Mao Takes Holleran Division Title, Tomlinson Falls to Sohby in Ramsay Final ShowdownYale sophomore Millie Tomlinson took down a couple players from No. 1 Harvard en route to her berth in the Ramsay division title, but met her match in the Crimson's No. 1 Amanda Sohby Sunday. Sohby bested the reigning national champion in three games to take the individual title. Yale freshman Shuihui Mao took home the Holleran Division Championship with a win over Princeton's Alexandra Lunt.
Tomlinson Set to Defend National Title Against Harvard's SohbyIn the last match of the 2012 season, the Yale Bulldogs fell to No. 1 Harvard 8-1. Among their eight losses was Millie Tomlinson at No. 1, the reigning national champion, who dropped her match the Crimson's Amanda Sohby. Sohby, the 2010 junior national champion, had not come close to losing a match in her collegiate career.
No. 2 Yale Readies for Showdowns With No. 8 Dartmouth, No. 1 HarvardFriday, the Yale women’s squash team will travel to Dartmouth before hosting Harvard in the regular season finale. The Bulldogs and the Crimson are the only undefeated teams in the nation entering the weekend, and are on pace for a showdown to determine the Ivy League title
Yale Sweeps Three Matches at the Pioneer InvitationalSaturday, the No. 2 Yale women’s squash team beat No. 13 Mount Holyoke, No. 22 Colby, and No. 20 Wesleyan at the Pioneer Invitational at Mount Holyoke, winning every match and dropping only one game total on the day.
Watch Wednesday’s Squash Matches LIVE on Yale All-AccessYale All-Access will offer exclusive live streaming video from the main courts at the Brady Squash Center this Wednesday, when the Yale men's and women's teams host Trinity. The No. 2 Yale men's team came close to ending No. 1 Trinity’s legendary winning streak last time, falling to the Bantams 5-4 in last year’s National Championship match. Both teams are undefeated this season, with Trinity’s winning streak now at 252. The No. 2 Yale women’s team, which has not lost since falling to Trinity 6-3 at the Howe Cup third-place game on Feb. 28, 2010, beat the Bantams 6-3 last year as part of the Bulldogs’ undefeated National Championship season. This year, Trinity is ranked No. 5.
Irish National Champion John Rooney Named Assistant Squash CoachJohn Rooney, who has won the past two National Championships in Ireland, has been named assistant coach for the Yale Squash program. Rooney joins head coach Dave Talbott and assistant coach Pam Saunders in working with the Bulldogs, who are coming off back-to-back Ivy League championships on the men’s side and an undefeated National and Ivy League championship season on the women’s side.