#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.

(W) #12 George Washington at #2 Yale

(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

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

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.

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

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

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

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