Women's Squash Earns Dunlop 2015-16 Preseason No. 1 Ranking

Women's Squash Earns Dunlop 2015-16 Preseason No. 1 Ranking

Harvard has won three national titles in four years (Athletic Communications).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the sixth consecutive year, the Harvard women's squash team enters the season as the No. 1 team in the nation according to the Dunlop 2015-16 Women's College Squash Preseason Rankings.

Mike Way, the Gregory Lee '87 and Russell Ball '88 Endowed Coach for Squash at Harvard University, guided the Crimson to its 16th CSA national championship last season after downing Trinity, 7-2, in the title game. The Crimson posted a 13-1 record with its lone loss coming early in the season at Penn in a 5-4 decision.

Isabelle Dowling and Saumya Karki will serve as team captains for the season. Dowling has posted a 32-9 record during her career while Karki has gone 34-5 during her time in Crimson.
Harvard returns 12 student-athletes from last season's championship squad, losing five to grauduation, including four-time Ramsey Cup winner Amanda Sobhy 15'.

Way and the rest of the coaching staff have brought in three of the top freshman from around the world to strengthen an already solid line up.  Kayley Leonard, Sophie Mehta and Sabrina Sobhy will look to make an impact early on for the Crimson.

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Harvard will begin its season next weekend at the Ivy Scrimmages held Nov. 14-15 at Yale.

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