2016-17 MIT Squash News

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    March 03, 2017
    Kukadia Closes Rookie Campaign At CSA Individual Nationals HANOVER, N.H. (March 4) - MIT squash freshman Vedaant Paul Kukadia (Manhasset, N.Y.) closed his rookie year by qualifying for the 2017 College Squash Association (CSA) Individual National Championship, which took place this weekend at Dartmouth College.
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    March 02, 2017
    Kukadia Selected To Compete At CSA Individual National Championship CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (March 2) – MIT squash freshman Vedaant Paul Kukadia (Manhasset, N.Y.) has been selected to compete at the 2017 College Squash Association (CSA) Individual National Championship, which will be hosted at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. beginning tomorrow afternoon at 12:00 p.m.
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    February 19, 2017
    No. 21 Squash Breaks Wins Record With 5-4 Victory Over Dickinson CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (February 19) - The No. 21 ranked MIT squash team broke the record for most wins in a single season with their 19th of the year which came over No. 22 Dickinson College this afternoon in the College Squash Association (CSA) Team National Championship. The Engineers edged the Red Devils by a 5-4 score in the consolation finals match of the C Division Summers Cup.
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    February 18, 2017
    Squash Moves On To Consolation Finals With 6-3 Win Over No. 24 Amherst CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (February 18) - Playing each other for the second time in three games, the No. 21 ranked MIT squash team defeated No. 24 Amherst College 6-3 in the consolation semifinals of the C Division Summers Cup at the College Squash Association (CSA) Team National Championship on Saturday afternoon. With the win, not only does MIT move on to the consolation bracket championship match, but also ties the program win for most wins in a single season at 18, which was set a season ago.
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    February 17, 2017
    No. 21 Squash Falls To No. 20 Brown 8-1 On First Day Of CSA Team Championship CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (February 17) - On the first day of the College Squash Association (CSA) Team National Championship, the No. 21 ranked MIT squash team fell to No. 20 Brown University 8-1 in the opening round of the C Division Summers Cup. Brown will move onto the second round where the Bears will face Middlebury College tomorrow, while MIT will face-off with Amherst College in the consolation bracket.
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    February 14, 2017
    Squash Selected To Compete For Summers Cup At CSA Team National Championship This Weekend CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (February 14) – The MIT squash team, ranked No. 21 in the final College Squash Association (CSA) national poll, earned a spot to compete in the “C Division” Summers Cup in this weekend’s CSA Team National Championship.
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    February 11, 2017
    No. 21 Squash Powers Past No. 24 Amherst In Regular Season Finale AMHERST, Mass. (February 11) - The No. 21 MIT squash team closed the regular season today with a 7-2 win over No. 24 Amherst College. Today's victory marked the first time since the 1988-89 season that the Engineers have defeated Amherst. The win also puts MIT one win shy of its program record of 18 set a year ago. The Engineers will compete in CSA Team National Championship next weekend looking to smash that mark.
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    February 10, 2017
    No. 21 Squash Shuts Out No. 28 Tufts CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (February 10) - The No. 21 ranked MIT squash team used six 3-0 match scores to blank No. 28 Tufts University on Friday evening inside the Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center. After defeating the Jumbos by a 7-2 score a year ago, the Engineers shut out Tufts for only the second-time in program history as the last time came back during the 1977-78 campaign.
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    February 02, 2017
    Das Named Harrow Sports College Squash Player of the Week HATFIELD, Mass. (February 2) – MIT squash freshman Neel Das (Needham, Mass.) was recently named as the Harrow Sports College Squash Player of the Week for his outstanding performance against No. 24 Bowdoin College on Friday, January 27.
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    January 28, 2017
    No. 20 Squash Upended By No. 22 Colby and No. 16 Bates LEWISTON, Maine (January 28) - On day two in Maine, the No. 20 ranked MIT squash team fell to No. 22 Colby College, 5-4, and No. 16 Bates College, 9-0. The pair of losses snapped the Engineers' eight game win streak that began at the start of the 2017 calendar year.
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    January 27, 2017
    No. 20 Squash Keeps On Rolling With 5-4 Victory Over No. 24 Bowdoin BRUNSWICK, Maine (January 27) - For only the second time in program history and the second time in as many years, the No. 20 nationally-ranked MIT squash team reached the 15-win mark after defeating No. 24 Bowdoin College, 5-4, on Friday afternoon inside the Lubin Squash Center. The Engineers played a back-and-forth contest with the Polar Bears, which saw five of the nine points go to more than three sets, ultimately leaving MIT on top.
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    January 21, 2017
    No. 21 Squash Runs Win Streak To Seven With Wins Over No. 22 Dickinson and Georgetown CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (January 21) - The MIT squash team, ranked No. 21 in the latest College Squash Association (CSA) national poll, extended its win streak to seven as the Engineers downed No. 22 Dickinson College, 6-3, and Georgetown University, 8-1, on Saturday afternoon inside the Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center.
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    January 20, 2017
    No. 21 Squash Blanks No. 29 Connecticut College, 9-0 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (January 20) - The MIT squash team, ranked No. 21 in the latest College Squash Association (CSA) national poll, blanked No. 29 Connecticut College at home, 9-0, on the first day of the MIT Round Robin. The Engineers earned their 12th win of the season and improve to a perfect 8-0 at home this year.
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    January 14, 2017
    No. 21 Squash Defeats No. 30 Haverford and Northwestern, 7-2, To Close Round Robin Play In Cambridge CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (January 15) - The MIT squash team, ranked No. 21 in the College Squash Association's national poll and No. 9 in the College Squash Association's Division III poll, wrapped up play in the MIT Round Robin with 7-2 victories over No. 30 Haverford College and unranked Northwestern University inside the Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center.
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    January 13, 2017
    No. 21 MIT Dismisses Northeastern and Boston College After a month-long hiatus, the MIT squash team returned to action by defeating Northeastern University, 9-0, and Boston College, 8-1, on Friday in its home three-day round robin tournament.
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    December 04, 2016
    Squash Falls To Williams, 9-0, In Battle Of Two Nationally Ranked Programs WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. (December 4) - In a battle of two nationally ranked teams this afternoon, the No. 22 MIT squash team came up short to No. 19 Williams College, 9-0, on Sunday afternoon inside the Simon Squash Center. Five of the nine matches were played to five sets and three others were played to four in a very competitive matchup.
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    November 20, 2016
    No. 26 Squash Tops Stanford and Bucknell To End Navy Tournament 4-1 ANNAPOLIS, Md. (November 20) - The MIT squash team, ranked No. 26 in the latest College Squash Association (CSA) poll, defeated Stanford University, 6-3, and Bucknell University, 9-0, to end competition at the Navy Tournament with an overall record of 4-1. In three days in Maryland, the Engineers topped Denison College, No. 22 Hobart College and the two teams above. Their only loss came to No. 14 Navy.
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    November 19, 2016
    No. 26 MIT Squash Overpowers Denison and No. 22 Hobart ANNAPOLIS, Md (November 19) - During its second day of competition at the Navy Tournament, the nationally-ranked No. 26 MIT squash team defeated Denison University, 7-2, and No. 22 Hobart College, 8-1, on Saturday.
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    November 18, 2016
    No. 26 Squash Defeated By No. 14 Navy, 9-0 ANNAPOLIS, Md. (November 18) - In a battle of two nationally-ranked programs, the MIT squash team dropped a 9-0 decision to the U.S. Naval Academy on Friday evening in Maryland. Tonight marked the first of five contests the MIT will play at Navy this weekend as part of a mini tournament.
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    November 12, 2016
    No. 26 Squash Sweeps Lehigh and Bryant On Saturday CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (November 12) - The MIT squash team, ranked No. 26 in the College Squash Association's (CSA) Preseason Poll, didn't give up a single point today as the Engineers defeated both Lehigh University and Bryant University by 9-0 finals on Saturday morning inside the Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center.
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    November 10, 2016
    No. 26 Squash Blanks Boston University, 9-0, In Season Opener CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (November 10) - The MIT squash team, ranked No. 26 in the College Squash Association's (CSA) Preseason Poll, opened the 2016-17 campaign with a 9-0 victory over Boston University on Thursday afternoon at home.
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    October 26, 2016
    Thierry Lincou Named To Team USA National Coaching Staff For 2016 Women's Squash World Team Championships CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (October 26) – MIT squash head coach Thierry Lincou has been selected to serve as a member of the coaching staff for Team USA at the 2016 World Squash Federation (WSF) Women’s World Team Championship, which will be held in Paris, France from November 28 through December 3 of this year.