NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- It is another busy weekend of collegiate squash in New Haven, Conn., as the men take center stage on Feb. 22-24 for the 2013 College Squash Association (CSA) Men's Team Championships.
This year's three-day event features 57 teams participating in eight divisions: Potter Cup (A Division), Hoehn Cup (B Division), Summers Cup (C Division), Conroy Cup (D Division), Chaffee Cup (E Division), Serues Cup (F Division), and Hawthorn Cup (G Division). Matches will be played at Yale's Brady Squash Center, Wesleyan University, The Hopkins School and Choate Rosemary Hall.
The Ivy League boasts four of the nation's top eight teams, led by Princeton (10-6, 6-1 Ivy League), which comes in as the defending champion and a No. 2 seed. Harvard (15-2, 6-1 Ivy) shared this year's Ivy title with the Tigers and enter the Potter Cup bracket with the No. 3 seed. The host Bulldogs (11-3, 5-2 Ivy) are seeded fourth and Cornell (16-3, 5-2 Ivy) is seeded fifth.
Perenniel power Trinity has the top seed in the Potter Cup draw with seventh-seeded Franklin & Marshall and eighth-seeded St. Lawrence rounding out the bracket.
Dartmouth (7-8, 2-5 Ivy) has the top seed (ninth) in the Hoehn Cup bracket. The Big Green opens play Friday at Noon against No. 16 seed Brown (8-9, 1-6 Ivy). No. 12 Penn (4-10, 1-6 Ivy) is also in Hoehn Cup action at Noon against No. 13 Western Ontario. Columbia (7-8, 2-5 Ivy), seeded 11th, takes on No. 14 Navy to open its B Division title run.