Lane Moves into Quarters at CSA Championships

PHILADELPHIA – Penn’s Gilly Lane, Lee Rosen, Christopher Thompson and Ryan Rayfield all won their opening round matches at the College Squash Association (CSA) Individual Championships on Friday at Ringe Courts.

In the Potter Division, Rosen defeated Supreet Singh, 3-2 (9-4, 5-9, 9-4, 1-9, 9-5) to advance to the Round of 16. He takes on Harvard’s SiddharthSuchdeat 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Lane beat Dan McElvaine in three games (9-2, 9-0, 9-3) Friday afternoon. He defeated SahilVora in the Round of 16 in a grueling five-game match (9-5, 5-9, 9-3, 8-10, 9-7).Saturday, Lane plays SiddharthSuchdein the quarterfinals at 1:30 p.m.

Both Rayfield and Thompson were victorious in the Molloy Division. Rayfield downed Satyajit Seshardi, 3-1 (7-9, 9-5, 9-3, 9-7). In the Round of 16, Rayfield lost to Adam King in three games (9-3, 9-1, 9-3). Thompson took down Matthew Dresher, 3-1 (1-9, 9-3, 9-4, 9-6) in the opening round before falling to Nils Mattsson, 3-0 (9-3, 9-5, 9-6).

Mark Froot, Graham Bassett and Ben Ende lost their opening round matches in the Potter Division while Andrew Zimmerman fell in his opening round match in the Molloy Division. Froot lost to Gustav Detter, 3-0 (9-1, 9-1, 9-1). Bassett tripped up against Mauricio Sanchez in three games (9-0, 9-5, 9-2).Ende fell to Baset Ashfaa, 3-0 (9-7, 9-4, 9-0). Zimmerman was downed by Colin Campbell, 3-2 (4-9, 7-9, 10-8, 9-7, 9-6).

In consolation play, Zimmerman defeated Alex Salton, 3-0 (9-7, 9-1, 9-3). He plays Jamie McAvity Saturday at 9 a.m. Ende beat Vincent Yu in the consolation first round match. He faces Sahil Vora Saturday at 11:30 a.m. Froot lost to Dan Petrie, 3-1 (5-9, 9-4, 9-0, 9-0). Bassett was downed by Francis Johnson; 9-6, 9-2, 9-6.

Saturday's matches will be updated periodically during the day. Click here for updated results.