CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – No. 7 Virginia men’s squash (1-2) plays three road matches this weekend against Ivy League schools. The Cavaliers open the trip on Friday, Nov. 19 with a 5 p.m. match at No. 1 Penn (4-0) followed by a Saturday, Nov. 20 contest at No. 3 Princeton (0-0) at 3:30 p.m.. Virginia and No. 9 Cornell (0-0) will play at 1 p.m. on Sunday at the Penn Squash Center in a neutral site match


  • Live scoring will be available through ClubLocker
  • The matches will have live video streams via Stretch Internet (subscription required)
  • All three will be 3-court system [2,3,1/4,5,6/8,7,9]


  • The Cavaliers slipped one place in this week’s College Squash Association varsity team rankings to No. 8
  • The Cavaliers opened the season last Wednesday with a dominant 9-0 win at Navy before falling 6-3 at both No. 8 Yale and No. 6 Columbia
  • Junior Aly Hussein and Omar El Torkey went 3-0 last weekend playing at the top two positions
  • Junior Cullen Little and sophomore Myles McIntyre went 2-1 last week. Both won their match-ups at Navy with Little winning his Columbia match and McIntyre topping his Yale opponent
  • Sophomore Taha Dinana won his collegiate debut at Navy before being edged in two tight five-game battles at Yale and Columbia
  • Penn picked up four sweeps to open its season. The 2019 national runners-up start the season as the top-ranked team in the nation with a lineup that includes two First Team All-Americans in Andrew Douglas and James Flynn and National Finalist Aly Abou El Einen
  • UVA is 0-2 against Penn with the Quakers posting 9-0 wins in 2017 and 2018
  • Princeton opens its season on Saturday against the Cavaliers. The Tigers had a fourth-place finish in the 2019 Potter Cup. UVA won the last meeting between the two teams, a 5-4 home victory in November of 2018
  • Cornell opens its season with a neutral-site match against Bates College on Saturday before taking on UVA on Sunday. Cornell is winless in four meetings with Virginia since the program gained varsity status in 2017


  • Virginia plays its home opener on Friday, December 3, hosting Dartmouth at 6 p.m. at the McArthur Squash Center. It will be the sixth straight match against an Ivy League opponent
  • Virginia will also host MIT on Saturday, Dec. 4 at 11 a.m. and Franklin and Marshall on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 11 a.m.