F&M Downs Virginia

F&M Downs Virginia

LANCASTER, Pa. – The top of the order dominated for Franklin & Marshall's No. 13 men's squash team in a 7-2 win against Virginia on Sunday afternoon in Lancaster. The Diplomats improved to 1-2 with the win while the Cavaliers fell to 3-2. 

By the Numbers 

F&M picked up victories in each of the No. 1-7 matchups on the day, which included four sweeps by the Diplomats. Three contests went five games, and five went past three games. 

Cole Osborne was involved in a battle at No. 1 and came away with a clutch 3-2 win (11-6, 9-11, 11-2, 9-11, 11-6). 

The match was only the second time in history that these two programs met, with the Diplomats now holding a 2-0 record. 

The Results 

1. Cole Osborne (FMCM) def. Toby Hansford (UVAM) 11-6, 9-11, 11-2, 9-11, 11-6

2. Silvio Soom (FMCM) def. Mason Blake (UVAM) 11-9, 12-10, 11-9

3. Shams Abbas (FMCM) def. Jarett Odrich (UVAM) 11-4, 11-8, 11-7

4. Yannis Senkel (FMCM) def. Henry Woodworth (UVAM) 11-6, 11-8, 11-9

5. Samm Fulton (FMCM) def. Grayson Bubrosky (UVAM) 11-5, 9-11, 11-6, 11-6

6. Gavan Hitchenor (FMCM) def. Killian Bubrosky (UVAM) 11-3, 11-7, 4-11, 11-5

7. Jackson McCord (FMCM) def. Justin Shah (UVAM) 13-11, 11-5, 11-8

8. James Dudzik (UVAM) def. King Bassett (FMCM) 11-4, 11-8, 13-15, 7-11, 12-10

9. Steward Staunton (UVAM) def. Kareem Mawla (FMCM) 11-9, 11-4, 10-12, 13-15, 17-15

Exh. Frank Murray (FMCM) def. Max Novick (UVAM) 11-6, 9-11, 11-8, 11-9 

Up Next 

F&M returns to the court on Saturday, Dec. 3, traveling to Yale for a 12:00 p.m. contest.