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Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics/Gene Boyars

Women's Squash Takes On No. 1 Harvard and No. 8 Dartmouth

Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics
          Release: 02/02/2012
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NEW YORK - The 16th ranked Columbia women's squash team will look to get their first Ivy League win as they host top ranked Harvard on Friday, Feb 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Street Squash. Columbia will also welcome Ivy League opponent Dartmouth for a noon match at Street Squash on Sunday, Feb. 5. The Lions currently stand at 5-6 overall on the season and 0-3 in Ivy League. This marks the first meeting between these programs as #16 Columbia looks to take down league leading #1 Harvard and #8 Dartmouth.

Last Time Out

The Lions finished a four match home weekend at 2-2 as they improve to 5-6 on the season. Columbia picked up 9-0 wins to sweep Georgetown on Friday, Jan. 27 and Connecticut College on Saturday, Jan. 28. However, the team suffered losses to Middlebury College, 3-6 on Saturday, Jan. 28 and Williams, 1-8 on Sunday, Jan. 29.

SCOUTING THE CRIMSON

Top ranked Harvard will enter the match following an 8-1 win over #5 Trinity on Jan. 21 in Hartford, Conn. The Crimson, at 10-0 and 3-0 in the Ivy League, currently hold the No. 1 ranking and stand atop the conference.

SCOUTING THE BIG GREEN

No. 8 Dartmouth currently posts a 3-4 overall record this season and stands at 0-3 in the Ivy League. Dartmouth's most recent outing resulted in a 0-9 loss to fifth-ranked Trinity. The Big Green will enter the match looking for an Ivy League win following a match facing the Big Red of Cornell.

Up Next

Columbia will hit the road to face the Quakers of Penn on Friday, Feb. 10 at 4 p.m. for their next match.
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