2013-14 MIT Squash News

March 18, 2014
Mazen To Step Aside as Head Squash Coach
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Nadeem Mazen, the head coach of the MIT squash program, will be leaving his position with the team effective June 2 he has announced. Mazen has been the head coach of the Engineers for the past five seasons.

March 1, 2014
Finkelstein Ends Individual Champs with Record of 2-2
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - On the second day of the College Squash Association (CSA) Individual Championships on Saturday, freshman Tyler Finkelstein (Greenwich, Conn.) walked away with a record of 1-1, much as he did yesterday. He wrapped up the weekend with a record of 2-2, after winning his match against James Reiss of George Washington and falling to Rishi Jalan of Cornell yesterday.

February 28, 2014
Finkelstein Wins 1 of 2 Matches on Day One of Individual Champs
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Freshman Tyler Finkelstein (Greenwich, Conn.) was the lone representative for MIT at the College Squash Association (CSA) Individual Championships this weekend. He will be competing in the Molloy Division, which is taking place at UPenn from Friday, Feb. 28 through Saturday, March 1.

February 15, 2014
MIT Squash Narrowly Falls to Johns Hopkins on Day 2 of Nationals
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - In a very close match on the second day of the College Squash Association (CSA) Team Nationals at home on Saturday, the MIT squash team fell to Johns Hopkins University, 5-4.

February 14, 2014
Tech Falls to Hobart in Opening Round of CSA Team Nationals
BELMONT, Mass. - Originally scheduled to play Connecticut College at home but changed due to the weather, #7 seed MIT squash faced #2 seed Hobart College at Belmont Hill School on Friday evening for the first round of the College Squash Association (CSA) Team Nationals.

February 9, 2014
MIT Squash Competes at Individual Nationals
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Six members of the MIT squash team played in the first round of matches at the Division III Individual Invitational at Bowdoin College on Friday evening. Nationals will take place from Friday through Sunday.

February 3, 2014
Squash Shuts Out Boston University
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the second time this season, the MIT squash team defeated Boston University, shutting out the Terriers with a score of 9-0 on Monday evening. Back in November, Tech opened its 2013-14 campaign on the road with a close 5-4 win over the Terriers. With four consecutive victories, the Engineers now hold a record of 8-4.

January 29, 2014
Engineers Hand Huskies a 5-4 Loss
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – At its first match in almost two months, the MIT squash team won against Northeastern University, 5-4, at home on Wednesday evening. This is the second time this season that the two teams have met, with the Engineers winning against the Huskies by the same score back in November. Tech has won its last three consecutive matches and is currently 7-4 on the season.

December 7, 2013
MIT Squash Blanks Bard College
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After winning against Bryant University by a score of 6-3 last night, the MIT squash team went on to defeat Bard College by a score of 9-0 at home on Saturday morning. This brings Tech’s season record to 6-4.

December 6, 2013
Tech Defeats Bryant University, 6-3
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - At its seventh of nine consecutive home matches, the MIT squash team defeated Bryant University by a score of 6-3 on Friday evening. Tech is currently 5-4 on the season and has just one more match, to be played tomorrow morning, before taking a month and a half off from competition

November 24, 2013
Engineers Drop Match to Colby, 7-2
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - At the final home match of the weekend, the MIT squash team were defeated by Colby College by a score of 8-1, with the lone win coming from freshman Nikhil Punwaney (Dubai, United Arab Emirates) in the top spot.

November 23, 2013
MIT Squash Drops Matches to Bowdoin and Wesleyan
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - MIT squash fell to Bowdoin College, 9-0, on Saturday afternoon before falling to Wesleyan University later that same day by the same score. Tech, who started the season off very strongly with three consecutive wins, is currently 4-3 on the season.

November 20, 2013
Squash picks up 6-3 Victory over Tufts
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – At its third of nine consecutive home matches, the MIT squash team defeated Tufts University by a score of 6-3 on Wednesday evening. With its record of 4-1, the Engineers are having a strong start to their 2013-14 campaign, dropping just one match so far to Connecticut College.

November 17, 2013
MIT Falls to Conn. College at Home-Opening Match
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - At its first home match of the season, the MIT squash team fell to Connecticut College by a score of 7-2. Tech is now 3-1 on the season, after winning against Boston University, Northeastern University and Boston College on the opening weekend of competition. Freshman Tyler Finkelstein (Greenwich, Conn.) won at No. 2 and junior David Bian (Austin, Texas) was victorious at No. 4.

November 9, 2013
MIT Squash Continues Undefeated Streak with 5-4 win over Boston College
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – At its first home match of the 2013-14 season, the MIT squash team added another win to the schedule when it defeated Boston College by a score of 6-3 on Saturday morning. The Engineers are currently undefeated after defeating Boston University, 5-4, on Thursday night and Northeastern, 5-4, on Friday.

November 8, 2013
Squash comes out on Top in Match against Northeastern
BOSTON, Mass. – After winning against Boston University at its season opener the night before, the MIT squash team went on to defeat Northeastern University by a score of 5-4 on Saturday morning. The Engineers are now 2-0 on their newly-started 2013-14 campaign.

November 7, 2013
MIT Squash Defeats Boston University at Season-Opener
BOSTON, Mass. – MIT’s squash team opened the 2013-14 season on the road, winning against Boston University by a score of 5-4 on Thursday evening. In a series that only dates back to 2011, the Engineers have a 4-1 edge.