By Michael T. Bello
Published Nov 13, 2014 at 7:00 AM ET; Updated Nov 11, 2014 at 7:32 PM ET

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

After defeating Mount Holyoke and Wellesley, Virginia moved from 25th to 23rd in the rankings. Wellesley remained at 24th with a victory over Mount Holyoke; the Lyons dropped to 25th.

Vassar enters the rankings at 32nd. The Brewers defeated Haverford and NYU to begin the season.

Teams 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 9, 2014. Listed after each school’s name is their previous ranking.

  1. Harvard University (1)
  2. Trinity College (2)
  3. Pennsylvania, University of (3)
  4. Yale University (4)
  5. Princeton University (5)
  6. Cornell University (6)
  7. Stanford University (7)
  8. George Washington University (8)
  9. Columbia University (9)
  10. Dartmouth College (10)
  11. Brown University (11)
  12. Williams College (12)
  13. Drexel University (13)
  14. Bates College (14)
  15. Middlebury College (15)
  16. Hamilton College (16)
  17. Franklin and Marshall College (17)
  18. Amherst College (18)
  19. Bowdoin College (19)
  20. St. Lawrence University (20)
  21. Wesleyan University (21)
  22. Colby College (22)
  23. Virginia, University of (25)
  24. Wellesley College (24)
  25. Mount Holyoke College (23)
  26. Tufts University (26)
  27. William Smith College (27)
  28. Connecticut College (28)
  29. Boston College (29)
  30. Georgetown University (30)
  31. Johns Hopkins University (31)
  32. Vassar College (NR)
  33. Haverford College (32)
  34. Bucknell University (33)
  35. Colgate University (34)
  36. Smith College (35)
  37. New York University (36)
  38. Minnesota, University of (37)
  39. Northeastern University (38)
  40. Washington University in St. Louis (39)
  41. Northwestern University (40)
  42. Rochester, University of (41)
  43. Notre Dame, University of (42)
  44. California (43)