Men's squash breezes to win at Fordham on Saturday

Callum Sondhi '20 (Josh McKee photo)
Callum Sondhi '20 (Josh McKee photo)

The Hamilton College Continentals split a pair of matches away from home on Jan. 17 and 18.

Hamilton (2-7 overall) dropped a 7-2 decision at Connecticut College on Friday afternoon but rebounded with a 9-0 win at Fordham University on Saturday. The Continentals are 29th in the College Squash Association Team Rankings while Conn. College is 27th and Fordham is 34th.

Callum Sondhi '20 swept both his opponents in three games at the first position. Sondhi was one of five Hamilton players who defeated their Fordham counterparts in three games.

Oliver Constable '22 was the other double winner for the Continentals at the ninth position. Constable outlasted his Conn. College opponent in five games after falling behind two games to one. He clinched the victory by an 11-4 decision in the fifth game. He won by default in the Fordham match. William Jordan '20 also won by default at the eighth position.

Tate Suratt '23 lost just eight points at the second position in his Fordham match. Rufus Somerby '22 (third position), Nicholas Conzelman '20 (sixth) and Tripp Peters '23 (seventh) won in three games as well. Tristan Chaix '20 and Aaron Hadar '23 were winners in four games at the fourth and fifth positions, respectively.

Hamilton plays three matches in western Massachusetts on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 25 and 26.


RESULTS

No. 27 Connecticut College 7, No. 29 Hamilton 2
Jan. 17, 2020
New London, Conn.

1. Callum Sondhi (H) d. Andre Giglio 3-0 (11-6, 11-7, 11-6).
2. MD Jawad (CC) d. Tate Suratt 3-1 (11-7, 11-5, 6-11, 12-10).
3. Tyler Maguire (CC) d. Rufus Somerby 3-1 (12-14, 11-5, 11-9, 11-4).
4. James Andrew (CC) d. Tristan Chaix 3-0 (11-6, 11-7, 11-7).
5. Michael Rodriguez (CC) d. Aaron Hadar 3-1 (12-10, 5-11, 11-6, 11-8).
6. Billy Fleurima (CC) d. Nicholas Conzelman 3-0 (11-7, 11-4, 11-7).
7. Samuel Piller (CC) d. Tripp Peters 3-0 (11-6, 11-3, 11-5).
8. Christopher Mach (CC) d. William Jordan 3-2 (7-11, 11-9, 11-8, 11-13, 11-9).
9. Oliver Constable (H) d. Kunal Sheth 3-2 (8-11, 11-3, 9-11, 11-5, 11-4).

Records: Conn. College 5-6.

No. 29 Hamilton 9, No. 34 Fordham 0
Jan. 18, 2020
Bronx, N.Y.

1. Callum Sondhi (H) d. William Douglass 3-0 (16-14, 11-3, 11-7).
2. Tate Suratt (H) d. Thomas White 3-0 (11-1, 11-6, 11-1).
3. Rufus Somerby (H) d. Justin Deckoff 3-0 (11-8, 11-5, 11-5).
4. Tristan Chaix (H) d. Justin George 3-1 (9-11, 11-3, 11-4, 11-9).
5. Aaron Hadar (H) d. Dylan Panichello 3-1 (11-4, 9-11, 11-3, 11-5).
6. Nicholas Conzelman (H) d. Jake Bennett 3-0 (11-7, 11-5, 11-9).
7. Tripp Peters (H) d. Caleb Schumacher 3-0 (11-8, 11-7, 11-9).
8. William Jordan (H) won by default.
9. Oliver Constable (H) won by default.

Records: Hamilton 2-7; Fordham 14-8.