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Garza, Coscarelli Garner All-NESCAC Honors for Camels

Caleb Garza '13
Caleb Garza '13
Garza, Coscarelli Garner All-NESCAC Honors for Camels Garza Wins Molloy Division Consolation Championship NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College junior Caleb Garza (Seaville, N.J.) and freshman Mike Coscarelli (West Hartford, Conn.) have been named to the All-New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Men's Squash team. Garza, the 2010 NESCAC Rookie of the Year, is making his third straight appearance on the squad. After landing on the second team for the past two years, Garza posted a 25-8 record this winter, earning first team honors. A second team selection to the squad, Coscarelli made an immediate impact in his rookie season, posting a 20-14 record for the Camels. "Caleb and Mike demonstrated exemplary competitive spirit, superior fitness and determination to win," Connecticut College Head Men's Squash Coach Barry Ward said. "These qualities along with their winning records garnered them All-NESCAC First Team and All-NESCAC Second Team honors respectively." At the 2012 NESCAC Squash Championship, the 10th seeded Camels scored a major upset, knocking off #7 Colby, 5-4. Connecticut College, winners of three consecutive Conroy Division Championships, moved up to the C Flight at the College Squash Association (CSA) National Championship in 2012. The Camels earned a victory against Stanford University in the Summers Division and closed out the season by taking four out of their last six matches. The 2012 CSA Individual U.S. Championship was hosted by Amherst College from March 2-4. Garza, the Camels' #1 men's player was entered in the Molloy Division. After suffering a first round loss to Kyle Ogilvy of St. Lawrence with a 3-1 match score, Garza put together an impressive string of four wins to claim the Molloy Division First Round Consolation Championship. On the way to the final, he had victories over Harry Waterton of Bryant University, 3-0, Chris Baldock of Stanford University, 3-2 and Vir Seth of St. Lawrence University, 3-2. The final was a hard fought game four contest against Barrett Takesian of Bowdoin. Starting off strong, Garza was up two games before dropping the third. Garza thwarted a comeback attempt, winning 11-4, 11-8, 4-11 and 12-10 to take the NESCAC Championship.

March 9, 2012

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