Squash Teams Head To Philadelphia For Midweek Showdowns At Drexel
The Princeton men's and women's squash teams have two more matches during the 2013 portion of their schedules, and both will begin with midweek matchups against a rising Drexel program.
The Princeton men (1-1) will begin the week with a Tuesday night match (6:30) at the Kline & Specter Squash Center in Philadelphia. The Drexel men are 2-3 on the season, though it is coming off a 5-4 victory over Williams before Thanksgiving. The Dragons dropped a hard-fought 5-4 match to Cornell earlier in the season; the Dragons came within two points at the No. 3 spot from pulling off the upset.
The Tigers will be looking to build a two-match win streak, and will be led by its junior All-America duo of Samuel Kang and Tyler Osborne. It will also serve as a homecoming for head coach Sean Wilkinson, who served as the Drexel assistant coach last year.
The Princeton women (2-0) will head to Drexel Wednesday night (7:00) to take on the Dragons (2-2). The reigning Ivy League champions haven't lost an individual game yet this season, and both wins have come against teams (Franklin & Marshall, Williams) who played 5-4 matches against Drexel early this season.
Both teams will travel for weekend matches before going on a winter break. The women head to Washington, D.C., to take on George Washington at 11 am Saturday, while the men will take on Top 5 rival Rochester Saturday at noon.