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Yale: 2018-2019 Men’s College Squash Season Preview

Tue, 2018-11-13 14:49
Before last season, the Yale Men’s Squash team had competed in every A Division (Potter Cup) competition over at least the last 20 years. Yet after reaching the apex of the college game with a CSA National Championship in 2016, the Bulldogs founds themselves on the outside looking in only two years later.  Head Coach […]

Amherst: 2018-2019 Women’s College Squash Season Preview

Tue, 2018-11-13 11:46
For four straight years, the Amherst College Women’s Squash team ended up just on the outside of the Top 16 looking in, albeit with three Walker Cup championships.  In 2018, they finally broke through to Kurtz Cup play for the first time since 2013. With hopes of retaining or improving on their position, Head Coach […]

Williams: 2018-2019 Men’s College Squash Season Preview

Tue, 2018-11-13 09:01
Although none of the drops have been drastic, the Williams College Men’s Squash team has fallen down the rankings for five straight seasons – from 14 in 2014 to 21 last season.  In an injury-riddled campaign that fell somewhat short of expectations, the Ephs still placed three players on the All-NESCAC teams and gained valuable […]

Wesleyan: 2018-2019 Men’s College Squash Season Preview

Mon, 2018-11-12 15:37
Two years ago, the Wesleyan Men’s Squash team finished its fourth straight season ranked in the top 20 in the country.  In the past two seasons, however, the team’s rankings have declined, finishing 25th in 2017 and 31st in 2018.  The individual highlight of 2018 was freshman Sean Choi winning the 2018 NESCAC Rookie of […]

Bard: 2018-2019 Women’s College Squash Season Preview

Mon, 2018-11-12 11:53
In its first season as varsity program, the Bard College Women’s Squash team competed well, earning the first three wins in program history and finishing the year with a ranking of 40.  With experienced Head Coach Craig Thorpe-Clark at the helm, Bard’s team has a great leader to help develop their fundamentals, approach to the […]

Vassar: 2018-2019 Men’s College Squash Season Preview

Mon, 2018-11-12 09:15
In the 2017-2018 season, the Vassar Men’s Squash team had the most number of wins in a season since 2012 and the most in any season of Head Coach David Ames’s tenure in Poughkeepsie. With two wins at the CSA team championships in February, Ames and his squad will look to carry that end-of-season momentum […]

Western Ontario: 2018-2019 Men’s College Squash Season Preview

Fri, 2018-11-09 15:20
With a mix of Canadian and American intercollegiate competition on the team’s schedule, the University of Western Ontario’s Men’s Squash program meets a wide variety of teams and players over the course of a season. As far as American competition is concerned, Western comported themselves well, winning 10 matches and earning an 11th place finish […]

Bates: 2018-2019 Women’s College Squash Season Preview

Fri, 2018-11-09 13:47
The Bates Women’s Squash program had a lot to be proud of by the end of the 2017-2018 season.  After placing a program-record four players on the All-NESCAC teams, the Bobcats took home some hardware from the CSA Team Championships with a win over Dickinson in the Walker Cup final.  Over the past four seasons, […]

Virginia: 2018-2019 Men’s College Squash Season Preview

Fri, 2018-11-09 11:21
As the University of Virginia’s Men’s Squash program kicks off their 2018-2019 season, they seemingly have a lot to look forward to.  The team finished with a ranking of 14 at the end of the last season, their first as a varsity program, which is a remarkable achievement for such a new program.  From the […]

Bowdoin: 2018-2019 Women’s College Squash Season Preview

Fri, 2018-11-09 09:01
After spending several years in the Walker Cup (C Division) competition, Bowdoin College’s Women’s team slipped in the rankings slightly in 2017.  Down to 24th that year, the Polar Bears were not able to recover last year, finishing with a ranking of 26 last season.  For the 2018-2019 season, Head Coach Tomas Fortson wants his […]

Tufts: 2018-2019 Men’s College Squash Season Preview

Thu, 2018-11-08 15:49
The Tufts Jumbos Men’s Squash team is poised to make an impact this season, both in NESCAC league play and in the national picture.  With maybe the only team in the CSA who did not graduate any members of the starting lineup, second-year Head Coach Joe Raho will have an experienced group with which to […]

Brown: 2018-2019 Women’s College Squash Season Preview

Thu, 2018-11-08 13:39
Despite new teams, increased parity, and a roster that changes every year, the Brown University Women’s Squash team has been the epitome of consistency in recent years.  For five years straight, the Bears have finished the year ranked 11th in the CSA Women’s Team Rankings, including last year when they entered the Team Championships in […]

Trinity: 2018-2019 Men’s College Squash Season Preview

Thu, 2018-11-08 11:41
The numbers from last season say all you need to know about the dominance of CSA Men’s National Team Champions Trinity College.  20 wins and zero losses.  Three CSA All-America selections. Six All-NESCAC awardees, including the NESCAC Player of the Year, Michael Craig. One conference championship and one national championship.  Head Coach Paul Assaiante and […]

Colby: 2018-2019 Women’s College Squash Season Preview

Thu, 2018-11-08 08:57
After reaching their highest ranking in this decade in 2015 – Number 19 – the Colby College Women’s Squash team has settled back into the lower half of the C Division rankings over the past few years. Enter Chris Abplanalp, formerly the head coach of the men’s and women’s squash teams at St. Lawrence with […]

Columbia: 2018-2019 Women’s College Squash Season Preview

Wed, 2018-11-07 16:21
The Columbia Lions Women’s Squash team has made a gradual march up the rankings to a solid place in the bottom half of the Howe Cup (A Division) draw, but in recent years they have stalled there. 2018 was a possible breakthrough year, with Columbia beating Penn in the regular season for the first time […]

St. Lawrence: 2018-2019 Men’s College Squash Season Preview

Wed, 2018-11-07 13:39
Last season, St. Lawrence Men’s Squash battled through an injury-plagued season to still finish ranked 4th in the country and to win their fifth straight Liberty League championships.  Many figured 2018 was their year to compete for the National Championship, but it was not to be.  Now the Saints face a great deal of uncertainty […]

Princeton: 2018-2019 Men’s College Squash Season Preview

Tue, 2018-11-06 16:03
The Princeton Men’s Squash team returned to Potter Cup (A Division) competition in 2018 for the first time since the 2012-2013 season.  They squeaked in under the wire in 8th position last season, but the Tigers have a roster that is built to secure their position in Potter Cup play for a few more years. […]

Cornell: 2018-2019 Women’s College Squash Season Preview

Tue, 2018-11-06 13:22
The Cornell Women’s Squash team has participated in Howe Cup (A Division) play at the CSA Team Naitonal Championships for the last ten years. 2018 is the closest the Big Red have come to falling out of the top 8, finishing the regular season in 8th place and playing to their seed in the postseason.  […]

Penn: 2018-2019 Men’s College Squash Season Preview

Tue, 2018-11-06 11:33
Over the last month of the regular season in 2018, the Penn Men’s Squash team endured a grueling stretch of nine matches, including seven contests against teams ranked in the top 9 in the country at the time.  Six of those matches finished with a 5-4 final team score, and Penn had a 3-3 record […]

Dartmouth: 2018-2019 Women’s College Squash Season Preview

Tue, 2018-11-06 09:02
Following two straight Kurtz Cup championships in 2016 and 2017, the Dartmouth Women’s Squash team took a small step back in 2018, falling to familiar Kurtz Cup final opponent Drexel.  That was actually Dartmouth’s fifth Kurtz Cup final in six years, dropping their record to such matches to 3-3. The last time the Big Green […]