By Michael T. Bello
Published Dec 7, 2012 at 7:00 AM ET; Updated Dec 6, 2012 at 6:54 PM ET

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

Last Friday, Navy defeated Middlebury. The Panthers slide down to 17th in the rankings, while Penn, Bates, George Washington, and Navy each slide up a single position.

After Drexel’s 6-3 victory over Amherst, the Dragons take over the 22nd ranking position.

Bucknell defeated Johns Hopkins, 7-2. This moved the Bison to the 27th position.

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 Men's College Squash Association Team Rankings as of December 2, 2012. Listed after each school’s name is their previous ranking.

  1. Princeton University (1)
  2. Trinity College (2)
  3. Harvard University (3)
  4. Cornell University (4)
  5. Rochester, University of (5)
  6. Yale University (6)
  7. Franklin and Marshall College (7)
  8. Dartmouth College (8)
  9. Columbia University (9)
  10. St. Lawrence University (10)
  11. Western Ontario, University of (11)
  12. Williams College (12)
  13. Pennsylvania, University of (Penn) (14)
  14. Bates College (15)
  15. George Washington University (16)
  16. Naval Academy (17)
  17. Middlebury College (13)
  18. Brown University (18)
  19. Colby College (19)
  20. Bowdoin College (20)
  21. Hamilton College (21)
  22. Drexel University (24)
  23. Amherst College (22)
  24. Wesleyan University (23)
  25. Stanford University (25)
  26. Connecticut College (26)
  27. Bucknell University (36)
  28. Johns Hopkins University (27)
  29. Hobart College (28)
  30. Tufts University (29)
  31. Georgetown University (30)
  32. Boston University (31)
  33. MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) (32)
  34. Colgate University (33)
  35. Boston College (34)
  36. California Berkeley, University of (40)
  37. Washington University (St. Louis) (37)
  38. Kenyon College (38)
  39. Virginia, University of (39)
  40. Washington, University of (41)
  41. Denison University (42)
  42. Haverford College (43)
  43. Bryant University (57)
  44. Northeastern University (35)
  45. Swarthmore College (44)
  46. Illinois (Champaign), University of (45)
  47. Fordham University (46)
  48. Northwestern University (47)
  49. Sewanee: University of the South (48)
  50. Vanderbilt University (49)
  51. New York University (56)
  52. Vassar College (50)
  53. Southern California (USC), University of (61)
  54. Charleston, College of (54)
  55. North Carolina, University of (65)
  56. Lehigh University (51)
  57. Notre Dame, University of (52)
  58. Vermont, University of (55)
  59. Chicago, University of (53)
  60. Bard College (58)
  61. Ithaca College (59)
  62. Siena College (60)
  63. Duke University (62)
  64. Minnesota, University of (63)
  65. Illinois (Springfield), University of (64)