US Squash formally opened the Peggy & Leo Pierce U.S. Squash Hall of Fame, housed at the Arlen Specter US Squash Center in Philadelphia, and inducted four new members to the Hall of Fame: Tom Page, John Fry, Nancy Gengler-Saint, and Gail Ramsay, April 2, 2022.
The special ceremony was held Saturday evening after the conclusion of the semifinals of the National Singles, which is being played April 1-3 at the Specter Center. Nearly 400 attendees enjoyed a welcome reception ahead of the festivities, before gathering to celebrate the unveiling of the permanent home of the U.S. Squash Hall of Fame. Watch a replay of the ceremony in full on the US Squash Youtube Page.
Eight past U.S. Masters champions added another title to their records while Jen Gabler, Sayed Jafry and Sean Oh all celebrated their first Sunday, April 3, at the Arlen Specter US Squash Center. View tournament photography on the US Squash Smugmug page.
Amanda Sobhy and Olivia Fiechter reached another historic milestone for Team USA in PSA Platinum events, becoming the first two Americans to reach the Allam British Open quarterfinals together April 1, in Hull. Sobhy then went on to defeat Fiechter and become the first American to reach back-to-back British Open semifinals.
US Squash has filled important positions in its senior management team in recent months, adding Melinda Berkman as Chief Financial Officer in November of 2021 and Nick Kokiko as Vice President of Institutional Advancement this March. Both are new roles at US Squash and reflect the increased complexity and expanding nature of the organization.
The U.S. men’s team earned two bronze medals—individual and doubles—and will aim for team gold as the two seeds at the Pan American Championships in Guatemala. Faraz Khan earned Bronze in the individual draw, while Timmy Brownell & Spencer Lovejoy earned Bronze in the doubles competition.
Hundreds of players representing seventeen cities from across the country are competing in the 2022 SEA Team Nationals this weekend at the Arlen Specter US Squash Center. Follow live streaming and scores on the SEA Team Nationals tournament page.
The 2022 U.S. Century Doubles Championships returns to its perennial home in New York City for the first time in two years this weekend, April 8-10. Follow live streaming from the University Club and live scores throughout the weekend on the Century Doubles tournament page.
Manek Mathur & Chris Callis marked their first tournament together since September with their second title of the season, while Kaley Leonard & Maria Elena Ubina continued their strong season with their third title at the Boston Pro Am, March 27.