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2012-2013 Dunlop Men’s College Squash Team Rankings (1/20/2013)

By Michael T. Bello | Published January 25, 2013, 7:00 AM ET | Updated January 25, 2013, 7:01 AM ET

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

There was a lot of movement in the rankings this week. St. Lawrence’s 8-1 victory over Columbia moved the Saints to the 9th ranking position. Middlebury and George Washington played last week and the Panthers emerged with a 6-3 victory, which earned them the 16th position.

The teams in the 19 – 25 range are neck and neck. Drexel beat Colby at the Yale Round Robin to move into 20th. Wesleyan and Amherst battled, with Wesleyan winning 5-4 to take the 21st ranking positions.

A ranking triangle formed between Conn College, Colby, and Hamilton. This season, Hamilton outlasted Colby, 5-4, Conn beat Hamilton, 6-3, and Colby beat Conn, 5-4. According to the CSA ranking rules, in this situation, the individual matches won are used to break the tie: Conn College won 10 individual matches, Colby won 9, and Hamilton won 8. Conn College assumes the 23rd position, followed by Colby and then Hamilton.

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 January 20, 2013. Listed after each school’s name is their previous ranking.

  1. Princeton University (1)
  2. Trinity College (2)
  3. Harvard University (3)
  4. Yale University (4)
  5. Rochester, University of (5)
  6. Cornell University (6)
  7. Franklin and Marshall College (7)
  8. Dartmouth College (8)
  9. St. Lawrence University (10)
  10. Columbia University (9)
  11. Williams College (11)
  12. Pennsylvania, University of (Penn) (12)
  13. Western Ontario, University of (13)
  14. Bates College (14)
  15. Naval Academy (15)
  16. Middlebury College (17)
  17. George Washington University (16)
  18. Brown University (18)
  19. Bowdoin College (20)
  20. Drexel University (22)
  21. Wesleyan University (24)
  22. Amherst College (23)
  23. Connecticut College (26)
  24. Colby College (19)
  25. Hamilton College (21)
  26. Stanford University (25)
  27. Bucknell University (27)
  28. Johns Hopkins University (28)
  29. Hobart College (29)
  30. Tufts University (30)
  31. Georgetown University (31)
  32. Boston University (32)
  33. MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) (33)
  34. Colgate University (34)
  35. Boston College (35)
  36. California Berkeley, University of (36)
  37. Washington University (St. Louis) (37)
  38. Kenyon College (Not Playing Championships) (38)
  39. Virginia, University of (39)
  40. Washington, University of (40)
  41. Denison University (41)
  42. Haverford College (42)
  43. Bryant University (43)
  44. Northeastern University (44)
  45. Pennsylvania State University (45)
  46. Swarthmore College (46)
  47. Illinois (Champaign), University of (Not Playing Championships) (47)
  48. Southern California (USC), University of (48)
  49. Fordham University (49)
  50. Northwestern University (50)
  51. Sewanee: University of the South (Not Playing Championships) (51)
  52. Vanderbilt University (52)
  53. New York University (53)
  54. Vassar College (54)
  55. Charleston, College of (55)
  56. North Carolina, University of (Not Playing Championships) (56)
  57. Lehigh University (57)
  58. Notre Dame, University of (58)
  59. Vermont, University of (59)
  60. Chicago, University of (Not Playing Championships) (60)
  61. Bard College (61)
  62. Ithaca College (62)
  63. Siena College (63)
  64. Duke University (Not Playing Championships) (64)
  65. Minnesota, University of (65)
  66. Illinois (Springfield), University of (66)

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