By Michael T. Bello
Published Jan 29, 2016 at 7:00 AM ET; Updated Jan 26, 2016 at 7:24 PM ET

Dunlop Sports - Official Squash Ball of the CSA Hatfield, MA — Today, the seventh Dunlop Men's College Squash Association Team Rankings of the season were released.

St. Lawrence’s and Rochester’s 5-4 victories over Harvard rearranged the 3rd through 7th ranking positions. Rochester and Yale moved up to the 3rd and 4th positions, while St. Lawrence moved into the 6th position. Dartmouth dropped to 5th, while Harvard fell to 7th.

The College Squash Association updated its ranking rules for the 2015 – 2016 season. Next week, computerized rankings will be enacted. Details about the computerized rankings will be published early next week.

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.

Below are the Dunlop Men's College Squash Association Team Rankings as of January 24, 2016. Listed after each school’s name is their previous ranking.

  1. Trinity College (1)
  2. Pennsylvania, University of (2)
  3. Rochester, University of (5)
  4. Yale University (6)
  5. Dartmouth College (4)
  6. St. Lawrence University (7)
  7. Harvard University (3)
  8. Columbia University (8)
  9. Drexel University (9)
  10. Franklin & Marshall College (10)
  11. Princeton University (11)
  12. Cornell University (12)
  13. George Washington University (13)
  14. Naval Academy (14)
  15. Middlebury College (15)
  16. Brown University (16)
  17. Bates College (17)
  18. Williams College (18)
  19. Wesleyan University (19)
  20. Colby College (20)
  21. Bowdoin College (21)
  22. Amherst College (22)
  23. Western Ontario, University of (23)
  24. Hobart College (24)
  25. MIT (25)
  26. Dickinson College (26)
  27. Tufts University (27)
  28. Hamilton College (28)
  29. Connecticut College (29)
  30. Haverford College (30)
  31. Fordham University (31)
  32. Bard College (32)
  33. Vassar College (33)