2019-20 Mount Holyoke College Squash News

  • Squash's Lara Granados Named 2019-20 CSA Scholar Athlete
    April 01, 2020
    New York, N.Y. - April 1, 2020 - Mount Holyoke College's Nicole Lara Granados (Bronx, N.Y.) was recently honored for her commitment to both academics and athletics, as the junior was recognized by the College Squash Association (CSA) as a Women's Scholar Athlete.
  • Methsarani Wins Consolation Finals at CSA Individual National Championships
    March 08, 2020
    Philadelphia, Pa. - March 8, 2020 - After falling in her opening match of the tournament, standout sophomore Mihiliya Methsarani (Panadura, Sri Lanka) battled all the way back, winning three-consecutive matches to win the consolation finals on Sunday morning.
  • Methsarani Advances to Consolation Finals of CSA Individual National Championships
    March 07, 2020
    Philadelphia, Pa. - March 7, 2020 - Sophomore Mihiliya Methsarani (Panadura, Sri Lanka) of the Mount Holyoke College squash team had an impressive performance at the College Squash Association (CSA) Individual National Championships on Saturday, as she knocked off Yale's Gigi Yeung in the consolation semifinals of the Holleran Cup South Division.
  • Methsarani Opens Play at CSA Individual National Championships
    March 06, 2020
    Philadelphia, Pa. - March 6, 2020 - Sophomore Mihiliya Methsarani (Panadura, Sri Lanka) of the Mount Holyoke College squash team opened competition at the 2020 College Squash Association (CSA) Individual National Championships, hosted at the University of Pennsylvania on Friday.
  • Methsarani to Represent Squash at CSA Individual National Championships This Weekend
    March 05, 2020
    South Hadley, Mass. - March 5, 2020 - Standout sophomore Mihiliya Methsarani (Panadura, Sri Lanka) will represent Mount Holyoke College at the College Squash Association (CSA) Individual National Championships, hosted at the University of Pennsylvania this weekend.
  • Seventh-Seeded Boston College Downs No. 3 Squash, 7-2, at CSA Team National Championships
    February 22, 2020
    New Haven, Conn. - February 22, 2020 - The Mount Holyoke College squash team dropped a 7-2 decision to Boston College at the in the College Squash Association (CSA) National Championships, hosted at Yale University's Brady Squash Center on Saturday afternoon. Following a loss to No. 6 Georgetown on Friday evening, the Lyons squared off with the Eagles in the consolation bracket of the Epps Cup.
  • No. 6 Georgetown Upends No. 3 Squash at CSA Team National Championships
    February 21, 2020
    New Haven, Conn. - February 21, 2020 - The Mount Holyoke College squash team fell to Georgetown University, 8-1, in the College Squash Association (CSA) Team National Championships, hosted at Yale University on Friday evening.
  • Squash Closes Regular Season at Nationally-Ranked Dickinson and Franklin & Marshall
    February 16, 2020
    Lancaster, Pa. - February 16, 2020 - The Mount Holyoke College squash team wrapped up the 2019-20 regular season on Sunday as the Lyons took on nationally-ranked Dickinson in Carlisle, Pa. in the morning before heading over to another nationally-ranked opponent, Franklin & Marshall, in Lancaster, Pa. in the afternoon. 
  • Squash Prevails Over Wellesley and Vassar to Begin Weekend
    February 15, 2020
    Poughkeepsie, N.Y. - February 15, 2020 - The Mount Holyoke College squash team started a weekend which will consist of four total matches in two days with a pair of victories over Wellesley College and Vassar College at Kenyon Hall on Saturday. The Lyons defeated the Blue, 8-1, before edging Vassar 5-4 in the afternoon match.
  • Methsarani Earns Four-Game Victory; Squash Falls to No. 15 Amherst
    February 04, 2020
    Amherst, Mass. - February 4, 2020 - Standout sophomore Mihiliya Methsarani (Panadura, Sri Lanka) battled to a four-game victory at the No. 1 spot, but the Mount Holyoke College squash team fell to nationally-ranked Amherst College at the Davenport Squash Courts on Tuesday.
  • Squash Drops Pair of Decisions to Close Out Weekend
    January 26, 2020
    South Hadley, Mass. - January 26, 2020 - The Mount Holyoke College squash team wrapped up the Pioneer Valley Invitational with a pair of defeats to nationally-ranked opponents on Sunday. The Pioneer Valley Invitational featured a total of 10 men's and women's squash teams from around the country and was hosted between the MHC Squash Courts and Amherst College on Saturday and Sunday. 
  • Squash Hosts Three Matches in Opening Day of Pioneer Valley Invitational
    January 25, 2020
    South Hadley, Mass. - January 25, 2020 - The Mount Holyoke College squash team took on three opponents at the MHC Squash Courts on Saturday afternoon as part of the Pioneer Valley Invitational, hosted between Mount Holyoke College and Amherst College.
  • No. 13 Williams Blanks No. 22 Squash, 9-0
    January 17, 2020
    Williamstown, Mass. - January 17, 2020 - The Mount Holyoke College squash team fell to host Williams College, 9-0, in the Simon Squash Center on Friday evening.
  • No. 24 Colby Downs No. 22 Squash, 7-2
    January 11, 2020
    Waterville, Maine - January 11, 2020 - The Mount Holyoke College squash team played its final of three games in two days on Saturday afternoon, as the Lyons took on Colby College and fell 7-2 to the Mules at the Dunaway Courts.
  • No. 22 Squash Travels to No. 17 Bowdoin and Bates
    January 10, 2020
    Brunswick, Maine - January 10, 2020 - The Mount Holyoke College squash team played a pair of away contests on Friday, beginning with a 7-2 loss at No. 17 Bowdoin, before heading to Bates, where the Lyons fell to the Bobcats 9-0.
  • Nationally-Ranked Yale Blanks Squash, 9-0
    January 07, 2020
    New Haven, Conn. - January 7, 2020 - Playing their first match of 2020, the Mount Holyoke College squash team fell to host Yale University, 9-0, at the Brady Squash Center on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Squash's Methsarani Helps Sri Lanka to Bronze Medal at 13th South Asian Games in Nepal
    December 11, 2019
    South Hadley, Mass. - December 11, 2019 - Sophomore Mihiliya Methsarani (Panadura, Sri Lanka) of the Mount Holyoke College squash team recently competed at the 13th South Asian Games in Nepal and helped lead her home country of Sri Lanka to Bronze following the team competition.
  • Methsarani to Compete for Sri Lanka at 2019 South Asian Games in Nepal
    November 25, 2019
    South Hadley, Mass. - November 25, 2019 - Mount Holyoke College's standout sophomore Mihiliya Methsarani (Panadura, Sri Lanka) of the squash team will be competing in the 2019 South Asian Games, hosted in Nepal from December 1 through December 11. The women's squash competition is set to begin on Thursday, December 5.
  • No. 22 Squash Drops Decision to No. 2 Trinity College
    November 23, 2019
    South Hadley, Mass. - November 23, 2019 - The Mount Holyoke College squash team welcomed the No. 2-ranked Trinity Bantams to the MHC Squash Courts on Saturday afternoon and the Bantams prevailed, 9-0, in their first win of the season. 
  • No. 22 Squash Edges St. Lawrence, 5-4
    November 22, 2019
    Amherst, Mass. - November 22, 2019 - The Mount Holyoke College squash team earned their first win of the 2019-20 season on Friday afternoon as the Lyons defeated St. Lawrence, 5-4, at the Davenport Squash Courts on the campus of Amherst College. With the win, the Lyons, which were ranked No. 22 in the latest Collegiate Squash Association (CSA) National Rankings, improve to 1-1 on the year while the Saints fall to 0-3.
  • Squash Falls to No. 17 Tufts in Season Opener, 7-2
    November 17, 2019
    Cambridge, Mass. - November 17, 2019 - The Mount Holyoke College squash team played its first match of the 2019-20 season on Sunday morning as the Lyons took on nationally-ranked Tufts University, and fell by the score of 7-2 at the Murr Center Squash Courts on the campus of Harvard University.