Stamford, CT — Congratulations to the winners of the B draws and the consolation finals!
Women’s B Division: Zandra Ho (Stanford), Jennifer Haley (Trinity), Tanvi Khanna (Columbia), and Breanne Flynn (George Washington) won their draws in the B Division of the 2016 Women’s Individual Championships.
In the A draw, Ho dueled with Haidi Lala of Penn through five games, winning the match 12-10 in the fifth. Haley defeated Madlen O’Connor 3-1 in the B draw final, while Khanna won in three against Kristyna Alexova of Bates. Flynn outlasted Trinity’s Anna Kimberley to win her match 12-10 in the fourth.
With their victories, Ho, Haley, Khanna, and Flynn will be named to the Second Team All-American.
Sophie Mehta (Harvard), Isabel Hirschberg (Princeton), Karolina Holinkova (Trinity), and Hayley Parsons (Williams) won the consolation finals of their draws.
Men’s B Division: Kah Wah Cheong (Yale), Lenard Puski (St. Lawrence), Tomotaka Endo (Rochester), and Hayes Murphy (Penn) won their draws in the B Division. All four will be named Second Team All-Americans.
Cheong defeated Afeeq Ismail of Trinity in three games to win the A draw, while Puski came back from 0-1 to win in four against Gustav Runersjo of Cornell in the B draw. Endo had a come-from-behind win of his own in four against Atticus Kelly of Drexel in the C draw final. The most drama was saved for the D draw final. Murphy held Tom De Mulder of Trinity off 12-10 in the third to force a fourth and then a fifth game, ultimately coming back from two games down to win 3-2.
Pierson Broadwater (Yale), David Cromwell (Middlebury), Wyatt French (Middlebury), and Tim Lasusa (St. Lawrence) won the consolation finals in their respective draws.
Ramsay Cup (Women’s A Division): Marie Stephan (Penn) defeated Alyssa Mehta (Harvard) in four to win the first round consolation final.
Pool Trophy (Men’s A Division): Ahmed Bayoumy (St. Lawrence) defeated Marwan Mahmoud (Penn) 3-0 to win the first round consolation final.