Men's Squash Falls To Williams In Summers Cup Title Match

Wiatt Hinton picked up a win at #7.
Wiatt Hinton picked up a win at #7.

The Middlebury men's squash team came up just short of a Summers Cup title, falling by a score of 5-4 to Williams in the championship match. The third-seeded Panthers finish the season with a 9-11 mark, while the top-seeded Ephs end the year at 17-8. The contest was held at Harvard as part of the CSA Team Nationals Tournament.

Williams jumped out to a commanding 4-0 lead, before Alex Merrill put the Panthers on the board with a 3-1 (7-11, 11-7, 11-6, 11-6) win at #8. Nick Bermingham followed in the top slot, earning a 3-0 (6,8,6) victory.

Leading 4-2, the Ephs clinched the match with a win in the sixth spot, before Middlebury took the final two contests. Wiatt Hinton was a 3-0 (8,9,8) winner at #7, while Jacob Ellen picked up a 3-1 (12-10, 8-11, 11-8, 11-5) victory at #3 for the 5-4 final.