Men's Squash Announces 2018-19 Schedule

Men's Squash Announces 2018-19 Schedule

Hartford, Conn. -  The Trinity College men's squash team has announced its schedule for the upcoming 2018-19 season. The Bantams, under the guidance of Head Coach Paul Assaiante (25th season), will take to the court 17 times, highlighted by the College Squash Association (CSA) National Team Championships and the CSA National Singles Championships at the end of the season. Trinity will have five matches in front of its home crowd at the Kellner Squash Center, highlighted by a January showdown against in-state rival, Yale University.

During the 2017-18 campaign, Trinity captured its 17th College Squash Association (CSA) National Championship (Potter Trophy) with a 6-3 victory over Harvard in another memorable season to add to the team's dynasty. The Bantams also won their 12th-straight New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) title and finished the season with an undefeated, 20-0 record and the No. 1 ranking in the nation.

Trinity will open its slate with three-straight away matches, traveling to New York to face Princeton on November 17, followed by a NESCAC packed weekend with Bowdoin on December 1 and Bates on December 2. The Bantams will play in front of their home crowd for the first time the following week when they host Drexel on December 7, followed by George Washington on December 8. 
 
The Bantams begin the 2019 calendar year by hosting Columbia (1/8) before hitting the road for a three-straight matches, at Rochester (1/15), Cornell (1/16) and Dartmouth (1/19). Trinity returns home on January 23 to square off with the Yale Bulldogs in a battle of two college squash heavyweights. The team closes out the month of January with an away match against Penn (1/26) and a home match against fellow NESCAC squad, Williams (1/27).

After hosting the event last season, the Bantams will travel to Middlebury in early February (2/1-2/3) for this year's NESCAC Championships, where they will look to continue its dominance and claim a 13th consecutive conference title. The following week, the team travels to Harvard (2/6) for its final regular season match before the CSA National Team Championships which take place at Yale from February 15-17. This year's CSA National Singles Championships take place at Brown University from March 1-3.