F&M Blanks Bates

F&M Blanks Bates

LANCASTER, Pa. - Franklin & Marshall's No. 17 men's squash team continued its torrid start to the 2018-19 season with the team's third-straight win - a 9-0 victory over Bates on Sunday in Lancaster.

The Diplomats improved their early-season record to 3-1 while Bates evened its mark at 1-1.

By the Numbers 

F&M rolled to sweeps in eight of nine matchups on the day in a dominant effort throughout the ladder. Shams Abbas battled back from an 11-3 loss in his opening frame to secure three straight for the 3-1 victory at No. 1. 

Series History 

Sunday's win marked the second straight in the series for F&M and improved its all-time record over Bates to 14-11.

The Results

1. Shams Abbas (FMCM) def. Graham Bonnell (BATES) 3-11, 12-10, 11-4, 11-3
2. Sanjay Jeeva (FMCM) def. Mahmoud Yousry (BATES) 11-6, 11-7, 11-6
3. Yannis Senkel (FMCM) def. Omar Attia (BATES) 12-10, 11-4, 11-6
4. Silvio Soom (FMCM) def. Coley Cannon (BATES) 11-8, 11-6, 11-1
5. Matthew Dukarm (FMCM) def. Jesper Phillips (BATES) 11-9, 11-7, 11-9
6. Aryan Parekh (FMCM) def. Garon Rothenberg (BATES) 11-1, 11-6, 11-8
7. Boden Polikoff (FMCM) def. Benni McComish (BATES) 11-3, 11-9, 11-9
8. Ricardo Machado (FMCM) def. McLeod Abbott (BATES) 11-7, 11-3, 14-12
9. King Bassett (FMCM) def. Dylan Muldoon (BATES) 11-4, 11-6, 11-8
Exh. Peter Koenigsbauer (BATES) def. Frank Murray (FMCM) 11-4, 7-11, 4-11, 11-5, 11-8 

Up Next

The Diplomats take to the road for the first time this season when F&M travels to Middletown, Conn. on Saturday, Dec. 1 for a doubleheader against Conn. College (11:00 a.m.) and Wesleyan (3:00 p.m.).