Squash to Compete At CSA Individuals

This weekend, select members of the men’s and women’s squash teams will travel to Williamstown, Mass., to compete in the CSA Individual Championships at Williams College. Representing Cornell from the men’s team will be junior co-captain Chris Sachvie, sophomores Will Hartigan and McKay Claghorn, and freshmen Alex Domenick, Dave Hilton and Thomas Spettigue. On the women’s side, the Red will rely on freshman Shivangi Paranjpe, sophomore Jennifer Gemmell, juniors Rebecca Hazell and Liza Stokes and senior Alex Cornett, who will be competing in her last collegiate match. [img_assist|nid=35582|title=Overhand it|desc=Sophomore Will Hartigan will compete this weekend.|link=node|align=right|width=|height=0]

Squash Maintains No. 6 Ranking

This weekend women’s squash emerged from the CSA National Championships having protected its No. 6 national ranking. While Princeton bested the host [img_assist|nid=35185|title=Off the wall|desc=Junior co-captain Liza Stokes competes in a match against St. Lawrence on Feb. 2. Stokes blanked her Stanford opponent, 3-0, on Saturday.|link=node|align=left|width=|height=0]team, Harvard, 5-4, to clinch the Howe Cup division title, the Red also had a solid showing in Cambridge, going 1-2 against three of the top eight teams in the nation.
“It was an outstanding team effort of many close, hard-fought individual matches, with all players giving 110 percent … our best performance yet,” said head coach Julee Devoy.

M. Squash Fails to Halt Trinity’s Streak

History was not to be made this past weekend, as the men’s squash team fell to No. 1-ranked Trinity, 0-9, on Saturday afternoon at the Belkin International Squash Courts. The Bantams extended their win streak to 198 consecutive matches –– the nation’s longest active winning streak in any intercollegiate varsity sport. The Red was, however, able to close out its regular season on a high note, shutting out both Brown and Hobart, 9-0. Cornell stands at 12-3 on the season, with a 4-2 record in the Ivy League.