Katie Hawke leads an enthusiastic squad that mixes
experience with impressive new talent. Unpredictable, due to the
untested new arrivals, the Mt. Holyoke nine will be an interesting
team to follow this year.
Squash team is looking forward to a successful season even though
the team lost 6 starting players. The team returns 4 of the MHC
nine Liz Hughes (co-captain) who finished the season
with a final W.I.S.A ranking of 39th; Andra Petrica, Abby Horne
(co-captain) and Nana Osam-Tewiah. Three squad
members also return hoping to make the MHC Nine; Barbara
Berska, Ashley Goodrich-Mahoney and Kelly Huggins.
first years have started training with the team. Shubika
Bilkha from India will challenge Liz Hughes
for the number one seed for MHC. Seetashma Thapa
also joins the team from Nepal and Samantha Gammons
a graduate from Miss Porters School.
year Nusrat Madraswala also from India will join
the team in January. This will add depth and the possibility of
a very promising latter season and Howe Cup result.
her team debut in squash will be senior Laura Pollet and new comers
to the game hoping to challenge the MHC Nine are Emily Lynch,
Kristina Quercia, Christina Rodriguez.