No.1 Women’s Squash Set for Two Matches with No. 7 Penn, No. 3 Princeton

Eleonore Evans strikes the ball
Eleonore Evans is 2-0 on the season (Photo/Gil Talbot)
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After an extended winter break, the first-ranked Harvard Crimson (2-0, 1-0 Ivy) returns to action this weekend against two top-10 Ivy League opponents.

The seventh-ranked Penn Quakers (4-1, 0-0 Ivy) roll into Cambridge on Saturday afternoon winners of their last two matches. The Crimson holds a 47-7 advantage in the all-time series, including wins in the past six matchups.

On Sunday, the No. 3 Princeton Tigers (5-0, 0-0 Ivy) will clash with Harvard in its first Ivy League matchup of the season. Harvard leads the all-time series with the Tigers, 35-21, and has won the past eight contests.

How to Follow

Penn – ESPN3

Court 1 | Court 2 | Court 3 | Court 4 | Court 5 | Court 6

International Stream: Stretch Internet

Princeton – ESPN3

Court 1 | Court 2 | Court 3 | Court 4 | Court 5 | Court 6

International Stream: Stretch Internet

What to Know

  • First-years Brittany Sun and Charlotte Orcutt have shined in their first collegiate seasons. Both hold 2-0 records heading into the weekend.
  • Senior captain Amelia Henley impressed in her first action of 2019-20, outscoring her Dartmouth opponent 33-10 en route to a 3-0 victory.

Leading the Way

Mike Way, the Gregory Lee '87 and Russell Ball '88 Endowed Coach for Harvard University and James Herscot '58 Coach of Excellence, is in his 10th season as the head coach for both men's and women's squash. Way is coming off a historic 2018-19 season in which both his teams won the Ivy League and national title. In addition, Way coached the individual national champion in each division. Victor Crouin won the Pool Trophy and Gina Kennedy earned her second Ramsay Cup a year ago.

Next Up                                                                           

Harvard Squash is back in action next weekend, when they travel to the Big Apple for matches against Stanford and Columbia. The Crimson will take on the Cardinal at the Harvard Club of New York on Saturday, Jan. 18 and will play at Columbia on Sunday, Jan. 19.