The Mids are facing Cornell for the first time since 2008.
The Mids are now 4-0 with matches Sunday against Bucknell and Georgetown.
Freshman McGuinness provides the difference in 5-4 win over Middlebury
The Midshipmen had lost eight of their previous nine matches against Brown heading into Saturday's match.
The Mids will play either Brown or Williams Saturday at 9:00 am
2011-12 Navy Squash
Dawson on Abrams - "Billy has unlimited potential and now in his second season I look for him to tap into that talent. He gained valuable experience in the middle of the lineup last season, and should move up to one of the top three positions this year."
2009-10 - One of four freshmen who saw playing time as a regular on the ladder ... produced a 16-8 record playing primarily the No. 6 psition ... won his first seven matches of the second half of the season, including a four-game victory over eighth-ranked Penn's Akilesh Nayak ... dropped back-to-back five and four-game matches to Franklin & Marshall's Pat Cunningham ... closed out the year with a victory over R. Madan Mohan of Bowdoin in the final match of the CSA Team Championship ... concluded the year ranked 158th nationally.
High School - A 2008 graduate of The Tatnall School in Greenville, Del., Abrams spent the 2008-09 academic year at Mercersburg Academy ... an all-around athlete, he lettered in six different sports - cross country, golf, indoor track & field, lacrosse, soccer and swimming ... member of the squash team at Mercersburg Academy ... served as the co-captain of the squash team and was named the MVP ... was ranked among the top 20 nationally in squash while at Mercersburg ... earned Second-Team All-Independent Conference honors in lacrosse as a senior ... prep school teammate of fellow Navy squash player John Richey.
Personal - Full name is William Goodnow Abrams ... son of Kevin and Lynette Abrams ... born July 18, 1989, in Newark, Del. ... brother, Hunter, is among the top five high school squash players in the country ... majoring in Political Science.