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Squash Returns to the Court

Squash Returns to the Court

February 5, 2014

By MATTHEW MICHAELS STAFF WRITER “Our goal is to go 2-2 this weekend,”captain Paul Monaghan said before last weekend’s matches kicked off. One of the matches was canceled, but with three opponents to face ...

Squash Loses Three of Four in Virginia

January 29, 2014

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By MATTHEW MICHAELS STAFF WRITER The first half of Fordham’s squash season provided some key moments and promised continued progress for the team. With a .500 record and some key victories under their belt, the Rams started their two month break after a match in mid-November. The men were back in action this past weekend as participants in the Virginia tournament. In Charlottesville, Va. Fordham struggled against tough...

Squash Goes 2-1 At Bard, Drops Finale at Home

Squash Goes 2-1 At Bard, Drops Finale at Home

November 20, 2013

By MATTHEW MICHAELS STAFF WRITER On a weekend packed with matches, the Fordham squash team had a great opportunity to show its skill. Overall, the weekend proved to be a success. The Rams split their fo...

Squash Hopes to Improve on Last Year’s 6-14 Mark

November 6, 2013

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By MATTHEW MICHAELS STAFF WRITER   Fordham’s squash team is gearing up for the start of what is to be another exciting season. Head coach Bryan Patterson, in his fourth season at Fordham, is optimistic, and rightly so, about the progress of this program. “This year, we are much more of a squash team, as opposed to tennis players playing squash,” Patterson said. “Last season, one-third of the team was c...

Squash Opens Season On a High

November 6, 2013

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By MATTHEW MICHAELS STAFF WRITER   Fordham’s squash team began the 2013-2014 season on the right foot at the Hudson Valley Individual Championship. The tournaments, held at Vassar College, allowed the Rams to showcase their individual skills and team depth. In the A division, which featured each of the four schools’ top eight players, sophomore Kincade Webster, Fordham’s  No. 1, was able to cruise to the fin...

Senior Profile: Quetzalli Torres

Senior Profile: Quetzalli Torres

February 20, 2013

By MAX PRINZ ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8fadAOD4-g] The Fordham Ram: Quetzalli, you are from Chicago, right? A Jesuit high school? Quetzalli Torres: That’s right, I went to St. Ignatius College Prep, and I guess that’s w...

Men’s Squash Loses to NYU

February 14, 2013

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By MAX PRINZ ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR The Fordham men’s squash team suffered a tough 7-2 defeat to NYU on Sunday in its final home match and last match of the regular season. The Rams had faced NYU earlier this season on the road and lost 5-2. This match was sure to be even tougher, especially with the Rams missing senior Jack O’Brien. “Missing Jack definitely hurt us,” said head coach Bryan Patterson.  “Everybody...

Fordham Squash Defeats Rival Vassar

February 6, 2013

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By MAX PRINZ ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR This past weekend, the Fordham Men’s Squash team picked up three wins, including a dominant performance against rival Vassar, to improve to 6-9 on the year. Fordham knocked off Vassar for the second time this year, completing the season sweep of its rival. “Two wins in a season against them is great. They’re definitely our rivals. The coach there I’ve known for years and years,...

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