The Midshipmen are now 17-5 on the year heading into their final regular-season match.
The Mids have just three remaining regular-season contests before the CSA Team Championship Feb. 17-19.
Four of Navy's five losses this season have been against teams ranked in the top 10.
The Mids are looking for their first win in the series since 1985.
Freshman Michael Kacergis won his team-best 18th match of the season in the setback against Penn.
2013-14 Squash Action Pics
2015-16 (Jr.) — Split time between the #3 and #5 spots on the ladder, finishing the year with a 19-10 record ... eight of his 19 victories came against teams who were ranked among the top 30 ... closed out the season winning four straight, including all three matches at the CSA Team Championship where the Mids placed 14th ... earned a 3-2 victory over Samm Fulton to guide Navy to a 5-4 upset over #11 Franklin & Marshall in the regular-season finale ... twice defeated George Washington’s James Reiss, including at the team championship where he scored a 3-1 victory ... was 4-0 in five-game matches, beating Western Ontario’s Jamke Manfood, Hobart’s Terrance Rose, George Washington’s James Reiss (regular season) and Franklin & Marshall’s Samm Fulton (regular season) ... paired up with Jack Herold to place second at the 2015 Maryland State Opens Doubles Championship.
2014-15 (So.) — One of three players to win 20 matches (20-6), his 76.9 winning percentage was the best on the team ... occupied the No. 5 and 6 spots on the ladder for 24 of the 26 matches in which he competed ... won his first 12 matches of the season, earning top 10 wins over Princeton’s Ben Leizman (3-0) and Penn’s Rahil Fazelbhoy (3-1) ... also scored back-to-back five-game victories over Williams’ Galen Squiers and Yale’s Thomas Kingshott ... was 4-0 in five-game matches over the course of the season ... among his six losses, two were against top 10 teams and five were against top 15 programs ... was 1-2 at the CSA Team Championship, earning a 3-2 win over George Washington’s Billy Berner.
2013-14 (Fr.) — Played his way onto the Mids’ nine-man ladder where he posted a 12-9 record in his rookie season ... won his first collegiate match in Navy’s opener against Cal, beating Aditya Gupta, 3-0 ... put together a 2-1 mark at the CSA Team Championship, picking up wins over Bates’ Jason Shrubb (3-1) and Drexel’s Ben Bevan (3-0) ... also beat Shrubb in the Mids’ regular-season victory over Bates ... nearly upset Dartmouth’s Geordie Henderson, losing in five games at the team championship ... seven of his nine losses on the year were in extra games, including four that went five games.
High School — A 2013 graduate of William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, Pa., Beck was a two-sport standout who earned letters in squash (5) and tennis (3) ... a three-time National Doubles champion ... served as captain of both the squash and tennis teams his senior year.
Personal — Son of Jeffrey and Anita Beck ... brother, Hunter, graduated from the Naval Academy in 2014 and was the captain of the squash team his senior year ... majoring in International Relations.