Pair of Panther Men Play in CSA Individual Championships

Jack Kagan earned a four-game victory during Friday's action.
Jack Kagan earned a four-game victory during Friday's action.

Middlebury men's squash players William Cembalest and Jack Kagan each participated in the College Squash Association (CSA) Individual Championships held at Squash on Fire in Washington, D.C. Kagan went 1-2 in his three matches, while Cembalest lost twice during the event as both players were slotted in the Molloy Cup east bracket.

Squaring off with Navy's Michael Kacergis in the round of 16, Kagan fell in five games by scores of 11-4, 7-11, 11-7, 2-11, 11-5.  He rebounded for a four-game victory over Raghav Kumar of Tufts in the consolation quarterfinals (11-9, 7-11, 14-12, 11-0), but concluded his season with a three-game setback to Trinity's Aryaman Adik (11-6, 14-12, 16-14).

Matched up with Hobart's Josh Oakley in the round of 16, Cembalest was defeated in three games (11-6, 11-5, 11-6). In the consolation draw, the second-year Panther fell to Grayson Bubrosky of Virginia in three games to end his campaign (11-5, 11-8, 11-7).