College Squash Hall of Fame Player Profile: Katherine Allabough


The College Squash Association’s Hall of Fame is located at the University of Pennsylvania. The CSA is complementing the Hall of Fame plaques with brief online synopses of Hall of Fame players, coaches, and friends.


  • Player: Katherine Allabough
  • Inducted: 1995, WCSA Hall of Fame
  • School: Vassar College, Class of 1968
  • Individual Championships: 1965 and 1968

In 1965, as a first year student at Vassar, Katherine Allabough won the inaugural national intercollegiate tournament. The tournament, which was hosted by Wellesley, featured eight of the top women’s players in the nation.  As a senior in 1968, Allabough defeated Smith College’s Jane Slocum to win the individual title for the second time.

In addition to playing squash at Vassar, Allabough earned varsity letters in field hockey and tennis.


NOTE: The College Squash Association is trying to determine the finalists for the 1965, 1966, 1967, and 1970 women’s individual finals. If you know who played in the finals, please contact the CSA.