Women’s Squash 1980s

1989:

Two team members pose outside of a squash court in Fletcher Field House. (Kaleidoscope, 1989, page 156)

Two team members pose outside of a squash court in Fletcher Field House. (Kaleidoscope, 1989, page 156)

An article and photo from the Middlebury Campus on November 18th, 1988 (page 13).

An article and photo from the Middlebury Campus on November 18th, 1988 (page 13).

1988: 

Women's squash team in 1988 with Coach David Saward. (Kaleidoscope, 1988, page 77)

First row (l to r): N. Gareb, J. Weil, J. Goldstein, C. Murphy. Second row (l to r): Coach D. Saward, S. Vanderra, E. Wilson, Capt T. Wise, Capt J. Weil, V. Hoyt, A. Page, J. Weister. (Kaleidoscope, 1988, page 77)

1987: 

The 1987 Women's Squash team. (Kaleidoscope, 1987, page 123)

The 1987 Women’s Squash team with Coach David Saward. (Kaleidoscope, 1987, page 123)

1986: This was Coach David Saward’s first season with the Lady Panthers. Co-Captains for the 1985-1986 season were Cathy Abrams and Margaret Clark. That season, the team earned the Clarence E. Chaffee award (more information can be found on the Women’s Awards and Championships page).

Two of the 1986 team members in action in the Fletcher Field House American-style squash courts.

Two of the 1986 team members in action in the Fletcher Field House American-style squash courts.

1985:

Coach Ron McEachen and the team in 1985. Taken from the Middlebury Kaleidoscope (1985, page 172).

Coach Ron McEachen and the team in 1985. Taken from the Middlebury Kaleidoscope (1985, page 172).

1984: Finished with a final record of 14-4, the best since the sport began  in 1976, and marked the eighth straight season with a .500 record or better.

The team's impressive record from 1984. Taken from the 1984 Kaleidoscope (page 125).

The team’s impressive record from 1984. Taken from the 1984 Kaleidoscope (page 125).

1983: Finished ninth in the Howe Cup at Yale University.

1982: The ’82 team finished with an overall record of 9-8. Laura Thomas and Anne Geary, who played the top two spots all year both qualified for the National Competition at Harvard.

Women's Varsity Squash team from the 1982 Kaleidescope (page 89). Co-Captains Anne Geary and Laura Thomas lead the team to a 15th place finish at the Howe Cup at the end of the season.

Women’s Varsity Squash team from the 1982 Kaleidoscope (page 89). Co-Captains Anne Geary and Laura Thomas lead the team to a 15th place finish at the Howe Cup at the end of the season.

1981: 

Kaleidescope 1981, page 32

Women’s Varsity Squash Team with Coach Ron McEachen (shown on the left). Taken from the 1981 Middlebury Kaleidoscope (page 32)

1980: This year’s team enjoyed tremendous success, finishing with a final record of 13-5, a true improvement from past years which had remained closer to .500. This is also the first year that the team beat Trinity. Midd was also represented by Senior Co-captains Lillie Doubledday and Karen Mayfield, as well as Lisa Moran and Junior Amy Herring at the National Women’s Championships at Princeton University. Middlebury finished eighth out of nineteen schools.

The 1979-1980 Women's Squash Team shown here with coach Ron McEachen.

The 1979-1980 Women’s Squash Team shown here with coach Ron McEachen. Taken from the 1980 Kaleidoscope (page 127).

 

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