By Michael T. Bello
Published Jan 27, 2010 at 12:00 PM ET; Updated Jan 28, 2010 at 7:35 PM ET

Northampton, MA — With the college squash season in full swing, women’s college squash is now releasing team rankings on a weekly basis.

Colby jumped from 21st to 16th this week. The Mules had a successful weekend at the Smith/Mount Holyoke/Amherst Invitational. They defeated Vassar, Franklin & Marshall, Tufts, and Smith.  These wins vaulted Colby ahead of Vassar and F&M.

Tufts did not share Colby’s luck at the tournament.  They dropped from 17th to 25th.  The Jumbos lost two matches to William Smith and St. Lawrence by a score of 4-5.

Coaches and Team Contacts, please remember to enter your teams’ results in the US Squash Scoring System on the day of each match.

Below are the 2009-2010 Women’s College Squash Association Team Rankings as of January 19, 2010.  Listed after each school’s name is their previous ranking.

  1. Harvard University (1)
  2. Trinity College (2)
  3. Pennsylvania, University of (UPenn) (3)
  4. Yale University (4)
  5. Cornell University (5)
  6. Stanford University (6)
  7. Princeton University (7)
  8. Williams College (8)
  9. Dartmouth College (9)
  10. Brown University (10)
  11. Mount Holyoke College (11)
  12. Bates College (12)
  13. Middlebury College (13)
  14. Amherst College (15)
  15. Hamilton College (14)
  16. Colby College (21)
  17. Vassar College (16)
  18. Franklin and Marshall College (18)
  19. Georgetown University (19)
  20. George Washington University (20)
  21. Wesleyan University (22)
  22. Saint Lawrence University (23)
  23. Bowdoin College (24)
  24. William Smith College (26)
  25. Tufts University (17)
  26. Columbia University (25)
  27. Connecticut College (27)
  28. Northeastern University (28)
  29. Haverford College (29)
  30. Smith College (30)
  31. Wellesley College (31)
  32. Colgate University (32)
  33. Vermont, University of (33)
  34. California Berkeley, University of (34)
  35. Boston College (35)
  36. Drexel University (36)
  37. Rochester, University of (37)
  38. Notre Dame, University of (38)
  39. Virginia, University of (39)
  40. Vanderbilt University (40)
  41. Naval Academy (41)
  42. New York University (42)
  43. Toronto, University of (43)
  44. Washington, University of (44)
  45. John Hopkins University (45)