MIT squash wins all four matches at Pioneer Valley Invitational

MIT squash won all four of its matches at the Pioneer Valley Invitational held at Mount Holyoke College and Smith College over the weekend.

The Engineers began the two-day tournament with an 8-1 victory over Connecticut College and then proceeded to defeat Stanford University 5-4 later on Saturday afternoon. On Sunday, MIT beat Dickinson College by a 7-2 margin before wrapping up the competition with an 8-1 win over Haverford College, to end the weekend with an overall mark of 4-0.

MIT swept this season’s series against Connecticut College and Stanford University, as the Engineers played both schools twice. The Cardinal and Gray went 17-1 against the Camels and 10-8 against the Cardinal combined in the two matches played. This was the first time this season that MIT competed against Dickinson and Haverford.

At the No. 1 position, Justin Restivo ’19 won all four of his matches, as did Nikhil Punwaney ’17, Dominic Hansford ’17, and Jeffrey Hu ’18 at the No. 3, No. 4, and No. 5 positions, respectively.

Tyler Finkelstein ’17, Marina Crowe ’16, and Elizabeth Wei ’19 all went 3-1 this weekend at the No. 2, No. 8, and No. 9 positions, respectively.