By Michael T. Bello
Published Feb 11, 2011 at 7:00 AM ET; Updated Feb 11, 2011 at 2:50 PM ET

Dunlop Sports - Official Squash Ball of the CSA Northampton, MA — Today, the men’s College Squash Association released the seventh Dunlop Men's College Squash Association Team Rankings of the season.

Middlebury’s 6-3 win over Bates at the 2011 NESCAC Squash Championships moved the Panthers to 14th in the national standings and dropped the Bobcats down to 15th. Also at NESCACs, Colby defeated Wesleyan, and Connecticut College defeated Tufts. The Mules switched spots with the Cardinals in the rankings, while Conn’s win moved Hobart to 25th, Conn to 26th, and Tufts to 27th.

Vassar beat Fordham 6-3 to take over 42nd in this week’s rankings.

For Men’s Team Championships: Men’s line-ups are due by 12 PM ET (noon) on February 21st. Coaches and team contacts please use the linked lineup document. By 8 PM ET on Monday, February 22nd, the Executive Administrator will circulate the line-ups. Coaches and team contacts have until 5 PM ET on Tuesday, February 23rd to protest anyone’s line-up. Protests must be as detailed as possible, with supporting information, and must be directed to the Executive Administrator. Protests will be evaluated and final line-ups will be posted on the CSA website on the afternoon of Wednesday, February 24th.

Coaches and team contacts, please remember to enter your team’s results in the US Squash Scoring System on the day of each match. The following teams are not ranked due to not entering scores in the US Squash Scoring System: Lafayette and North Carolina. Presuming their results are posted, these teams will be eligible to reenter the rankings at the next ranking release.

In addition, as stated in the Men’s College Squash Association Bylaws, each men’s team must complete six matches to compete in the Men’s National Team Championships. (This applies to teams intending to compete in the nine-player divisions at nationals and not to teams intending to compete in the five-player Emerging Teams division.)

Below are the 2010-2011 Men’s College Squash Association Team Rankings as of February 7, 2011. Listed after each school’s name is their previous ranking.

  1. Trinity College (1)
  2. Yale University (2)
  3. Princeton University (3)
  4. Rochester, University of (4)
  5. Cornell University (5)
  6. Harvard University (6)
  7. Dartmouth College (7)
  8. Franklin and Marshall College (8)
  9. Western Ontario, University of (9)
  10. Pennsylvania, University of (Penn) (10)
  11. Williams College (11)
  12. Brown University (12)
  13. St. Lawrence University (13)
  14. Middlebury College (15)
  15. Bates College (14)
  16. Naval Academy (16)
  17. George Washington University (17)
  18. Amherst College (18)
  19. Bowdoin College (19)
  20. Columbia University (20)
  21. Colby College (22)
  22. Wesleyan University (21)
  23. Stanford University (23)
  24. Hamilton College (24)
  25. Hobart College (26)
  26. Connecticut College (27)
  27. Tufts University (25)
  28. Georgetown University (28)
  29. Denison University (29)
  30. Northeastern University (30)
  31. MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) (31)
  32. Colgate University (32)
  33. Boston College (33)
  34. Haverford College (34)
  35. Northwestern University (35)
  36. Kenyon College (39)
  37. Virginia, University of (36)
  38. Johns Hopkin University (37)
  39. Washington, University of (38)
  40. California Berkeley, University of (40)
  41. Vanderbilt University (41)
  42. Vassar College (43)
  43. Fordham University (42)
  44. Boston University (44)
  45. Bucknell University (45)
  46. Lehigh University (46)
  47. Drexel University (47)
  48. Swarthmore College (48)
  49. Southern California (USC), University of (49)
  50. Ithaca College (50)
  51. Bryant University (51)
  52. Washington University (St. Louis) (52)
  53. Illinois (Champaign), University of (53)
  54. Purdue University (54)
  55. Notre Dame, University of (55)
  56. Illinois (Springfield), University of (56)
  57. Bard College (57)
  58. Siena College (58)
  59. Charleston, College of (59)
  60. Maryland, University of (60)
  61. Vermont, University of (61)
  62. Brandeis University (62)
  63. Western Michigan, University of (63)
  64. Oregon, University of (64)