January 13, 2012

Squash Set for Busy Road Weekend

LANCASTER, Pa. - After being idle for over a month due to winter break, the Franklin & Marshall men's and women's squash teams are set to return to action with a busy few days of competition this weekend. The Diplomats will open the 2012 portion of their schedule at the Yale Round Robin on Friday and Saturday, before traveling to Trinity (Conn.) on Sunday.

The F&M men, ranked eighth in the latest College Squash Association (CSA) rankings, enter the weekend with a 1-3 mark, including an 8-1 triumph over No. 16 Bates its last time out. The Diplomats will open the Yale Round Robin against No. 10 Williams at 8:00 pm tonight, before meeting No. 23 Colby on Saturday at 10:00 am. F&M will then wrap up the weekend with a showdown against the top-ranked team in the country, Trinity (Conn.), on Sunday at noon.

The Diplomat women (0-4), who remained at No. 17 in the CSA rankings, square off against No. 10 Williams tonight at 6:00 pm to begin the Yale Round Robin. On Saturday, F&M will meet No. 22 Colby at 10:00 am and No. 19 Bowdoin at 5:30 pm. The Diplomats conclude the hectic three days of action with a matchup at No. 5 Trinity (Conn.) on Sunday at 1:00 pm.

Check back to GoDiplomats.com throughout the weekend for results and recaps of the matches.