CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia women’s squash team (12-4) will be competing for the Howe Cup at the 2024 CSA National Collegiate Team Championships Feb. 29 – Mar. 3 at the Arlen Specter U.S. Squash Center in Philadelphia, Pa.

No. 7 Virginia opens play with a rematch against fellow Mid-Atlantic Squash Conference team Drexel on Thursday, Feb. 29 at 3 p.m. The winner will advance to face No. 2 Harvard on Friday, March 1 at 3 p.m.

Drexel is ranked No. 10 in the final College Squash Association rankings.


  • The men will play at 3 p.m. each day except Sunday which is a 2:30 p.m. start
  • 3-Court System
  • The top-12 teams in the final regular-season CSA Rankings are playing for the Potter Cup in the CSA National Collegiate Team Championships. Teams ranked 13-34  played in the CSA Divisional Team Championships Feb. 16
  • Top 4 ranked (seeded) teams will receive a first round bye to the quarterfinals. Teams that lose in the Round of 16 will feed into the 1st Consolation bracket, where they will playoff for places 9-12. Teams that lose in the quarterfinals will feed into the 2nd Consolation bracket where they will play off for places 5-8
  • There will not be 3-4 or 7-8 playoffs this year


  • All courts can be accessed through the SquashTV platform. While six courts will be streamed directly through SquashTV, the remaining 12 courts will be streamed through the CSA YouTube Channel. Viewers can easily navigate to these streams directly from the SquashTV platform and this seamless integration ensures that fans won’t miss a moment of the action
  • Live Streams for all courts will also be available through the CSA YouTube Channel
  • Live Scoring will be available through ClubLocker


  • The Cavaliers’ best-ever finish at the Howe Cup was fifth place last year
  • UVA won the 2020 Kurtz Cup B-Division title
  • Virginia topped Drexel 6-3 in the regular-season meeting between the two teams (Nov. 19)
  • Harvard won 9-0 in the regular-season match against the Cavaliers (Dec. 2)
  • Senior Meagan Best is a finalist for the CSA’s Betty Richey Award, the league’s most prestigious honor
  • Best has a 10-4 record playing at the top of the ladder this season
  • Freshman Clare Minnis and sophomore Lina Tammam lead the team in victories with 11-5 and 11-4 records, respectively
  • Senior Olivia Walsh tallied her 10th win of the season against Cornell. She is 10-4
  • Seniors Griffin Dewey and Erin O’Connor have the best winning percentages on the team. Dewey is 8-2 record. O’Connor is 5-1 (.833)