By Michael T. Bello
Published Mar 4, 2010 at 7:00 AM ET; Updated Mar 3, 2010 at 9:45 PM ET

Northampton, MA — The College Squash Association’s final rankings of women’s teams have been released.

The Women’s College Squash Association uses the results of the National Team Championships (Howe Cup) to determine the final ranking for each team.

Below are the 2009-2010 Women’s College Squash Association Final Team Rankings.  Listed after each school’s name is their previous ranking. Teams listed in bold won a division at the Women’s College Squash Association National Team Championships (Howe Cup).

  1. Harvard University (1) – Howe Cup Champion
  2. Pennsylvania, University of (Penn) (3)
  3. Trinity College (2)
  4. Yale University (5)
  5. Princeton University (4)
  6. Stanford University (7)
  7. Cornell University (6)
  8. Williams College (8)
  9. Dartmouth College (9) – Kurtz Cup Champion
  10. Brown University (10)
  11. Bates College (11)
  12. Mount Holyoke College (12)
  13. Amherst College (14)
  14. Middlebury College (13)
  15. Hamilton College (15)
  16. Colby College (16)
  17. George Washington University (20) – Walker Cup Champion
  18. Vassar College (18)
  19. Wesleyan University (17)
  20. Franklin and Marshall College (19)
  21. Bowdoin College (22)
  22. William Smith College (24)
  23. Saint Lawrence University (21)
  24. Georgetown University (23)
  25. Columbia University (26) – Epps Cup Champion
  26. Tufts University (25)
  27. Connecticut College (27)
  28. Northeastern University (28)
  29. Smith College (29)
  30. Virginia, University of (30)
  31. Boston College (32)
  32. Haverford College (31)
  33. Wellesley College (33) – “E” Division Champion
  34. Rochester, University of (35)
  35. Notre Dame, University of (36)
  36. Drexel University (34)
  37. Vanderbilt University (38) – Emerging Teams Champion
  38. Vermont, University of (37)
  39. California (NR)
  40. John Hopkins University (NR)