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New Coach, New Courts, New Season: Bates Squash crushes Vassar, leaves with split results at Bowdoin

November 20, 2019

The Men’s and Women’s Squash teams opened the 2019-20 season this past week with mixed results; the women won against both Bowdoin (7-2) and Vassar (9-0), however the men lost a tight match at Bowdoin (5-4), dropping their previously held 29-match winning streak against the Polar Bears. The next d...

Kristyna Alexova ‘19 Talks About Earning NESCAC Squash Player of the Week

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

Max Petrie

February 14, 2018

At the beginning of February, Kristyna Alexova ‘19 of the Bates women’s squash team played terrifically and kept improving her individual record. Alexova, from Boskovice, Czech Republic, played at the No. 3 position for the Bobcats and went 4-0 over the span of the week. For her performances, she ea...

Squash Teams Are Confident About 2018

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

Max Petrie

January 24, 2018

For both the men’s and women’s squash teams, the beginning of the second half of the season has been a tough road. The women’s team has dropped three matches and won one in January, while the men have lost two and won two. In part, this could be due to the lengthy break that comes between the semes...

Squash Teams Are off to a Strong Start

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

Max Petrie

December 11, 2017

For the men’s squash team, the season couldn’t be off to a better start.  In four matches, they have gone 4-0, winning three by margins of 9-0 and the last 7-2.  These matches have come against Bowdoin, Connecticut College, Vassar, and Haverford.  As of right now, the team is nationally ...

Women’s squash falls at #9 Brown

Women’s squash falls at #9 Brown

Alex Henrie

January 30, 2013

Despite the return of No. 1 player Nessrine Ariffin, the Bates women’s squash team fell to ninth-ranked Brown University on Sunday by a score of 7-2. Ariffin, an All-America selection in 2012, completed her first full match since November 30th against Tufts. Although she dropped the first game 8-11,...

Women’s squash beats Amherst, has tough weekend at Yale

Women’s squash beats Amherst, has tough weekend at Yale

Alex Henrie

January 23, 2013

Following a disappointing previous week, the Bates women’s squash team took on visiting Amherst last Tuesday night. The Bobcats, ranked thirteenth nationally, came away with a comfortable 6-3 victory in the NESCAC matchup. Cheri-Ann Parris stepped into the No. 1 position in the absence of All-American Nesrine Ari...

Women’s squash opens 2013 play

Women’s squash opens 2013 play

Alex Henrie

January 16, 2013

Fresh out of winter break, the women’s squash team, ranked thirteenth nationally, traveled to Boston to take on Harvard University. The top-ranked Crimson shut out Bates, who were playing without sophomore All-American Nessrine Ariffin, their number one player. Junior Rakey Drammeh, freshman Laure...

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