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Meagan Best

Christ Church, Barbados
Choate Rosemary Hall
High School
Meagan Best - Women's Squash - Virginia Cavaliers


  • CSA First Team All-American, her third time being named to the first team
  • Finalist for the Betty Richey Award, the CSA’s top honor for a female student-athlete
  • MASC Women’s Player of the Year, earning the honor for the second-straight year
  • All-MASC First Team
  • Competed in the Ramsay Cup (CSA A-Division) for the third straight year, falling to eventual national champion Saran Ngheim of Harvard in the quarterfinals
  • Playing at the top of the ladder for the Cavaliers
  • Won six straight matches from Dec. 3 – Feb. 11
  • Picked up her 10th win of the season, a 3-0 victory against Wen Li Lai of Cornell (2/19)
  • MASC All-Academic Team
  • CSA Scholar-Athlete



  • MASC Women’s Player of the Year – a unanimous selection. She is the first player in program history to earn the accolade
  • First Team All-American, her second year earning first-team honors
  • Top four finish in the Ramsay A Division bracket at the CSA Individual Championships
  • First-team All-MASC, her second time earning first team honors
  • Finished the season 15-5 with a 13-4 record at No. 1
  • Advanced to the semifinals of the Ramsay A Division bracket at the CSA Individual Championships


  • CSA First-Team All-American selection, the first player in program history to earn first team honors and the second to be named an All-American
  • First-team All-MASC selection
  • MASC Rookie of the Year
  • Compiled a record of 13-6 to lead the Cavaliers in wins
  • Played at the No. 1 position in each match she participated in
  • Won two of three matches at the MASC championships
  • Recorded a victory over No. 3 Princeton’s Andrea Toth at the CSA Team Championships
  • Won the consolation bracket of the Ramsay Cup (CSA A-Draw)
  • Won her delayed collegiate debut playing at the top of the ladder in the season-opener at Yale (11/13)
  • Picked up a four-game win against Elle Ruggerio at No. 3 Princeton (11/20)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll


  • ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • Did not compete due to the COVID-19 cancelation of the season


  • Barbados’ flagbearer for the Opening Ceremony of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
  • Three-time Barbados Olympic Association Junior Female Outstanding Athlete of the Year
  • Three-time National Sports Council Junior Outstanding Sportsperson
  • Named a 2018-19 All-American,
  • Captured a silver medal in the women’s individual competition and a gold medal in the mixed doubles at the 2019 Junior Pan American Championships
  • Won a U.S. Junior Open title and a Canadian Junior Open title
  • Two-time Caribbean Senior winner
  • Captured four Barbados Senior National titles and seven Caribbean Junior titles
  • Won 15 Barbados Junior National titles
  • Three-time gold medalist and two time silver medalist at the Junior Pan American Championships, including her run at the 2019 international tournament
  • Won a silver medal at the 2019 U.S. Junior Opens
  • Won three bronze medals at the U.S. Junior Opens
  • Captured a silver medal at Canadian Junior Open Championships
  • Five-time silver medalist in tennis at the Christopher Howitt tournament
  • Won a gold medal in tennis at the 2011 Christopher Howitt Tournament and the 2012 Pine Hill Dairy Tournament in singles and doubles
  • Won a silver medal at the 2014 National Sports Council’s Secondary School Badminton Championships Doubles tournament and a bronze medal at the 2014 National Sports Council’s Secondary School Badminton Championships Singles tournament


  • Daughter of Michael and Gayle Best
  • Psychology major
Year Overall
2021-22 13-6
2022-23 15-5
2023-24 13-6
Total 41-17