Connecticut College: 2021-2022 Season Preview

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Connecticut College Camels

2021-2022 SEASON PREVIEW

  • Connecticut College, one of the few teams to play a match during the 2020-2021 season, will focus on team culture and chemistry to lead them to success this season.
  • The women’s team won the Epps Cup (D Division) in thrilling fashion in 2020 and will have their sights set on a Walker Cup (C Division) berth in 2022.
  • The men’s team brings in four new players who will aim to fill the roles left by four graduated starters as they work to break into the Top 25 in the rankings.

Head Coach:  Mike MacDonald

Women’s Team Captains:  Johanile Hurtado, Birgitta Salvesen-Quinn, Liliana Vazquez
Men’s Team Captains:  Billy Fleurima, Md Jawad, Luigi Pasquariello

Women’s Team Roster Updates
Returning Players
:  Johanile Hurtado, Liliana Vazquez, Birgitta Salvesen-Quinn, Angela Cao, Leslie Gonzalez, Tanya Mendoza
Graduated/Non-Returning Starting Players:  Denise Bonilla, Davis Lemay, Margaret Davey, Molly Carabatsos, Kayle Waterhouse, Noelle Giuliano
Additions to 2021-2022 Roster:  Ashley Breyer, Caroline Champa, Crystal Dixon, Karen Escalera, Rachel Matamoros, Isabel Schumacher

Men’s Team Roster Updates
Returning Players:  Md Jawad, Tyler Maguire, Billy Fleurima, Christopher Mach, Thomas Whittemore, James Nalle, Juan Hurtado, Demetrius Iatridis
Graduated/Non-Returning Starting Players:  James Andrew, Samuel Piller, Michael Rodriguez, Winston Simone, Kunal Sheth
Additions to 2021-2022 Roster:  Mike Achatz, Alex Lorenzo, Ryan Mach, Johor Mahir

Women’s Team Goal:  Continue developing our skills and team culture as we look to a full season of competition.
Men’s Team Goal:  Becoming a stronger team, both on and off the court.

Women’s Key Matches: Hamilton, Haverford, Wesleyan,
Men’s Key Matches: Hobart, Hamilton, Haverford, Wesleyan

Coach’s Quote: “After a hiatus of competition, we are recommitting ourselves to team squash, supporting each other, pushing to develop our skills, and strengthening the team culture to ultimately help us compete at our highest level.”

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