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Pierce Masuhara, second-year squash player, takes a breath during practice. The men's squash team will compete in the OUA championships in January.

Every week the Purple Pipe Podcast dedicates time to Mustang athletics. We talk to the athletes and coaches who matter most.

Episode 19 features Pierce Masuhara and Rob Stevens from the men's squash team, who will be searching for an all-time record 33rd straight OUA championship this weekend in St. Catharines.

Co-hosts Nathan Kanter and Hala Ghonaim talk with the two guests about the mental aspects of squash, new coach Derek Moore, why the two came to Western in the first place, how Western has been so good for so long and much more.

One guest nails all 20 questions of rapid fire in 56 seconds, but ultimately who wins comes down to the final round of Mustang Trivia.


Nathan is the digital managing editor for volume 109 of the Western Gazette. Nathan studied MTP for his undergrad, a mixture of MIT at Western and television broadcasting at Fanshawe, before receiving his masters in journalism from Western last year.

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