Brown Men’s Squash Places 12th Nationally At Hoehn Cup

The Brown men's squash team completed play at the Hoehn Cup National Championship held at Harvard and finished 12th  nationally. A 5-4 win against St. Lawrence in a thrilling first round match ensured the Bears of their best place National finish since 2006.

 

In the key win over St. Lawrence, the Bears held a 4-2 lead in matches after wins by freshman Tod Holberton #9, sophomore Alex Hsu #8, sophomore Eamon O'Connor #6 and # 2 junior Brad Thompson, but trailed, 2-1, in three remaining matches.

 

Both senior Adrian Leanza #1 and junior Tucker Bryan #7 were able to get back to 2-2 in their matches but could not get the fifth game. All eyes descended on sophomore Chris Holter at #4. He managed to win the fourth game to get the match to a nail biting fifth game.

 

Chris started badly and was down 2-6. He kept his nerve and at 8-8 managed to slowly pull ahead and thrill the Brown supporters with an 11-8 win to seal the top 12 finish in the nation.

 

Next up Western Ontario at Harvard at Noon Saturday. The men's squash team fell, 8-1, to Western Ontario in a well contested semifinal.

 

The lone winner was freshman Blake Reinson at #3 who won in five in a fine match that lasted well over and hour. There were other valiant efforts by Holter at #4,senior Ben Clayman at #5, Eamon O'Connor and Alex Hsu who all lost in 5 games pushing their opponents to their limits.

 

The Bears dropped their final match to Williams by an 8-1 margin with Reinson again earning the lone win for the Bears.

 
 

St. Lawrence University

 

Brown University

 
 

Winner

 

1

Dodge,Alex

 

Leanza,Adrian

 

3-11,11-4,11-9,5-11,11-6

St. Lawrence University

 

2

Merchant,Amay

 

Thompson,Brad

 

11-8,11-9,11-4

Brown University

 

3

Seth,Vir

 

Reinson,Blake A.

 

11-5,3-11,11-4,5-11,11-5

St. Lawrence University

 

4

Xaba,Jermaine

 

Holter,Christopher L

 

11-9,5-11,6-11,11-6,11-8

Brown University

 

5

Campo,Will N

 

Clayman,Benjamin J.

 

13-11,15-13,12-10

St. Lawrence University

 

6

Stout,Tyler H

 

O Connor,Eamon F

 

11-8,8-11,11-9,11-7

Brown University

 

7

Badali,Michael

 

Bryan,William

 

10-12,11-5,11-8,8-11,11-4

St. Lawrence University

 

8

Kraft,Thomas B.

 

Hsu,Alexander Y

 

11-5,9-11,11-5,11-2

Brown University

 

9

Woeltz,Russell D.

 

Holberton,Tod

 

12-10,9-11,11-9,11-8

Brown University

 
 
 
 
 

Western Ontario, University of

 

Brown University

 

Winner's Score

Winner

 

1

Chetty,Kimesh

 

Leanza,Adrian

 

11-8,11-5,11-4

Western Ontario, University of

 

2

Hong,Brian w

 

Thompson,Brad

 

11-6,11-8,12-10

Western Ontario, University of

 

3

Herden,Ryan A.

 

Reinson,Blake A.

 

5-11,12-10,11-7,11-6

Brown University

 

4

Chetty,Yeshale

 

Holter,Christopher L

 

10-12,11-2,11-8,11-5

Western Ontario, University of

 

5

Shoihet,Albert C

 

Clayman,Benjamin J.

 

11-6,11-3,5-11,10-12,11-8

Western Ontario, University of

 

6

Engel,Adam J

 

O Connor,Eamon F

 

9-11,15-13,5-11,11-7,11-7

Western Ontario, University of

 

7

Reddy,Tashlin T.

 

Bryan,William

 

11-8,11-6,11-9

Western Ontario, University of

 

8

Bhaloo,Rafik

 

Hsu,Alexander Y

 

5-11,11-8,11-7,4-11,11-5

Western Ontario, University of

 

9

Ostbye,Adrian

 

Holberton,Tod

 

12-10,11-9,11-5

Western Ontario, University of

 
 
 
 
 

Brown University

 

Williams College

 
 

Winner

 

1

Leanza,Adrian

 

Morris,William D.

 

12-14,10-12,12-10,11-9,11-5

Williams College

C

2

Thompson,Brad

 

Gruner,Will E

 

11-8,13-11,11-7

Williams College

C

3

Reinson,Blake A.

 

Herrmann,Jeremy

 

11-8,13-11,11-7

Brown University

C

4

Holter,Christopher L

 

Marks,Nick

 

11-7,11-7,9-11,11-4

Williams College

C

5

Clayman,Benjamin J.

 

Foehl,Taylor

 

11-8,11-7,7-11,3-11,11-6

Williams College

C

6

O Connor,Eamon F

 

Ervasti,Jack

 

11-3,7-11,11-7,13-11

Williams College

C

7

Bryan,William

 

Greaves-Tunnell,Alexander H.

 

11-4,11-9,11-9

Williams College

C

8

Hsu,Alexander Y

 

Maruca,Andrew M.

 

16-18,11-3,11-5,11-8

Williams College

C

9

Holberton,Tod

 

Zuckerman,Jared J.

 

11-6,15-13,11-8

Williams College

C