February 16, 2006

Men's Squash Set for CSA Championships

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Seven seniors will take the court for the last time in their collegiate careers this weekend as the men’s squash team heads to Princeton, N.J., to compete in the season-ending College Squash Association team championships.

No. 9 Cornell (5-7, 1-5 Ivy) will play its first match tomorrow against No. 16 Tufts in the championship tournament’s 9-16 bracket. The Red had been ranked as high as No. 7 nationally – a ranking which would have put them in the first tier of the championships if it were not for back-to-back, 5-4 losses to No. 8 Dartmouth and No. 7 Williams.

“We’ve had a couple of hard matches and everybody sort of thinks we shouldn’t be in that [nine] position, but that’s the life we are living and that’s how it is