New Haven, CT — The 2013 Men’s College Squash Association National Team Championships had great team and individual performances. In this special edition of the [hpow], we recognize a player from each division of the tournament.
Potter Cup (A Division) – Johan Detter (Trinity College): Detter, a senior, went 3-0 at the #6 position. A year after his team lost the national championship to Princeton, Detter, a captain, helped lead the Bantams back to the title. Detter’s victories were poetic. Last season, he lost the final individual match to Yale on court 3, which ended Trinity’s 252-match winning streak. This season, he defeated Yale’s Zachary Leman (11-3, 11-9, and 11-3) and Harvard’s Tom Mullaney (9-11, 11-5, 11-6, and 11-6) on that same court as Trinity reclaimed the title.
Hoehn Cup (B Division) – R. J. Keating (Bates College): Keating, a senior, went 3 for 3 in his final matches of his collegiate career. Each of his victories at the #4 position were vitally important to the Bobcats. Despite Bates’ team loss, Keating defeated Alexander Greaves-Tunnell (Williams) in 5 games (11-5, 8-11, 3-11, 12-10, and 11-9). Against Navy, Keating faced Hunter Bouchard. The two faced-off with the two teams tied at 4-4. Keating recorded a 4-game victory (11-8, 11-6, 9-11, and 11-5) to propel Bates into the consolation finals. Against Penn, Keating defeated August Frank (4-11, 11-5, 8-11, 11-5, and 11-8) to solidify the Bobcat victory.
Summers Cup (C Division) – Robert Galluccio (Middlebury College): Middlebury was on a mission to win the Summers Cup. Gallaccio, a sophomore, helped the Panthers accomplish their goal. In the opening match against Conn College, Galluccio defeated Randy Coplin (11-6, 10-12, 11-3, and 11-1). He followed that up with a 3-game victory over Bowdoin’s Maxwell Bearse (11-9, 13-11, and 12-10), that featured two games that needed extra points. In the finals against Wesleyan, he defeated Ethan Moritz (5-11, 11-3, 11-7, and 11-7).
Conroy Cup (D Division) – William MacFarlane (Stanford University): MacFarlane, a sophomore, helped Stanford capture the Conroy Cup. He opened the tournament with a victory over Hobart’s Edgardo Gonzalez (11-5, 11-6, and 11-5). Against Bucknell, he earned a 3-0 victory against Michael Gagnier (11-7, 11-6, and 11-5). In the finals, Stanford needed every match. MacFarlane defeated Colby’s Will Hochman in 4 games to (11-3, 11-8, 9-11, and 11-6), a crucial match in the team’s 5-4 victory.
Chaffee Cup (E Division) – Ted Glick (Boston College): Glick, a junior, played a crucial role in the Eagles’ Chaffee Cup victory. In the opening round against Washington University in St. Louis, he earned a 5-game victory over Cam Seo (11-8, 11-8, 9-11, 5-11, and 12-10). In the finals with crosstown rivals Boston University, Glick had another 5-game match (11-7, 7-11, 10-12, 11-1, and 11-4), this time with Asa Tyler. His victory assisted Boston College in capturing the Chaffee Cup.
Serues Cup (F Division) – James Hill (New York University): Hill, NYU’s top player, went 3-0 in Serues Cup play. He opened the tournament with a 3-game victory over USC’s Matthew Cheung (11-3, 11-1, and 11-5). In NYU’s 5-4 victory over Northeastern, Hill defeated Dennis Brinkworth (11-6, 11-7, and 13-11). Against Lehigh, Hill defeated Max Lius as NYU won the Serues Cup.
Hawthorn Cup (G Division) – Jeffrey Heath (College of Charleston): Heath went 3-0 in Hawthorn Cup play. He opened the event with a 3-0 victory over Siena’s Kristian Payne (11-6, 11-6, and 11-2). He followed that up with another 3-0 victory, this time against Ithaca’s John Harriss (11-7, 11-6, and 11-4). Saving his best for last, Heath completed the tournament with a 3-2 victory over Cal Berkeley’s Ola Swensson to assist Charleston in winning the Hawthorn Cup.