Franklin & Marshall College Diplomats
2021-2022 SEASON PREVIEW
- The Franklin & Marshall squash programs add another season to their storied history as Head Coach Gavin Jones enters his 11th season in charge.
- The women’s team made it to the final of the Walker Cup (C Division) in 2020, but breaking into the Top 16 is their goal for this season with 6 of their top 7 starters returning from two years ago.
- The F&M men lost Skillman Award finalist Sanjay Jeeva and five of his teammates to graduation, leaving several areas of need in the top of the ladder. A Top-16 finish is their main goal as well.
Head Coach: Gavin Jones
Assistant Coach: Ron Koenig
Women’s Team Captains: Audrey Berling, Emily Knapp
Men’s Team Captains: Matt Dukarm, Aryan Parekh, Allen Tompkins
Women’s Team Roster Updates
Returning Players: Audrey Berling, Emily Knapp, Emily Bartos, Samira Sankaran, Pratiksha Mishra, Zoe Quayle, Vanessa Lucero, Mimi Fairbanks, Adina Rubenstein
Graduated/Non-Returning Starting Players: Katherine Galambos, Grace Smith, Paisley Dianastasis, Anna-Rose Leder
Additions to 2021-2022 Roster: Cate Costin, Zarine Gidwaney, Iman Jaikishan, Aryaa Ogale, Gabby Ramos
Men’s Team Roster Updates
Returning Players: Aryan Parekh, Matthew Dukarm, Teddy Eill, Flavio Hinostroza, Allen Tompkins, Michael Betkowski
Graduated/Non-Returning Starting Players: Sanjay Jeeva, Shamseldeen Abbas, Yannis Senkel, Raunak Advani, Kingman Bassett, Brahm Brooks
Additions to 2021-2022 Roster: Marco DiFillipo, Tommy Fournaris, Samuel Freed, Juanber Hinostroza, Blake Newcomer, Petr Nohel, Jordan Sprecher, Michael Tallentire, Evann Tan
Teams’ Goal: To compete in every match and finish top 16
Women’s Key Matches: Dickinson, Middlebury, Wesleyan, Amherst,
Men’s Key Matches: Columbia, Dartmouth, MIT, Williams
Coach’s Quote: “Our expectations are to compete in every match, uphold good sportsmanship and continue to grow our culture.”
To read season previews for other CSA teams, please visit the 2021-2022 College Squash Season Previews page.