Both the Drexel men and women’s squash teams fell to Princeton University this past week, more than a full week removed from their previous appearance on the court. After the long hiatus, the teams failed to capitalize on the opportunity to begin their first winning streak of the season. Each team was coming off a […]
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Both the men’s and women’s squash teams returned to the home courts for Drexel over the weekend. Unfortunately, things quickly went south, and both teams lost their first two matches Nov. 22 and 23. They both did, however, manage to salvage the final match of the weekend. Nov. 22 was when Drexel officially opened the […]
The Drexel squash teams commenced their 2013-14 campaign Nov. 16, with mixed results. The men’s team split its first two decisions, while the women got off to a perfect start, picking up a shutout victory. The men started the year falling 5-4 at the hands of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. Drexel received […]
Now into their third year as a Division I program, the Drexel squash teams are ready to take a big step forward this season. Both the men’s and the women’s teams open their seasons Nov. 16. The men will compete in a doubleheader against both the United States Naval Academy and Georgetown University, while the […]
2010 was a pivotal year for the future of Drexel University. President John A. Fry was elected to his position, and it seemed like the construction began almost immediately and the building blocks were put in place to become a world-leading modern university. Little did we know at the time that there were more plans […]
The Drexel Dragons squash teams have not been around long, but they are knocking on the front door of being a top program in the nation. Drexel invited squash to become an official varsity sport in 2011. After two years, the women’s team finished with a ranking of 20th in the nation, and the men’s […]
The regular season for Drexel Squash came to a close over the weekend as the men’s and women’s teams had their final matches before the postseason begins later this month. The 19th-ranked men’s team took its record to 9-10 on the year with consecutive 9-0 wins against Colgate University and the University of Virginia Feb. […]
Drexel Squash continued its season Feb. 2 and Feb. 6 as the men’s and women’s teams both ended their recent string of away games with matches against George Washington University and Haverford College. Coincidentally, both teams split those matches. The men (7-10 overall record) lost to George Washington 7-2 but beat Haverford in dominating fashion […]
After a rough fall portion of the season for the Drexel men’s and women’s squash teams, the second half of the season has seen them rebound from that dip in form with some impressive performances. Such continued Jan. 25-27 as the men’s team won three out of its four matches in upstate New York (including […]
The second half of the second season for the Drexel men’s and women’s squash teams began in earnest Jan. 19, as both sides faced Colby College and Bowdoin College in New Haven, Conn.. Both teams got split results in their respective matches, beating Colby and losing to Bowdoin. The main contributors for both teams’ wins […]
At various periods during this season for Drexel Squash, circumstances have acted as humbling experiences, moments from which one can learn. Such was the case Dec. 7 when the men’s squash team lost at home 7-2 to the United States Naval Academy. The loss was Drexel’s seventh of the season so far and served as […]
As they headed into the end of the fall portion of their respective seasons, the expectation for the Drexel men’s and women’s squash teams was that the early-season woes that had befallen them would, hopefully, subside. Such did not happen. Those aforementioned woes continued for the men and women, as their four-match stretch in New […]
It was bound to be tougher the second time around for Drexel Squash. That much was known before the season started for both the men’s and women’s squads. They both had to begin their campaigns with a slate that included four games in 13 days from Nov. 16 to Nov. 28 against four ranked opponents […]
The inaugural season of Drexel squash came and went, but it was not without some notable moments. The men’s team won its very first match at Haverford College with a 9-0 scoreline. On, the women’s side, despite starting its season 0-11, won two out of three matches at the Howe Cup later against Vanderbilt University […]
For all of the vegetable jokes that were made Oct. 4-10, the U.S. Open of Squash took a serious turn Oct. 11 as the tournament headed into its final rounds. By the completion of the matches Oct. 5, Nicol David had cemented her position as the No. 1 female squash player in the world, while […]
For the past eight days, Drexel University’s Daskalakis Athletic Center has played host to the Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships. The tournament featured over 50 of the world’s top squash players and boiled down to the quarterfinals Oct. 9 and 10. If you’ve never watched squash before, it closely resembles a combination of tennis […]
The inaugural season for the Drexel men’s and women’s squash teams has nearly come to a close. Both teams already competed in their respective postseason tournaments, and each walked away with two wins and a loss. For the men, that meant defeating the Massachusetts Institute of Technology 8-1 and Johns Hopkins University 8-1 while falling […]
A season is, in its most basic form, a journey. Every journey has its peaks and valleys, zeniths and nadirs. Such can especially be said for the Drexel men’s squash team in its inaugural season. As the season comes to a close, the Dragons finished with a solid final performance as a team at the […]
All the hours of morning practices, conditioning drills and technical skill sessions manage to come down to this moment. Every story has its ending, and all of them, regardless of the who’s and what’s and where’s and why’s, have a say in how it comes out. The first season for the Drexel men’s squash team […]
The Drexel men’s and women’s squash teams’ first regular season as varsity programs left the women (0-11) finishing off the regular season at home losing to Brown University 0-9 Feb. 4. The men (7-9) split matches against Brown and Swarthmore College Feb. 4 and 8, respectively. The men lost to Brown 1-8 but defeated Swarthmore […]
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