No. 7 Men's Squash Downs No. 16 F&M

LANCASTER, Pa.– The Penn men’s squash team extended its winning streak to four as the Quakers defeated Franklin and Marshall, 7-2, Wednesday evening at the Diplomats’ Mayser Center. At the No. 1 spot of the ladder, Freshman Thomas Mattsson traded games with F&M’s Nadav Tannen, 9-3, 6-9, 9-5, 6-9, before Mattsson claimed the fifth and final game, 9-5.

Penn’s Trevor McGuinness easily handed Chris Gagnier a loss in the No. 4 spot. McGuinness surrendered seven points, including just three points in the last two games. In addition, the bottom of the ladder was strong for Penn – all matches in spots five thru nine ended in three straight games.

Penn has five matches left on the regular-season schedule and all teams are in the top-eight of the CSA poll. First-up is national powerhouse and defending national champion, No. 1 Trinity this Saturday. The Bantams have not lost a single individual match in their six matches this season.

Penn def. Franklin & Marshall (7-2)

No. 1 Thomas Mattsson (PENN) def. Nadav Tannen (9-3, 6-9, 9-5, 6-9, 9-5)

No. 2 Gabriel de Melo (F&M) def. Mark Froot (9-5, 9-0, retired)

No. 3 Sadiq Madraswala (F&M) def James Clark (9-7, 10-8, 9-5)

No. 4 Trevor McGuinness (PENN) def. Chris Gagnier (9-4, 9-2, 9-1)

No. 5 Joey Raho (PENN) def. Shane Slater (9-7, 9-4, 9-3)

No. 6 Porter Drake (PENN) def. Ry Hawley (9-7, 9-6, 9-8)

No. 7 Bobby Dickey (PENN) def. Zarir Aibara (9-3, 9-3, 9-5)

No. 8 Parker Justi (PENN) def. Ben Lurio (9-5, 9-6, 9-2)

No. 9 William Browne (PENN) def. Patrick Pasquariello (9-4, 9-5, 9-5)