By Michael T. Bello
Published Nov 13, 2013 at 7:00 AM ET; Updated Nov 13, 2013 at 8:19 AM 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.

Three new teams enter the rankings after playing matches: Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Minnesota, and the University of Notre Dame. These teams took ranking positions 38 through 40. The rest of the rankings remain unchanged from the preseason rankings.

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.

For a regular season match to officially count for ranking purposes, each team must have at least seven players. Except for Emerging Teams, matches with less than seven players per team will not count towards the required number of matches for entry into the National Team Championships.

Below are the Dunlop Women's College Squash Association Team Rankings as of November 10, 2013. Listed after each school’s name is their previous ranking.

  1. Harvard University (1)
  2. Trinity College (2)
  3. Pennsylvania, University of (Penn) (3)
  4. Princeton University (4)
  5. Yale University (5)
  6. Cornell University (6)
  7. Stanford University (7)
  8. Dartmouth College (8)
  9. Brown University (9)
  10. Bates College (10)
  11. Columbia University (11)
  12. Middlebury College (12)
  13. Williams College (13)
  14. George Washington University (14)
  15. Franklin and Marshall College (15)
  16. Amherst College (16)
  17. Bowdoin College (17)
  18. Wesleyan University (18)
  19. Drexel University (19)
  20. Hamilton College (20)
  21. Mount Holyoke College (21)
  22. Colby College (22)
  23. Wellesley College (23)
  24. William Smith College (24)
  25. Connecticut College (25)
  26. St. Lawrence University (26)
  27. Virginia, University of (27)
  28. Boston College (28)
  29. Johns Hopkins University (29)
  30. Georgetown University (30)
  31. Haverford College (31)
  32. Northeastern University (32)
  33. Tufts University (33)
  34. Smith College (34)
  35. California (35)
  36. New York University (36)
  37. Rochester, University of (37)
  38. Washington University in St. Louis (NR)
  39. Minnesota, University of (NR)
  40. Notre Dame, University of (NR)