PHILADELPHIA – A trio from the University of Pennsylvania women’s squash team was recognized for the second time this postseason with sophomore Anaka Alankamony, freshman Marie Stephan, and junior Yan Xin Tan being named to the College Squash Association All-America team.
Alankamony and Stephan were named CSA First-team All-America, while Tan was named CSA Second-team All-America.
The three previously received recognition, being named to the All-Ivy League team for women’s squash.
Playing in the No. 1 and 2 positions this year, Alankamony ended the year with a 15-5 individual record, including a 5-2 Ivy League mark. This is her second season being named CSA First-team All-America.
In her first season for the Quakers, Stephan finished 16-1 overall, including an undefeated regular season run of 14-0, and 6-0 in the Ivy League. Stephan played a key role in setting the table in matches for Penn, playing in the No. 3 or 4 positions.
Playing in the No. 1 or 2 positions throughout the year, Tan finished the season with a 14-6 overall record, and a 6-1 Ivy League record. The prior two seasons, Tan has been named CSA First-team All-America.
Helping lead the Quakers an undefeated 7-0 Ivy League record winning the program’s third championships, the Penn women’s team finished with a 14-3 overall team record, and finished fourth in the country after the CSA Howe Cup.