Philadelphia’s “International Love” won the eighty-seventh Howe Cup—the U.S. Women's Team Squash Championships—at the Arlen Specter US Squash Center in Philadelphia Sunday, November 14. The Howe Cup featured more than 175 women competing on five-player teams in four divisions, and was held alongside the MPB Doubles and Philly Pro Doubles with a professional draw and four amateur draws. View all results here and tournament photography here.
Todd Harrity, Shahjahan Khan, Andrew Douglas and Chris Gordon will represent Team USA at the 2021 WSF Men’s World Team Championship December 7-12, at the National Squash Center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Urban Squash Cleveland—a US Squash Community Affiliate Network facility—has returned to full programming for the first time since March 2020 this fall and has reinvigorated activity with a PSA tournament, Sobhy sister exhibition and new community clinics.
The college squash season shifts into an even higher gear this weekend with NESCAC teams now ready to compete, just before a short pause for the Thanksgiving break. The Philadelphia area will once again draw a great deal of attention with 20 different teams contesting matches in the region.
Philadelphia’s Georgina Stoker & Lauren West marked the Specter Center’s first professional doubles tournament with their partnership’s first title after saving two match balls in the final against Amanda Sobhy & Lume Landman Sunday, November 14.
US Squash has announced the 2020-2021 Scholar Athlete Award recipients—a class of 221 exceptional student athletes and fourteen four-year recipients. View the full criteria and list of 2020-2021 Scholar Athletes here.
Represent US Squash, Team USA and the Specter Center with a new range of apparel available in the US Squash online store. 10% of your order will go to the Community Fund to directly support free and reduced-cost memberships and program enrollments at the Specter Center.