By Michael T. Bello
Published Oct 11, 2014 at 7:00 AM ET; Updated Sep 21, 2014 at 7:59 PM ET

Rochester, University ofRochester, NY — Rochester concluded last season with a ranking position of 40th and an 8th place finish in the E Division of the National Team Championships. This season, the team would like to win more matches. To do so, the team will need to win matches throughout the line-up, but especially in the bottom 3. Last season, the top 4 won 33% of their matches, while the middle and bottom 3 won 27% and 23%, respectively. The Yellowjackets will also need to replace their #1 and #9 from Team Championships. Rochester is expecting a number of players to join the squad. Senior co-captain Anna Saltman picked up squash during her first year at Rochester. According to co-captain Emma Moore, “Anna has become a devoted team member and leader. This year she serves as co-president of the University of Rochester Women’s Squash Club as well as leadership roles in a myriad of other campus activities.” Rochester will need to face additional teams in the regular season to improve in the rankings this season.

2013-2014 SEASON RECAP

Season Record: 1-10

Final Ranking: 40

Team Championships: 8th in the E Division

By the Numbers (From US Squash): 5-4 Matches Won: 0 of 2… Position with the Most Wins: #1s, 2s, and 4s had 5 Wins

2014-2015 SEASON PREVIEW

Program Status: Emerging Club

Returning Players from Team Championships: 2. Emma Moore (2016); 3. Leah Flint (2015); 4. Anna Saltman (2015); 5. Kwan Khunkett (2017); 6. Shuchen Wu (2017); 7. Lauren Kemperman (2017); 8. Nicole Itzkowitz (2016, abroad first semester)

Graduated/Non-Returning Players from Team Championships: 1. Amanda Lardizabal (2014); 9. Tessa Eagle (2016)

Additions to the 2014-2015 Roster: 

  • Expected to play in the middle 3: Alayna Hauke (2016)
  • Expected to play in the bottom 3/alternate: Caroline Vaczy (2016, returning from abroad); Katie Mead (2017); Molly Ostriker (2017); Kristin Abramo (2015); Apolline Jungels (2018)

Captains: Emma Moore and Anna Saltman

Team Goals: To win as many matches as possible

Key Matches: All matches

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