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Jeffs Take Third in Howe Cup 'B' Division
February 18 - The Amherst College women's squash team posted a pair of wins and finished in third place in the 'B' Division at the annual Howe Cup competition at Yale University over the weekend, defeating Bates College by an 8-1 final on Friday, falling to Williams College 9-0 on Saturday and downing Colby College 6-3 on Sunday. Full Story

W-Squash Falls at Second Ranked Trinity, 9-0
February 8 - The Amherst women's squash team fell 9-0 at national power Trinity College on Thursday. The host Bantams - ranked second in the nation in the latest Women's Intercollegiate Squash Association poll - swept all nine matches and dropped just one game overall en route to their seventh consecutive win. Full Story

Jeffs Fall to Fourth Ranked Princeton, 9-0
February 4 - The Amherst women's squash team faced an uphill battle against visiting Princeton University on Sunday, falling 9-0 at the Davenport Courts. The Tigers-ranked fourth nationally in the latest Women's Intercollegiate Squash Association poll-boast five of the top 40 collegiate players in the nation, including 2000 Intercollegiate Champion Julia Beaver, who downed Amherst no. 1 K.C. Giese 9-0, 9-1, 9-0. Full Story

Jeffs Win Second Straight, 8-1, at Wellesley
February 1 - The Amherst women's squash team won its second straight match on Thursday with an 8-1 win at Wellesley College. The Jeffs dominated play with seven 3-0 wins, including shutout victories by no. 1 K.C. Giese and no. 2 Roopali Agarwal. Full Story

Jeffs Improve to 9-6 With 3-0 Win Over Smith
January 30 - Amherst broke a three-match losing skid with a 9-0 shutout win over visiting Smith College Tuesday night at the Davenport Squash Courts. Senior Co-captain K.C. Giese and sophomore Roopali Agarwal set the tone with a pair of 3-0 victories over Smith no. 1 Jean Lee and no. 2 Bree Carlson. Full Story

Jeffs Fall to Colby, Brown & Yale
January 24 - The Amherst College women's squash team hosted three of the toughest squads in the nation in Colby College, Brown University and Yale University on Tuesday and Wednesday in what was arguably the most difficult section of the Jeffs' schedule to date, and came away with a trio of losses to fall to 8-6 on the season. Full Story

Jeffs Sweep Amherst Invitational
January 20 - The Amherst women's squash team hosted St. Lawrence University, Middlebury College and Mount Holyoke College in the Amherst Invitational Tournament on Friday and Saturday and swept all three matches. With the trio of wins, the Jeffs upped their record to 8-3, holding onto their number-12 ranking in the latest Women's Intercollegiate Squash Association Poll, released Dec. 4. Full Story

Squash Teams Fall at Dartmouth
January 17 - The Amherst men's and women's squash teams dropped a dual match twinbill at Dartmouth College on Wednesday, falling 8-1 and 7-2, respectively, in a matchup of four nationally ranked teams. Full Story

Jeffs Post Trio of Wins at Williams Invite.
January 16 - In a marathon weekend tournament at Williams College on Saturday and Sunday, the Amherst College women's squash team played five dual matches and posted a trio of wins over William Smith (8-1), Bates (6-3) and Vassar (9-0) Colleges, and a pair of losses to Colby (2-7) and Bowdoin (0-9). Full Story

Giese, Champion Lead Jeffs Over Tufts
December 8 - In a match that could have strong implications in the Women's Intercollegiate Squash Association rankings, Amherst College outlasted Tufts University 5-4 on Thursday night behind a pair of solid performances by senior Co-captains KC Giese and Vanessa Champion. Full Story

Jeffs Trounce Conn. 8-1 in Season-Opener
November 29 - With an 8-1 win over visiting NESCAC rival Conn. College in its season-opener on Wednesday, the women's squash team may have established itself as the team to beat in New England this season. In what turned out to be the match of the day, super-soph Katie Alburger endured a marathon five-game affair to outlast Conn. College powerhouse Lindsey Burke 3-2, including a deciding game that featured seven lead changes. Full Story


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