Columbia Women's Squash BIO
Maya Patel
Player Profile:
Maya Patel 1603941
Year: Senior
Hometown: Phoenixville, Pa.
High School: The Baldwin School

2015-16: Went 4-8 overall and 1-5 in the Ivy League in her junior season at Columbia…Defeated No. 11 Brown’s Isabel Pitaro 11-7, 11-6, 11-8…Competed in the No. 5 & 6 positions for the Lions.

2014-15: Posted a 3-13 overall record for the Lions…Defeated No. 11 Brown’s Emily Richmond for her only Ivy League victory of the year…Competed in the No. 2-4 positions for Columbia. 

2013-14: Played in positions 3-6 for the Lions … Began her collegiate career with a shutout victory over Emely Levyn of No. 14 George Washington … Had five straight-game victories during the team’s midseason win streak … Defeated Emily Richmond of No. 9 Brown in three games … Closed out the season with three straight victories during the CSA Team National Championships to help Columbia reach the finals … Posted a win in the first round of the consolation bracket at the CSA Individual National Championships … Finished the year with a record of 9-6.

Previous: Patel is a four-year letterwinner for a Baldwin School women’s squash team that captured four consecutive Inter-Academic League Championships and three Mid-Atlantic Squash Association League Championships during her tenure. A two-time All Inter-Academic and All-MASA selection, Patel captained the women’s squash team in her senior season. She comes to Columbia with a U19 US Squash national ranking of No. 28.

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