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No. 2 Bulldogs Top No. 14 Navy 8-1

John Fulham.
John Fulham.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Yale men's squash team bounced back from a loss in its last match by defeating Navy 8-1 on Saturday in Annapolis, Md. 

The Bulldogs (9-1, 3-0 Ivy) swept six of the nine matches against the Midshipmen (19-6).  The 3-0 victories were picked up by senior Todd Ruth (No. 2), sophomore Ryan Dowd (No. 4), junior Christopher Plimpton (No. 6), junior John Fulham (No. 7), junior Michael Maruca (No. 8), and freshman Sam Haig (No. 9). 

Navy's sole victory came at the No. 5 position, where Allan Lutz defeated sophomore Robert Berner 3-2. 

The Bulldogs will return to Ivy League on Jan. 30 at Princeton.  The No. 4 Tigers are 5-1 on the season, including 2-0 in the Ivy League.  Princeton's one loss came against Rochester in a 5-4 match on Dec. 13.



  Naval Academy Yale University Winner's Score Winner
1S Mattsson,Nils Chan,Kenneth 8-11,11-9,11-5,11-9 Yale University
2S Mantica,Benjamin Ruth,Todd 11-5,11-1,11-6 Yale University
3S Langan,Justin Robinson,Hywel 9-11,11-3,11-7,11-9 Yale University
4S Seidel,Bradley Dowd,Ryan 11-9,11-5,11-5 Yale University
5S Lutz,Allan Berner,Robert 11-8,3-11,11-7,8-11,11-8 Naval Academy
6S Abrams,William Plimpton,Christopher 11-6,11-5,11-9 Yale University
7S Bouchard,Hunter Fulham,John 11-5,11-8,11-5 Yale University
8S Richey,John Maruca,Michael 11-3,11-5,11-5 Yale University
9S Koenig,David Haig,Sam 11-4,11-8,11-9 Yale University
10S McNamara,Thomas Feldman,Russell 11-9,11-6,11-8 Yale University



report filed by Alex Milvae '12, Yale Sports Publicity