By Michael T. Bello
Published Jan 22, 2013 at 7:00 AM ET; Updated Jan 22, 2013 at 5:35 PM ET

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Northampton, MA — For the week ending 1/20/2013, Northeastern’s Amanda Georgescu and Drexel’s Harshil Dokania have been named the women’s and men’s Harrow Sports College Squash Player of the Week.

Harrow Sports College Squash Player of the Week should have a significant impact on his or her team’s performance during the prior week and demonstrate sportsmanship. Coaches and Sports Information Directors may nominate players. Nominations are due each Monday by 6 PM ET.

Amanda Georgescu (Northeastern University): Over the weekend, Northeastern was at the Pioneer Valley Invitational. The 36th-ranked Huskies faced #34 Haverford. At the match at the #4 position, Georgescu, a sophomore, met Haverford senior Alisa Strayer. After losing the first two games, Georgescu captured the match by winning the fourth and fifth games in tie-breakers (6-11, 7-11, 11-7, 14-12, and 13-11). Her victory helped Northeastern win the match, 5-4.

Harshil Dokania (Drexel University): At the Yale Round Robin over the weekend, 22nd-ranked Drexel faced 19th-ranked Colby. The two teams played a tight match. At the #7 position, Dokania, a sophomore, faced Colby junior Darryl Soto. After falling behind 1-2, Dokania won the final two games to capture the individual and team match (11-6, 8-11, 11-13, 11-9, and 11-7). Drexel president John Fry was in attendance and cheering Dokania and the team on.