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Colby College Hires Chris Alplanalp as Head Squash Coach

College Squash News - Mon, 2018-10-15 11:16
Chris Alplanalp, formerly the head coach of men’s and women’s squash at St. Lawrence University, has been hired to the same position at Colby College, the college announced on Friday. After spending 13 years at St. Lawrence, where he and his teams amassed numerous accolades, Alplanalp returns to the New England Small College Athletic Conference […]

Christopher Fernandez Hired as Head Coach of Dickinson Squash

College Squash News - Thu, 2018-10-11 09:32
On Tuesday, October 9, 2018, Dickinson College announced the hire of Christopher Fernandez as the new head coach of their men’s and women’s squash programs. A 2015 graduate of St. Lawrence University, Fernandez arrives at Dickinson from New York City, where he was the Director of Squash at CitySquash. He was also the head squash […]

2018 U.S. Intercollegiate Squash Doubles Championships

College Squash News - Thu, 2018-09-20 14:46
The 2018 U.S. Intercollegiate Squash Doubles Championships will be held alongside the FS Investments U.S. Open for the eighth year in Philadelphia, October 5-7.  The Arlen Spector Pennsylvania JCT will also be hosted the same weekend at the Philadelphia Cricket Club. There is no entry fee, and all participants receive free General Admission tickets to […]

U.S. Women Finish With Win Over Czech Republic

US Squash News - Sat, 2012-11-17 19:01

The United States defeated the Czech Republic to finish in 13th place overall at the 2012 Women's World Team Championship in Nimes, France. Sabrina Sobhy gave the U.S. the early lead with a straight game win over Anna Klimundova and the match was clinched when Natalie Grainger stopped Olga Ertlova, also in three straight.

U.S. Sweeps Mexico

US Squash News - Fri, 2012-11-16 16:08

The United States defeated Mexico in three straight matches and will now face the Czech Republic in the 13/14 playoff at the 2012 Women's World Team Championship in Nimes France.

South Africa Defeats U.S. at Worlds

US Squash News - Thu, 2012-11-15 17:27

South Africa defeated the United States, 2-1, in the 9/16 playoff round at the 2012 Women's World Team Championship in Nime, France. The U.S will now face Mexico, who lost to the Netherlands.

U.S. Bows to Australia

US Squash News - Thu, 2012-11-15 17:18

Defending champion Australia swept the United States 3-0, advancing to the quarterfinals at the 2012 Women's World Team Championship in Nimes, France. Next up for the U.S. is South Africa, which nearly upset fourth seeded Hong Kong in their round of 16 match.

U.S. Women Top Japan to Advance at World Championships

US Squash News - Tue, 2012-11-13 18:43

The U.S. Women secured a position in the round of 16 by defeating Japan, 2-1, in the final round of pool play at the 2012 Women's World Team Championships in Nimes, France. The U.S. will now face defending champion Australia, with a quarterfinal berth on the line.

U.S. Drops Opener to New Zealand

US Squash News - Tue, 2012-11-13 10:22

New Zealand defeated the United States 3-0 in the first round of pool play at the 2012 Women's World Team Championships in Nimes, France. The U.S. squares off today against Japan, who also fell to New Zealand, in the final match of Pool E.

U.S. Set for Pool Play in France

US Squash News - Mon, 2012-11-12 10:24

The United States will open pool play today when they face a tough New Zealand squad at the 2012 Women's World Team Championships in Nimes, France. The U.S., seeded 12th and assigned to Pool E, which also includes Japan, will be led by Natalie Granger playing in the #1 position, followed by Sabrina Sobhy and Olivia Fiechter. Maria Elena Ubina is the alternate, replacing the injured Kristen Lange.

Impact of Hurricane Sandy on U.S. SQUASH

US Squash News - Wed, 2012-10-31 15:36

Many across the entire Northeast are clearly adversely affected by the severity of the recent storm. Foremost, we wish to express our concern for all those in the squash community and sincerely hope that you and your family are safe.

Canada Tops U.S. to Win Can-Am Cup

US Squash News - Mon, 2012-10-29 11:20

Canada defeated the United States 43.5-40.5 to win th 2012 Can-Am Cup title this past weekend in Buffalo, NY. The bi-annual doubles squash tournament featured the best teams from both countries in open and age group competition.

Can-Am Cup Set for Buffalo

US Squash News - Fri, 2012-10-26 13:50

The 2012 Can-Am Cup, the bi-annual doubles squash tournament between the United States and Canada, will be held this weekend, October 26-28, in Buffalo, New York. This exciting, Ryder Cup like competition, will feature the best doubles teams from both countries.

World Squash Day Celebrated

US Squash News - Thu, 2012-10-25 08:47

More than 800 clubs representing 40,000 players registered to take part in the World Squash Day Challenge which demonstrated global support for the sport’s 2020 Olympic bid. World Squash Federation Chief Executive Andrew Shelley said, “It was wonderful to see the worldwide squash community come together in one massive match. It clearly illustrated the passion the whole sport has for squash’s Olympic bid, as well as promoting squash at the national and local level.

World Squash Day Success

US Squash News - Thu, 2012-10-25 08:45

Congratulations to Alan Thatcher, founder of World Squash Day, on another very successful global Squash Day event on October 20. It was great to see the international community of squash lovers come together in a united effort to raise awareness of squash and heighten the support of our Olympic bid on this special day.

Seattle Hosts Howe Cup

US Squash News - Tue, 2012-10-23 09:54

25 teams participated as the 2012 U.S. Women's Team Squash Championship ( Howe Cup) was held at the Seattle Athletic Club in Seattle, Washington, this past weekend. The home court advantaged Seattle teams secured championship wins in the A, B and D divisions. The National Capital Squashers from Washington, DC, claimed the C division title.

October 20th is World Squash Day

US Squash News - Thu, 2012-10-18 15:51

World Squash Day will take place this Saturday, October 20th. Squash players all over the world are uniting to create the biggest squash match in history, with two teams playing in one global event designed to back the sport’s bid for a place in the 2020 Olympic Games.

Ashour and David Win OpenTitles

US Squash News - Mon, 2012-10-15 12:17

Ramy Ashour swept past Greg Gaultier in three straight games to capture the men's title while Nicol David turned back a determined Raneem El Weleily in four games to win the women's top prize at the 2012 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships in Philadelphia, PA.

Watch the U.S. Open Finals Live on ESPN3

US Squash News - Fri, 2012-10-12 14:13

Ramy Ashour and Nicol David will take center stage this evening as they look to add the 2012 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championship title to their already sparkling resumes. Ashour will face off against Greg Gaultier in the men's final while David takes on Raneem El Weleliy for the women's crown. You can watch all of the action live from Philadelphia on ESPN3.

Ashour and Matthew to Meet in Marquee Semifinal

US Squash News - Thu, 2012-10-11 18:03

After epic five game wins in the quarterfinals, Ramy Ashour and Nick Matthew will face off tonight in the semifinals of the 2012 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships in Philadelphia, PA. On the women's side, Nicol David looks to reach the finals as she squares off against Joelle King.

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