Griffin Smilow
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SQUASH: Four Elis earn All-American status

One week after the Yale men’s squash team secured its first national title in 26 years, representatives from both Eli teams put up strong performances in the College Squash Association Individual Tournament, which marked the conclusion of Yale’s 2015–16 season.

SQUASH: Fenwick ’16 discusses historic season

Men’s squash captain Sam Fenwick ’16 was a central part of making Yale history last weekend, guiding the Bulldogs to their first national championship in over a quarter century. The Wales native, who served as No. 3 for the squad this season, will be competing in the College Squash Association Individual Tournament this weekend seeded No. 24 among collegiate squash players. Before the event, which will see seven Yale men’s players and four women’s players from Yale compete, Fenwick sat down with the News to discuss his memorable 2016 campaign.

Men’s squash wins national title

Head coach David Talbott waited 26 years, seven days, four hours and, at the very end, three consecutive replayed match points for his Yale men’s squash team to win another national championship.

SQUASH: Yale hosts top squads at nationals

Having just completed a regular season that saw one team claim an Ivy League championship for the first time in five years, the Yale men’s and women’s squash teams now prepare for the year’s ultimate challenge: the national tournament.

SQUASH: Men dethrone Harvard for Ivy title

It was only fitting that the No. 2 Yale men’s squash team secured sole possession of its first Ivy League championship since 2011 by defeating the team that has laid claim to the title for the past three years — especially when that opponent also happened to be the Bulldogs’ archrival.

SQUASH: Title implications for men in rivalry weekend

The grand finale of the regular season is upon the Yale No. 4 men’s and No. 4 women’s squash teams, as the Bulldogs prepare to face Dartmouth and archrival Harvard in one of the most important weekends of their 2015–16 campaign.

MEN’S SQUASH: Yale in strong position for Ivy title

The No. 4 Yale men’s squash team kept its hopes of an Ivy League championship alive this weekend with a pair of wins over No. 13 Princeton and No. 2 Penn, while the No. 4 Eli women collected their first conferences losses against two higher-ranked opponents.

SQUASH: Ivy season ramps up at Penn, Princeton

The Yale men’s and women’s squash teams are both looking to keep their Ivy records perfect heading into road matchups against a pair of highly ranked Ancient Eight programs.

SQUASH: Seven opponents no match for Bulldogs

Despite the challenge of playing three or more matches each in a period only slightly longer than 24 hours, the Yale men and women’s squash teams dominated their competition this weekend.

SQUASH: Elis prep for packed weekend

Following a pair of decisive 8–1 losses to in-state rival Trinity, the Yale men’s and women’s squash teams aim to bounce back this weekend by […]

SQUASH: Yale teams fall 8–1 to Trinity

Despite high hopes and early season success, the Yale men’s and women’s squash teams fell to their Trinity counterparts Wednesday night in New Haven. The […]