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. [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 women’s squash team had their first home match in program history as they welcomed Haverford to the Kline and Specter Squash Center at the DAC. If you were to look at the schedule of the men’s and women’s squash teams for the 2011-12 season, you would quickly notice something slightly unorthodox. Every single [...]
Beginnings can bring about an array of emotions, ranging from excitement to nervousness to anticipation. In the case of the Drexel men’s (4-5) and women’s (0-5) squash teams, all of these emotions and more have applied during their first full season of play. The fall portion of the season has come to a close, with [...]
Fresh off a strong showing at the Navy Round Robin in Annapolis, Md., the No. 29 Drexel men’s squash team returned to Philadelphia to face the No. 9 University of Pennsylvania Quakers. After wins against Georgetown Nov. 12 and Washington Nov. 13, Drexel was in for a tough matchup against Penn Nov. 30. The match [...]
Two of the world’s Top-25 male squash players compete during the 2011 Delaware Investments U.S. Squash Open, which was hosted by Drexel on it’s specially-made courts in the John A. Daskalakis Athletic Center from Sept. 30-Oct. 6. The men and women’s squash teams competed in the first part of a two-weekend round robin this past [...]
Two of the world’s Top-25 men’s squash players compete at the DAC during the 2011 Delaware Investments U.S. Squash Open, which took place from Sept. 30-Oct. 6. After taking a 1-1 split in their series with Haverford College last week, Oct. 26-27, the Drexel men’s and women’s squash teams leave the state of Pennsylvania and [...]
In the first-ever games for the Drexel squash varsity programs, the Drexel women’s and men’s squash teams earned a 1-1 split at Haverford College in their inaugural season openers Oct. 26 and 27, respectively. Out of the two teams, the men were the ones to collect the program’s first-ever win with a 9-0 victory, while [...]
Drexel is not typically known as a sports school, but a change may be in our University’s future. In his first decree involving the Drexel athletics program as president, John A. Fry, in conjunction with Director of Athletics Eric Zillmer, decided not only to promote a sport from the club level to the Division I [...]
Drexel University is continuing to show their commitment to athletics as the Dragons men’s and women’s squash teams are set to begin their inaugural season as National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I programs. “It is great to be able to compete at the highest level of college squash,” the team’s first head coach, and world-class [...]
Drexel faculty members took a break from the daily grind Sept. 7 to compete in the second annual Drexel Employee Olympics, which was comprised of 11 events and included a squash match with President John A. Fry. Sponsored by Drexel’s wellness program, A Healthier U, the main goal of the competition was to promote “healthy [...]
The Drexel University men’s and women’s club squash programs have competed on the intercollegiate level for only two years. However, squash has been bubbling about Drexel’s campus for much longer than that. For the last 10 years at this University, athletic director Eric Zillmer has been working tirelessly to increase the awareness of squash [...]
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