NEW HAVEN, CT – Following a break of over a month, No. 1 Harvard Men’s Squash (5-0, 2-0 Ivy) returns to the courts to face its highest ranked opponent of the year thus far in No. 4 Yale (3-0, 0-0 Ivy).
What to know
- Harvard looks to continue its early season success having only dropped one game en route to a 5-0 start. Four of the Crimson five wins have come against ranked opponents.
- In the Crimson final match before break, the team squared off in its first top 5 matchup of the season, defeating UVA 8-1.
- Marwan Tarek has been steady for the Crimson at the No. 1 position so far this season. Tarek defeated Aly Hussein (UVA), 3-2 (7-11, 11-4, 5-11, 11-8, 11-4) in a match that highlighted the passion and energy of squash, to capture the eighth and final win for the Crimson against Virginia.
- George Crowne, Ido Burstein, Tate Harms, Ayush Menon, and Ishant Shah all hold 5-0 records this season. Four other Crimson players remain undefeated.
- Harvard and Yale have met in men’s squash 103 times with the Crimson currently leading the series 81-22. Harvard has won the last six match ups with the most previous one resulting in an 8-1 win in the 2021-22 season.
How to follow
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Stretch – Live Stream
The Crimson returns home following a one-day break to take on No. 6 Trinity College on Sunday January 16 at the Murr Squash Center.
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