F&M Undone by Navy in Season Finale 

F&M Undone by Navy in Season Finale 

LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's No. 19 men's squash team closed out the 2017-18 regular season with a 9-0 loss to No. 16 Navy at home on Sunday.

The Diplomats fell to 3-14 on the year while the Mids improved to 16-8.

Senior Day 

Before the start of the match, F&M honored senior Jackson McCord.

By the Numbers 

Only two of the nine matchups were decided by three games. F&M's Silvio Soom forced his contest at No. 2 to go the distance, battling back from a 2-1 deficit with an 11-8 win in the fourth. However, Navy's Michael Kacergis earned the 11-2 win in the decisive fifth frame. 

Sanjay Jeeva (No. 1), Boden Polikoff (No. 5) and Frank Murray (No. 8) each jumped out to 1-0 leads with opening-game wins before falling in the final three frames of their respective matchups. 

The Results

1. Jack Herold (NAVY) def. Sanjay Jeeva (FMCM) 6-11, 11-6, 11-7, 11-6
2. Michael Kacergis (NAVY) def. Silvio Soom (FMCM) 11-9, 8-11, 11-7, 8-11, 11-2
3. Jack Lentz (NAVY) def. Yannis Senkel (FMCM) 11-2, 11-9, 6-11, 11-7
4. Senen Ubina (NAVY) def. Samm Fulton (FMCM) 12-10, 11-7, 11-8
5. Owen Davis (NAVY) def. Boden Polikoff (FMCM) 9-11, 11-3, 11-7, 12-10
6. Dylan Sweeney (NAVY) def. King Bassett (FMCM) 11-6, 11-5, 11-6
7. Jamie Kjorlien (NAVY) def. Ricardo Machado (FMCM) 11-5, 10-12, 12-10, 12-10
8. Sam McCartney (NAVY) def. Frank Murray (FMCM) 6-11, 11-4, 11-6, 11-8
9. Greg Hyer (NAVY) def. Jackson McCord (FMCM) 9-11, 11-4, 11-9, 11-7
Exh. Danny Finnegan (NAVY) def. Juan Huerta (FMCM) 11-5, 11-5, 11-5

Up Next

F&M returns to the courts on Friday, Feb. 23 at the CSA Team Championships, hosted by Trinity. For more information, check back with GoDiplomats.com closer to the start date of the Championships.