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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 […]

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

Tue, 2018-10-23 10:27
Peter Robson’s men’s team will look to improve on their final 2018 ranking of 24 as they prepare for the 2018-2019 season.  All nine members of the starting roster from last year’s CSA Men’s Team Championships will return to the lineup this year, headlined by sophomore Terrence Wang, a 2018 Second Team All-NESCAC selection.  Wang […]

William Smith: 2018-2019 Women’s College Squash Season Preview

Tue, 2018-10-23 08:07
Reigning Liberty League Player of the Year Gabby Fraser returns to the William Smith lineup for her third year with the Herons and will lead a deep squad looking to build off of their Epps Cup Championship from last season.  Joining Fraser in the quest to improve upon their Number 25 team ranking is reigning […]

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

Mon, 2018-10-22 14:59
After finishing 12th in the country for the third time in four years, the Williams College women will look to break through that barrier in 2018-2019.  This will not be an easy task for Zafi Levy’s Ephs, who lose their top two players, First Team All-NESCAC performers Nicole Friedman and Hayley Parsons, to graduation.  Fortunately, […]

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

Mon, 2018-10-22 12:32
The Bates College Men’s Squash team returns a deep squad in 2018-2019, with nine of their top ten players from last year’s starting lineup set to play this season.  While the program loses All-NESCAC selection Anirudh Nambiar to graduation, the top of the order is experienced and ready to compete for a top-16 spot in […]

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

Mon, 2018-10-22 10:27
Yale Director of Squash Dave Talbott heads into the 2018-2019 season with a strong squad aiming to break back into the top three of the CSA women’s rankings.  He will do so with his four top players returning from a year ago, including First Team All-Ivy player Lucy Beecroft in the Number 1 position.  Although […]

Colby College Hires Chris Alplanalp as Head Squash Coach

Mon, 2018-10-15 10:16
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

Thu, 2018-10-11 08:32
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 […]