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2012-2013 Dunlop Women’s College Squash Team Rankings (11/18/2012)

By Michael T. Bello | Published November 26, 2012, 7:00 AM ET | Updated November 27, 2012, 8:06 PM ET

Dunlop Sports - Official Squash Ball of the CSA Northampton, MA — Today, the second Dunlop Women's College Squash Association Team Rankings of the season were released.

George Washington, who recently defeated Bates 5-4, moved from 16th to 12th in the rankings.

Boston College and Drexel each jumped nine spots in the rankings. BC defeated Tufts and Wellesley to move to the 22nd position, while Drexel defeated Conn to move to 23rd. St. Lawrence leapfrogged William Smith and Vassar after defeating both squads at the Bard Round Robin. Similarly, Georgetown and Johns Hopkins moved ahead of Virginia after defeating the Cavaliers. Competition among teams ranked in the twenties appears to be very close.

Team are reminded that to qualify for the National Team Championships, they must meet minimum match requirements:

  • Varsity teams are required to play ten (10) matches against other CSA teams to enter team championships. At minimum, each team should have at least 6 different opponents. Varsity teams should play the majority of their matches against other varsity schools.
  • Club teams are required to play eight (8) matches against other CSA teams to enter team championships in a 9 player division. In addition, club teams must play at least four (4) matches between January 1st and February 10th. At minimum, each team should have at least five (5) different opponents.

Below are the Dunlop Women's College Squash Association Team Rankings as of November 18, 2012. 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. Cornell University (6)
  7. Stanford University (7)
  8. Dartmouth College (8)
  9. Brown University (9)
  10. Williams College (10)
  11. Middlebury College (11)
  12. George Washington University (16)
  13. Bates College (12)
  14. Columbia University (13)
  15. Franklin and Marshall College (14)
  16. Hamilton College (15)
  17. Mount Holyoke College (17)
  18. Wesleyan University (18)
  19. Amherst College (19)
  20. Bowdoin College (20)
  21. Colby College (21)
  22. Boston College (31)
  23. Drexel University (32)
  24. Tufts University (24)
  25. Wellesley College (22)
  26. St. Lawrence University (28)
  27. William Smith College (25)
  28. Connecticut College (23)
  29. Vassar College (27)
  30. Georgetown University (33)
  31. Johns Hopkins University (34)
  32. Virginia, University of (30)
  33. Haverford College (29)
  34. Smith College (26)
  35. Colgate University (35)
  36. Northeastern University (36)
  37. Rochester, University of (38)
  38. Bucknell University (NR)
  39. New York University (NR)
  40. Vanderbilt University (37)
  41. Washington University in St. Louis (NR)
  42. Minnesota, University of (NR)
  43. Notre Dame, University of (NR)
  44. North Carolina, University of (NR)