PHILADELPHIA It is the end of squash season, which means the Collegiate Squash Association (CSA) Individual Championships is the last event to be held this year, which will start Friday and carrying through the weekend in Williamstown, Mass. The Penn’s men’s squash team, who finished seventh in the nation following the CSA Team Championships, will send two of its top players to the tournament in the Potter division the top division in the tournament. Representing the Quakers this season will be freshmen Thomas Mattsson and Trevor McGuinness,as both provided strong play for the Red and Blue at the top of the ladder this season.
Mattsson, who is ranked No. 26 in the nation, enters the tournament with a 7-6 record, playing at the No. 1 and No. 2 position the freshmen took the reign over the top-position following holiday break. Mattsson recorded Penn’s fifth win during the Quaker’s win over Dartmouth at the CSA Team Championships that gave Penn its seventh place ranking.
McGuiness enters the tournament ranked No. 34 after playing at the No. 3 spot of the ladder for the Quakers, but played as high as No. 2 during the Princeton match. McGuiness posts a 6-7 record which includes wins during both of Penn’s 5-4 victories over Dartmouth. In particular, during the win over the Big Green at the CSA Team Championships that gave Penn its seventh place ranking.