CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The 2019 Potter Cup champion Harvard Crimson have released its 2019-20 campaign. In his 10th season, the Gregory Lee '87 and Russell Ball '88 Endowed Coach for Harvard University Mike Way will lead the Crimson in its national title defense. Senior captains Saadeldin Abouaish, Timothy Brownell and Sean Hughes will lead a team that returns it's top seven players from a year ago.
Harvard's title defense will start on Nov. 20, when MIT comes to Cambridge for a non-conference tilt at the Murr Center.
The Crimson will then travel to Dartmouth to take on the Big Green in their Ivy League opener on Dec. 3.
The squad will have a long holiday break, but return to action on Jan. 11 and 12 to take on Penn and Princeton, respectively, in Cambridge.
After a trip to Columbia on Jan. 19, Harvard returns to the Murr Center to begin its longest homestand of the season. Harvard will take on Drexel (Jan. 25), Rochester (Jan. 26), Virginia (Jan. 31) and St. Lawrence (Feb. 1). This will be the first clash between the Crimson and the Cavaliers since 1975.
On Feb. 5, Harvard will face off with Trinity in a national championship rematch. The Crimson bested the Bantams, 3-0, last season to take home the Potter Cup.
Harvard continues its Ivy League schedule with a match vs. Brown on Feb. 7, before traveling to Yale to take on the Bulldogs on Feb. 9.
The Crimson will host its senior day match on Feb. 12 when they take on Tufts at the Murr Center.
Harvard will round out its Ivy League and regular season schedule on Feb. 15 at Cornell.
The CSA Men's Team Nationals begin on Feb. 28 and will continue through the weekend until a champion is crowned on March 1. The Individual National Championships will take place on March 6-8. Both locations will be announced later this year.
All of the Crimson's home matches can be streamed on ESPN+. For updates on Harvard's title defense, you can follow the men's and women's teams on Twitter (@HarvardSquash) and Instagram (@HarvardSquash).