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Men's squash defeats MIT, Haverford, Hamilton

AMHERST, Mass. -- The Colby College men's squash team won three matches, including a key 5-4 victory over MIT during play in the Amherst area.
 
The 23rd-ranked Mules received wins from Benjamin Kwass, Elliot Gross, Chase Holding, Jason Brodo, and Matt Epstein in the win against 22nd-ranked MIT. 
 
Colby had seven of eight wins by 3-0 scores in an 8-1 victory over Haverford College on Friday at Amherst. Will McBrian, Kwass, and Gross won the first three positions for Colby. Will Pepi won at five and teammates Holding, Andrew Swapp, and Epstein also had wins.
 
Kwass, Gross, Kurtin, Pepi, Holding, Brodo, Swapp, and Epstein earned wins in an 8-1 vicotry over 26th-ranked Hamilton College.
 
Kwass, Holding, Pepi, and Epstein won matches for the Mules in a 5-4 loss to 24th-ranked Amherst.
 
Colby 5, MIT 4
1: Joe O'Connor, M, d. Will McBrian, 3-2 (10-12, 12-10, 11-9, 5-11, 11-5)
2: Benjamin Kwass, C, d. Vedaant Kukadia, 3-1 (11-8, 7-11, 11-7, 14-12)
3: Elliot Gross, C, d. Henry Martin, 3-1 (11-8, 11-5, 3-11, 11-9)
4: William Wu, M, d. Alex Kurtin, 3-0 (11-3, 11-4, 11-5)
5: Jeffrey Hu, M, d. Will Pepi, 3-2 (5-11, 7-11, 11-3, 11-7, 11-6)
6: Chase Holding, C, d. Robert Williamson, 3-0 (11-6, 11-8, 11-9)
7: Jason Brodo, C, d. Justin Restivo, 3-1 (11-1, 11-13, 14-12, 11-9)
8: Neel Das, M, d. Andrew Swapp, 3-2 (10-12, 12-10, 11-87, 10-12, 14-12)
9: Matt Epstein, C, d. Avery Lamp, 3-1 (3-11, 11-6, 16-14, 14-12)
 
Colby 8, Hamilton 1
1: Colin O'Dowd, H, d. Will McBrian, 3-1 (11-5, 3-11, 11-9, 11-7)
2: Benjamin Kwass, C, d. Callum Sondhi, 3-0 (11-5, 11-8, 12-10)
3: Elliot Gross, C, d. John Sawyers, 3-0 (11-4, 11-4, 11-6)
4: Alex Kurtin, C, d. Nicholas Conzelman, 3-0 (11-7, 11-6, 11-9)
5: Will Pepi, C, d. Tristan Chaix, 3-0 (11-5, 11-6, 11-9)
6: Chase Holding, C, d. Atticus Jones, 3-0 (11-6, 11-1, 11-7)
7: Jason Brodo, C, d. Jonathan Ruth, 3-2 (11-3, 8-11, 9-11, 11-4, 13-11)
8: Andrew Swapp, C, d. Ward Urban, 3-0 (11-3, 11-1, 11-4)
9: Matt Epstein, C, d. Will Jordan, 3-0 (11-9, 11-5, 11-5)

Colby 8, Haverford 1

1: Will McBrian, C, d. Wallace Miller, 3-0 (11-3, 11-5, 11-8)
2: Benjamin Kwass, C, d. Chase Davis, 3-0 (11-7, 11-2, 11-7)
3: Elliot Gross, C, d. Peter Dudley, 3-0 (11-7, 11-5, 11-6)
4: James Dougherty, H, d. Alex Kurtin, 3-0 (11-9, 11-8, 11-7)
5: Will Pepi, C, d. Andre Giglio, 3-0 (11-6, 11-2, 11-6)
6: Chase Holding, C, d. Zachary Cole, 3-0 (11-5, 11-9, 11-4)
7: Jason Brodo, C, d. Thomas Kaye, 3-0 (11-5, 12-10, 11-4)
8: Andrew Swapp, C, d. Yash Singh, 3-1 (11-6, 7-11, 11-5, 11-4)
9: Matt Epstein, C, d. Alexander Liu, 3-0 (11-4, 11-1, 11-5)
 
Amherst 5, Colby 4
1: Terrence Wang, A, d. Will McBrian, 3-0 (11-8, 11-9, 11-6)
2: Benjamin Kwass, C, d. Robert Parker, 3-1 (11-5, 7-11, 11-7, 11-7)
3: Harith Khawaja, A, d. Elliot Gross, 3-1 (6-11, 12-10, 11-8, 11-6)
4: David Merkel, A, d. Alex Kurtin, 3-1 (11-8, 8-11, 11-6, 14-12)
5: Will Pepi, C, d. Reginald Brewster, 3-0 (11-7, 11-5, 11-3)
6: Chase Holding, C, d. Pavan Nagaraj, 3-2 (13-11, 11-8, 8-11, 4-11, 11-6)
7: Chris Zimmerman, A, d. Jason Brodo, 3-0 (12-10, 12-10, 11-5)
8: Mateen Mills, A, d. Andrew Swapp, 3-0 (11-6, 11-7, 11-6)
9: Matt Epstein, C, d. Arnay Parikh, 3-1 (8-11, 11-7, 11-7, 11-9)