By Michael T. Bello
Published Aug 24, 2009 at 5:00 PM ET; Updated Aug 6, 2015 at 10:55 PM ET

Northampton, MA — Being named a Scholar Athlete for the College Squash Association is an honor reserved for student athletes that meet extensive criteria in the classroom and on the squash courts. According to the Women’s College Squash Award’s Criteria, to be named a scholar athlete, a player must:

  • Be a two-time varsity letter winner at the school she is currently attending;
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above;
  • Be a junior or senior;
  • Be enrolled at her present school for one full year prior to the present term; and
  • Have played in 75% or more of the scheduled varsity matches.

Below are the 2008-2009 Women’s College Squash Association Scholar Athletes:

  • Keera Bhandari (Wesleyan University)
  • Hope Blinkoff (Vassar College)
  • Katy Brewster (Stanford University)
  • Janet Alexandra Cornett (Cornell University)
  • Katie Cushing (Bowdoin College)
  • Ellen de Moll (Haverford College)
  • Kaki Ettinger (Yale University)
  • Toby Eyre (Williams College)
  • Allison Friedman (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Danielle Fuschetti (Dartmouth College)
  • Biz Gillespie (Bowdoin College)
  • Kate Gormley (Bowdoin College)
  • Alexandra Haseotes (William Smith College)
  • Jessica Hermann (Tufts University)
  • Gwynne Hunter (Wesleyan University)
  • Lila Khan (Mount Holyoke College)
  • Katarzyna Kolodziejczak (Mount Holyoke College)
  • Yasmine Koukaz (Columbia University)
  • Emilie Kraft (Vassar College)
  • Jessica Kravetz (Colby College)
  • Jessica MacLeod (Smith College)
  • Cheung Ting Mak (Vassar College)
  • Christina Matthias (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Elisabeth McMorris (Middlebury College)
  • Jenny Millman (Haverford College)
  • Melissa Moulton (Amherst College)
  • Mercedes Pepper (Smith College)
  • Megan Peterson (William Smith College)
  • Sarah Powell (Haverford College)
  • Elaine Purcell (George Washington University)
  • Laura Pyne (Brown University)
  • Anna Reznickova (Smith College)
  • Sarah Roberts (Brown University)
  • Kali Schellenberg (Brown University)
  • Sydney Scott (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Anita Sellers (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Olivia Tandon (Columbia University)
  • Zahrah Taufique (Columbia University)
  • Kaitlin Vinci (Yale University)
  • Jessica Vogel (Colby College)
  • Eleanor Weiss (Vassar College)
  • Caroline Woodworth (Middlebury College)

If there are additional players that were named as Scholar Athletes, please post a comment below.