Around the Courts: College Squash Weekend Highlights (12/13/2009)


College Squash AssociationNorthampton, MA — The final matches of the semester were played this weekend.  College squash is officially on break for the semester, but don’t worry, will have plenty of articles, photos, and videos to keep you entertained for the rest of the month.

The big events this weekend were at Trinity and Rochester. The Princeton men were defeated by Rochester, 5-4 on Sunday. will have more detailed articles about these matches in the coming days.

Coaches and Team Contacts, please remember to enter your team’s results in the US Squash Scoring System on the day of each match.

Several teams will be taking trips in the coming weeks.  If any players or coaches are interested in documenting their trip for, please contact us.

Women’s Highlights

Smith College welcomed their Pioneer Valley neighbor Amherst College on Tuesday.  Amherst shutout the Pioneers.

Trinity hosted Columbia, Mount Holyoke, and Williams.  The Bantams went 27-0 in their individual matches. The key individual match up of the day, Williams’ Toby Eyre and Trinity’s Nour Bahgat, met in the number one match.  In the individual preseason rankings, Bahgat is ranked first, while Eyre is third.  Baghat prevailed in three games.

Williams defeated Mount Holyoke and Columbia to complete their afternoon in Hartford.

For complete results, please visit the Women’s Results page.

Men’s Highlights

In Hartford, Williams visited its NESCAC rival Trinity.  The Bantams defeated Williams 9-0. Trinity and Williams both blanked Columbia.

Princeton opened the weekend hosting the Naval Academy. Despite a five-game match between Princeton’s Clay Blackiston and Navy’s Hunter Bouchard, the Naval Academy ultimately lost 9-0.

On Sunday, second-ranked Princeton headed north for a showdown with number three ranked Rochester. The Yellowjackets won a close match, 5-4.

For complete results, please visit the Men’s Results page.