No. 1 Women’s Squash Squares Off with No. 10 Dartmouth in Season Opener

Photo Courtesy: Gil Talbot
Photo Courtesy: Gil Talbot
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The four-time defending national champion and top-ranked Harvard women's squash team begins its season against No. 10 Dartmouth (1-1) on Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the Murr Center Courts. The season opener is to be broadcast on ESPN+. 

How to Follow:

Broadcast – ESPN+

Twitter - @HarvardSquash

What to Know:

  • The Crimson is coming off its fourth consecutive national championship.  
  • Harvard currently boasts a 53-game win streak that dates back to Jan. 12, 2015.
  • The women earned the No. 1 ranking in the College Squash Association's 2018-19 preseason rankings.
  • The team welcomes three new members from the class of 2022, Hana Moataz, Amina Yousry and Grace Steelman.
  • The Crimson is led by strong senior leadership from the trio of seniors Sophia Mehta, Sabrina Sohby and Kayley Leonard. The three combined for a 40-2 record last season. 
  • Harvard leads Dartmouth, 48-3, in the all-time series.

At the Helm:
Gregory Lee '87 and Russell Ball '88 Endowed Coach for Harvard University Mike Way is in his ninth season as the leader of the Crimson. Way surpassed the 100-win mark last season and sports an impressive overall record of 113-5 including five Ivy titles, six Howe Cups and six team championships under his regime. 

Up Next:
The team will be off for the holiday break and will return for a doubleheader against Stanford and Cornell on Jan. 12 at the Murr Center Courts and broadcast on ESPN+.