By Michael T. Bello
Published Jan 25, 2017 at 7:00 AM ET; Updated Jan 23, 2017 at 9:09 PM ET

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Hatfield, MA — For the week ending 1/22/2017, Yale’s Jenny Scherl and Rochester’s Ryosei Kobayashi 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.

Jenny Scherl (Yale University): Sixth-ranked Yale traveled to California this week to face fifth-ranked Stanford. Down 3-4, Jenny Scherl, Yale’s #1, was down 1-2 in games to Stanford’s Casey Wong and trailed 3-8 in the fourth game. The Yale senior won the next eight points to force a game 5. In tie-breakers in the final game, Scherl earned the victory (9-11, 11-5, 8-11, 11-8, and 12-10), which let Yale’s Shiyuan Mao seal the 5-4 team victory for the Bulldogs.

Ryosei Kobayashi (University of Rochester): With 3rd-ranked Rochester hosting top-ranked Trinity, the team match was tied at 4-4. Ryosei Kobayashi, Rochester’s #1, found himself down 0-2 in games to Trinity’s Kush Kamar. The senior co-captain rallied to win the final three games to capture in individual (8-11, 7-11, 11-8, 11-8, and 11-8) and team match for the Yellowjackets. On the week, Kobayashi also recorded victories over Cornell and Drexel.