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College Squash Weekend Preview, February 2-4

An active weekend of college competition will be highlighted by several league championships. The NESCAC will host its men’s and women’s championships at Hamilton, and the Liberty League will host its men’s championship at Vassar.

At the NESCAC Championships, the Trinity men and women enter as top seeds, with both squads aiming to win their 12th straight division crown. The No. 2 seeds are Bates on the men’s side and Williams on the women’s.

St. Lawrence—ranked No. 4 nationally—enters as the top seed in the Liberty League Men’s Championship. Second seed Rochester will aim to capture an upset, while St. Lawrence looks to make it a double after its women’s team won the women’s Liberty League title last weekend.

On Saturday, the final unbeaten women’s teams will clash as No. 2 Harvard hosts No. 1 Princeton. The match will determine the top team in the country for next week’s Dunlop CSA rankings, and potentially the No. 1 seed for women’s nationals at Harvard February 16-18. Defending national champions Harvard have lost only two individual matches across eight team contests this season and defeated No. 3 Trinity 8-1 Monday night. The Princeton women defeated rival Penn 6-3 on Wednesday night.

Cornell will be on the road for Ivy league matches against Yale and Brown. On Wednesday, the No. 15 Cornell men earned an upset over No. 14 Navy while the No. 8 Cornell women’s team narrowly beat No. 9 Drexel 5-4. In other Ivy League action, the No. 5 Dartmouth men will defend their new ranking against No. 6 Penn and No. 7 Princeton.

View the full college schedules here:
College Squash Men’s Schedule
College Squash Women’s Schedule

Live Scoring will be available for many matches during the weekend on Club Locker.