Cornell Big Red men's squash

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Cornell Big Red men's squash
UniversityCornell University
First season1956-57
Head coachDavid Palmer (2nd season)
LeagueCollege Squash Association
ConferenceIvy League
LocationIthaca, New York
VenueBelkin International Squash Courts
RivalriesColumbia, Rochester, Western Ontario
NicknameBig Red
ColorsCarnelian Red and White[1]

The Cornell Big Red men's squash team is the intercollegiate men's squash team for Cornell University located in Ithaca, New York. The team competes in the Ivy League within the College Squash Association. The team was established in 1956. They play at the Belkin International Squash Courts at the Reis Tennis Center. The head coach is currently Australian former world number 1, David Palmer.


Mark Devoy coached the team for 12 seasons from 2004 to 2016. He led the Big Red to be a steady presence in the top 8 nationally, with a 126-89 career record. The Big Red finished as high as 6th in the country during Devoy's tenure. Palmer replaced both Mark and Julee Devoy (women's head coach) before the 2016-2017 season. Palmer is the third former world number 1 currently coaching a college squash team, joining Drexel's John White and MIT's Thierry Lincou.

Year-by-year results[edit]

Men's Squash[edit]

Updated March 2018.[2]

Year Wins Losses Ivy League Overall
2010–2011 10 6 3rd 6th
2011–2012 13 7 4th 4th
2012–2013 16 6 3rd (Tie) 8th
2013–2014 10 7 3rd 6th
2014–2015 9 9 6th 11th
2015–2016 9 9 5th 10th
2016–2017 7 12 7th 12th
2017–2018 6 15 8th 16th


Current roster[edit]

Updated March 2018.[3]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
3 United States Jordan Brail Sr. 2014 New York City, New York
Israel Liad Hare Sr. 2014 Ra'anana, Israel
England Sebastian Obieta-Chichizola Sr. 2014 London, England
5 United States Ian Rothweiler Sr. 2014 Radnor, Pennsylvania
3 United States Andrew Stone Sr. 2014 Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
United States Benjamin Francis Sr. 2015 Baltimore, Maryland
Republic of Ireland Nikita Gilevskiy Jr. 2015 Bray, Ireland
2 United States Perry Hanson Jr. 2015 Pennington, New Jersey
6 United States Alex Jung Jr. 2015 Basking Ridge, New Jersey
United States Andrew Muran Jr. 2015 Oyster Bay, New York
9 United States Kenan Ong Jr. 2015 Chatham, New Jersey
1 United States Nikhil Iyer So. 2018 Cincinnati, Ohio
7 United States Max Mailman So. 2016 Stamford, Connecticut
1 Sweden Nick Goth Errington So. 2018 Stockholm, Sweden
8 United States Jared Scherl So. 2016 Tenafly, New Jersey
7 United States V. Luke Park Fr. 2017 New York City, New York
4 Ukraine Illia Presman Fr. 2017 Kiev, Ukraine
India Yohann Surti Fr. 2017 Mumbai, India

Notable former players[edit]

Notable alumni include:

  • Nick Sachvie '14, Highest world ranking of no. 64, Ivy League Rookie of the Year, 4x All-American and 4x All-Ivy. [4]


  1. ^ "Colors". Cornell University Brand Center. Retrieved July 17, 2019.
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  3. ^ "Roster".
  4. ^ "Nick Sachvie - 2013-14 Men's Squash". Retrieved 19 March 2018.

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