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Aly Hussein

5'8''
Height
Junior
Class
Cairo, Egypt
Hometown
Tabor Academy
High School / Club
Aly Hussein - Men's Squash - Virginia Cavaliers

2021-22
• Cracked the top-100 in the world by rising to No. 100 in the PSA rankings in September

2020-21
• 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

2019-20
• 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

Background
• 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

Personal
• 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