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Women's Squash—2010-11 Season Overview
2010-11 Season Outlook
Colby College women's squash starts the season ranked 19th in the country after finishing last year at 16th under head coach Sakhi Khan.
The Mules lose a number of key players from a year ago, including first position player Samantha Smith. She is one of the all-time great players in program history and played four seasons at the top spot for Colby. Smith was tied for the team lead in wins (19) with Madeline Dufour, who also graduated.
Three-sport athlete Kate Pistel played the second position for the entire season and finished the year with an 18-7 record. Pistel, a sophomore, also is an all-region lacrosse player and is on the women's soccer team at Colby.
Molly Parsons, another sophomore, also had a fine first season with a 14-11 record playing the third and fourth positions. Senior captain Ali Crevi was 14-11 while mainly playing the ninth position and Jae Paik returns after playing some at six, seven, and eight. Lily Greenberg also is back after going 4-0 at the seventh and eighth spots.
2009 Season Outlook
Colby earned the fourth seed in the NESCAC championship meet, finished the year ranked 14th nationally, and had a 13-10 record during the 2008 season for head coach Sakhi Khan.
Samantha Smith '10 returns after playing the first position last year. Jess Vogel '09, Maddie Dufour '10, and captain Catherine Monrad '09 all played in the top six last year. Stephanie Saporito '11 was the team's Rookie of the Year and Caroline Reaves '10 earned Most Improve Player honors.