Franklin & Marshall’s men’s squash team enjoyed a return to national prominence in 2018-19 after finishing the season as the No. 14-ranked team in the nation and competing in the Hoehn Cup (B Division) of the CSA Team Championships after a one-year hiatus.
Sanjay Jeeva rolled into the Semifinals of his Molloy Cup (B Division): North bracket at day one of the CSA Individual Championships in Rhode Island on Friday to lead a trio of Franklin & Marshall men’s squash players.
Franklin & Marshall’s No.16 men’s squash team wrapped up competition at the CSA Team Championships - Hoehn Cup (B Division) Consolation Finals, hosted by Yale on Sunday morning with a tough 6-3 loss against No. 14 Cornell.
Franklin & Marshall’s No. 15 ranked men’s squash team handled No. 58 Johns Hopkins with a 9-0 blanking before dropping No. 25 Dickinson for the second time this season off a X-X triumph on Saturday in Mayser.
Franklin & Marshall's No. 16 men's squash team went 1-1 on Sunday to close out competition at the Mid-Atlantic Championships in Virginia. The Diplomats, who now sit at 12-5 on the season, upended No. 15 George Washington by a 5-4 tally before falling just short in a rally against No. 10 Virginia at 5-4.
Franklin & Marshall's surging men's squash team earned its third-straight victory after upending No. 19 MIT by a thrilling 5-4 score at day one of the Mid-Atlantic Championships on Saturday in Virginia.
After dropping a tough 5-4 match against No. 14 Virginia earlier on Saturday, Franklin & Marshall’s No. 17 ranked men’s squash team returned the favor with a come-from-behind 5-4 win of its own over No. 16 Cornell in Lancaster.
Franklin & Marshall's No. 17 ranked men's squash team improved the team's winning streak to five straight with a pair of victories at Saturday's Wesleyan Round Robin in Connecticut. The Diplomats (5-1) opened action downing No. 29 Connecticut College by a 7-2 tally before following with a 9-0 triumph over No. 31 Wesleyan.
There are 14 teams that have been inducted into the Franklin & Marshall Athletic Hall of Fame for seasons of unparalleled dominance. The 1952 men’s basketball team, inducted in 2015, set the national collegiate scoring record at the time and boasted five future Hall of Famers. The 2007 women’s lacrosse team, inducted just last year, achieved the only undefeated season in the program’s history with 21 consecutive victories and an NCAA National Championship. Perhaps most impressively, there is one team that made the Hall of Fame despite competition from the most prestigious Division I schools throughout the nation.
Franklin & Marshall’s men’s squash team will open the 2018-19 season at home this weekend by hosting the Pennsylvania Cup, a four-team tournament that will also feature Penn., Dickinson, and Drexel. Action begins on Saturday against No. 6 Penn. at 1:00 p.m. in Mayser.
Franklin & Marshall’s men’s squash team competed in a challenging slate of contests during the 2017-18 season, including eighth matchups against team’s ranked in the nation’s top 10. The Diplomats fought throughout and closed out the year with some momentum after winning two of three at the Summers Cup (C Division) of the Collegiate Squash Association (CSA) Team Championships in late February to finish with the nation’s No. 18 ranking and a 5-15 overall record.
Franklin & Marshall’s Sanjay Jeeva dropped a back-and-forth Molloy Cup: B Division East Semifinal matchup at the 2018 Collegiate Squash Association (CSA) Individual Championships on Saturday, falling to Dartmouth’s Carson Spahr by a 3-2 score.
Franklin & Marshall's Sanjay Jeeva rolled past a pair of opponents in straight-game wins to advance into tomorrow’s Molloy Cup: B Division East Semifinal matchup at the 2018 Collegiate Squash Association (CSA) Individual Championships on Friday.