Bates: 2018-2019 Men’s College Squash Season Preview

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The Bates College Men’s Squash team returns a deep squad in 2018-2019, with nine of their top ten players from last year’s starting lineup set to play this season.  While the program loses All-NESCAC selection Anirudh Nambiar to graduation, the top of the order is experienced and ready to compete for a top-16 spot in the rankings.  Pat Cosquer’s team will also aim to reach the NESCAC Championship finals again, but they will be battling formidable foes Trinity, Middlebury, and Williams to get there.  Bates will also look to avenge their upset loss to Franklin & Marshall at the CSA Championships with a regular season match this year.

2017-2018 SEASON RECAP

Season Record:  12-6

Final Ranking:  20

Team Championships Result:  4th in the Summers Cup (C Division)

2018-2019 SEASON PREVIEW

Head Coach:  Pat Cosquer

Returning Players from Team Championships:

  1. Mahmoud Yousry; 2. Graham Bonnell; 3. Omar Attia; 4. Coley Cannon; 5. McLeod Abbott; 7. Garon Rothenberg; 8. Benni McComish; 9. Dylan Muldoon; 10. Robby Dewey

Graduated/Non-Returning Players from Team Championships:

  1. Anirudh Nambiar

Additions to 2018-2019 Roster:  none provided

Team Goal:  To maintain a cumulative 3.25 GPA as a program. To finish in the top 16 in the CSA and top 5 in Division III.  To make the NESCAC Conference Final.

Key Matches:  Dickinson, Franklin & Marshall, Williams, Middlebury, MIT

To read season previews for other CSA teams, please visit the 2018-2019 College Squash Season Previews page.