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Men's & Women's Squash Team & IndvDuncan Maxwell 2015

Squash Boasts What Advice Would You Give To Other No. 9 Players

What advice would you give to other No. 9 players across the country regarding their position on their college teams? Matthew Mackin—Trinity, senior Having played in the No. 9 position for the majority of my college squash career, the most important piece of advice I can give is to never underestimate your opponent. The college […]

2013 College Squash Individual Championships Amr Khaled Khalifa and Chris Abplanalp (St. Lawrence)

Upstate Upstarts: Rochester and St. Lawrence are Looking to Rock the Men’s College Squash Boat

By Bill Buckingham Photos by Michael Bello The wall of fame right outside the office of St. Lawrence University coach Chris Abplanalp, boasts plaques of former athletic stars, the most popular with the tour groups being a former wrestling standout (not to mention the top gladiator the school ever produced), By the name of Kirk […]

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2013-2014 College Squash Season Preview

By Dent Wilkins The 2013-2014 College Squash season promises to feature tight competition in both the Women’s and Men’s leagues, with teams looking to build on last year’s successes. Team rosters will be strengthened by an influx of top freshman, many of whom recently competed for the U.S. National Team at the World Junior Championships. […]

For forty years Bob Callahan has been the public face of the Princeton squash program, whether as a head-band wearing undergraduate, a coach leading a winter training trip to Egypt or during his famous speeches during player introductions.

Pastures New: Bob Callahan Retires From Princeton Squash After a Revolutionary Career

By James Zug It was never supposed to work out like this. In the summer of 1981, Princeton’s athletic director asked Bob Callahan, newly-married IBM salesman, to be on a search committee to find a new coach for the Princeton University men’s squash team. He was a recent alum, former captain and lived nearby. He […]

Stanford's Pamela Chua was given the Richey Award for Sportswoman of the Year.

2012-2013 College Squash Season Recap

By Anne Bello Certain names appear again and again in the College Squash Association’s championship history. By the time the 2012-2013 season was in the books, both the Harvard women and the Trinity men had recorded their fourteenth team championships. Harvard defeated Trinity 5-4 to win the Howe Cup, their third national title in four years. Trinity […]

Will's World

Will’s World Collaborative Calls

By Will Carlin On a cold, crisp Thursday evening thirty-one years ago, numerous vans started arriving at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. A light snowfall muffled the town, but most of the vehicles were filled with noisy, nervous young men. As the vans pulled into various hotels, laughter and high volume teasing could be heard […]

Dartmouth Squash December 2012

Celebrating Dartmouth Squash

This September in Hanover, New Hampshire, Dartmouth celebrated the 75th anniversary of the founding of its men’s squash team and the 40th anniversary of the founding of the women’s team. More than a hundred Big Green former players, parents, and coaches came to Hanover for the gala, the first of its kind for Dartmouth squash. Most of […]

Todd Harrity Makes it a Triple November 2012

Harrity Makes it a Triple

By James Zug Preston Quick directed the 28th annual Butcher/Ball/Ketcham National Intercollegiate Squash Doubles Championships in Philadelphia during the U.S. Open’s first weekend in October. The Racquet Club of Philadelphia again hosted, with Germantown Cricket Club providing two more courts. This enabled the Intercollegiates to offer a consolation for the first time, thus ensuring that […]

College Previews Emma Haley Wellesley October 2012

College Preview

By Anne Bello Photos by Michael Bello Throughout its history, college squash has lived in cycles. After all, only five men’s schools (Princeton, Yale, Harvard, Navy, and Trinity) and five women’s schools (Princeton, Yale, Harvard, Penn, and Trinity) have captured the nine-player national championship in the combined 108 seasons of college squash. Last season there […]