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Busani Xaba Is Named Head Coach of Men's and Women's Squash at Amherst College Busani Xaba has been named the head coach of the Amherst College men’s and women’s squash programs, it was announced today by Director of Athletics Don Faulstick. An England Squash Level 2 coach with 18 years of experience on three continents, Xaba was, most recently, the Director of Squash and Athletics at the University Club of San Francisco and, previously, an assistant coach at Dartmouth College. The appointment is effective August 1.
Squash Coach Peter Robson Retires Peter Robson, Head Coach of Amherst College’s men’s squash team since 1987, and Head Coach of the women’s squash team since 2010, retired from the College on October 30, 2019. During his years with the College, Coach Robson supported Amherst racket athletics in other ways, serving as men’s tennis coach and teaching in the Physical Education Department. As a head coach with one of the longest tenures with the College, his presence on the court will be missed by many.
Amherst Squash Rounds Out Season with CSA Individual Play PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Sending three competitors to the 2020 College Squash Association (CSA) Individual Championships, Amherst squash dropped in the round of 16 in each of the matches to round out their 2019-20 campaign.
Armour Tabbed as All-NESCAC Second Team Honoree HADLEY, Mass. – Amherst College men’s squash sophomore Robinson Armour ’22 was named to the 2020 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) All-Conference Second Team, as announced by the organization on Thursday.
Amherst Men's Squash Splits Final Matches of the Season CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Concluding their team competition, Amherst College men's squash split their final two matches of the season as first-year Adam Lichtmacher '23 picked up the decisive win against Tufts to lift the Mammoths over the Jumbos in a consolation matchup at the 2020 College Squash Association (CSA) Summers Cup Championship on Sunday evening.
Amherst Men’s Squash Halted in Summers Cup Quarterfinals CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Sixth-seeded Amherst College men’s squash saw their 2020 Summers Cup (C Division) Championship run come to an end as third-seeded Middlebury posted a 6-3 decision over the Mammoths at the College Squash Association (CSA) National Team Championships Friday night at Harvard University.
CSA PREVIEW: No. 6 Seed Amherst Primed for Summers Cup Run Competing in their 11th-straight Summers Cup (C Division), the sixth-seeded Amherst College men's squash team will line up against No. 3 seed Middlebury College in the opening round of the 2020 College Squash Association (CSA) National Team Championships this Friday, Feb. 28th on the campus of Harvard University.
Men’s Squash Ends NESCAC Championship with Loss to Colby BRUNSWICK, Maine – Competing in the seventh-place match at the Lubin Family Squash Courts, Amherst men’s squash dropped a 5-4 decision to Colby College to conclude their showing in the 2020 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Championship on Sunday morning.
General NewsBusani Xaba Is Named Head Coach of Men's and Women's Squash at Amherst College
General NewsSquash Coach Peter Robson Retires
General NewsAmherst Squash Rounds Out Season with CSA Individual Play
Men's SquashArmour Tabbed as All-NESCAC Second Team Honoree
Men's SquashAmherst Men's Squash Splits Final Matches of the Season
Men's SquashAmherst Men’s Squash Halted in Summers Cup Quarterfinals
Men's SquashCSA PREVIEW: No. 6 Seed Amherst Primed for Summers Cup Run
Men's SquashMen’s Squash Ends NESCAC Championship with Loss to Colby
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