Today SquashSmarts hosted its annual day at the Delaware Investments U.S. Open. Seventy team members came to the Daskalakis Athletic Center at Drexel. They played a team tournament, with each student playing one-point matches, on the ASB GlassCourt.
Tonight two local squash teams, from Baldwin School and Haverford School, were honored on the ASB GlassCourt at the 2016 Delaware Investments U.S. Open.
Last winter, both teams won titles at the 2016 National Middle School Team Championships at Yale and both barely lost in the finals of the 2016 National High School Team Championships.
The highlight of Wednesday’s Delaware Investments U.S. Open was the third-annual Women in Sports Day.
Tonight the 2016 Delaware Investments U.S. Open celebrated the third-annual Top Fifty Night.
Squash Magazine’s Top Fifty is now a widely anticipated feature each autumn. This year, the editors took a new look at the most intriguing and influential people in the game by selecting them state by state. The list demonstrated the breadth of squash’s reach, with players and leaders coming from every state in the union. The Top Fifty was actually the Top Fifty-One, with the inclusion of the District of Columbia.
Geoff Mitchell was honored tonight with the United States Olympic Committee National Coach of the Year Award. Dent Wilkens, the senior vice president of operations at US Squash, presented Mitchell with the award on the ASB GlassCourt at the 2016 Delaware Investments U.S. Open.