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Amherst College: 2021-2022 Squash Season Preview

Amherst College Mammoths


  • First season with competition under head coach Busani Xaba
  • Extensive turnover on both men’s and women’s rosters creates open opportunities for new roster additions
  • Women’s team aiming to reach Kurtz Cup (B Division) play after winning Summers Cup (C Division) in 2020
  • Men’s team will battle with several other NESCAC foes for conference accolades and Top-20 national positioning

Head Coach:  Busani Xaba
Assistant Coach:  Thijs van der Pluijm

Women’s Team Captains:  Keeley Osborn, Lily Soroko
Men’s Team Captains:  Andrew Leung, Charlie Sutherby

Women’s Team Roster Updates
Returning Players
:  Daksha Pathak, Lauren Weil, Lilly Soroko, Margaret Werner, Keeley Osborn, Emma Spencer, Kathryn Parker,
Graduated/Non-Returning Starting Players:  Caroline Conway, Riddhi Sampat, Pierson Klein, Katherine Correia, Jenna Finkelstein
Additions to 2021-2022 Roster:  Tana Delalio, Callie Delalio, Margaret Pearson, Blair Englert, Isabelle Tilney-Sandberg, Supriya Chang, Tanmai Pathak, Fances Burton

Men’s Team Roster Updates
Returning Players:  Robinson Armour, Charlie Sutherby, Adam Lichtmacher, Terrence Wang, Nathaniel Mosse, Andrew Leung, Pavan Nagaraj, Rohil Bathija, John Grissom, Shayan Hussain, Alexander Schwartz
Graduated/Non-Returning Starting Players:  Robert Parker, Reggie Brewster, Christopher Zimmerman, Mitchell Ford
Additions to 2021-2022 Roster:  Ben Goldstein, Matthew Granovsky, Abhimanyu Gupta, Walter Huffman, Neal Malani, Kedar Nagaraj, Yeshwin Sankuratri, Kaetu Wleh

Team Goal:  Team leadership to learn how to communicate about DEI. Doing the best we can for each other.

Women’s Key Matches: Franklin & Marshall, Bates, Middlebury, Tufts
Men’s Key Matches: Navy, Bowdoin, Colby, Bates

To read season previews for other CSA teams, please visit the 2021-2022 College Squash Season Previews page.