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Longtime Navy Squash Coach Craig Dawson Resigns

Dawson resigns after amassing a 365-154 record over 18 seasons at his alma mater.

Dawson on Lutz - "This is the year for Allan to play the No. 1 position ... I believe his summer conditioning program will play big dividends. Allan's hand speed and desire to compete will help him achieve big wins."

2009-10 - Despite being slowed in the month of December with an ankle injury, finished the year ranked 84th and put together a 23-9 record as the Mids' No. 2 player ... it's the third straight season in which he topped the 20-win milestone ... has the opportunity to become Navy's winningest players during the Craig Dawson era ... has amassed a 73-26 career record and needs 20 wins to better Nils Mattsson's mark of 92 wins ... with 17 wins in his senior year, he would become only the second player under Dawson's watch to win 90 matches ... currently stands sixth on the wins list ... picked up his biggest win of the season in a five-gamer against 47th-ranked Robert Berner of Yale ... nearly picked off 28th-ranked Nick Sisodia of Dartmouth, dropping a five-game decision after building a 2-0 leade ... won 22 of his first 25 matches, but lost his last four matches, including all three at the CSA Team Championship ... defeated Stanford's Sam Gould in a five-game come-from-behind win in the opening round of the CSA Individual Championship, but lost his final two matches ... lost his bid to win the Academy's USS Barb Squash Racquets Perpetual Trophy by dropping a 3-0 decision to Nils Mattsson for a second straight year.

2008-09 - Navy's No. 2 player, he paced the team with 27 wins in just his second season of action ... the 27 wins are the second most by a Navy player under Craig Dawson's watch ... he finished the season ranked 83rd nationally ... opened the year by winning 13 of his first 14 matches ... dropped his first match of the year to Dartmouth's Nick Sisodia, a top-50 player ... defeated Jerome Giovinazzo from Amherst in a 3-0 decision to boost the Mids to a 6-3 win at the CSA Team Championship ... one of his biggest wins of the year was against Ned Marks of Denison ... found himself trailing 2-1 before rallying to take games four and five to win the match ... also picked up a significant win over Williams' Wiiliam Morris ... after dropping the opening two games of the match, he won three in a row to take the victory ... one of two players to represent Navy at the CSA Individual Championship, he produced a 2-2 record ... opened the tournamnet by handing Colgate's Robert McCrary a 3-0 setback ... dropped a pair of five-game heart-breakers to Western Ontario and Rochester foes, ending his run at the CSA Championship ... lost his bid to win the Academy's USS Barb Squash Racquets Perpetual Trophy by dropping a 9-2, 10-9, 9-6 decision to Nils Mattsson to open the year.

2007-08 - Enjoyed an exceptional freshman season that culminated at the end of the year when he won the consolation title in his bracket ... after dropping his opening-round match against 77th-ranked Brandon Bascom of Princeton, he went on to win his next four matches to end the year ... won a marathon match against Williams' Will Gruner, 3-2, in the title match ... posted a 23-8 record in his rookie campaign, tying with team captain Jeff Sawin for the most wins on the team ... played primarily the No. 3 and 4 positions ... claimed wins in nine of his first 10 matches, including an impressive 3-0 win over Dartmouth's Michael Shrubb, a top 100 performer ... his only loss in the opening 10 matches was a five-game decision to Western Ontario's Ryan Osbourne ... Lutz took games three and four to force a fifth game in which he dropped, 8-10 ... won two of his three matches at the CSA Team Championship ... picked up a 3-1 decision over Andy Bernard of Bowdoin and beat Cornell's Mike Gelinas in four games ... nearly picked off Yale's Todd Ruth, ranked 42nd, in a five-game match.

High School - A 2006 graduate of Langley High School, Lutz was a three-year standout golfer ... spent a year at Mercersburg Academy in Pennsylvania prior to coming to the Naval Academy ... there he lettered in squash and lacrosse ... served as the team captain of the Mercersburg squash squad ... has been ranked in the top 30 of U.S. junior squash and has played in tournaments nationwide, as well as in Europe.

Personal - Full name is Allan Brixey Lutz ... son of Robert and Liza Lutz ... born March 30, 1988, in Hartford, Conn. ... majoring in Oceanography.

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