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 Yale University. The 15th-ranked Panthers take on 10th-ranked/No. 2 seeded-Virginia in a quarterfinal match on Friday, February 21 at 2:30 p.m. This is the second-straight year that the two teams will meet in the quarterfinals and third time overall in the CSA Team Championships. The Cavaliers hold a 6-2 record in the series and have won the last six meetings.
Middlebury enters the weekend with an 8-7 record and finished third at the NESCAC Championship earlier this month. First-year #7 Caroline Arena and senior #8 Anne Glassie have led the Panthers this year, recording 11 and 10 victories, respectively. Junior Virginia Schaus recently eclipsed the 30-win mark and has played in the second spot in all 15 matches. Junior Emily Beinkampen posted her 25th career-victory last weekend and has played all of her matches at #5. Rounding out the lineup is #1 Ideal Dowling, #3 Gwen Davis, #4 Natalie Madden, #6 Natasha Lowitt and #9 Mira Chugh.