Haverford College: 2022-2023 Season Preview

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2022-2023 Season Preview 

  • Haverford’s teams finished the 2021-2022 season on a high note by eclipsing some familiar foes at the team championships. 2023 presents a new opportunity to reach new heights.
  • The women’s team welcomes two newcomers to fill two starting spots that were vacated by graduating seniors. They will likely fight for D Division glory in February.
  • The Haverford men return five of their top six players on their ladder and add some key recruits who should factor into the system right away.

Head Coach: Niki Clement

Women’s Team Captains: Caroline Smith
Men’s Team Captains: Quinton Crawford and John Collins

Women’s Team Roster
Catherine Fortin
Aman Hamdard
Maya Johnson-Fraidin
Zahra Khan
Emi Krishnamurthy
Caroline Smith
Maisie Smith
Ariana Solecki
Amelia Stevens
Lyvia Yan
Emilia Zegers
Keaidi Zhang

Women’s Team Goal: The Haverford women’s team has been successful at building a strong team culture, continuing to develop technique and tactics, and striving to master the mental aspects of the game. This year, the team continues to pursue those goals and achieve them at even greater levels, as we gear up for some exciting new match-ups, and the always-exciting competitors we face each season.
Women’s Key Matches: Conn College, Vassar, Mount Holyoke, Wesleyan, Denison

Men’s Team Roster
Zadoc Bond
John Collins
Quinton Ayres Crawford
Garret Fantini
Aaryaman Jaising
Peter Lehv
Alikhan Nurkhaidarov
Ted Pyle
Benjamin Schiltz
Kai Schinaman
Mathew Sullivan
Noah Tunis

Men’s Team Goal: The Haverford men’s team is always striving to improve upon all aspects of the game, including fitness, general skill, tactical decisions and technique. The team expects to compete at its best against our most exciting rivals and continue to improve as players and as a team while doing so.
Men’s Key Matches: Conn College, Wesleyan, Navy, Denison

Quote from Coach: “The Haverford Women’s Squash team did some of its best work last season to date when it comes to competing hard, improving skill, and maintaining mental focus. They are a passionate group of players that are eager to represent their teammates to the best of their ability and fight hard for what they want. I am so excited for what they will achieve this year as a team.”

“The Haverford Men’s Squash team has put in the work during the off-season, and is laser-focused on what it wants to achieve this year. The team is composed of experienced upperclassmen and eager underclassmen, all of whom are determined to get to work, are committed to their team, and are hungry to play to the very best of their ability every time they get on court to represent Haverford. This group of people always impresses me and I am humbled to be a part of a program where there is such unanimous commitment, high achievement and pure fun”.