By Michael T. Bello
Published Oct 27, 2009 at 12:00 PM ET; Updated Oct 31, 2009 at 5:57 PM ET

College Squash AssociationNorthampton, MA — Today, the College Squash Association (CSA) released its 2009 – 2010 men’s college squash preseason rankings.

As expected, after eleven consecutive national team championships and 202 consecutive victories, Trinity maintained the top spot in the rankings.

This season, Denison and Northeastern will continue their battle for the top-ranked club team in the nation.  In the preseason rankings, Denison holds a slight edge.

Below are the 2009-2010 Men’s College Squash Association preseason rankings.  Listed after each school’s name is their final ranking from last season.

  1. Trinity College (1)
  2. Princeton University (2)
  3. Rochester, University of (3)
  4. Yale University (4)
  5. Harvard University (5)
  6. Cornell University (6)
  7. Pennsylvania, University of (Penn) (7)
  8. Dartmouth College (8)
  9. University of Western Ontario  (9)
  10. Williams College  (10)
  11. Franklin and Marshall College (12)
  12. Bates College (11)
  13. Brown University (13)
  14. Naval Academy (14)
  15. Saint Lawrence University (15)
  16. Amherst College (16)
  17. Middlebury College (17)
  18. Bowdoin College  (18)
  19. Tufts University (20)
  20. Colby College (19)
  21. Hamilton College (21)
  22. George Washington University (23)
  23. Denison University  (22)
  24. Northeastern University (24)
  25. Connecticut College  (25)
  26. Northwestern University (26)
  27. Stanford University (27)
  28. Hobart College (28)
  29. Georgetown University (29)
  30. Wesleyan University (30)
  31. Colgate University (31)
  32. Virginia, University of  (32)
  33. Drexel University (33)
  34. MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)  (34)
  35. Vanderbilt University (35)
  36. University of Southern California (USC)  (36)
  37. California Berkeley, University of  (37)
  38. Haverford College (38)
  39. Columbia University  (39)
  40. Penn State University  (40)
  41. Kenyon College (41)
  42. Purdue University (42)
  43. Vassar College (43)
  44. Fordham University  (44)
  45. Boston University (45)
  46. University of North Carolina  (46)
  47. Washington, University of (47)
  48. Vermont, University of  (48)
  49. Lafayette College  (49)
  50. Illinois, University of (53)
  51. Notre Dame, University of (50)
  52. Lehigh University
  53. Bard College  (51)
  54. Bryant University  (52)
  55. Swarthmore College (54)
  56. Bucknell University (55)
  57. Siena College (56)
  58. Boston College
  59. Brandeis University
  60. Tulane University
  61. Maryland, University of*
  62. North Carolina State University*
  63. Roger Williams University*
  64. Rutgers University*
  65. Utah, University of*
  66. Washington and Lee University*

* Teams 61 – 66 are listed alphabetically