By Michael T. Bello
Published Nov 20, 2013 at 7:00 AM ET; Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 7:05 PM ET

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

Georgetown defeated Johns Hopkins to take over the 29th ranking position. Johns Hopkins moves to 30th. Meanwhile, Northwestern enters the rankings at 38th after beating Minnesota.

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 17, 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. Georgetown University (30)
  30. Johns Hopkins University (29)
  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. Northwestern University (NR)
  39. Minnesota, University of (39)
  40. Washington University in St. Louis (38)
  41. Notre Dame, University of (40)
  42. Colgate University (NR)