Sports in Brief

Men’s squash losing streak at three after falling to Navy

The men’s squash team fell to the Naval Academy for the 19th consecutive time Wednesday afternoon, losing 6-3 despite winning the first two matches against the Midshipmen.

The Colonials (10-3) got match victories from sophomore number one player Islam El-Fiky and sophomore number two player Omar Sobhy, but the Midshipmen won six of the last seven matches to earn the overall victory. Adam Pistel was the only other Colonial to win his match Wednesday.

The defeat was GW’s third-straight after opening the season with 10 consecutive wins.

Sophomore Sam Ehrlich was the only Colonial to push his opponent to five games, falling 3-2 to Navy’s Tommy McNamara in the most competitive match of the afternoon.

The Colonials will be back in action again this weekend against Williams in a match Sunday set to begin at 1 p.m.

Number Crunch: 4

The number of years it’s been since the men’s basketball team has opened Atlantic 10 play with three-straight wins.

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