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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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