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Men's squash finishes CSA Team Nationals with 6-3 win over Navy

Katz

Williams

Muldoon

Burns

Keating

Cabot

BOSTON -- The Bates men's squash team finished Hoehn Cup play at the College Squash Association Men's Team Nationals on a winning note on Sunday, defeating Navy 6-3 to finish 18-11 and ranked 15th in the country.

Bates senior Will Katz (Bronxville, N.Y.) paced the Bobcats by prevailing in a tough 3-2 decision over Allan Lutz at the No. 1 position on the ladder. Each game was decided by two points, and Katz finally put Lutz away in the fifth game by a 15-13 score.

First-year Kristian Muldoon (Paget, Bermuda) scored an impressive 3-0 win at No. 3 over Billy Abrams. Playing his final match for Bates in his hometown, senior Patrick Williams (Boston, Mass.) defeated John Richey in straight games, 12-10, 11-8, 11-8, at No. 5. Also winning for Bates were junior Bobby Burns (Greenwich, Conn.) at No. 4, sophomore R.J. Keating (Short Hills, N.J.) at No. 6 and sophomore Walter Cabot (Dover, Mass.) at No. 9.

Bates 6, Navy 3

Feb. 27, 2011 at Northeastern

1. William Katz (B) def. Allan Lutz (N), 9-11, 9-11, 12-10, 11-9, 15-13

2. Hunter Bouchard (N) def. Nicholas Echeverria (B), 11-5, 11-6, 11-9

3. Kristian Muldoon (B) def. Billy Abrams (N), 11-8, 11-9, 11-4

4. Robert Burns (B) def. Hunter Beck (N), 11-3, 8-11, 11-5, 11-9

5. Patrick Williams (B) def. John Richey (N), 12-10, 11-8, 11-8

6. RJ Keating (B) def. Tommy McNamara (N), 5-11, 11-8, 11-9, 11-7

7. Brad Seidel (N) def. Dae Ro Lee (B), 11-5, 11-5, 11-7

8. David Koenig (N) def. Douglas Compton (B), 11-7, 11-4, 6-11, 7-11, 11-5

9. Walter Cabot (B) def. Aidan Crofton (N), 11-5, 11-1, 11-5