Women's Squash


Women's Squash Team's Sweet Taste of Victory

Amanda Sobhy ’15 and Haley Mendez ’15, back row fourth from the left and back row fifth from the left, respectively, pose after capturing the 2015 National Championship. While not a member of the 2015 squad, and thus not pictured, Sabrina Sobhy ’19 would go on to capture four national championships in her four years with the Crimson.


Life on the Tour: Amanda Sobhy ’15, Haley Mendez ’15, and Sabrina Sobhy ’19 Reflect on Time at Harvard, Pro Squash Careers

Of the top 50 female athletes in professional squash, three are former Crimson stars. Amanda Sobhy ’15, Haley Mendez ’15, and Sabrina Sobhy ’19, ranked fifth, 42nd, and 20th respectively, all played as members of Harvard’s elite squash team before pursuing full-time careers on the Professional Squash Association World Tour.


Podcast: The River Rundown Ep. 3

In Episode 3, we talk with women's squash captains Maddie Chai '20 and Hannah Craig '20 about winning the program's sixth-straight national championship last season, leading a team during a pandemic, and professional squash aspirations.


More than Half of Athletic Teams Pledge to Reach 100 Percent Voter Turnout

More than half of Harvard’s athletics teams have pledged to attain perfect voter turnout in the November elections. Twenty-four teams partnered with Harvard Votes Challenge, a student-led group run through the Institute of Politics that aims to secure 100 percent voter turnout across the University.


A ‘Quiet Warrior’: Gina Kennedy, Female Athlete of the Year

For many athletes, elevated expectations come with crippling performance challenges. But as Harvard squash champion Gina Kennedy went from being one of the top performers in the country to becoming the player to beat in all of women’s college squash, she dazzled under the spotlight.


Taking Care of Business

Senior Gina Kennedy wrapped up her Harvard career with her third straight undefeated campaign, making her total record at Harvard an astounding 54-2.


Squashing the Competition

The women's squash team closed out its season with a win over Princeton to take home its sixth-straight national championship.


“Stress with Answers:" Gina Kennedy and Navigating Pressure in Elite Squash

Senior squash co-captain Gina Kennedy commands one of the most demanding schedules on campus between training, school, and matches. In such an individual sport, the veteran star talks performance, teamwork, and the future.


Lucky Number 13

Friday’s win against No. 13 Brown (pictured above) and Sunday’s triumph versus No. 4 Yale would mark the Crimson’s 12th and 13th victories against ranked opponents, helping Harvard to its perfect 13-0 record. Feb. 15 will break the ranked opponent streak for the Crimson as the team squares off with an unranked foe for the first time this season against the Big Red of Cornell.


Women’s Squash Rolls to 79 Straight Wins

After bursting out to a commanding 2-0 lead over her opponent, No. 3 Trinity College’s Nanna Carleke, Harvard junior Hannah Craig fell just short in the third and fourth games. In the decisive fifth game, Craig responded with a dominating showing, overwhelming Carleke with an 11-2 victory to secure the seventh seed matchup for the Crimson. It was one of Harvard’s eight victories in its 8-1 romping of the Bantams on Feb. 5.


Five-Peat

Harvard women's squash captured its fifth consecutive Howe Cup this season.


Men's and Women's Squash Each Claim National Individual Championships

The Harvard squash program ended its impressive season winning both Men’s and Women’s Team National Championships and Men’s and Women’s Individual National Championships.


Women's Squash Caps Perfect Season With Championship

The Harvard women’s squash team finished its historic season over the weekend in the national championship with yet another shutout 9-0 win. Though the team has retained an impressive level of squash excellence, this season was even more remarkable, as every single player on the team went undefeated.


Streak Extended

The Crimson ended its historic perfect season this past weekend, taking home their fifth-consecutive Howe Cup and extending their winning streak to 65 games.


Men's, Women's Squash Win Dual Ivy League Titles

Harvard’s squash teams continued to dominate over the weekend, with both teams taking home their respective Men’s and Women’s Ivy League titles. The victories concluded their seasons in perfection.


Top-Ranked Men’s, Women’s Squash Defeat Trinity

The No. 1 Men's and Women's Squash teams both took victories versus Trinity at the Murr Center on Wednesday.


Squash Routs Dartmouth In Ivy League Opener

Both the No. 2 men’s squash team (4-0, 1-0 Ivy) and the No. 1 women’s squash team (1-0, 1-0) handily defeated Dartmouth to begin their Ancient Eight seasons.


Egypt Holds Special Place in the Heart of Harvard Squash Players

Of the six freshmen joining Harvard’s storied squash program this year, three hail from Cairo, Egypt. They are the latest set of top recruits from a country that dominates the international squash scene.


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