By Michael T. Bello
Published Dec 4, 2014 at 7:00 AM ET; Updated Nov 30, 2014 at 12:29 PM ET

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

After hosting and defeating Drexel, Franklin and Marshall moved into the 13th ranking position.

Conn College topped Tufts to take over the 27th position.

Fordham debuts in the rankings at the 41st position.

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 23, 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. Franklin and Marshall College (17)
  14. Drexel University (13)
  15. Bates College (14)
  16. Middlebury College (15)
  17. Hamilton College (16)
  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 (23)
  24. Wellesley College (24)
  25. William Smith College (25)
  26. Mount Holyoke College (26)
  27. Connecticut College (28)
  28. Tufts University (27)
  29. Boston College (29)
  30. Georgetown University (30)
  31. Johns Hopkins University (31)
  32. Vassar College (32)
  33. Haverford College (33)
  34. Dickinson College (34)
  35. Bucknell University (35)
  36. Smith College (36)
  37. Rochester, University of (37)
  38. Colgate University (38)
  39. New York University (39)
  40. Northeastern University (40)
  41. Fordham University (NR)
  42. Northwestern University (41)
  43. Washington University in St. Louis (42)
  44. Minnesota, University of (43)
  45. Notre Dame, University of (44)
  46. California (45)