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Middlebury College: 2021-2022 Season Preview

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  • Squash fans will be forgiven if they do not recognize the Middlebury college teams this season, as each team graduated six out of nine starters from the 2020 Team Championships.
  • This puts Mark Lewis’s teams in rebuilding mode eager to focus on team culture and prepping the new players to peak at the end of the season.
  • With only a couple of matches scheduled for the first semester, the teams will have time to gel and prepare for a grueling schedule right after the new year.

Head Coach:  Mark Lewis
Assistant Coach:  David Cromwell

Women’s Team Captain:  Ideal Dowling
Men’s Team Captains:  Teddy Best, Nate Moll

Women’s Team Roster Updates
Returning Players
:  Ideal Dowling, Gwen Davis, Caroline Arena, Grace Santoro, Maya McDonough
Graduated/Non-Returning Starting Players:  Virginia Schaus, Natalie Madden, Emily Beinkampen, Natasha Lowitt, Anne Glassie, Mira Chugh
Additions to 2021-2022 Roster:  Maya Bardorf, Abby Holding, Eva Finney, Eliza King Freedman, Firdaus Shallo, Kieran Suntha, Evan Weiss

Men’s Team Roster Updates
Returning Players
:  Nate Moll, PK Keller, Alex Stimpson, Oliver Leeds, Theodore Best
Graduated/Non-Returning Starting Players:  Nick Bermingham, Will Cembalest, Jacob Ellen, Jacob Kagan, Wiatt Hinton, Alexander Merrill, Alex Giles
Additions to 2021-2022 Roster:  Alexis Ballo, Nathan Feinstein, Carter Joyce, Kian Lalji, Sean Le Mesurier, Will Lichstein, Omar Nemr, Andrew Patty, Liam Patty, Julian Sandoval

Teams’ Goal:  Move up in the B division

Women’s Key Matches: Bates, Hamilton, Franklin & Marshall, Amherst
Men’s Key Matches: NESCAC schedule, St. Lawrence, Navy

Quote: “We lost a lot of players and we are rebuilding with new players with tons of passion and we expect to compete well against every team we play.”

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