squash in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia

Friday August 1st 2014

Squash Camps for Adults and Kids this summer. This is a great time to either introduce your child to squash or take his or her game to the next level! Check out all the local options on our special junior squash camp page.

We also have a page for Summer Training Clinics for Adults.

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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...]


Cameron Bahadori, Kira Keating and Jeremy Barnes win All-American awards »

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.

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11 National Capital Juniors Compete at National Championships »

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...]


Nearly 70 players competed at the Potomac Fever 15 »

The fifteenth annual Potomac Fever welcomed 69 players from around the region. There was an exhibition match between Jahangir Naseem, head pro at McLean Racquet & Health, and Shoby Gul, who leads junior programs the same club. Shoby took the lead in the first two games, but Jahangir won the next two before Shoby won 11-7 in the fifth.

The exhibition was followed by a wine tasting, Pakistani food and a raffle.

Congratulations to the tournament winners and finalists:

Women's 2.5: Winner, Aalia Hussain; Finalist, Ubu Grace

Open 2.5: Winner, Miles Brown; Finalist, Rohan Pace

Open 4.0: Winner, Aadil Hussain; Finalist, Brent Harris

Open 4.5: Winner, Ben Rind; Finalist, Anurag Uppal

Masters 45+: Winner, Ross Campbell; Finalist, Chuck Miller

Masters 60+: Winner, Bruce Simons-Morton; Finalist,Gene Colice [...Read More...]


Potomac School Boys and Girls Varsity teams earn top 16 national rankings »

The Potomac Girls Varsity team competed in Division 1 of the High School National Championships, the first time a National Capital girls team has ever competed in the nation's most elite division.  At the championships, the Potomac girls got to match ball in an individual match that would have secured at least a top 12 finish, but it slipped away.  Still, the girls finished the season with a national ranking of 16, while the Potomac boys took 15th in the nation. 

Both the boys and girls teams were undefeated in league play and both teams also beat the top Baltimore high school teams too.

Congratulations to all of the players of each team and to the boys and girls teams head coach Mark Lewis and girls assistant coach Carole Grunberg.  The players who competed at the national championship are listed below, along with their national high school rankings:

Potomac Boys:

#1 Theo Mendez #53

#2 Cameron Bahadori (C) [...Read More...]


News

Summer Clinics for Adults »

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 [...]


Summer Squash Camps for Kids »

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 [...]


Regional Tournaments List »

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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