Northampton, MA — For the week ending 11/12/2012, Celia Dyer (Virginia) and Janvier Chalopin (Johns Hopkins) have been named the women’s and men’s Harrow Sports College Squash Player of the Week. For the first Harrow Sports College Squash Player of the Week of the season, any 2012 match was eligible for nomination.
A Harrow Sports College Squash Player of the Week should have a significant impact on his or her team’s performance during the prior week and demonstrate sportsmanship. Coaches and Sports Information Directors may nominate players. Nominations are due each Monday by 6 PM ET.
Celia Dyer (University of Virginia): Dyer has opened the season with a 4-0 mark. She earned victories at the #2 position against Bucknell, Johns Hopkins, Georgetown, and UNC. This string of victories included a five-game match against Johns Hopkins’ Alexandra Guttentag (5-11, 11-6, 8-11, 11-4, and 11-9). Dating to last season, Dyer has won 10 out of 10 matches.
Janvier Chalopin (Johns Hopkins University): Johns Hopkins earned their biggest victory to date last week. The Blue Jays upset Hobart, ranked 25th in the preseason rankings, 6-3. In the match at the #2 position, Chalopin was down 3-8 in the fifth game against Hobart’s William Boyle. He came back to tie the game and ultimately won the game, 14-12, to capture the individual match. Chalopin’s victory sealed the team match for Johns Hopkins.