No. 4 Stanford women’s squash (9-5) placed third in the Howe Cup from Friday to Sunday at the College Squash Association (CSA) National Championships, winning its opener against No. 5 Yale (10-5) 5-4, falling to No. 1 Harvard (12-0) 9-0 and securing its best finish in program history with a 5-4 win over No. 2 Princeton (15-4) in the consolation game.
No. 4 Stanford women’s squash (6-4) travels to Hartford, CT, today to face off against No. 5 Yale (10-4) in their first match of the College Squash Association (CSA) National Championships.
The No. 5 ranked Stanford women’s squash team (3-2) competed yesterday afternoon against the No. 14 George Washington University. Each of the nine matches were won by Stanford in a truly impressive showcase of athleticism.
No. 6 Stanford women’s squash (8-7) earned fifth place in the Howe Cup at Princeton University this weekend after beating No. 5 Yale for the first time in program history. The Cardinal had suffered a 5-4 heartbreaking loss at home to the Bulldogs about a month ago, but this time was able to clinch a 5-4 win of their own.
No. 6 Stanford women’s squash (4-5) went even on road matches this past weekend, first an embarrassing 9-0 defeat to No. 3 Trinity (10-1) and then a 7-2 victory over Cornell (6-3) in a trip to the East Coast.
In front of an energized and packed audience at the Arrillaga Center for Sports & Recreation, No. 5 Stanford women’s squash (3-3) fell 5-4 to No. 6 Yale (8-1) in a thriller that came down to the very last matches and left Stanford head coach Mark Talbott still searching for his first win over his brother, Yale head coach Dave Talbott.
No. 5 Stanford squash will take on the No. 1 Harvard Crimson at home on Jan. 19 at 5 p.m. Harvard enters Thursday’s game as the favorite, having won all four of its last matches against top teams, such as Princeton, a team Stanford fell to earlier this year.
No. 5 women’s squash (3-1) showed that the best is in the West by sweeping No. 13 Franklin & Marshall College (1-5) 8-0 on Tuesday. Notably, all eight Cardinal players beat their opponents cleanly in three games.