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University of Rochester Men: 2021-2022 Season Preview

University of Rochester Yellowjackets


  • First-year head coach Mario Yanez leads his alma mater into competition for the first time next month after serving as an assistant coach with the Yellowjackets right after graduation.
  • A tall task lies ahead of him, however, with only four starters returning from Rochester’s No. 6-ranked finish two years ago.
  • Much will be asked of a diverse and talented group of recruits who step on campus with big shoes to fill and high hopes of another finish in the Potter Cup (A) Division.

Head Coach: Mario Yanez
Director of Squash Elite Performance: Martin Heath

Team Captains:  Emilio Carrillo, Abdel Lasheen

Men’s Team Roster Updates
Returning Players
:  Abdelrahman Lasheen, Cesar Segundo Corona, Emilio Carrillo, Quinlan Jeudy
Graduated/Non-Returning Starting Players:  Ashely Davies (First Team All-America), Matthew Toth (Second Team All-America), Marcus Sim Wei Jie, Thijs van der Pluijm, Sergio Martin, Alexander Riedelsheimer, Siddhant Iyer
Additions to 2021-2022 Roster:  Yash Fadte, Nicholas Gill, Jake Koeppel, Varun Kumar, Arnav Mandhana, Alejandro Porras, Tom Whiteley, Omar Zakaria

Team Goal:  Consistency and discipline

Key Matches:  Dartmouth, Western Ontario, Cornell, Yale

Coach’s Quote: “We want to achieve a full season of major improvements both on and off the court, without any major injuries or setbacks.”

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