WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- The No. 12 nationally ranked Bates men's squash team fell 9-0 to NESCAC rival and 11th-ranked Williams on Sunday, dropping the Bobcats to 6-4 on the season and 2-2 in conference play.
Williams raised its record to 4-5, 4-1 in conference play.
Bates sophomore Walter Cabot (Dover, Mass.) won the exhibition match against Williams' Jared Zuckerman. Other matches went to four sets, including those of senior Will Katz (Bronxville, N.Y.) at the No. 2 position, junior Bobby Burns (Greenwich, Conn.) at No. 3, first-year Kristian Muldoon (Paget, Bermuda) at No. 5 and senior Matthew Marchisotto (New York, N.Y.) at No. 9.
Bates next plays St. Lawrence University at Mount Holyoke College on Jan. 14.
Williams 9, Bates 0
1. Morris,William D. (W) def. Echeverria,Nicholas P. (B) 11-6,11-7,11-6
2. Gruner,Will E (W) def. Katz,William R. (B) 10-12,11-3,11-5,11-9
3. Herrmann,Jeremy (W) def. Burns,Robert P. (B) 13-11,11-6,8-11,12-10
4. Foehl,Taylor (W) def. Keating,R. J. (B) 11-5,12-10,11-4
5. Marks,Nick (W) def. Muldoon,Kristian (B) 11-6,10-12,11-4,11-6
6. Greaves-Tunnell,Alexander H. (W) def. Compton,Doug (B) 11-4,11-8,11-5
7. Ervasti,Jack (W) def. Williams,Patrick (B) 11-8,11-4,11-6
8. Maruca,Andrew M. (W) def. Baker-White,Matthew G (B) 13-11,11-4,11-5
9. Eagan,Ryan J (W) def. Marchisotto,Matthew L. (B) 11-8,13-11,9-11,11-7
(10.) Zuckerman,Jared J. (W) def. by Cabot III,Walter M. (B) 11-13,11-8,11-6,11-8