The third annual national Women's Squash Week event was celebrated in style in the National Capital region! More than 35 women attended the event at McLean Health and Racquet Club on Tuesday night, September 23. Skill levels of the participants ranged from rank beginners to rusty old ex-varsity hardball players, some of whom have not been seen on a singles court in this area for more than 20 years! Players new to the area and new to the game were able to meet up with other players of similar skill level. Play started with queen-of-the-court to accommodate the large number of players, which segued into rotating 5-point PAR "games". The first 30 attendees got a charcoal gray commemorative T-shirt, courtesy of US Squash. Many thanks to McLean Health and Racquet Club, to National Capital Squash, and to US Squash for supporting this popular event! [...Read More...]
University Club, SportsClub/LA + Regency combined teams each take two titles in winter league play »
In the Premiere Division, Northern Aggression dropped just one individual match in the 2014 playoffs, and beat the finalist Shamrock Rovers (Results, The Gym) 3-1 to win the title. The starting four players of the winning team in the finals were: Syed Kukhari, Dan Petri, Lekgotla Mosope and Cameron Bahadori.
In Division 2, a combined team from Sports Club/LA and Regency Sport & Health edged Chevy Chase Athletic Club by a 2-1 score in the playoff finals. Ben Smith, Fabien Sarrran and Cameron Bahadori started for the champions.
Another combined team from Sports Club/LA and Regency Sport & Health won Division 3, defeating the University of Maryland team 4-0 in the final of the playoffs. Tim Bandel, Tyler Stilwell, Peter Gallagher and Abir Ray started for the division winners. Abir served as captain for the winning teams in the top three divisions and also serves as VP for League for National [...Read More...]
US Squash began naming All-Americans this season to recognize the top junior players who compete in high school leagues or tournament play.
Cameron Bahadori and Kira Keating were selected as the top players in the Mid-Atlantic Squash Organization, a regional high school varsity league that just completed its fifth season. Kira finished the season ranked #5 in the nation among all high school girls, while Cameron was ranked #42 among boys. Jeremy Barnes was selected by the coaches in the Washington Area Squash Association league, a local high school club team league that played its inaugural season as a US Squash sanctioned league. Jeremy finished the season ranked #102 among high school boys.[...Read More...]
A strong field of National Capital Squash juniors competed at the US Squash National Championships and Silver National Championships. It is an honor to gain entry into either event -- congratulations to all NCS juniors who competed in these championship events!
Kira Keating was the sole NCS junior to compete in the National Championship, open to the top 32 players in the nation. This year's championship was held at Princeton University. Kira won 5 matches in GU19 to win the consolations, good for ninth place. She trounced two players she had never beaten before. Her only loss was a round of 16 match that had two tie breakers and her opponent went on take to fifth place.
Silver National Championships (Philadelphia)
Nghi Nguyen won the GU19 Silver Championship over her Potomac School teammate Isabel Young in a thrilling five game match. Both players had rankings high enough for qualification in the National [...Read More...]
Isabel Young won the Women's 5.0 in the U.S. Squash Skill Level Championships. She also competed in the final of the Open 3.5 division. To make that final she won a four game match against a Virginia boy who played #2 and #3 this season on his high school varsity team.
Tyler Stillwell reached the consolation finals of the Open 4.5 division.[...Read More...]
Here are summer clinics for adults that will be held in the National Capital District. Camps are listed in the order they were submitted to National Capital Squash. There are clinics for all [...]
Here are summer camps for kids in that will be held in the National Capital District. Camps are listed in the order they were submitted to National Capital Squash. There are camps for kids of [...]
National Capital Squash has created a page that lists all the adult tournaments in the Mid-Atlantic region. The page also has links to each tournament's entry form and information page. Click [...]
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