Squash - Girls - Varsity

Historical Beginnings: Mark Talbott ’78 thrust Mercersburg’s squash program into national prominence in the 1970s and 1980s. After a stellar career under founding coach Bo Burbank, Talbott became one of the game’s most dominant players and was named the World Professional Squash Association’s Player of the Year eight times between 1983 and 1992. He was inducted into the U.S. Squash Hall of Fame in 2000.

One of the program’s primary goals is to prepare high-school players to compete at the collegiate level. Over the last several years, Mercersburg alumni have earned spots on the ladder at Mount Holyoke College, St. Lawrence University, Bucknell University, Drexel University, and George Washington University.

The Davenport Squash Center features 10 state-of-the-art ASB courts and expansive viewing areas. The numerous courts accommodate the strong student interest in the sport at Mercersburg and provide seasoned squash players with a facility that is considered one of the best high-school squash centers on the East Coast.

The extensive varsity schedule is complemented by a solid junior-varsity slate for developing players. Mercersburg is a member of the Mid Atlantic Squash Organization (MASO) and annually competes against some of the top teams in the Baltimore and Washington  metro areas in addition to the Storm’s Mid-Atlantic Prep League (MAPL) events. The schedule is highlighted by the U.S. High School Squash Nationals tournament each February.

Posted on: Sunday, February 23, 2020
Ellie Liu ’21 and Camille Smith ’22 won matches at #4 and #6, but Harriton/Lower Merion High Schools took the five other contests to claim a 5-2 win over Mercersburg’s girls’ varsity squash team in the finale of the 2020 HEAD US Squash High School Nationals’ Division IV draw... More
Posted on: Saturday, February 22, 2020
Mercersburg’s girls’ varsity squash team fell 6-1 to BCSM CitySquash (Bronx, NY) in the Division IV bracket of the 2020 HEAD US Squash High School Nationals February 22 in a match played at Avon Old Farms in Avon, CT. Jolie Viener ’21 recorded the lone victory for... More
Posted on: Friday, February 21, 2020
Mercersburg’s girls’ varsity squash team suffered a 7-0 opening round defeat to St. Andrew’s School (Middletown, DE) in the 2020 US Squash High School Nationals Division IV draw February 21 at Avon Old Farms in Avon, CT. Shirley Lee ’20, Ellie Liu ’21, and Greta Lawler ’23... More
Posted on: Saturday, February 15, 2020
At the Mid-Atlantic Prep League Championship February 15 in Lawrenceville, NJ, Mercersburg’s girls’ varsity squash team fell to The Hill School, 6-1, before dropping a heartbreaker to Blair Academy, 4-3. Coco Sandhu ’21 (at #1) had the lone victory for the Blue Storm... More
Posted on: Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Mercersburg’s girls’ varsity squash team dropped a match to Episcopal High School  6-3, on January 14 in the Davenport Squash Center. The first round of matches led to a clean sweep for the visitors from Alexandria, VA, despite valiant efforts from #6 Jolie Viener ’21 and #... More
Posted on: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Mercersburg's girls' varsity squash team dropped a closely contested match to the host Hill School before rallying for a 6-3 victory over Blair Academy in a tri-match held January 11 in Pottstown, PA. Against Hill, #1 Coco Sandhu ’21 and #8 Camille Smith ’22 cruised to 3-0... More
Posted on: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Annika Stewart ’21Mercersburg’s girls’ varsity squash team went 2-1 at the Tom Flanagan Tournament, which the Blue Storm hosted December 7 in the Davenport Squash Center. The Blue Storm improved to 3-1 on the season after shaking off a defeat at the hands of St. Catherine’s... More
Posted on: Friday, December 6, 2019
Shirley Lee ’20/Greta Lawler ’23Mercersburg’s girls’ varsity squash team kicked off the 2019-2020 campaign with a 7-2 victory over Buffalo Seminary December 6 in the Davenport Squash Center.  Shirley Lee ’20 led the way for the Blue Storm by capturing an early straight-set... More
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Ryan Tyree
English Faculty and Director of Squash
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Chip Patterson
English Department Head
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Wells Gray
Arts Faculty
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Michael Sweeney
Mathematics Faculty
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