European Club Championships
Bobcat Classic Has It All
Nick Matthew: Sweating Blood
U. Oregon’s Unbelievable Locker Room
Women’s College Pre-Season Picks
Fans React to Squash Ezine’s Predictions
Avoid Germs at the Gym
World Squash Day
Last Week’s Question
Question of the Week
US Open Promo
Bobcat Classic registration Closes Wednesday at Noon (EST)
Truth & Rumors
More Squash News
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|European Club Championships|
|Nick Matthew and David Palmer led their team, the Worms, to the Men’s European Club Championship this past week.
On the women’s side, Emma Beddoes and Deon Saffery led their team, Pontefract, to the Women’s European Club Championship title.
To read SquashSite’s coverage, please click here.
|Bobcat Classic Has It All|
|Yes, David Palmer and Thierry Lincou are the top seeds in this weekend’s Bobcat Classic.
Yes, you can watch it LIVE on ProSquashTV.
But college squash fans will be following the tournament to see the following:
To read Pro Squash Tour’s coverage, please click here.
|Nick Matthew: Sweating Blood|
|In his soon to be released book, among other things Nick Matthew tries to understand how his relationship with another top British player went so horribly wrong.
To read Daily Squash Report’s advance article, please click here.
|U. Oregon’s Unbelievable Locker Room|
|At $68 million and 175,000 square feet, the University of Oregon athletic complex should be unbelievable … It is.
This video starts slow and impresses you with a view of what America’s best athletes experience behind the scenes.
To see Stack’s video, please click here.
|Squash Ezine’s Pre-Season
Women’s College Top 20
|1. Harvard University – Solid top to bottom. Our pick to win it all.
2. Yale University – always near or at the top
3. Princeton University – probably the best women’s coach
4. University of Pennsylvania – elite, global recruiting
5. Trinity College – the top 5 are elite, they could still win it all
6. Cornell University – big jump from #5 to #6, but still a great program
7. Stanford University – a solid team coached by an America icon
8. Dartmouth College – fortunate to reach the A division
9. Williams College – great leadership and a great program
10. Brown University – Brown always attracts a solid women’s team
11. Middlebury College – preppiest team in America
12. Columbia University – same as the men
13. George Washington University – strong coaching, recruiting and some scholarship $$$
14. Bates College – not sure they can duplicate last year’s epic finish
15. Franklin and Marshall College – eccentric coach, good team
16. Bowdoin College – this coach loves teaching squash
17. Wesleyan University – disciplined
18. Amherst College – strong enough to be in the top 20
19. Drexel University – won’t be surprised if they surpass our expectations
20. Mount Holyoke College – stability with the coaching staff is good
Feel free to tell us how wrong we are and defend your school.
To add your comments on the Squash Ezine Blog, please click here.
|Fans React to Squash Ezine’sMen’s Pre-Season Predictions|
|Last week we gave our pre-season predictions for the coming men’s college season and invited fan feedback.
Below are some of our favorite reader comments:
|How to Avoid Germs at the Gym|
|Viruses and bacteria can lurk for hours on the handles of cross-trainers and weight machines.
Bill Hanage, an infectious disease epidemiologist at the Harvard School of Public Health, offers these tips for avoiding germs at the gym.
|World Squash Day Oct. 5|
Alan Thatcher conceived of World Squash Day 12 years ago, and it continues to grow each year.
To see more about this year’s World Squash Day, please click here.
|Last Week’s Question|
|Not many responses to last week’s question: “Have you ever completely read the rules of squash?”
However, 76% of those who responded said yes they had.
Below are some of the comments we received:
Question of the Week
US Open Promo
|Bobcat Classic Registration Closes
Today at Noon (EST)
|To register for this weekend’s tournament, please click here.|
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