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Jan. 13, 4:25 p.m.

It's a good thing that coaches can't play for their teams.

If they could, the Penn women's squash team would be facing a tough task in tonight's match at Franklin and Marshall. The Diplomats' men's and women's head coach, John White was ranked No. 1 in the world in March 2004, and retired from professional squash in October as No. 17.

White once hit a ball that was clocked at 172 MPH - a world record.

Instead of taking on White, the Quakers will face a Franklin and Marshall team that is far from record-breaking. The No. 27 Diplomats (1-5) are searching for inspiration after losing their last two matches 9-0. Penn (5-0) enters the match with an undefeated record and a national No. 2 ranking.

The two teams last met in 2007. Penn won convincingly, 9-0 - an all-too familiar score for the struggling Diplomats.

See Wednesday's Daily Pennsylvanian for more information.

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