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Williams: 2012 – 2013 Men’s College Squash Season Preview

Williamstown, MA — The 2012-2013 Men’s National Team Championships did not go the way Williams expected. Coming into the tournament, the Ephs were seeded second in the B Division, and after a strong win on the first day over Brown, they looked to be a lock for the finals. Then came the semifinals, where Williams was bounced from the main draw by a surging Columbia squad. This year, the Ephs want another shot at the B title — if they aren’t competing in the A Division, that is. Two players who have been with the team in the past will be back in action this season. Jack Ervasti has come back from an injury and is expected to play in the top 9; Ryan Eagan has returned from a year off and should play in the top 12. As always, Williams will play a demanding schedule, and a number of teams near the A/B bubble will be key matches: Columbia, Penn, Dartmouth, Western Ontario, Bates, Middlebury, and Navy. This section of the rankings has become increasingly competitive over the past few seasons, and Williams has been on both ends of some thrilling matches. Expect more tough competition and strong play from the Ephs this season.

2011-2012 SEASON RECAP

Season Record: 16-10

Final Ranking: 12

Team Championships: 4th in the Hoehn Cup (B Division)


Program Status: Varsity

Head Coach: Zafi Levy

Returning Players from Team Championships: 2. Kevin Chen (2nd Team All-NESCAC); 3. Andrew Maruca; 4. Taylor Feohl; 5. Nick Marks (NESCAC All-Academic); 6. Alec Greaves-Tunnell (NESCAC All-Academic); 7. Julian Drobetsky; 8. Chris Willkinson; 9. Nick Greaves-Tunnnell

Graduated/Non-Returning Players from 2011-2012 Team Championships:  1. Will Morris (1st Team All-NESCAC);  10. Jared Zuckerman (NESCAC All-Academic);  11. Mike Pizzi (NESCAC All-Academic); Adnan Khan; Aaron Seong

Additions to the 2012-2013 Roster:

  • Expected to play in the top 9: Jack Ervasti
  • Expected to play in the top 12: Ryan Eagan

Captains: Nick Marks and Alec Greaves-Tunnell

Team Goals: To compete in the A Division or win the B Division

Key Matches: Columbia, Penn, Dartmouth, Western Ontario, Bates, Middlebury, and Navy

To read other team previews, please visit the 2012-2013 College Squash Season Previews page.