Seth, Ogilvy Compete in CSA Individual Nationals
St. Lawrence University freshmen Kyle Ogilvy became the first Sant to reach the round of 16 and sophomore Vir Seth is in the consolation quarterfinals of the Molloy Division as the College Squash Association Individual Championships got underway at Amherst on Friday.
Ogilvy, playing in his first CSA Individual Nationals tournament, ousted Caleb Garza of Connecticut College 11-2, 9-11, 11-7, 11-3 in the opening round of the Molloy Division and met fourth seeded Nigel Koh of Harvard, who had a first round bye, in the second round.Ogilvy advanced to the round of 16 with a 3-1 win over Koh, winning 11-7, 13-11 7-11, 11-6. Ogilvy will play Matt Domenick of the University of Rochester in Saturday's round of 16.
In the Molloy Division first round Seth lost to Valentin Quan of Middlebury. Seth won his first game against Quan 11-8, but lost 11-6, 11-8, 11-9 in the next three games. It was the third time the two have met since the middle of February and Quan has won all three mettings. Seth went on to beat John Tienken of the University of Illinois at Springfield in the first round of the consolation bracket, 11-5, 11-5, 11-7 and will play in the consolation quarters Saturday at 9 a.m.
Seth advanced to the consolation semifinals with a 13-11, 10-12, 11-6, 11-7 win over Scott DeSantis of Amherst and will meet Garza, Ogilvy's first round opponent, Saturday afternoon.