Connecticut College 9 Bard College 0 Lillie, Gamba & the Camels Capture the Raptors for Key Late Season Victory

Connecticut College 9 Bard College 0 Lillie, Gamba & the Camels Capture the Raptors for Key Late Season Victory

CLINTON, N.Y.--Seniors Matt Lillie (Weston, Mass.) and Rafael Gamba (Brooklyn, N.Y.) posted wins in their respective slots at number one and four on the ladder to lead the Connecticut College men's squash team to a convincing 9-0 shutout victory against the Bard College Raptors at Hamilton College Saturday.  Lillie posted a straight set 11-8, 11-9, 12-10 triumph while Gamba swept his opponent in an 11-5, 11-9, 13-11 victory.

Junior John Dunham (picured, New Haven, Conn.) chipped in with a 12-10, 12-10, 11-8 win in the second slot on the ladder. Daniel Reisman (Santa Barbara, Calif.) coasted to a 11-3, 11-7, 11-5 victory at number three for Head Coach Barry Ward's Camels. Playing in the fifth slot in lineup, freshman Michael Rodriguez (New Haven, Conn.) dominated in a 11-4, 11-5, 11-3 blanking of his opponent. 

Samuel Piller (Charlottesville, Va.) took care of business at number six, cruising to a 11-5, 11-3, 11-4 victory for Camel Nation. Sophomore Louis Feingold (Brookline, Mass.) checked in with a 11-8, 11-2, 11-5 win at number seven. Winston Simone (New York, N.Y.) coasted to a 11-1, 11-3, 11-2 shutout win in the eighth slot for the Camels

Junior Clay Lenehan (Madison, Conn.) posted an 11-3, 11-1, 11-2 victory at number nine. 

The Camels (4-15) dropped a 6-3 match to Hamilton as well.  Lillie was impressive as the leader for the Camels at the top of the ladder. The resilient senior gutted out a five-set thriller with set scores of 12-10, 11-7, 6-11, 4-11 and 12-10 for the visitors.  Rodriguez impressed with a 12-10, 11-4, 11-8 victory at number five. In the sixth slot in the line up, Piller pulled through with a 11-9, 11-8, 5-11, 5-11, 11-9 victory for Connecticut College.