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NCS Juniors Win Five of Nine Titles at Mid-Atlantic Championships »

National Capital Squash juniors took home four of the five titles in the girls divisions and BU15 to score wins in over half the divisions at the Mid-Atlantic Junior Championships, which were played at Squash on Fire Oct. 21-22.  The tournament was open to juniors from Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina and Virginia.

NCS junior girls swept the top two positions in GU19, GU13 and GU11.  Hanna Chaudhry dropped just one game in GU19, to finalist Shalika Neelaveni.  It was Hanna's third regional title. Khadija Elhaddad won GU11, beating Caroline Dupree, who knocked out the #2 seed from Baltimore with a 3-0 win.  GU13s Layah Nasr and Elise Kang swept the top two spots, with each reaching the finals with consecutive 3-0 wins.

Aalia Husain edged the #3 seed Erica Maebius in a closely contested five game match in the GU15 semis.  Aalia then beat the #1 seed 3-0 in the final, her third regional title, while Erica easily took [...Read More...]


NCS 2016-2017 Junior Awards »

NCS 2016-2017 Junior Awards

Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Junior Award Winners.  A complete list appears here.

These awards recognize the achievements of juniors who have excelled in US Squash sanctioned tournament and high school match play during the 2016-2017 season.

Here are two of the recipients of the three MVP awards, Liam Rotzoll and Erica Maebius.

 

Here are the four most improved players and one of the two rookies of the year. From left, Layah Nasr, GU13, Zaid Nasr, BU13, Rohan Bhatia (rookie of the year), Liam Rotzoll, BU17 and Hanna Chaudhry, GU17.

 

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Five NCS Teams Compete in 2016 Howe Cup, B Team Reaches Final »

Five NCS Teams Compete in 2016 Howe Cup, B Team Reaches Final

National Capital Squash sponsored five teams to play in the 2016 U.S. Women’s Team National Championships, held in Chelsea Piers, Stamford CT the weekend of Nov 11-13.

Left to right: A Team members Margaret Gerety (captain), Elizabeth Dupree, Maria Porras, Lindsay Wong, Chanel Erasmus

 

A team

The National Capital ACES played in a round robin format against five other A teams, ultimately winning two contests and losing three. On Friday they defeated a Connecticut team 4-1, and lost to a Boston team 1-4. On Saturday they lost to the New York team that ultimately won the Cup, 0-5, and again to a Philadelphia team 2-3. On Sunday they defeated a very tough “Gabler’s Gang” Connecticut team 3-2. Captain Margaret Gerety, playing at the #2 position, pulled out an amazing 5-game win against pro and perennial contender [...Read More...]


High School Team Scholarships Deadline January 4, 2017 »

National Capital Squash (NCS) is pleased to announce a scholarship program to encourage high school varsity or club teams to participate in the US SQUASH 2017 National High School Championships.

The High School Championships offers divisions for teams at all skill levels.  Even if your team has never played in a team tournament, you will be placed in a division that should provide good competition.

There are up to two scholarships for up to two teams.  Each scholarship would be for up to $1500 to pay for entry fees and a portion of other expenses.

Here are the eligibility requirements:

The school has not sent any team to any prior US SQUASH High School Championship.
The team must have played team matches recorded in the US SQUASH database against other teams (ideally, at least four such matches prior to the seeding of the High School Championship).
A team must have at least seven players.  The players [...Read More...]


NCS Fields Five Teams at 2015 U. S. Women’s Team Championship (Howe Cup) »

NCS Fields Five Teams at 2015 U. S. Women’s Team Championship (Howe Cup)

National Capital Squash sent five teams in four divisions to the 2015 Howe Cup, held at the Murr Center courts of Harvard University in Boston, MA. This was the largest ever Howe Cup, with more than 250 women from all over the country and Canada participating in the three-day event November 7-9.

A team

Left to right: Leslie Cameron, Chanel Erasmus, Maria Porras, Lindsay Wong, Casey Wong

The NCS A team featured Baltimore high school senior Casey Wong at #1, the only woman returning from the 2014 Howe Cup championship A team. Howe Cup newcomer Chanel Erasmus, a recent Trinity graduate, was recruited to play #2. Recent George Washington University graduate and Colombia native Maria Porras played in her first Howe Cup at #3. Casey’s older sister and new NCS member Lindsay Wong played #4, and rounding out the team at #5 and serving as captain was [...Read More...]


News

2015-2016 Junior Awards »

National Capital Squash is pleased to announce the sixth annual junior awards and recognize the achievements of juniors who have excelled in US Squash sanctioned tournament and high school match play [...]


Copeland, Butterfield Receive Awards at Howe Cup Copeland, Butterfield Receive Awards at Howe Cup »

At the Saturday night party in conjunction with the 2015 Howe Cup, the Women’s Committee of US Squash presented two annual awards, both to National Capital Squash women. Congratulations to AJ [...]


Updates for NCS Website, Facebook, and Twitter »

NCS has been making updates to this website that include layout improvements for increased usability, better functionality for the calendar of events, and also full integration with Facebook and [...]


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