By Michael T. Bello
Published Nov 18, 2010 at 7:00 AM ET; Updated Nov 17, 2010 at 7:00 PM ET

Northampton, MA — Today, the women’s College Squash Association released its second team rankings of the season.

This past weekend’s matches in Boston created movement in the rankings.  Wellesley opened the season 4-0 with wins over Northeastern, Boston College, Smith College, and Haverford.  These wins vaulted Wellesley from 30th to 28th in the rankings, leapfrogging both Northeastern and Smith.

Smith College defeated Northeastern 6-3 in its season opener.  With their 4-5 loss to Wellesley, Smith remained 29th in the rankings. The Northeastern Huskies dropped two spots to 30th.  With Wellesley and Smith scheduled to play several more times this season, the two squads are set for intense competition.

Ivy League Scrimmages do not count as official matches and the results are not factored into the rankings.

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

Below are the 2010-2011 Women’s College Squash Association Team Rankings as of November 15, 2010.  Listed after each school’s name is their preseason ranking.

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