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Aly Hussein

Cairo, Egypt
Tabor Academy
High School
Aly Hussein - Men's Squash - Virginia Cavaliers


  • First Team All-America honors, his third time earning All-America honors and second time on the first team
  • MASC Men’s Player of the Year, his second time earning the honor
  • All-MASC First Team
  • Advanced to the semifinals of the CSA Individual Championships
  • Went 18-2 on the year with a 16-1 record at No. 1
  • Tallied straight games wins over 13 opponents throughout the season
  • Tallied a straight games win against Yale’s Siow Yee Xian
  • Defeated Jack Bell in straight games to help UVA to an 8-1 victory over No. 10 Dartmouth
  • Defeated Drexel’s Matias Knudsen in four games to help UVA to an 8-1 victory over No. 7 Drexel
  • Tallied wins against Cornell’s Veer Chotrani and Penn’s Nathan Kueh in straight games
  • Went 3-0 in matches at CSA Team Championships
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • Collected a career record of 52-8 at UVA


  • MASC Men’s Player of the Year
  • First-team All-MASC
  • Second team CSA All-American
  • Compiled an overall record of 16-4 to lead the Cavaliers
  • Competed at the No. 1 position in every match he participated in
  • Notched points against seven top-10 opponents
  • Went undefeated in at the MASC Championships in route to Virginia’s third consecutive title
  • Competed for the Pool Trophy (CSA A-Draw)
  • Named the first CSA Player of the Month for November (12/6)
  • Cracked the top-100 in the world by rising to No. 100 in the PSA rankings in September, moving up to a career-best No. 94 ranking in November
  • Picked up the highest-ranked win of his career, topping world No. 17 Youssef Ibrahim of Princeton in five games (11/20)
  • Won his first three matches each in three games
  • Secured the Cavaliers’ win against Cornell by battling back from an 0-2 deficit to win in five games (11/21)


  • Won the title at the 2021 Odense Open in Odense, Denmark, to qualifying for the 2021 PSA World Championships in Chicago (6/20)
  • Faced World No. 12 Saurav Ghosal in the opening round of the PSA World Championships, falling 11-1, 11-5, 11-5 (7/14)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • Did not compete in collegiate matches


  • Named a first-team All-American, first Cavalier to earn the first-team honor from the CSA
  • Competed in the Pool bracket at the CSA Individual Championships
  • Recorded an 18-2 overall record
  • Won 11 matches playing at the top of the Cavaliers’ ladder
  • Went undefeated in the Potter cup
  • Named the team’s MVP for the season
  • Advanced to the quarterfinals in the Pool tournament
  • Lost just one match during the regular season
  • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll


  • Competed at four U.S. Junior Squash Championships, finishing as the U19 runner-up in 2018, the U17 runner-up in 2016 and the U15 runner-up in 2014
  • Named a high school All-American
  • Advanced to the semifinals at the U.S. Junior Squash U19 Championships in 2017 and was a quarterfinalist that same year at the World Junior Championships in New Zealand
  • Won the New England title in 2017, 2018 and 2019, and was named the MVP for all three seasons
  • Recorded three undefeated seasons during his high school career while playing as Tabor Academy’s No. 1.
  • Ranks second in the U.S. Squash men’s 20-plus age group and ranks fourth overall according to the organization


  • Son of Mohamed Hussein and Dina Tantawy
  • Has two sisters Zeina and Mariam
  • Also competed for high school track and field and cross country team, winning the New England championship in cross country and track and field in 2016 and 2018
  • Won the ISL championship in cross country in 2017 and 2018 and in track and field in 2018
  • Foreign Affairs major