By Michael T. Bello
Published Dec 11, 2014 at 7:00 AM ET; Updated Dec 10, 2014 at 10:50 PM ET

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

There were only fifteen team matches in this ranking cycle. Many teams had participants in the DIII Tournament, while others had players at the 2014 World Squash Federation Women’s World Team Squash Championships. Therefore, the rankings this week did not change based on matches played.

The sole change is that Bucknell was removed from 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.

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 December 7, 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 (13)
  14. Drexel University (14)
  15. Bates College (15)
  16. Middlebury College (16)
  17. Hamilton 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 (23)
  24. Wellesley College (24)
  25. William Smith College (25)
  26. Mount Holyoke College (26)
  27. Connecticut College (27)
  28. Tufts University (28)
  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. Smith College (36)
  36. Rochester, University of (37)
  37. Colgate University (38)
  38. New York University (39)
  39. Northeastern University (40)
  40. Fordham University (41)
  41. Northwestern University (42)
  42. Washington University in St. Louis (43)
  43. Minnesota, University of (44)
  44. Notre Dame, University of (45)
  45. California (46)