Men’s and Women’s Squash Sweep Individual National Championships

Men’s and Women’s Squash Sweep Individual National Championships

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Harvard men's and women's programs added two College Squash Association Individual National Championships Sunday, including juniors Gina Kennedy and first-year Victor Crouin. Junior Eleonore Evans also won her Division B bracket. 

In her third-consecutive season in the championship match, Kennedy captured her second Ramsay Cup: Division A National Championship, taking down Cornell's Sivasangari Subramaniam, 9-11, 11-8, 11-2, 11-4.

Crouin took the men's division by storm, beating all four of his opponents by a 3-0 margin. In the Pool Trophy: Division A National Championship matchup against St. Lawrence's Mohamad El Gawarhy, he earned an 11-6, 11-6, 11-7 decision to take home the title.

In the Holleran East: B Division, Evans did not disappoint as the top-seed of the division, taking care of business in a marathon championship match against Princeton's Elle Ruggiero, 11-9, 12-10, 7-11, 12-14, 11-9.

Harvard Highlights:

  • The men's and women's programs finish the season with two undefeated campaigns, each winning a team national championship and each adding an individual national champion.
  • The men and the women both captured individual national champions in the same season for the first time since 2014, when Ali Farag '14 and Amanda Sobhy '15 accomplished the rare feat.
  • This is the first time since the 1995 season that the Harvard men's and the women's teams have both swept the team and individual national championships in the same year.
  • Crouin is the first-ever first-year in Harvard history to win a national championship since Adrian Ezra '94 in his first year.
  • Kennedy earns her second Division A Championship, the first to do so since Amanda Sobhy '15 captured her second of her four in 2013.