January 24, 2007

Bears Earn Thrilling 6-3 Win Over Amherst

Jan. 24, 2007

Amherst, Mass. - The Brown men's squash team captured its first match of the season, earning a thrilling 6-3 victory over Amherst College Tuesday afternoon.

Senior Daniel Petrie (Cincinnati, OH) got the ball rolling for the Bears with a 9-2, 10-9, 9-2 win at number one before a raucous crowd. After losses at two and three, senior Patrick Haynes (Bacova, VA) captured a hard-fought 10-8, 9-5, 9-6 decision at number four.

Junior North Whipple (lake Forest, IL) continued Brown's dominance with a 9-6, 1-9, 9-5, 9-6 win at number five, followed by freshman Patrick Davis (Philadelphia, PA) rallying for a 4-9, 9-1, 9-0, 1-9, 9-3 victory at the sixth position.

The Bears also received wins from sophomore Jacob Winkler (Portland, OR) at number seven (9-2, 9-2, 9-6) and freshman Alex Heitzman (Rehoboth, MA), who captured a marathon 2-9, 9-6, 4-9, 9-7 victory at number nine.

Brown 6, Amherst 3
1) Daniel Petrie (B) def. A. Mathur (A) 3-0 (9-2, 10-9, 9-2)
2) D. Blacker (A) def. Ed Cerullo (B) 3-0 (9-1, 9-7, 9-3)
3) Rapisarda (A) def. Adam Greenberg (B) 3-0 (9-4, 9-4, 9-6)
4) Patrick Haynes (B) def. S. Landesberg (A) 3-0 (10-8, 9-5, 9-6)
5) North Whipple (B) def. P. Hatfield (A) 3-1 (9-6, [1-9], 9-5, 9-6)
6) Patrick Davis  (B)def. G. Kalani (A)  3-2 ([4-9], 9-1, 9-0, [1-9], 9-3)
7) Jacob Winkler (B) def. McCready (A) 3-0 (9-2, 9-2. 9-6)
8) J. Giovinazza (A) def. Mark Goldberg (B) 3-2 ([5-9], [4-9], 9-3, 9-0, 9-1)
9) Alex Heitzmann (B) def. A. Slutsky (A) 3-2 ([2-9], 9-6, 9-4, [4-9], 9-7)