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Charles Braff

6'2''
Height
Junior
Class
Locust Valley, N.Y.
Hometown
Deerfield Academy
High School
Charles Braff - Men's Squash - Virginia Cavaliers

2023-24

  • Did not drop a game in Virginia’s three-match homestand against MIT, Harvard and Dartmouth, picking up three 3-0 victories
  • Picked up a dominant 11-4, 11-2, 11-2 win against at position 8 in the match against No. 2 Harvard
  • Opened the season with an 11-3, 11-5, 11-5 win against Navy at the 8 position

2022-23

  • Finished the season 6-2
  • Tallied a 3-0 victory over Tighe Mullarkey, helping UVA to a 9-0 win against Navy
  • Defeated Dartmouth’s David Rubin to help UVA to an 8-1 win over No. 10 Dartmouth
  • Won 3-0 against MIT’s Matt McManus at the sixth spot
  • Helped UVA to its fourth MASC Championship with a win at the sixth spot against Navy’s Alexander Orr
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll

2021-22

  • Played at the No. 8 position at top-ranked Penn (11/19), his first time playing in a scoring match  after playing at 10 at Yale (11/13)
  • Compiled an overall record of 9-3 for the Cavaliers
  • Tallied victories over six ranked opponents
  • Went undefeated at the MASC Championships including a crucial four-game victory over Drexel’s Gautam Nagpal in the final
  • Defeated No. 3 Trinity’s Utkarsh Baheti in five games in the first round of the CSA Team Championships

Background

  • Four-year starter and junior and senior captain at Deerfield Academy, helping the team finish third in the nation in 2019 and seventh in 2020
  • All-New England honorable mention as a sophomore
  • Compete at the 2016 British Junior Open and the 2017 Dutch Junior Open
  • Also ran cross country for two years and played JV lacrosse at Deerfield

Personal

  • Son of Meg Braff and Doug Braff
  • Younger brother of UVA squash alums William and Andrew Braff (’21)
  • Majoring in religious studies with a minor in real estate
VIRGINIA CAREER STATS
Year Overall
2021-22 9-3
2022-23 6-2
Total 15-5