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Mids Complete Squash Sweep at Navy Round Robin

Junior Andrew McGuinness scored a pair of wins in leading the Mids to victories over Bucknell and Georgetown.

Junior Andrew McGuinness scored a pair of wins in leading the Mids to victories over Bucknell and Georgetown.

Nov. 17, 2013

Complete Results

ANNAPOLIS, Md. —  The 15th-ranked Navy squash team capped off competition at the Navy Round Robin by scoring 9-0 sweeps over Bucknell and Georgetown on Sunday at the Halsey Field House International Squash Courts.  The Mids, who put together a 4-0 mark over the weekend, are now 6-0 on the year.

The Mids won all 18 matches against Bucknell and Georgetown by 3-0 scores, including senior team captain Hunter Beck (Lafayette Hill, Pa.) who posted an 11-3, 11-5, 11-3 win over Bucknell’s Nick Desrosier followed by an 11-1, 11-1, 11-1 victory over Will Paolella of Georgetown.  With 59 career wins, he has won more matches than any other player on the Navy roster.

Junior Jim Kacergis (Malvern, Pa.), who occupies Navy’s No. 2 slot, improved to 6-0 on the year and 46-22 for his career after scoring an 11-5, 11-9, 11-3 win over Chris Santoro of Bucknell and an 11-4, 11-5, 11-8 win over James Yacobucci of Georgetown.

Sophomores Mitch Bottini (New Hamburg, N.Y.) and Bill Kacergis (Malvern, Pa.) both eclipsed the 30-win mark for their careers.  Bottini turned in a 4-0 mark  on the weekend, while Kacergis pitched in a 3-1 mark.

Freshman Reed Whitney (Ladue, Mo.) picked up wins over Bucknell’s Tyler Edwards (11-4, 11-6, 11-6) and Georgetown’s Guillaume Cossard (11-4, 11-2, 11-5) while improving to 6-0 on the year, while fellow rookie Randy Beck (Lafayette Hill, Pa.) recorded an 11-4, 11-4, 11-0 win over Bucknell’s Malcolm Willis at No. 9.

The Mids return to action next weekend when they travel to New England for matches against Connecticut College on Friday, Brown on Saturday and Wesleyan on Sunday.


Navy def. Bucknell, 9-0
1 - Andrew McGuinness (N) def. Haydon Radovich (B), 11-3, 11-8, 11-5
2 - Jim Kacergis (N) def. Chris Santoro (B), 11-5, 11-9, 11-3
3 - Colin Barry (N) def. Michael Gagnier (B), 11-5, 11-4, 11-6
4 - Mitch Bottini (N) def. Henry Gadsden (B), 11-6, 11-5, 11-9
5 - Reed Whitney (N) def. Tyler Edwards (B), 11-4, 11-6, 11-6
6 - Hunter Beck (N) def. Nick Desrosier (B), 11-3, 11-5, 11-3
7 - Bill Kacergis (N) def. Cooper Mead (B), 11-4, 11-3, 11-3
8 - John Hsu (N) def. Chris Murphy (B), 11-11-2, 11-8, 11-6
9 - Randy Beck (N) def. Malcolm Willis (B), 11-4, 11-4, 11-0

Navy def. Georgetown, 9-0
1 - Andrew McGuinness (N) def. Nick Kourides (G), 11-3, 11-3, 11-6
2 - Jim Kacergis (N) def. James Yacobucci (G), 11-4, 11-5, 11-8
3 - Colin Barry (N) def. Austen Dixon (G), 11-0, 11-3, 11-2
4 - Mitch Bottini (N) def. Sam Patterson (G), 11-3, 11-2, 11-1
5 - Reed Whitney (N) def. Guillaume Cossard (G), 11-4, 11-2, 11-5
6 - Hunter Beck (N) def. Will Paolella (G), 11-1, 11-1, 11-1
7 - Bill Kacergis (N) def. Mac Williams (G), 11-4, 11-4, 11-4
8 - John Hsu (N) def. Nick Bowe (G), 11-4, 11-5, 11-3
9 - David Koenig (N) def. Matthias Gonzalez-Bunster (G), 11-3, 11-4, 11-5

### Go Navy ###


 

 

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