Diplomats Upset No. 12 Navy in Consolation Semifinals

Diplomats Upset No. 12 Navy in Consolation Semifinals

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Franklin & Marshall's No. 16 men's squash team rolled to a 6-3 upset of No. 12 Navy at Saturday's CSA Team Championships - Hoehn Cup (B Division) Consolation Semifinals, hosted by Yale.

The Diplomats improved to 15-7 on the year while Navy fell to 13-6. 

By the Numbers 

The bottom of the ladder carried the day for F&M as the Diplomats went a perfect 3-0 at the No.'s 7-9 positions.  Four matches resulted in three-game sweeps, including 3-0 shutouts from Aryan Parekh (No. 5) and Matthew Dukarm (No. 7).

Saturday's victory avenged F&M's narrow 5-4 loss against Navy on Feb. 10. 

The Results

1. Jack Lentz (NAVY) def. Shams Abbas (FMCM) 11-5, 11-9, 12-14, 11-7
2. Sanjay Jeeva (FMCM) def. Michael Kacergis (NAVY) 11-6, 7-11, 11-9, 11-7
3. Silvio Soom (FMCM) def. Owen Davis (NAVY) 10-12, 11-6, 11-6, 11-7
4. Senen Ubina (NAVY) def. Yannis Senkel (FMCM) 9-11, 11-6, 12-10, 8-11, 11-9
5. Aryan Parekh (FMCM) def. Dylan Sweeney (NAVY) 11-9, 11-5, 11-7
6. Jamie Kjorlien (NAVY) def. Boden Polikoff (FMCM) 11-7, 11-7, 11-7
7. Matthew Dukarm (FMCM) def. Ryan York (NAVY) 11-6, 11-5, 11-9
8. Ricardo Machado (FMCM) def. Ben Korn (NAVY) 7-11, 7-11, 11-7, 11-7, 11-7
9. Allen Tompkins (FMCM) def. Danny Finnegan (NAVY) 11-5, 12-10, 11-9

Win Streaks

Silvio Soom - 5
Sanjay Jeeva - 3
King Bassett - 3

Up Next 

The Diplomats advanced into tomorrow's Consolation Final against No. 14 Cornell. Match time is set for 8:30 a.m. on the campus of Yale University. Fans can follow along with love results at ClubLocker.com.