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No. 9 men's squash shuts out Colby, 9-0

John Illig notched his 400th career win coaching college squash and tennis.

LEWISTON, Maine -- The Bates College men's squash team wasted no time in defeating in-state rival Colby on Thursday night at the Bates Squash Center, 9-0.

The win marked the 400th career win for Bates head coach John Illig, including men's and women's squash as well as his prior years as a tennis coach.

The Bobcats (16-5), ranked No. 9 in the latest College Squash Association ratings, didn't lose a single set in the victory, which was the first meeting between the teams this season. The Mules dropped to 7-12 on the season.

The Bobcats have a pair of matches on Saturday at Bowdoin College, where they’ll play Northwestern University and the host Polar Bears.

Men's Squash

Bates def. Colby 9-0

1. (B) Ricky Weisskopf def. J. Leiby 9-4, 9-0, 9-4

2. (B) Sean Wilkinson def. R. Maher 9-3, 9-0, 9-8

3. (B) Gary Kan def. A. Carr (8-10), 9-4, 9-3, 9-7

4. (B) Kush Mahan def. J. Russell 9-6, 9-2, 9-5

5. (B) Jordan Greenberg def. H. Goldstein 9-5, 9-0, 9-0

6. (B) Chip Russell def. B. Willis 9-1, 9-2, 9-0

7. (B) Marc Taggart def. S. Holt 9-0, 9-5, 9-0

8. (B) Deacon Chapin def. G. Lonaeus 9-4, 9-0, 9-2

9. (B) Charlie Johnson def. A. Goldfarb 9-2, 9-0, 9-4.