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#12 Women's Squash Closes Training Trip With Victory

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The No. 12-ranked George Washington women's squash team concluded its winter training trip to the Grand Cayman Islands with a 9-0 triumph over No. 25 Wellesley College at the South Sound Squash Club on Grand Cayman on Friday.

The Colonials won eight of nine matches in straight sets, including a dominant 11-2, 11-2, 11-2 win by Anna Gabriela Porras at No. 1 and an 11-0, 11-1, 11-3 triumph by Elizabeth Tapley at No. 6. 

The men's and women's squash teams both spent a week on Grand Cayman. The Colonials spent a week training and also took time to coach and play with local youths while preparing to resume their 2012-13 schedules.

The No. 15 GW men's squash team is back in action with a match against No. 16 Navy on Wednesday evening at the Matthew J. Grossman Squash Courts at Lerner Health & Wellness Center. 

Both the men's and women's team will travel north to New Haven, Conn., for a weekend of matches. The full weekend schedule is below.

Friday
(W) #12 George Washington at #2 Yale

Saturday
(W) #12 George Washington vs. #10 Williams
(W) #12 George Washington vs. #13 Columbia
(M) #15 George Washington vs. #12 Williams
(M) #15 George Washington vs. #9 Columbia

Sunday
(W) #12 George Washington vs. #6 Cornell
(M) #15 George Washington vs. #4 Cornell
(M) #15 George Washington vs. #17 Middlebury

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The GW women's squash team poses Wellesley College after the Colonials 9-0 victory. 


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Members of the GW men's squash team pictured with members of the University of Grand Cayman College team following the Colonials 5-3 exhibition victory.

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The George Washington men's and women's squash teams coached and played with local youth on Grand Cayman during their Winter Training trip.

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Members of the men's and women's squash teams enjoy the beautiful beaches on Grand Cayman following a morning training session.

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The Colonials interact with wild sting ray while snorkeling the coral reefs off of Grand Cayman Island.


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