2008-2009 Amherst Women's Squash News

  • Women's Squash Defeats Tufts to Claim Walker Cup Title
    February 12, 2009
    he Amherst College women's squash team wrapped up its season by earning a 7-2 win over Tufts to claim the 2009 Walker Cup title at the CSA National Tournament. The Jeffs went 3-0 in the weekend tournament held at Harvard University to finish with a 16-10 record. The season ends with the Lord Jeffs best record since the 2003-04 (17-9) season.
  • Jeffs Defeat Wesleyan in NESCAC First Round, 6-3
    January 30, 2009
    The NESCAC Men’s and Women’s Squash Championship Tournament opened Friday afternoon with preliminary round matches at Trinity College’s Kellner Squash Center. While the Amherst College men’s team earned a first-round bye, the seventh-seeded Lord Jeff women earned a 6-3 win over 10th-seeded Wesleyan University.
  • Jeffs Wrap 4-0 Weekend with 6-3 Win Over F & M
    January 25, 2009
    The Amherst College women's squash team completed a 4-0 weekend this afternoon with a 6-3 win over Franklin and Marshall in the 2009 Smith/Mt. Holyoke Invitational. The Jeffs extended their winning streak to four games, all this weekend, which also includes victories over Colby, William Smith and Wellesley.
  • Lord Jeffs Grab Pair of Wins in Smith/Mt. Holyoke Invitational
    January 24, 2009
    The Amherst College women's squash team picked up another pair of wins in the 2009 Smith/Mt. Holyoke Invitational Tournament this afternoon at home. Amherst defeated William Smith 7-2, before toppling Wellesley 9-0 in the nightcap.
  • Amherst Opens Tournament with 8-1 Win Over Colby
    January 23, 2009
    The Amherst College women’s squash team opened the 2009 Smith/Mount Holyoke Invitational with an 8-1 win over Colby College to improve to 7-7 on the season. The Lord Jeffs will host Wellesley Saturday at 9:30 a.m. before hosting a pair of matches on Sunday to wrap up the tournament.
  • Insider's Look: Women's Squash Plays at Yale Invitational
    January 19, 2009
    Squash is a unique and fast-paced sport that is unknown to the majority of the United States population and the greater Amherst Athletics community. Amherst College women's head coach Tom Carmean has compiled a team chock full of young talent looking to climb the national rankings.
  • Women's Squash Falls to Mount Holyoke 7-2 on the Road
    January 15, 2009
    The Amherst College women's squash team fell for the second time in as many days, and the third time in the last four matches with a 7-2 loss at Mount Holyoke College this afternoon. The Jeffs dropped to 5-4 on the year, and will head to the Yale Invite this weekend.
  • Jeffs Get Back on Track with 8-1 Win Over Saint Lawrence
    January 10, 2009
    The 17th-ranked Amherst College women’s squash team got back on track with an 8-1 win over Saint Lawrence University Saturday afternoon, as the Lord Jeffs improved to 5-2 on the season. Amherst returns to action Wednesday, Jan. 14, for a 5 p.m. match at Dartmouth.
  • Amherst Falls to National Powerhouse Yale, 9-0
    January 09, 2009
    The 17th-ranked Amherst College women’s squash team suffered a 9-0 loss to fifth-ranked Yale University Friday morning, dropping the Lord Jeffs to 4-2 on the season. Amherst returns to action Saturday for a 1 p.m. match with Saint Lawrence University.
  • Lord Jeffs Off to Best Start Since 2003 With 9-0 Win Over Smith
    December 08, 2008
    The 19th-ranked Amherst College women’s squash team is off to the best start since the 2003 season with a 9-0 win against visiting Smith College this evening, bringing the Jeffs record to 4-1. Amherst swept every match three games to none this evening, dropping Smith to 0-6 on the year.
  • Amherst Squash Teams Rout Tufts 9-0 at Home
    December 04, 2008
    The Amherst College men’s and women’s squash teams played host to the visiting Jumbos of Tufts University this evening at Davenport Courts. The 15th-ranked Lord Jeff men’s squad defeated the 19th-ranked Jumbos 9-0, while the 19th-ranked Amherst women’s made a strong case to move up in the rankings with a commanding 9-0 win over the 16th-ranked Tufts women.