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

Second-year head coach Mike MacDonald enters the 2018-2019 season with high hopes for continued success.  In his first year, he piloted the Camels to 12 wins and an improved end-of-year ranking by one place. Coming off a strong season for the [our] team, their dedication to fitness will help take the team to the next level,” says MacDonald.  Fitness will certainly be critical for Conn College’s four newcomers to the college game.  These first-years, along with the seven returning starters from last year’s Team Championships, will have to step up as they look to replace the two players at the top of ladder.  Top returner Michael Rodriguez was the NESCAC Men’s Squash Performer of the Week during their successful stretch run last season and will look to carry that momentum into this year.  Fellow NESCAC competitors Hamilton, Wesleyan, and Tufts sit right around Conn College in the rankings and will jockey for positioning heading into the 2019 Conroy Cup.

2017-2018 SEASON RECAP

Season Record:  12-10

Final Ranking:  30

Team Championships Result:  6th in the Conroy Cup (D Division)


Head Coach:  Michael MacDonald

Returning Players from Team Championships:

  1. Michael Rodriguez; 4. Scott Brown; 5. Samuel Piller; 6. James Andrew; 8. Winston Simone; 9. Louis Feingold; 10. David Aldaz

Graduated/Non-Returning Players from Team Championships:

  1. Alex Snape; 2. John Dunham; 7. Daniel Reisman

Additions to 2018-2019 Roster:

  • Billy Fleurima
  • Md Jawad
  • Chris Mach
  • Luigi Pasquariella

Team Goal:  “Coming off a strong season for the Conn College men’s team, their dedication to fitness will help take the team to the next level.”

Key Matches:  Hamilton, Wesleyan, Tufts, NYU

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