By Michael T. Bello
Published Dec 15, 2010 at 7:00 AM ET; Updated Dec 14, 2010 at 8:40 PM ET

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

Several teams are battling for positions in the Kurtz Cup (teams ranked 9th – 16th).  After beating Hamilton 5-4, Franklin & Marshall moved four spots from 19th to 15th. Hamilton moves to 16th followed closely by Columbia at 17th. George Washington defeated Weseleyan 7-2 to drop the Cardinals to 19th in the nation.

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 December 12, 2010. Listed after each school’s name is their previous 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. Franklin and Marshall College (19)
  16. Hamilton College (15)
  17. Columbia University (17)
  18. George Washington University (18)
  19. Wesleyan University (16)
  20. Colby College (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. Wellesley College (28)
  28. Smith College (29)
  29. Northeastern University (30)
  30. Georgetown University (27)
  31. Boston College (32)
  32. Virginia, University of (33)
  33. John Hopkins University (37)
  34. Haverford College (31)
  35. Drexel University (36)
  36. Rochester, University of (34)