By Michael T. Bello
Published Jan 30, 2013 at 7:00 AM ET; Updated Jan 29, 2013 at 6:18 PM ET

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

After Trinity’s 5-4 victory over Yale, the Bantams moved into the fourth ranking position, while the Bulldogs move to fifth.

William Smith’s 5-4 victory over St. Lawrence at last weekend’s Smith Invitational propelled the Herons 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 Women's College Squash Association Team Rankings as of January 27, 2013. Listed after each school’s name is their previous ranking.

  1. Princeton University (1)
  2. Harvard University (2)
  3. Pennsylvania, University of (Penn) (4)
  4. Trinity College (5)
  5. Yale University (3)
  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. Columbia University (12)
  13. George Washington University (13)
  14. Franklin and Marshall College (14)
  15. Bates College (15)
  16. Amherst College (16)
  17. Bowdoin College (17)
  18. Wesleyan University (18)
  19. Hamilton College (19)
  20. Mount Holyoke College (20)
  21. Drexel University (21)
  22. Colby College (22)
  23. Boston College (23)
  24. Connecticut College (24)
  25. Tufts University (25)
  26. Wellesley College (26)
  27. William Smith College (28)
  28. St. Lawrence University (27)
  29. Georgetown University (29)
  30. Johns Hopkins University (30)
  31. Bucknell University (31)
  32. Virginia, University of (32)
  33. Vassar College (33)
  34. Northeastern University (34)
  35. Haverford College (35)
  36. Smith College (36)
  37. California (NR)
  38. Rochester, University of (37)
  39. New York University (38)
  40. Washington University in St. Louis (Emerging Team) (39)
  41. Minnesota, University of (40)
  42. Notre Dame, University of (Emeging Team) (41)
  43. North Carolina, University of (Not Playing Championships) (42)