W. squash earns third nat’l title

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — In the end it came down to the pair who had brought the Elis to this point two years ago. The women’s squash team was down, 4-3, against Trinity in the finals of the Howe Cup yesterday when Michelle Quibell ’06 and Amy Gross ’06 took the court at the same time […]

Elis take on Harvard for pair of titles

For the women’s squash team, it’s deja vu all over again. The biggest match of the Elis’ season is the one they’ve been expecting all along. A preseason College Squash Association poll ranked Yale as No. 1, just one spot above perennial rival Harvard. The two teams have continued to hold those spots for nearly […]

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Women’s squash scores easy win over Bears

The Yale women’s squash team crushed Brown on Saturday in less time than the bus ride from New Haven to Providence and back. In their penultimate match before playing Harvard for the Ivy and national titles, the No. 1 Elis (10-0, 5-0 Ivy) cruised to a 9-0 victory over the No. 7 Bears (5-5, 1-5). […]

Elis overcome Tigers

The No. 1 women’s squash team didn’t let the previously-undefeated Princeton Tigers stand in their way as they came one step closer to their third consecutive championship this weekend. The Bulldogs (8-0, 4-0 Ivy) claimed decisive victories at the top six spots to defeat the No. 4 Tigers, 6-3, in Princeton this past Saturday. Princeton […]

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The look on Dave Talbott’s face last night said it all. Although Yale’s women’s squash team was up 3-1 against the Trinity Bantams, five matches had yet to be decided. The two-time defending national champion Bulldogs were in trouble. And as the Eli head coach recorded the early results on a whiteboard for the crowd […]

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When you have everything, you have everything to lose. For the Trinity men’s and the Yale women’s squash teams, this couldn’t not prove more true. If the Bantams lose tonight to the Bulldogs men, their 131-match winning streak, capped by seven national championships, could come to a crashing halt. The same is true for the […]

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By Christina Pryor Staff reporter To be in the top 10 in the country in any sport often means that a team can compete with the best of the best. But for the women’s squash teams of Cornell and Bates, players were lucky to get a point off of the two-time national champion Bulldogs. The […]

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The women’s squash team welcomed the new year in the same way they concluded the last — by completely dominating all of their competition. In their first matches of 2006 this past weekend, the two-time defending national champion Bulldogs (4-0, 2-0 Ivy) crushed Dartmouth (3-2, 0-2) and Williams (3-6) at the Brady Squash Center. They […]

New book prowls the Ivy League

Two words dominate much the talk in national college admissions: Ivy League. Although initially created as a sports league, the Ancient Eight are the source of seemingly endless debate. College Prowler, a new guidebook company, has capitalized on this national frenzy by publishing a volume solely devoted to these schools that claims to give prospective […]


W. squash still looking to improve

Two consecutive national championships. Ditto for Howe Cup titles. But the women’s squash team has no intention of resting on its laurels. During winter break, the Elis traveled across the pond to England, where they trained with renowned international squash coaches and played several exhibition matches in preparation for their upcoming season. In just 10 […]