2010-11 Squash Year in Review

2010-11 Squash Year in Review

Team Highlights

  • Captured fifth consecutive Seven Sisters Championship
  • Recorded 12th place finish at CSA National Championships
  • Ranked 12th in the nation at season's end

Individual Highlights

Results | Roster | Statistics | News

Third year head coach Allen Fitzsimmons guided the Mount Holyoke squash team to a record of 14-12 in 2010-11. Using a balanced attack, the Lyons finished with a CSA ranking of 12th nationally for the second year in a row.

Shara Robertson Junior Shara Robertson and first year Shaheen Madraswala lifted Mount Holyoke to its fifth consecutive Seven Sisters Championship. Both players were named to the All-Tournament Team after the Lyons blanked both Smith College and Vassar College.

Mount Holyoke, which entered the CSA National Championships as the seventh seed in the B Division, opened the weekend with a thrilling 6-3 victory over second seeded Middlebury College. As a result of their upset win, the Lyons moved on to the semifinal round, where they were dropped 6-3 by third seeded Williams College. They then suffered a heartbreaking 5-4 setback to fourth seeded Bates College in the consolation match.

A total of four Lyons ended the year with rankings in the top 100 nationally. Joining Robertson (72) and Madraswala (82) were first year Randima Ranaweera (53) and senior Vidushi Gurunada (67).

Robertson recorded a dual match record of 18-8, while Madraswala and Ranaweera went 19-5 and 15-11, respectively. Gurunada wrapped up her outstanding career with an 8-3 mark.

All four players represented Mount Holyoke at the CSA Individual Championships. They were joined by sophomore Tempest Bowden.

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