By Michael T. Bello
Published Dec 6, 2012 at 7:00 AM ET; Updated Dec 5, 2012 at 9:22 PM ET

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

Most of the movement occurred at the bottom of the rankings. Bucknell moved up to the 31st position after a late reported match result against Virginia.

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 December 2, 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 (12)
  13. Bates College (13)
  14. Columbia University (14)
  15. Franklin and Marshall College (15)
  16. Hamilton College (16)
  17. Mount Holyoke College (17)
  18. Wesleyan University (18)
  19. Amherst College (19)
  20. Bowdoin College (20)
  21. Colby College (21)
  22. Boston College (22)
  23. Drexel University (23)
  24. Tufts University (24)
  25. Wellesley College (25)
  26. St. Lawrence University (26)
  27. William Smith College (27)
  28. Connecticut College (28)
  29. Georgetown University (30)
  30. Johns Hopkins University (31)
  31. Bucknell University (38)
  32. Virginia, University of (32)
  33. Vassar College (29)
  34. Haverford College (33)
  35. Smith College (34)
  36. Colgate University (35)
  37. Northeastern University (36)
  38. Rochester, University of (37)
  39. New York University (39)
  40. Washington University in St. Louis (41)
  41. Minnesota, University of (42)
  42. Notre Dame, University of (43)
  43. North Carolina, University of (44)