2016-17 Women's Squash News

  • NESCAC Winter All-Academic Team Members Honored
    March 09, 2017
    The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) has announced its 2016-17 Winter All-Academic Selections. To be honored, a student-athlete must have reached sophomore academic standing and be a varsity letter winner with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.40. A transfer student must have completed one year of study at the institution. The following are Middlebury's 128 representatives, the highest among the 11 conference institutions.
  • NESCAC Winter All-Sportsmanship Teams Announced
    March 08, 2017
    The New England Small College Athletic Conference announced its Winter All-Sportsmanship Team for each winter sport sponsored by the conference. The All-Sportsmanship Team is composed of one student-athlete from each institution for each sport and is selected by the players and coaches from their respective team for their positive contributions to sportsmanship. The student-athlete selected must be in good academic standing and a member of the team at the conclusion of the season in order to be eligible for selection.
  • Glassie, Kuijpers, Comai Take Part in CSA Individual Championships
    March 05, 2017
    Middlebury women's squash players Anne Glassie, Beatrijs Kuijpers and Alexa Comai each participated in the College Squash Association (CSA) Individual Championships held inside Dartmouth’s Berry Squash Courts. Glassie claimed the consolation title with a 1-1 record in the Holleran Cup West bracket of 16 players, while Kuijpers went 1-1 in the Holleran East draw and Comai dropped both of her matches in the Holleran North bracket.
  • Three Women’s Squash Players to Compete in CSA Individual Championships
    March 02, 2017
    Three members of the Middlebury College women’s squash team will compete in the 2017 CSA Individual Championships from March 3-5. Sophomore Alexa Comai (Haverford, Pa.) and Beatrijs Kuijpers (Brooklyn, N.Y.) along with rookie Anne Glassie (Newport, R.I.) will each compete in the Holleran Cup draws. The event is taking place at the Berry Squash Courts and will be hosted by Dartmouth.
  • Middlebury Women’s Squash Wins Clarence C. Chaffee Award
    February 27, 2017
    During the recent College Squash Association (CSA) Team National Championships, the national organization announced that the Middlebury College women's squash team and head coach Mark Lewis have been recognized as the winners of the Clarence C. Chaffee Award for the 2016-17 season. The announcement marks the fourth time in Middlebury women's squash history that the school has received the Chaffee Award.
  • Women's Squash Loses to Bates at CSA Team Nationals
    February 26, 2017
    The Middlebury women's squash team fell to Bates by a score of 6-3 in the Kurtz Cup's 15th/16th-place match at the CSA National Team Championship. Sunday’s match took place the Lawrenceville School in New Jersey. The Panthers finish the season ranked 16th-nationally with a record of 9-12.
  • Panthers Fall to Virginia at CSA Team Nationals
    February 25, 2017
    Middlebury fell to #12 Virginia by a 6-3 score on Saturday in the Kurtz Cup consolation semifinal at the CSA Women's Squash National Team Championship. The event is being hosted by Princeton at the Jadwin Center. The 16th-ranked Panthers (9-11) return to action Sunday at 1:30 p.m. for the 15th/16th-place match against #15 Bates.
  • Women’s Squash Falls to Dartmouth at CSA Team Nationals
    February 24, 2017
    The 16th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team fell to #9 Dartmouth by a 9-0 score on Friday in the Kurtz Cup quarterfinal round at the CSA National Team Championship. The event is being hosted by Princeton at the Jadwin Courts. The Panthers (9-10) return to action Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in a consolation semifinal match against #12 Virginia.
  • Kuijpers Named All-NESCAC Honoree, Lewis Selected Coach of the Year
    February 23, 2017
    Sophomore Beatrijs Kuijpers (Brooklyn, N.Y.) has been named to the All-NESCAC women’s squash first team, while head coach Mark Lewis was honored as the NESCAC Coach of the Year for the first time in his career. Middlebury concluded the season with a team record of 9-9, finishing in fourth place during the NESCAC Championship. The Panthers will compete this weekend in the CSA Team National Championship hosted by Princeton, competing in the Kurtz Cup.
  • Women’s Squash Headed to CSA National Team Championship
    February 22, 2017
    The Middlebury women’s squash team has earned the #8 seed in the Kurtz Cup (B Division) for the upcoming CSA National Team Championships to be played at Princeton in the Jadwin Gymnasium. The Panthers, ranked 16th overall, will take on ninth-ranked Dartmouth in a quarterfinal match on Friday, February 24 at 2:30 p.m. and will continue to play on both Saturday and Sunday to determine their overall finish.
  • Women’s Squash Edged in NESCAC Third-Place Match by Bates
    February 05, 2017
    The third-seeded and 14th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team finished fourth after being edged 5-4 by fourth-seeded and 15th-ranked Bates during the 2017 NESCAC Tournament hosted by Amherst. With the setback, the Panthers dip to 9-9 and return to action at the CSA Team Championships at Princeton from February 24-26.
  • Panthers Advance to NESCAC Semis Before Falling to Williams
    February 04, 2017
    The 14th-ranked Panther women's squash team, seeded #3 in the NESCAC Tournament hosted by Amherst, advanced into the semifinal round on Saturday before falling to second-seeded and 10th-ranked Williams by a score of 8-1. Middlebury earned a bye through the first round, and posted a 9-0 victory over sixth-seeded and 19th-ranked Tufts in the quarterfinal round. The Panthers (9-8) return to play on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. in the third-place match against fourth-seeded Bates, ranked 15th in the latest national poll.
  • Women’s Squash Aims for NESCAC Title
    February 01, 2017
    Third-seeded Middlebury will be in search of a NESCAC crown this weekend when the three-day 2017 NESCAC Women's Squash Championship begins on Friday. Amherst's Davenport Squash Courts will serve as the host for all of this year's championship bracket matches, while Smith's Squash Courts will host select consolation matches on Saturday. The NESCAC Championship match will be played on Sunday, February 5 at 3:00 p.m.
  • Panthers Finish Regular Season at Brown
    January 29, 2017
    The 14th-ranked Middlebury women’s squash team concluded its regular-season schedule on Sunday, falling to #10 Brown by a 9-0 score at the Brodsky Squash Pavilion. Middlebury (8-7) returns to the court on Friday when it competes in the NESCAC Tournament hosted by Amherst.
  • Panther Women Fall to Virginia
    January 28, 2017
    The 14th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team began its last weekend of the regular season with a 9-0 loss Saturday to Virginia in a match played at Brown's Brodsky Squash Pavilion. The Panthers (8-6) conclude the regular season Sunday with a 2:00 p.m. contest against the 10th-ranked Bears.
  • Women’s Squash Falls at #9 Dartmouth
    January 22, 2017
    The 14th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team was blanked on the road Sunday at #9 Dartmouth. The Panthers (8-5) return to the court on Saturday when they play Virginia at 11:30 a.m. in a match contested at Brown.
  • Panthers Split Two Matches Versus Top-20 Opponents
    January 21, 2017
    Middlebury split a pair of matches during women's squash action on Saturday at St. Lawrence’s Robie Squash Center. The 14th-ranked Panthers opened action with an 8-1 setback to #12 George Washington, but rebounded for a 7-2 victory over the 19th-ranked Saints. The Panthers (8-4) conclude a challenging weekend schedule with a road contest on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. against #9 Dartmouth.
  • Panther Women Edged By Williams in Home Finale
    January 20, 2017
    The 14th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team saw a seven-match winning streak snapped, falling by a 6-3 score on Friday evening to #11 Williams in the team's final home match. The Panthers (7-3) return to the court on Saturday when they play a pair of matches in Canton, New York against #12 George Washington at 3:00 p.m. followed by a 5:00 p.m. contest at #19 St. Lawrence.
  • Women's Squash Winning Streak Reaches Seven
    January 14, 2017
    Middlebury ran its winning streak to seven with a pair of victories during women's squash action on Saturday at Franklin & Marshall’s Mayser Center. The 15th-ranked Panthers opened action with a narrow 6-3 victory over the 13th-ranked Diplomats, followed by an 8-1 win against #22 Dickinson. After seven matches in the last week, the Panthers (7-2) have nearly a week off before returning to the court on Friday when they host #19 Williams at 5:00 p.m.
  • Panther Women Record Hard-Fought Road Win at Amherst
    January 11, 2017
    The Middlebury women's squash team ended a grueling stretch with five matches in as many days, grinding out a 7-2 road victory Wednesday at #17 Amherst. The 15th-ranked Panthers have a few days off before returning to the court Saturday with matches in Pennsylvania against #13 Franklin & Marshall at 11:00 a.m., followed by a 2:00 p.m. contest with #23 Dickinson.
  • Women’s Squash Cruises Past Hamilton
    January 09, 2017
    The 15th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team ended a successful stretch with its fourth home match in three days, earning a 9-0 victory Monday afternoon over #21 Hamilton. The Panthers (4-2) have won four-consecutive matches and return to action when they travel to #17 on Wednesday for a 4:30 p.m. match.
  • Panther Women Run Win Streak to Three in Victory Over Colby
    January 08, 2017
    The Middlebury women's squash team increased its winning streak to three-straight matches with an 8-1 home victory Sunday over #26 Colby. The 15th-ranked Panthers return to the court Monday at 3:00 p.m. when they host 21st-ranked Hamilton.
  • Women’s Squash Opens Second Semester With Pair of Wins
    January 07, 2017
    The Middlebury women's squash team recorded two home victories on Saturday to start the second semester. The 15th-ranked Panthers started the day with an 8-1 win over #18 Bowdoin. Middlebury continued its winning ways in the afternoon with a thrilling 5-4 triumph over #16 Bates. The Panthers (2-2) return to the court on Sunday when they host #26 Colby at 11:00 a.m.
  • Women’s Squash Ends First Semester With Loss to #4 Princeton
    December 04, 2016
    The 15th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team concluded its opening home weekend, falling to fourth-ranked Princeton by an 8-1 score on Sunday in a match played in Williams’ Simon Squash Center. The Panthers (0-2) have more than a month off from competition before returning to the court Saturday, January 7 for a pair of home contests with Bowdoin and Bates starting at 10:00 a.m.
  • Panther Women Fall to Drexel in Season Opener
    December 02, 2016
    The 15th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team began its season with a 6-3 setback on Friday evening to #14 Drexel. The Panthers return to the court on Sunday when they take on #4 Princeton at 2:00 p.m. in a match to be contested at Williams.
  • 2016-17 Women’s Squash Season Preview
    November 28, 2016
    Following a solid finish last winter, the Middlebury women’s squash team has its sights set on lofty goals in 2016-17. A season ago, the women posted a record of 9-9 against a demanding schedule and finished the year ranked 15th nationally. The team returns six of the nine regulars to the court this winter.