2nd Seeded Women's Squash Heads to Trinity for NESCAC Championship Tournament This Weekend

2nd Seeded Women's Squash Heads to Trinity for NESCAC Championship Tournament This Weekend

WILLIAMSTOWN, MA – Trinity College is hosting the NESCAC Women's Squash Championship Tournament Feb. 8 – Feb. 11.

Zafi Levy's Eph team, the 2018 NESCAC Runner-Up, owns a record of 12-9 this season and has won seven of its last 10 matches. The Ephs are the No. 2 seed for the fifth year in a row. 

The host Bantams have won all 12 previous NESCAC Championship Tournaments.

The Ephs went 8-2 versus NESCAC teams this winter, losing at Middlebury 6-3 and at Trinity 8-1.

A nine-time NESCAC Runner-Up, the Ephs will take on the winner of the first-round match between No. 7 Hamilton and No. 10 Connecticut College. The Ephs defeated both Hamilton and Connecticut College 7-2 back on November 18 at Hamilton College.

Williams is 1-0 versus Hamilton in the NESCAC Championship, having earned a win in a 2007 quarterfinal match. The Ephs and Camels have never met in tournament action. During the regular season, Williams defeated the Camels and Continentals in back-to-back matches on November 18 by identical 7-2 scores.

Friday, February 8
First Round
Match 1: No. 11 Bowdoin vs. No. 6 Bates - 6 p.m.
Match 2: No. 10 Connecticut College vs. No. 7 Hamilton - 6 p.m.
Match 3: No. 9 Colby vs. No. 8 Wesleyan - 6 p.m.


Saturday, February 9

Quarterfinals
Match 4: No. 5 Tufts vs. No. 4 Amherst - 10 a.m.
Match 5: Winner of Match 3 vs. No. 1 Trinity - 10 a.m. 
Match 6: Winner of Match 1 vs. No. 3 Middlebury - 12:15 p.m. 
Match 7: Winner of Match 2 vs. No. 2 Williams - 12:15 p.m.

Semifinals
Match 8: Winner of Match 4 vs. Winner of Match 5 - 2:30 p.m.
Match 9: Winner of Match 6 vs. Winner of Match 7 - 4:45 p.m.

Consolation Matches
Match A: Loser of Match 1 vs. Loser of Match 3 - 9 a.m.
Match B: Loser of Match 2 vs. Loser of Match 3 - 11:15 a.m.
Match C: Loser of Match 1 vs. Loser of Match 2 - 1:30 p.m.
Match D: Loser of Match 4 vs. Loser of Match 5 - 2:30 p.m.
Match E: Loser of Match 6 vs. Loser of Match 7 - 4:45 p.m.

Sunday, February 10
Consolation Matches
Match F: Loser of Match D vs. Loser of Match E - 9:30 a.m.
Match G: Winner of Match D vs. Winner of Match E - 9:30 a.m.

Third Place Match
Match 10: Loser of Match 8 vs. Loser of Match 9 - 12 p.m. 

Final
Match 11: Winner of Match 8 vs. Winner of Match 9 - 12 p.m.