But, by the skin of their teeth, the Penn men’s squash team earned its second consecutive berth in the prestigious Potter Cup, set to take place over the weekend at Trinity’s Kellner Squash Center.
The No. 8 Quakers (8-6, 3-4 Ivy) jumped up two spots from tenth in the CSA rankings over the weekend after defeating Cornell 8-1 at home, a crucial match that sealed Penn’s place in the Potter Cup.
It was an action-packed weekend on the road for Penn squash, as the women swept Yale and Brown while the men split against the two schools.
The No 2 women's squad beat No.
In a non-conference mid-week match up against Drexel, both of Penn’s squash teams smoked the Dragons and extended their winning streaks.
Sunday afternoon proved to be heartbreaking at Ringe courts for Penn men’s squash. In a match where four positions in the ladder were forced to five games, only one of them went Penn’s way.
Coming out of the first weekend of the regular season, Penn squash could not have asked for much better results.
Two days, three matches and early top 25 drama are slated for Penn squash this weekend in Maine, and a long 10 hour bus ride is all that stands between the Red and Blue and their first official games of the 2014-2015 season.