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Drexel: 2018-2019 Men’s College Squash Preview

Tue, 2018-10-30 08:17
Over the previous five seasons leading up to last year, the Drexel Men’s Squash team steadily marched up the rankings, finishing as high as sixth in 2017. With some key players missing from the roster last year, however, they took a step back, finishing the year in 13th place. One of the biggest missing pieces […]

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

Mon, 2018-10-29 15:01
Having fallen in the rankings as far as 11th five years ago, the Dartmouth Men’s Squash team looked to be falling prey to the growing parity in college squash.  The 2018-2019 season, however, showed what resurgence looks like, with the Big Green earning their highest ranking – fifth – since 2004. The leader among the […]

Mount Holyoke: 2018-2019 Women’s College Squash Season Preview

Mon, 2018-10-29 12:42
Two-time defending Seven Sisters Champions Mount Holyoke enters 2018-2019 looking to get the most out of this upcoming season.  They will certainly have the squad to do it with four incoming players scheduled to challenge for only two open spots in the starting order.  The two vacated spots carry quite a bit of weight as […]

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

Mon, 2018-10-29 10:23
Dickinson Squash gained varsity status only a short time ago, but already they have established themselves regular contenders and a tough out on any day. Now, with former coach Chris Sachvie moving on, the Red Devils will turn to another first-time head coach, Chris Fernandez, to help stay on the path to victory and success.  […]

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

Mon, 2018-10-29 07:53
While they achieved many great successes in 2018 finishing the year ranked third in the country, the Princeton Women’s Squash team could not match their seeding at the CSA Team National Championships, losing to Trinity in a closely contested semifinal.  This year, they are back with a vengeance, ready to battle to the peak of […]

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

Fri, 2018-10-26 14:59
The St. Lawrence University Women’s Squash program enters the 2018-2019 season looking to improve among Walker Cup competition while maintaining the level of sportsmanship and fair play that garnered them accolades last year.  It was the first time that the Saints earned the Chaffee Award, the College Squash Association’s top sportsmanship honor for a women’s […]

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

Fri, 2018-10-26 12:23
2017-2018 was a down season for Cornell Men’s Squash, and they will be excited about their prospects of bouncing back for this season.  Part of the reason for that optimism will be the strength of their squad and the competition they will face within their own team for starting spots.  Head Coach David Palmer’s team […]

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

Fri, 2018-10-26 10:42
As Head Coach Wendy Bartlett enters her 35th season in charge of the Trinity Bantams Women’s Squash program, she still maintains level expectations for her highly successful squad. “We are training hard on and off the court to be the best team we can be,” she says.  Achieving their best last season meant returning to […]

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

Fri, 2018-10-26 07:57
Second-year head coach Mike MacDonald enters the 2018-2019 season with high hopes for continued success.  In his first year, he piloted the Camels to 12 wins and an improved end-of-year ranking by one place. “Coming off a strong season for the [our] team, their dedication to fitness will help take the team to the next […]

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

Thu, 2018-10-25 15:17
With the departure of long tenured head coach Sakhi Khan, questions about who would take over the Colby squash programs loomed late into the summer.  Enter Chris Abplanalp, highly successful coach and educator who helped bring St. Lawrence University’s men’s squash program to national prominence.  Abplanalp inherits a bit of a project with a short […]

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

Thu, 2018-10-25 12:47
The Stanford Women’s Squash team has found a home in the top 8 of the CSA rankings in recent years, and, after temporarily creeping into the top 4 last year, they will hope to finish the year there in 2019. At coach Mark Talbott’s disposal this season will be what he calls “the strongest women’s […]

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

Thu, 2018-10-25 10:37
Columbia University’s Men’s Squash team will enter the 2018-2019 with high expectations, but it certainly will be difficult to top the success they achieved last year.  For starters, they were the first team other than Harvard, Yale, or Princeton to win the Ivy League Championship in 44 years. Columbia also matched its program-best final team […]

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

Thu, 2018-10-25 07:49
In rookie head coach Joe Raho’s first year at the helm of the Tufts Women’s Squash program, the team was able to maintain their previous level of success, finishing 19th in the CSA rankings for the second straight year.  With nine of the ten members of their starting lineup returning to this year’s squad and […]

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

Wed, 2018-10-24 15:09
After a season in which they set a program record for wins in a single year, Vassar Women’s Squash will turn their sights this year to improving their national ranking. Doing so and matching last year’s success rate could be tough as they lose five of last year’s top eight players in their lineup.  Coach […]

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

Wed, 2018-10-24 12:44
The Brown University Men’s Squash team and Coach Stuart LeGassick brought home some meaningful hardware after the 2017-2018 season, a trend of success that they will hope to continue this season.  First, Brown earned the CSA’s Men’s Sportsmanship Award, the Sloane Award, for the first time since 1997.  Pairing fair play with on-court success, the […]

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

Wed, 2018-10-24 10:37
While Wesleyan Women’s Squash will feature a deep lineup with eight of their ten starters from last year returning this season, the team may also have the biggest shoes to fill of any team in the College Squash Association this year.  Laila Samy graduated from Wesleyan this past spring with numerous accolades to her name: […]

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

Wed, 2018-10-24 07:53
The Bowdoin Men’s Squash team won the Conroy Cup at last year’s CSA Men’s Team National Championships, upsetting top seed Hobart in the final.  Coach Tomas Fortson’s team will look to build on that success as they embark on the 2018-2019 season on Nov. 1.  Bowdoin loses three players from last year’s starting lineup – […]

Chatham University Ready For Inaugural Men’s Varsity Squash Season

Wed, 2018-10-24 05:04
Less than one year ago, Chatham University Athletic Director Leonard Trevino announced that the school would be adding men’s and women’s squash teams to their profile of varsity sports programs.  Now, with the 2018-2019 squash season approaching quickly, one part of that plan is coming to fruition. At the end of October, Chatham kicks off […]

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

Tue, 2018-10-23 15:03
After accumulating the most wins in a season in program history and collecting their first team victory at the Liberty League Championship, the Bard College Men’s Squash team is making important strides in the development of their program.  Under Coach Craig Thorpe-Clark’s leadership, the team continues to add skilled players who have been gradually boosting […]

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

Tue, 2018-10-23 12:37
As the University of Virginia continues to build its squash programs into formidable varsity programs, one may mark the 2018-2019 season as the year they laid the foundation to jump yet another level.  While losing program taliswoman Carey Danforth to graduation will be tough, the nine other members of the starting lineup from last year’s […]