By Michael T. Bello
Published Sep 29, 2014 at 3:00 PM ET; Updated Sep 28, 2014 at 11:03 PM ET

Colby CollegeWaterville, ME — Last season, Colby finished ranked 23rd overall and 7th in the Walker Cup (C Division). This season, the Mules would like to make a jump in the rankings and capture the Walker Cup. The team’s roster and experience gained from last season may help Colby in that quest. They only graduated a single player, Amelia Barnett, from last season’s Team Championship roster. This year, they are gaining 6 players, which will increase the depth of the team’s ladder. The team will be led by captain and senior Liz Brehman. According to head coach Sakhi Khan, Breham “as been one of the best athletes and competitors on our team. She has always had one of the best win/loss records and has always represented the school in the best of ways.” To improve upon last season, Colby will have to be more successful in NESCAC play. The Mules’ juniors and seniors will help a young squad as it strives to ascend the rankings.

2013-2014 SEASON RECAP

Season Record: 7-15

Final Ranking: 23

Team Championships: 7th in the Walker Cup (C Division)

By the Numbers (From US Squash): 5-4 Matches Won: 0 of 1… Position with the Most Wins: #7s had 11 Wins

2014-2015 SEASON PREVIEW

Program Status: Varsity

Head Coach: Sakhi Khan

Returning Players from Team Championships: 1. Julie Wolpow (2016 – Second Team All-NESCAC, NESCAC All-Sportsmanship, NESCAC All-Academic); 2. Tara Tischio (2015); 3. Mikaela Johnson (2016); 4. Elizabeth Brehman (2015); 5. Ren Robinson (2017); 7. Caroline Pelham (2017); 8. Katie Chow (2016); 9. Clea Harrelson (2016 – NESCAC All-Academic)

Graduated/Non-Returning Players from Team Championships: 6. Amelia Barnett (2014 – CSA Scholar Athlete, NESCAC All-Academic)

Additions to the 2014-2015 Roster:

  • Devin Mullaney
  • Cricket di Galoma
  • Elise O’Brien
  • Annabel Darling
  • Alexandra Rowe
  • Cary Beehler

Captain: Liz Brehman

Team Goals: To win the Walker Cup

Key Matches:  Wesleyan, Bowdoin, Hamilton, Amherst, and Middlebury

To read other team previews, please visit the 2014-2015 College Squash Season Previews page.