Princeton, NJ — The Men’s College Squash Association Individual Championships concluded with the Pool Trophy (A Division) final.
In the first game, Abdel Khalek got out to a quick lead, 8-1, but Khalifa battled back. After over 30 minutes of play, Khalifa emerged with a 14-12 game 1 victory.
Khalifa took game 2, and it appeared that he was on his way to a 3-0 victory. Yet Abdel Khalek regrouped and captured the third game 11-9. He followed this up with an 11-2 game 4 victory.
With the match tied at two games apiece, the title was either player’s to grab. Abdel Khalek seized the moment and recorded a game 5 victory, 11-8. The Bates junior won the 1 hour and 30 minute match in five games (12-14, 9-11, 11-9, 11-2, and 11-8).
Last week, CollegeSquashAssociation.com had video from the Women’s College Squash Association Individual Championships (Ramsay Cup) final.
Below is video of the match.
Game 1 (Part 1):
Game 1 (Part 2):