] The current head coach is Mike Way. The assistant coaches are Luke Hammond and Hameed Ahmed, while the strength and conditioning coach is Beth Zeitlin.

History

  • 2014 National Champion[3]

Year-by-year results

Men's Squash

Updated March 2018.[4]

Year Wins Losses Ivy League Overall
2010–2011 9 6 4th 5th
2011–2012 16 4 3rd 3rd
2012–2013 17 3 1st (Tie) 2nd
2013–2014 18 0 1st 1st
2014–2015 10 4 1st 3rd
2015–2016 6 7 2nd (Tie) 6th
2016–2017 13 2 1st 2nd
2017–2018 13 3 2nd 2nd

Players

Current roster

Updated August 2018.[5]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
England Jack Cooper Sr. 2015 Pontefract, England
10 Canada Alexi Gosset Sr. 2015 Toronto, Ontario
United States Varoun Gulati Sr. 2015 Newton, Massachusetts
United States Rana Bansal Sr. 2015 Bellevue, Washington
United States Stephen Monrad Sr. 2015 Newton, Massachusetts
United States Theodore Mendez Sr. 2016 Arlington, Virginia
1 Egypt Saadeldin Abouaish Jr. 2016 Cairo, Egypt
2 United States Timothy Brownell Jr. 2016 Belmont, Massachusetts
3 United States Sean Hughes Jr. 2016 Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
7 England Adam Corcoran So. 2017 Winchester, England
8 Canada Julien Gosset So. 2017 Toronto, Ontario
5 United States Samuel Scherl So. 2017 South Orange, New Jersey
United States John Finley Ong So. 2017 London, England
Canada Liam Waterous So. 2017 Calgary, Alberta
France Victor Crouin Fr. 2018 Marseille, France
Egypt Marwan Tarek Fr. 2018 Cairo, Egypt
Canada George Crowne Fr. 2018 Oakville, Ontario

Notable former players

Notable alumni include:

  • Siddharth Suchde '07, Highest world ranking of 39, 4x All-American and 4x All-Ivy, 2007 Individual National Champion[6]
  • Ali Farag '14, Current world no. 3, 6 PSA titles, 3x All-American and 3x All-Ivy, 2012 and 2014 Individual National Champion, degree in mechanical engineering[7]

External links

  • Official website

References

  1. ^ "Harvard at a Glance | Harvard University". Retrieved February 11, 2018. 
  2. ^ http://collegesquashassociation.com/champions/mens-championships/potter-cup/
  3. ^ "Harvard Men's Squash Championships" (PDF). gocrimson.com. Retrieved 22 January 2018. 
  4. ^ http://ivyleaguesports.com/index.aspx?path=msquash#s-standings
  5. ^ "Roster". 
  6. ^ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siddharth_Suchde
  7. ^ http://www.squashinfo.com/players/2375-ali-farag

External links

  • Official website
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