2018-19 Women's Squash News

  • NESCAC Winter All-Sportsmanship Teams Announced
    March 13, 2019
    The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) 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.
  • NESCAC Winter All-Academic Team Members Honored
    March 12, 2019
    The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) has announced its 2018-19 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 3.50. A transfer student must have completed one year of study at the institution. The following are Middlebury's 124 representatives, the highest among the 11 conference institutions.
  • Trio of Panther Women Play in CSA Individual Championships
    March 02, 2019
    Middlebury women's squash players Beatrijs Kuijpers, Alexa Comai and Ideal Dowling each participated in the College Squash Association (CSA) Individual Championships this weekend at the Nicol Squash Club in Providence, Rhode Island. Kuijpers went 1-1 and Comai was 1-2 in the Holleran Cup North bracket, while Dowling lost twice during Holleran Cup East play.
  • Three Panther Women to Compete in CSA Individual Championships
    February 28, 2019
    Three members of the Middlebury women's squash team head to the 2019 CSA Individual Championships from March 1-3. Seniors Beatrijs Kuijpers (Brooklyn, N.Y.) and Alexa Comai (Haverford, Pa.), along with rookie Ideal Dowling (New York, N.Y.) will each compete in the Holleran Cup draws. Kuijpers and Comai are squaring off against opponents in the north draw, while Dowling is taking part in the east draw. The three-day event is being hosted by Brown and will be held in Providence, Rhode Island at the Nicol Squash Club at Moses Brown School.
  • Women's Squash Falls to Williams at CSA Team Championships
    February 24, 2019
    The Middlebury women's squash team fell by a 7-2 score on Sunday against No. 13 Williams in the Kurtz Cup's 13th/14th-place match at the CSA Team Championships. The match took place at Wesleyan's Rosenbaum Squash Center. The Panthers finish the season ranked 14th nationally with a record of 13-6.
  • Panthers Defeat George Washington at CSA Team Championships
    February 23, 2019
    The Middlebury women's squash team defeated No. 14 George Washington (4-15) by a 6-3 score on Saturday in the Kurtz Cup consolation semifinal at the CSA Women's Squash Team Championship. The three-day event is being hosted by Trinity in the Kellner Squash Center. The 15th-ranked Panthers (13-5) return to action Sunday at 12:30 p.m. in the 13th/14th-place match against No. 13 Williams in a contest to be played at Wesleyan.
  • Women’s Squash Trio Tabbed for All-NESCAC Laurels
    February 22, 2019
    A trio of players from the Middlebury College women's squash team were named to the 2019 NESCAC All-Conference teams. Senior Beatrijs Kuijpers (Brooklyn, N.Y.) was a first-team selection for the third-straight year, while classmate Alexa Comai (Haverford, Pa.) and rookie Ideal Dowling (New York, N.Y.) both landed spots on the second team. Middlebury heads into this weekend's CSA Team Championship ranked 15th, and will participate in the Kurtz Cup. The team currently has a record of 12-4 this winter, also finishing in third place during the NESCAC Championship.
  • Panther Women Fall to Virginia at CSA Team Championships
    February 22, 2019
    The 15th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team fell to No. 10 Virginia by a 9-0 score on Friday in the Kurtz Cup quarterfinal round at the CSA Team Championships. The event is being hosted by Trinity in the Kellner Squash Center. The Panthers (12-5) return to action Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in a consolation semifinal match against No. 14 George Washington.
  • Women’s Squash Headed to CSA Team Championships
    February 21, 2019
    The Middlebury women's squash team has earned the No. 7 seed in the Kurtz Cup (B Division) for the upcoming CSA Team Championships to be played at Trinity in the Kellner Squash Center. The Panthers, ranked 15th overall, will take on 10th-ranked Virginia in a quarterfinal match on Friday, February 22 at 6:30 p.m. and will continue to play on both Saturday and Sunday to determine their overall finish.
  • Panthers Blank Amherst in NESCAC Third-Place Match
    February 10, 2019
    The third-seeded Middlebury women's squash team finished in third place overall via a 9-0 victory against fourth-seeded Amherst (8-8) in the 2019 NESCAC Tournament. The three-day event was hosted by Trinity in the Kellner Squash Center. With the win, the Panthers improve to 12-4 and return to action when they compete at the CSA Team Championships from February 22-24 at Trinity.
  • Women’s Squash Advances to NESCAC Semis Before Falling to Williams
    February 09, 2019
    The third-seeded Panther women’s squash team advanced into the semifinal round of the NESCAC Championship on Saturday. Middlebury earned a bye through the first round, and posted a narrow 5-4 victory over sixth-seeded Bates in the quarterfinal round, before falling to second-seeded Williams by a score of 6-3. The three-day event is being hosted by Trinity in the Kellner Squash Center. The Panthers (11-4) return to play on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. in the third-place match against fourth-seeded Amherst.
  • Women’s Squash Aims for NESCAC Title
    February 07, 2019
    Third-seeded Middlebury will be in search of a NESCAC crown this weekend when the three-day 2019 NESCAC Women's Squash Championship begins on Friday. Trinity’s Kellner Squash Center will serve as the host for all of this year's matches. The NESCAC Championship match will be played on Sunday, February 10 at 12:00 p.m. For the first time since 2007, the men’s and women’s squash championships have been split into two weekends at two different sites.
  • Panthers Finish Regular Season With Win at Franklin & Marshall
    January 27, 2019
    The 14th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team concluded its regular season on Sunday, blanking host Franklin & Marshall by a 9-0 tally in the Mayser Squash Courts. The Panthers (10-3) return to the court when they compete in the NESCAC Tournament hosted by Trinity from February 8-10.
  • No. 14 Women’s Squash Falls to 11th-Ranked Virginia
    January 26, 2019
    The Middlebury women's squash team fell by a 9-0 score Saturday to 11th-ranked Virginia in a match played at the Lancaster Country Day School in Pennsylvania. The 14th-ranked Panthers (9-3) wrap up a road weekend on Sunday when play at No. 20 Franklin & Marshall beginning at 11:00 a.m.
  • Women's Squash Defeats Dickinson in Top-20 Match
    January 25, 2019
    The Middlebury women's squash team started a busy road weekend with a 7-2 victory over 18th-ranked Dickinson. The 14th-ranked Panthers (9-2) return to the court Saturday when they take on No. 11 Virginia at 10:00 a.m. in a match played at Franklin & Marshall.
  • Panther Women Blanked By No. 10 Brown
    January 19, 2019
    The Middlebury women's squash dropped a 9-0 decision Saturday to 10th-ranked Brown in a match played in Harvard’s Murr Center. The 14th-ranked Panthers (8-2) saw a six-match winning streak come to an end and return to the court on Friday when play at No. 18 Dickinson beginning at 6:00 p.m.
  • Women’s Squash Cruises Past Hamilton
    January 17, 2019
    The 15th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team picked up its sixth-consecutive win on Thursday, blanking Hamilton by a 9-0 tally in the Bostwick Family Squash Center. The Panthers (8-1) return to the courts Saturday at 2:30 p.m. against 10th-ranked Brown in a match played at Harvard.
  • Panther Women Win Against Bates in Top-20 Matchup
    January 13, 2019
    The Middlebury women's squash team wrapped up a busy weekend, posting a 7-2 home victory Sunday over No. 18 Bates in the Bostwick Family Squash Center. Winners of five matches in a row, the 15th-ranked Panthers (7-1) return to the court Thursday when they entertain 22nd-ranked Hamilton at 5:30 p.m.
  • Women's Squash Blanks Bowdoin and Colby
    January 12, 2019
    Middlebury ran its winning streak to four with two victories in women's squash action Saturday in the Bostwick Family Squash Center. The 15th-ranked Panthers opened play with an 8-0 blanking of Bowdoin, followed by a 9-0 victory over No. 23 Colby. The Panthers (6-1) return to the court Sunday when they host 18th-ranked Bates at 11:00 a.m.
  • Panther Women Tally Road Win at No. 16 Amherst
    January 11, 2019
    The Middlebury women's squash team posted a 7-2 road victory on Friday afternoon over No. 16 Amherst. The 15th-ranked Panthers return to the court Saturday when they entertain 25th-ranked Bowdoin at 12:30 p.m., followed by a 6:00 p.m. contest against No. 23 Colby.
  • Midd Minute - Alexa Comai '19
    January 10, 2019
    In this edition of Midd Minute, Alexa Comai ’19 talks about her use of mental training in her daily life.
  • Panthers Edge Williams to Start Second Semester
    January 05, 2019
    The 15th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team began its second-semester action at home, edging 13th-ranked Williams by a 6-3 score on Saturday in the Bostwick Family Squash Center. Seven of the nine matches were decided in five games. The Panthers (3-1) return to action on Friday when they play at No. 16 Amherst starting at 3:00 p.m.
  • Women's Squash Ends First Semester With Loss to No. 14 GW
    December 09, 2018
    The 15th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team concluded its first-semester action on Sunday, falling to 14th-ranked George Washington by a 5-4 score. The match was played in the Kellner Squash Center on the campus of Trinity. The Panthers (2-1) have nearly a month off from competition before returning to the court Saturday, January 5 for a home match with Williams beginning at 2:00 p.m.
  • Panther Women Cruise Past Wesleyan
    December 08, 2018
    The 15th-ranked Middlebury women's squash team posted a 9-0 victory over host Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon in the Rosenbaum Squash Center. The Panthers (2-0) wrap up their first semester of action on Sunday at 12:00 p.m. against 14th-ranked George Washington in a match played in Connecticut.
  • Women’s Squash Blanks Tufts in Season-Opening Home Win
    December 01, 2018
    Middlebury blanked Tufts on Saturday afternoon by a 9-0 score in its season opener in the Bostwick Family Squash Center. The 15th-ranked Panthers (1-0) return to the courts next Saturday when they travel to Wesleyan for a 3:00 p.m. match.
  • 2018-19 Women's Squash Season Preview
    November 28, 2018
    Following a solid winter on the courts last season, the Middlebury women’s squash team is ready to build on those successes in 2018-19. A season ago, the women tallied a 12-10 record against a demanding schedule, winning five of their first seven matches to start the 2018 year. The team finished 15th nationally and returns seven of the nine regulars to the court this season.
  • Cromwell Named Assistant Squash Coach
    November 26, 2018
    Middlebury College has announced the hiring of David Cromwell ’16 as an assistant squash coach. Cromwell is a graduate of Middlebury with an honors degree in computer science and has been playing professionally since earning his diploma.