The women’s squash team is consistently ranked in the top 15 nationally among all divisions in collegiate squash. The team plays in a state-of-the-art nine-court squash facility that opened in the fall of 2013.
Middlebury has enjoyed some great seasons, including the 2004-06 years where the program captured three-consecutive Walker Cup titles. The 2010 team set a school record with 20 wins, ending the year with a 20-9 mark and a national ranking of 13th. In 2008-09, the Middlebury women’s team also garnered a 13th-place laurel posting a 19-8 record. The team finished ranked a program-best 11th at the conclusion of the 2011-12 campaign.
The Panthers have reached the semifinal round of the NESCAC Tournaments in each of the last eight seasons. Middlebury finished second in 2011 and 2012, with a third-place finish in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Middlebury is a member of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) which includes Amherst, Bates, Bowdoin, Colby, Connecticut College, Hamilton, Trinity, Tufts, Wesleyan and Williams. The squash schedule also includes challenges from some of the region’s top teams.