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Scholar Athletes announced

Scholar Athletes announced

US Squash officially announced the recipients of the 2011-2012 US Squash Scholar-Athlete Awards, given to high school student athletes who achieved a Grade Point Average of 3.5 in school and participated in at least four US Squash accredited (sanctioned) events. US Squash recognized a record 259 scholar athletes who participated in the junior squash season [...]

September 20, 2012 U.S. Squash Juniors, News 0

U.S. wins third straight Ont-Am title

U.S. wins third straight Ont-Am title

The United States repeated their victory of the last two years with a resounding 16-8 win over Ontario in the 2012 Ontario-American Challenge at the White Oak Resort and Spa in Ontario, Canada. After losing tight matches in 2008 and 2009, the U.S. juniors overpowered their neighbors to the North for the third straight year [...]

August 13, 2012 U.S. Squash Juniors, News, Team USA 0

Ubina wins Pioneer Cup title

Ubina wins Pioneer Cup title

Maria Elena Ubina, the #1 ranked GU19 player in the U.S., defeated Nele Gilis of Belgium in the finals of the 2012 Pioneer Cup in Cologne, Germany.  Ubina, who will represent the United States at next months World Junior Squash Championships in Qatar, took home the top prize in five games, 11-8, 11-9, 9-11, 8-11, 11-8. [...]

June 26, 2012 U.S. Squash Juniors, Team USA 0

U.S. to face England in quarterfinals

U.S. to face England in quarterfinals

Led by Dylan Murray and TJ Dembinski, the United States defeated Kuwait 2-0, advancing to the quarterfinals of the team competition, where they will face England at the 2012 World Junior Squash Championships in Doha, Qatar. Murray, despite dropping the first game, defeated Yousef Saleh, 11-13, 11-5, 11-9, 11-7 in the #1 position, while Dembinski [...]

June 26, 2012 U.S. Squash Juniors, News, Team USA 0

10th Urban Nationals hosted at Williams

10th Urban Nationals hosted at Williams

This past weekend nearly 300 students from the country’s 12 NUSEA member programs participated in the 10th Annual Urban Individual Nationals at Williams College. The students slept in Williams dormitories, ate in its dining hall, and competed in the 10-court Simon Squash Center. Two new programs participated for the first time, Beyond Walls Twin Cities [...]

June 22, 2012 U.S. Squash Juniors, Urban 0

U.S. Championships schedule announced

U.S. Championships schedule announced

The dates and locations for the 2012-2013 U.S. Championship Series have been announced. National titles will be competed for this season at 18 U.S. Championships, across juniors, adults, hardball and doubles. The U.S. Women’s team Squash Championships (Howe Cup) will take place October 19th-21st, in Seattle, WA while the U.S. Junior Open Championship returns to Cambridge, MA,  December 15th-18th. Additional [...]

June 15, 2012 U.S. Squash Doubles, Hardball, Juniors 0

Withdraw Deadline Date Change

Withdraw Deadline Date Change

Starting on September 4, 2012, the withdraw deadline from tournaments will be 5:00pm in the time zone of the tournament on the Friday one week before the start of the event. Note that a player’s first late withdraw is only a warning, however each subsequent late withdraw will incur a rankings penalty. Please plan accordingly [...]

June 1, 2012 Squash Media Coaches and Pros, Juniors 0

U.S. Junior Teams set for World Championships

U.S. Junior Teams set for World Championships

The U.S. Junior Men’s Team that will compete at the WSF 2012 World Junior Squash Championships has been announced. The World Championships, being held July 7th-18th, in Doha, Qatar, will consist of individual championships, to be followed by the team competition. The U.S. Junior Women will compete in the individual championship that is being held [...]

May 22, 2012 U.S. Squash Juniors, News, Team USA 0

Junior ranking rules changes announced

Junior ranking rules changes announced

US Squash announced several changes to the Junior Ranking System, effective June 1st, 2012. These adjustments are based on analysis of data from recent seasons, feedback from the junior community, and input from the Teaching Professional Advisory Council (TPAC). Some of the primary changes include: • Tournament Points now will affect a player’s ranking average [...]

May 17, 2012 U.S. Squash Juniors, News 0

Junior Bronze Championships awarded

Junior Bronze Championships awarded

Titles were awarded in ten divisions in New Haven, CT, this past weekend as over 280 players competed at the U.S. Junior Bronze Championships, hosted at the Brady Squash Center on the campus of Yale University. The tounament was final singles event of the 2011-2012 Junior Championship Series. Results: Girls: GU11: Emma Suttapone (NH) def Marina Stefanoni, 11-6, 11-3, 11-8 [...]

May 14, 2012 U.S. Squash Juniors, News 0

Application for Scholar-Athlete Award now available

Application for Scholar-Athlete Award now available

The application for the 2011-2012 US Squash Scholar-Athlete Award, recognizing high school students who excel in both the classroom and on the squash court, is now available online. The Scholar-Athlete Award program has shown significant growth during its six years of existence, from 47 awards granted in the first year of 2006 to nearly 200 recipients [...]

May 7, 2012 U.S. Squash Juniors, News 0

Junior Squash Ranking Changes—June 1st, 2012

Junior Squash Ranking Changes—June 1st,  2012

After several discussions about the 2011-2012 Junior Squash Season with TPAC (Teaching Professional Advisory Council), and collecting feedback from the Junior community over the season, several changes, effective June 1, 2012, have been made to the Junior Squash Rankings System: -Tournament Points will affect a player’s record for 11 months, one month longer than the [...]

May 1, 2012 Squash Media Coaches and Pros, Juniors 0

Junior Bronze Championships awarded

Junior Bronze Championships awarded

Titles were awarded in ten divisions in New Haven, CT, this past weekend as over 280 players competed at the U.S. Junior Bronze Championships, hosted at the Brady Squash Center on the campus of Yale University. The tounament was final singles event of the 2011-2012 Junior Championship Series. Results: Girls: GU11: Emma Suttapone (NH) def Marina Stefanoni, 11-6, 11-3, 11-8 [...]

April 30, 2012 U.S. Squash Juniors, News 0

Junior Silver Champions crowned at Williams College

Junior Silver Champions crowned at Williams College

Over 280 players traveled to Williamstown, MA, to compete in the 2012 U.S. Junior Silver Squash Championships, hosted for the third year in a row by Williams College. The tournament was held in conjunction with the Berkshire Open, a $35, 000 PSA event. Juniors competed for national titles in ten age group categories in this second to last [...]

April 19, 2012 U.S. Squash Juniors, News 0

Summer Gold Junior Tournament schedule announced

Summer Gold Junior Tournament schedule announced

The summer schedule for Junior Gold Tournaments has been announced and is now available online.  The five tournaments span several regions of the country and will offer exciting competitive opportunities for top-level junior squash players. Online Registration will available for all of these tournaments shortly. Junior players may use the points from only two (2) [...]

April 5, 2012 U.S. Squash Juniors, News, Organize 0

Off-Season Tournaments —2 Gold Maximum

Off-Season Tournaments —2 Gold  Maximum

Players may use the points from only two (2) Gold tournaments held between and including the months of May through August. If a player plays in more than two Gold tournaments during this period, that player’s top two point-earning events will be used. In this case, the additional Gold tournaments will not count towards a [...]

April 1, 2012 Squash Media Coaches and Pros, Juniors 0

Junior Fee Increases

Junior Fee Increases

As a reminder, the U.S. SQUASH Board of Directors approved a modest junior member dues increase effective October 1, 2011. The increase is part of a funding plan to increase sweeping junior program enhancements focusing on building out the world’s leading officiating infrastructure.   The initial plans for the initiative will, provide introductory program. The initiative [...]

April 1, 2012 Squash Media Coaches and Pros, Juniors 0

Murray repeats at Junior Championships

Murray repeats at Junior Championships

Sixteen year old Dylan Murray (NY) won his second straight BU19 title as he defeated Faraz Khan (CT) in five games, 11-1, 11-9, 5-11, 4-11, 11-6, at the 2012 U.S. Junior Squash Championships in New Haven, CT.  Fifteen year old Sabrina Sobhy (NY) captured her first GU19 crown as she swept past top seeded Maria Elena Ubina (CT) in the final, 11-6, 11-9, [...]

March 19, 2012 U.S. Squash Juniors, News 0

McGuinness and Lemmon repeat at Junior Doubles

McGuinness and Lemmon repeat at Junior Doubles

With timely reverses, good power and numerous volleys, Andrew McGuinness and George Lemmon won the BU19 Junior Squash Doubles Championships for the second year in a row. They did not drop a game throughout their three matches. Kevin Flannery and Jamie Ruggiero were equally impressive, winning the BU17 division without losing a game. Division Results: BU19 Andrew McGuinness/George [...]

January 23, 2012 U.S. Squash Doubles, Juniors 0

Point structure announced for 2011-2012 U.S. Junior Championships

Point structure announced for 2011-2012 U.S. Junior Championships

The full points table for the 2011-2012 U.S. Junior Championship events have been released and are now viewable online.  The four U.S. Junior Championships include the 2011 U.S. Junior Open, the 2012 U.S. Junior Championships (Closed), the 2012 U.S. Junior Silver Championships, and the 2012 U.S. Junior Bronze Championships. The U.S. Championships Points Tables are available on [...]

November 10, 2011 U.S. Squash Juniors 0

Important 2011-2012 junior squash update

Important 2011-2012 junior squash update

US Squash has announced an “Age-Up” policy change as well as updates regarding the online referee exam deadline, tournaments coming off junior players records, completion of the 2011-2012 junior calendar, alternative court usage and the availability of registration for the JCT-West Coast, JCT-New York City and the U.S. Junior Open Championships. New Age Up Policy: [...]

September 25, 2011 U.S. Squash Juniors 0

2010-2011 US Squash Scholar Athletes announced

2010-2011 US Squash Scholar Athletes announced

US Squash officially announced the recipients of the 2010-2011 US Squash Scholar-Athlete Awards, given to high school student athletes who achieved a Grade Point Average of 3.5 in school and participated in at least four US Squash accredited (sanctioned) events. From a record number of over 200 applicants, US Squash recognized 181 scholar athletes who participated [...]

September 20, 2011 U.S. Squash Juniors 0