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Season Preview: Women's Squash Working Toward Repeat Bid

Alisha Mashruwala will lead the Crimson as the 2010-11 captain (photo courtesy Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Harvard women's squash team will be looking to repeat as the CSA national champion in 2011. The Crimson recorded a 12-0 record last season in route to the title.

Harvard returns a majority of its national championship lineup, including Laura Gemmell, the 2010 CSA Individual National Champion. Gemmell's championship came after a perfect 16-0 freshman season.

Head coach Mike Way begins his first season with the Crimson and is looking forward to another strong season. Coach Way answered a few questions before practice regarding his team's leadership in captain Alisha Mashruwala, the schools he sees as the toughest competition and some of the preseason conditioning the team is doing.