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Bates College: 2021-2022 Season Preview

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  • Head Coach Reinhold Hergeth enters his third year with hopes of reaching the NESCAC finals, which would leave both teams in great positions for the team championships
  • Both teams lost their No. 1 players from two years ago to graduation.
  • The women’s team has a deep returning squad which should help get the team off on the right foot.
  • The men’s team lost six starters from two years ago, so they will rely on some new faces to reach their goals.

Head Coach:  Reinhold Hergeth
Assistant Coach:  Andrea Echeverria

Women’s Team Captains:  Katie Manternach, Natalie Bachman, Erika Parker-Schmidt
Men’s Team Captains:  Jesper Phillips, Peter Koenigsbauer

Women’s Team Roster Updates
Returning Players
:  Erika Parker-Schmidt, Katherine Manternach, Ella Lungstrum, Natasha Jones, Victoria Haghighi, Cordelia Dotson, Natalie Bachman, Lucy Moseley
Graduated/Non-Returning Starting Players:  Luca Polgar, Maeve O’Brien, Tiffany Cervantes
Additions to 2021-2022 Roster:  Grace Flaherty, Andrea Martagon, Marina McGuire, Zaya Rothenberg, Dainalee Velez

Men’s Team Roster Updates
Returning Players
:  Jesper Phillips, Jonathan Walker, Peter Koenigsbauer, Sultan Hashmi, Jairaj Singh
Graduated/Non-Returning Starting Players:  Graham Bonnell, Mahmoud Yousry, Omar Attia, Garon Rothenberg, Benni McComish, Dylan Muldoon, David Quintero
Additions to 2021-2022 Roster:  Labeeb Ali, Tad Koenigsbauer, Matthew Lazor, Tasker Peacock, Harris Ramlee, Alec Spiro, Garrett Wenberg, Adrian Wong

Women’s Team Goal:  Qualifying for the Kurtz Cup at Nationals and reaching the NESCAC finals.
Men’s Team Goal:  Qualifying for the Hoehn Cup at Nationals and reaching the NESCAC finals.

Women’s Key Matches:  Williams, Middlebury, Amherst, Tufts
Men’s Key Matches
:  Williams, Middlebury, MIT, Colby

Coach’s Quote: “We are proud of our diversity ranging from players around the world and the entire country who will be representing Bates Squash once again. Our expectation is to continue building a hard working culture, while maintaining transparency and commitment as student-athletes. Additionally, we are proud to support our coaches and teammates through all hardships on and off the court as we continue to battle the Covid-19 pandemic.”

To read season previews for other CSA teams, please visit the 2021-2022 College Squash Season Previews page.