By Michael T. Bello
Published Feb 18, 2010 at 6:50 PM ET; Updated Mar 3, 2010 at 9:34 PM ET

Northampton, MA — The second-to-last Women’s College Squash Association rankings of the regular season were released this evening.

Wesleyan moved up four spots to 17th in the rankings.  The Cardinals earned a 5-4 victory over Vassar in their season finale.  Wesleyan’s Gwynne Hunter and Vassar’s Hope Blinkoff battled in a 5-game match.  Hunter won the match by capturing three tie-breaker games (7-11,13-11,4-11,13-11,13-11).

Also moving up in the rankings was Smith College.  The Pioneers, who have been 30th all season, ascended to 29th.

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 February 15, 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. Princeton University (4)
  5. Yale University (5)
  6. Cornell University (6)
  7. Stanford University (7)
  8. Williams College (8)
  9. Dartmouth College (9)
  10. Brown University (10)
  11. Bates College (11)
  12. Mount Holyoke College (12)
  13. Middlebury College (13)
  14. Amherst College (14)
  15. Hamilton College (15)
  16. Colby College (16)
  17. Wesleyan University (21)
  18. Vassar College (17)
  19. Franklin and Marshall College (18)
  20. Georgetown University (19)
  21. George Washington University (20)
  22. Saint Lawrence University (22)
  23. Bowdoin College (23)
  24. William Smith College (24)
  25. Tufts University (25)
  26. Columbia University (26)
  27. Connecticut College (27)
  28. Northeastern University (28)
  29. Smith College (30)
  30. Virginia, University of (NR)
  31. Haverford College (29)
  32. Wellesley College (31)
  33. Vermont, University of (32)
  34. Boston College (33)
  35. Drexel University (34)
  36. Rochester, University of (35)
  37. Notre Dame, University of (36)
  38. Vanderbilt University (37)