Men's Squash - Archives 2016-17
Hartford, Conn. – The No.7 Columbia men's squash team suffered its first loss of the season, 8-1, to top-ranked Trinity on Friday, Dec. 2 at the Kellner Squash Center. Osama Khalifa was impressive in his victory at the top position taking the match 11-8, 11-8, 11-4.
NEW YORK - The No.7 Columbia men's squash team will cap the 2016 calendar year with a pair of matches this weekend, starting with a trip to top-ranked Trinity on Friday, Dec. 2 for a 2 p.m. match. The Lion's share a special connection with the Bantams as Columbia head coach Jacques Swanepoel was two-time All-American at Trinity as player, and helped lead them to four consecutive national championships (2003, 2004, 2005,2006).
NEW YORK – The 2016 season is off to triumphant start for the No.7 Columbia men's squash team as they swept No.9 Drexel 9-0 on Saturday, Nov.19 at the SL Green StreetSquash Center in the Lions home opener.
NEW YORK - The No.7 Columbia men's squash team will begin its 2016-17 campaign on Saturday, Nov.19 at 2 p.m. in a home opening match against No.9 Drexel (2-0) at SL Green StreetSquash. Graduating only a couple players from the 2015-16 squad, the Lions return the bulk of last year's team that capped the season competing in the Potter Cup (A Division) and placed seond in Ivy League play behind a 5-2 record.
"We are excited to have a small but very talented mens first year class joining. We didn't graduate many players from the starting lineup last year so we should be significantly stronger on paper. It all depends on how the preseason goes and if we manage to keep everyone healthy. " - Jacques Swanepoel, Kenneth W. Torrey Head Coach of Squash