CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 10 Virginia women’s squash team (2-0) will face its first opponent on the road in a 6:30 p.m. match against No. 15 George Washington (1-1) on Tuesday (Nov. 19) at the Matthew J. Grossman Squash Courts in Washington.
How to Follow
A link to live scoring, available through Club Locker, is available at VirginiaSports.com. Updates throughout the match will be provided on the team’s official Twitter account (@UVAsquash).
The Washington-Jefferson Cup is an annual rivalry between the Cavaliers and Colonials that was established during the 2016-17 season and includes postdated winners through the 2013-14 season. The winner is determined by a cumulative score for both the men’s and women’s matches. The Cavaliers won the men’s matchup on Friday (Nov. 15) with a 7-2 win over the Colonials at the Matthew J. Grossman Squash Courts.
The Cavaliers will look to win the trophy for the second time after winning both the men’s and women’s matches against George Washington last season.
• The Cavaliers hold a 3-1 record against George Washington, capturing wins in their last three matches.
• Virginia defeated George Washington 7-2 in all three matchups.
• Since becoming a varsity program in 2017, UVA’s only loss in the series was the first meeting between the two teams in Nov. 2017. Virginia was edged 5-4 in that match.
Scouting the Colonials
• George Washington enters the match ranked 15th in the College Squash Association’s preseason poll.
• The Colonials opened the season with a 9-0 sweep against Georgetown.
• George Washington suffered an 8-1 loss to No. 3 Princeton on Sunday with the Colonials’ No. 1 Zoe Foo Yuk Han capturing a 3-0 win. Han finished last season ranked No. 12 in the CSA individual rankings.
Last Time Out
• The Cavaliers blanked Franklin and Marshall and Richmond in home matches at the McArthur Squash Center.
• Virginia captured its fourth consecutive win against the Diplomats and second shutout against the Spiders.
• All 15 players competed on opening day with sophomore Emily Woodworth (Weston, Mass.), freshman Sydney Maxwell (Toronto, Ontario) and freshman Maria Paula Moya (Ambato, Ecuador) recording a pair of wins to open the season.