Boston College: 2013 – 2014 Women’s College Squash Season Preview

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Boston College Boston, MA — Boston College’s strong performance during the regular season made them the top seed in the D Division at last year’s Women’s National Team Championships. Virginia upset the Eagles in the semifinals, and BC ended up finishing 28th in the nation. This year, BC looks to move up into the top 25, which would mean either winning the Epps Cup or moving up a division. “We have three new young additions to the team that we believe will strengthen our ladder and help our program grow and become more competitive this year and in the future,” senior Cassandre Burke announces. “We are excited to add Carlie Ladda, Katherine Neuberger, and Alexis Ditomassi to our team this year.” Local rivals Tufts and Wellesley will be essential matches for the Eagles and should help determine their ranking position. However, the Eagles are looking forward to competing outside the Boston area. “Last year we traveled outside of Boston for more matches to increase our competitive exposure. This year we are excited to have also added Haverford and Bucknell to our schedule,” says Burke.

2012-2013 SEASON RECAP

Season Record: 4-8

Final Ranking: 28

Team Championships: 4th in the Epps Cup (D Division)

2013-2014 SEASON PREVIEW

Program Status: Emerging Club

Returning Players from Team Championships: 1. Lilly Havens (2014); 2. Cassandre Burke (2014); 3. Caroline Whelan (2016); 4. Mary Aidan Hanrahan (2015); 5. Madeline Bette (2014);  7. Caroline Kulig (2016); 8. Allison Goguen (2016); 9. Abigail Regan (2016)

Studying Abroad During the Fall Semester: 6. Alison Johnston (2015); 10. Kristy Barnes (2015)

Graduated/Non-Returning Players from 2012-2013 Team Championships: None

Additions to the 2013-2014 Roster: Carlie Ladda, Katherine Neuberger, and Alexis Ditomassi

Captain: Lilly Havens

Team Goals: Top 25 ranking

Key Matches: Tufts and Wellesley

To read other team previews, please visit the 2013-2014 College Squash Season Previews page.