Red Devils Drop Decision at #26 Amherst

Photo by Chris Knight
Photo by Chris Knight

(Amherst, Mass.) – The #19-ranked Dickinson men's squash team traveled to #26-ranked Amherst College on Tuesday afternoon. The Red Devils had some strong individual performances, but the hosts would come out on top, 7-2.

Junior Abdelrahman Elsergany (Cairo, Egypt/Kent School, Conn.) won the point in the top flight, overcoming a slow start to post a 3-1 victory (5-11, 11-9, 11-9, 11-5).

Sophomore Osuman Imouro (New Haven, Conn./Trinity Pawling) continued his strong run of play, improving to 7-1 on the season with a straight-set win in the number five spot.

Tanay Murdia (New Fatehpura Udaipur, India/Delhi Public School) and Graham Henderson (Greenwich, Conn./The King School) went the distance in a pair of five-set marathons but came up short in the number six and eight flights.

Murdia suffered a (11-3, 11-7, 11-6, 14-12, 11-8) setback while Henderson battled through an epic match (11-9, 10-12, 9-11, 13-11, 11-3) with Christopher Zimmerman.

The Red Devils slip to 3-7 on the season. They travel to the #13-ranked University of Virginia on Sunday for a double-header with the women's team. The first men's match is set for 4:00 pm.