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.
US Squash Chairman of the Board Mark Pagon (r) presents Maria Toorpakai with the US Squash President’s Cup.
The highlight of Wednesday’s Delaware Investments U.S. Open was the third-annual Women in Sports Day.
The first of two days of quarter-final action at Drexel …
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. (image: squashpics.com)
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.
Second day of round two action as the quarter-finalists in the bottom half were settled …
One hundred and ninety-eight members of the SquashSmarts family came to the 2016 Delaware Investments U.S. Open tonight. They included team members, board members, staff, alumni and friends of the Philadelphia after-school program. Four special volunteers were honored with the annual SquashSmarts Distinguished Youth Service Award.
Round Two began with a series of extended matches, including a great comeback from three-time champion Nicol David …