Weekend finishes for Fords with upset of #32 Boston Univ.
AMHERST, Mass. - Haverford College's men's squash team downed No. 32 Boston University, 8-1, on Sunday morning to close out a weekend trip with a second win in four tries at the Pioneer Valley Invitational.
Laurensen Ward faced the biggest challenge of the morning falling behind 2-0 to BU's Allan Chen at No. 6 before rallying for the victory with three straight wins by scores of 11-4, 11-3 and 12-10. At No. 8, the Fords' Will Greer trailed 2-1 but fought back for the win by taking the fourth and fifth games.
Earlier in the weekend Haverford took down No. 44 Northeastern University, 7-2, on Saturday morning. Results were not available until Sunday.
Six Haverford players won by scores of 3-0 over their Northeastern opponents. Ward posted the most dominating score of the morning losing only two points in a win at No. 6 over Alex Scott-Barrett.
The season continues on Saturday with a home doubleheader on the GIAC Squash Courts. In 11 a.m. match, the Fords will take on No. 31 Georgetown University then will finish out the day against 54th-ranked Vassar College.