Record Draws Mark US Junior Open 2004 at Yale University
Dec 17 2004 - A massive outpouring of junior squash enthusiasts have descended on the Payne Whitney Gym at Yale University today for the US Junior Open.
One of the largest junior events in the world, the US Junior Open this year has drawn over 380 entrants, many of them international.
The men's draws are crowded with a number of highly regarded players from central and South America, especially Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala and Mexico, while the women's draws boast a number of highly rated Canadian juniors.
The marquee boy's under 19 draw of 64 players has US phenom Christopher Gordon seeded second, with Miguel Angel Rodriguez of Colombia seeded first. Rodriguez will have to get past Juan Camacho of Mexico while Gordon will need to get past third seed, Juan Torres of Columbia.
The girls under 19 draw will see an interesting contest develop. US Junior Champ and WISPA # 76 Lily Lorentzen is seeded first while at the opposite end of the draw, England's Jenna Gates, WISPA # 103. Third and fourth seeds are Neha Kumar and Miranda Ranieri from Canada.
The largest draw is the boy's under 17m which has drawn 108 entrants.
US JUNIOR OPEN RESULTS LINKS:
DRAWS/RESULTS: US Junior Open Squash Championships, New Haven CT Dec 17-20 2004
Boys U19 Draw: [LINK]
Girls U19 Draw: [LINK]
Boys U17 Draw: [LINK]
Girls U17 Draw: [LINK]
Boys U15 Draw: [LINK]
Girls U15 Draw: [LINK]
Boys U13 Draw: [LINK]
Girls U13 Draw: [LINK]