By Michael T. Bello
Published Nov 14, 2013 at 7:00 AM ET; Updated Nov 13, 2013 at 8:20 AM ET

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

A shakeup occurred between ranking positions 30 – 40.  Virginia defeated Denison, and MIT defeated both Boston College and Boston University.

In addition, several new teams entered the rankings: Penn State (49); Richmond (54), Chicago (55), Illinois Champaign (56), Duke (60), and Vermont (63).

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

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