By Anne Bello
Published Sep 21, 2011 at 7:00 AM ET; Updated Sep 18, 2011 at 1:16 PM ET

New London, CT — Epps Cups finalists Connecticut College will open their 2011-2012 season in Boston, taking on Bates, Wellesley, Wesleyan, and Northeastern over the course of one weekend.

The Camels are returning all but one player, senior captain Sarah Robertson. The well-rounded team includes players who earned NESCAC All-Conference (Brittany Badik), All-Academic (Sara Krivoshik, Becca Markson, and Naomi Mayeux), and All-Sportsmanship (Laura Abrams) honors.

The team will be gaining two first-year players. Leah Pulkin will join the Connecticut College squad from Lower Merion H.S. in Pennsylvania, and Caroline Sargent comes from the Bush School in Washington.

2010-2011 SEASON RECAP

Season Record: 10-13

Final Ranking: 26

Team Championships: 2nd in Epps Cup (D Division)

2011-2012 SEASON PREVIEW

Program Status: Varsity

Head Coach: Chris O’Brien

Returning Players from Team Championships: (1) Laura Abrams (NESCAC All-Sportsmanship Team); (2) Jenn Hyslip; (3) Lucie Nadler; (5) Rosmery Hidalgo; (6) Becca Markson (NESCAC All-Academic Team); (7) Brittany Badik (Second Team All-NESCAC); (8) Allie Hibbs; (9) Sara Krivoshik (NESCAC All-Academic Team); (10) Audrey Schlette; (11) Naomi Mayeux (NESCAC All-Academic Team)

Graduated/Non-returning players from 2010-2011 Team: (4) Sarah Robertson

Additions to the 2011-2012 roster: Leah Puklin and Caroline Sargent

Captains: Laura Abrams and Brittany Badik

To read other team previews, please visit the 2011-2012 College Squash Season Previews page.