Northampton, MA — Today, the fifth Dunlop Men's College Squash Association Team Rankings of the season were released.
After each defeating Brown, 5-4, Drexel and Wesleyan moved into the 15th and 16th places in the rankings. The victory moved Drexel up one position, while Wesleyan moved up three spots.
In the thirties, Boston College moved up to 35th after defeating Bryant.
Gettysburg makes their debut in the rankings at the 63rd position. The Bullets lost to Penn State.
Ithaca remains out of the rankings due to “Not on Roster” players in their match results. They received multiple warnings. They will reenter the rankings in the ranking cycle after they enter the players in the US Squash scoring system for the matches with “Not on Roster” players.
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 December 8, 2013. Listed after each school’s name is their previous ranking.
- Trinity College (1)
- Harvard University (2)
- Yale University (3)
- St. Lawrence University (4)
- Rochester, University of (5)
- Franklin and Marshall College (6)
- Princeton University (7)
- Cornell University (8)
- Western Ontario, University of (9)
- Dartmouth College (10)
- Columbia University (11)
- Bates College (12)
- Pennsylvania, University of (13)
- Naval Academy (14)
- Drexel University (16)
- Wesleyan University (19)
- Brown University (15)
- Williams College (17)
- Middlebury College (18)
- George Washington University (20)
- Bowdoin College (21)
- Amherst College (22)
- Hamilton College (24)
- Connecticut College (23)
- Stanford University (25)
- Colby College (26)
- Bucknell University (27)
- Johns Hopkins University (28)
- Hobart College (29)
- Georgetown University (30)
- Virginia, University of (31)
- Denison University (32)
- MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) (33)
- Northeastern University (34)
- Boston College (37)
- Bryant University (35)
- Tufts University (36)
- Boston University (38)
- Washington University (St. Louis) (39)
- Colgate University (40)
- New York University (41)
- Lehigh University (42)
- Haverford College (43)
- Northwestern University (44)
- Swarthmore College (45)
- Southern California (USC), University of (46)
- Charleston, College of (47)
- Pennsylvania State University (48)
- Fordham University (49)
- California Berkeley, University of (50)
- Vermont, University of (51)
- Washington, University of (52)
- Vassar College (53)
- Siena College (54)
- Bard College (55)
- Richmond, University of (56)
- Chicago, University of (57)
- Illinois (Champaign), University of (58)
- Minnesota, University of (59)
- Notre Dame, University of (60)
- Duke University (61)
- Illinois (Springfield), University of (62)
- Gettysburg College (NR)