CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.- The Virginia men’s and women’s squash teams will compete in top 15 matchups over the weekend (Nov. 17-18) as both programs travel to Philadelphia, Pa., for matches.
The No. 13 Cavalier men (2-1) will battle No. 11 Drexel (1-1) on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and No. 6 Pennsylvania (2-0) on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. The No. 12 Virginia women (3-1) will face No. 9 Drexel (1-1) at 10 a.m. and No. 4 Stanford (0-0) at 5 p.m. on Saturday, before competing against No. 6 Pennsylvania (2-0) on Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
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The Virginia Men
• Virginia enters the match after topping No. 8 Princeton, 5-4, at home on Nov. 11.
• The Cavaliers found help in freshmen Patrick McElroy (Brookline, Mass.) and Glenn Yates (Cape Town, South Africa), who captured victories in positions one and eight, respectively. Sophomore Andrew Braff (Locust Valley, N.Y.) and senior Henry Woodworth (Weston, Mass.) topped positions seven and nine, respectively, while sophomore William Braff (Locust Valley, N.Y.) recorded the deciding point with a win in position three.
The Cavalier Women
• The women’s team suffered a tough 9-0 loss to No. 3 Princeton on Sunday.
• The team opened the season on Saturday, sweeping club teams Richmond, Georgetown and North Carolina in 9-0 matches.
• The Drexel men’s team opened the season with a 9-0 win over Dickinson and an 8-1 loss to Pennsylvania, while the women enter the weekend with a 9-0 win over Dickinson and a 5-4 loss to Pennsylvania.
• Last year, Drexel topped the Cavaliers in both the men’s and women’s matches. The Cavalier men were edged by Drexel 5-4, while the women lost 6-3.
• The Quakers won the men’s and women’s matches against the Cavaliers last season. The Virginia women stole a point away from Pennsylvania before losing to the Quakers 8-1. The men fell 9-0 in the match.
• Jarett Odrich (Greenwich, Conn.), Matthew Katz (Baltimore, Md.), Annie Tyson (Flourtown, Pa.) and Elle Carroll (New York, N.Y.) forced their matches into four game.
• Pennsylvania enters the weekend with a 9-0 win against Franklin and Marshall and an 8-1 victory against Drexel on the men’s side and an 8-1 win against the Diplomats and a 5-4 win against the Dragons.
• This weekend is the season opener for the Stanford women as they enter the season as the No. 4 team in the CSA rankings.
• The Cardinal swept last year’s meeting, winning the match 9-0 at the McArthur Squash Center.
• Both Tyson and Sarah Doss (Richmond, Va.) forced a fourth game as Tyson battled in the No. 5 position and Doss in the No. 6 position.