CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Aly Hussein of the Virginia men’s squash team has been named the Mid-Atlantic Squash Conference Men’s Player of the Year and has become the second consecutive Cavalier to earn the honor the league announced Thursday.
Hussein collects the MASC Men’s Player of the Year award after a season in which he led his team in both wins (16) and win-percentage (.850) while competing at the first position in each match he participated in. Hussein guided Virginia to its third consecutive MASC title, winning all three of his matches in the tournament. After earning a bid to the Pool Trophy, the A division of the CSA Individual Championship, Hussein earned second-team All-American status.
Hussein becomes the second consecutive Cavalier to claim the MASC Men’s Player of the Year award as Omar El Torkey captured the honor in 2019-20.
MASC Player of the Year Awards:
Men’s Player of the Year: Aly Hussein (Virginia)
Women’s Player of the Year: Karina Tyma (Drexel)