The Magnificent Marwan
Senior captain Marwan Tarek of Harvard men's squash locks in at a match during the 2023 season. Tarek was recently named the 2023 Skillman Award Recipient, alongside a number of other records set in Harvard's books.
The Magnificent Marwan: Marwan Tarek, Male Athlete of the Year
Since joining the Harvard squash team in 2018, Marwan Tarek has drawn crowds and headlines alike. During a four-year tenure at Harvard, the senior has accumulated a collection of trophies and titles that could fill the case at the Murr Center on their own.
Harvard men's squash in action against Drexel on February 12.
Harvard Squash Teams Dominate, Sweep Dartmouth
The Harvard men’s and women’s squash teams trekked north to Hanover, N.H.to face Ivy League rival Dartmouth on November 30th, dispatching their competition in dominant fashion.
Individual Brilliance: Squash's Crouin and Moataz Shine Bright in CSA Individual Nationals
With two new College Squash Association (CSA) team national championships already in the trophy case, the Harvard squash program set out this weekend to give players their chances to shine at the CSA Individual Nationals. Victor Crouin ended up winning the Pool Trophy, while Hana Moataz came in second in the Ramsay Cup.
Case Closed: Men's Squash Secures Third Straight National Championship
The stage was set for what was bound to be a legendary final for the men’s squash team nationals. With the score tied at four matches even, Harvard’s hopes rested on the shoulders of sophomore Ido Burstein, who managed to claim a straight-sets victory over his Penn challenger to secure the Crimson a third consecutive national championship.
For the third consecutive season, and the 35th time in program history, Harvard men's squash was crowned CSA national champions.
Harvard Women's Squash participates in a Dec. 1 matchup against Dartmouth, a contest in which the Crimson earned an 8-1 victory. The team has yet to lose this season, and carry the No.1 ranking in the country.
Women's and Men's Squash Teams Cruise Over Amherst and Cornell
Coming off of a big win against No.3 Princeton, Harvard Women’s Squash (11-0, 6-0) earned their No. 1 ranking in a 9-0 sweep against Amherst and a dominant 7-2 victory against Cornell. The victories improved the team’s record to 92-0 in the College Squash Association (CSA). The No.2 Men’s program (10-1, 5-1 Ivy) swept both Cornell and Amherst 9-0, raising its tally of clean sweeps to seven this season.
Squashing the Competition
Harvard women's and men's squash are off to undefeated starts in 2021-22 yet again, bringing the winning streaks to 86 in a row for the women and 38 in a row for the men.
3-0 with 9-0s
Harvard men's squash, pictured above in 2020, has been dominant to start the 2021-22 campaign, coasting to a 3-0 start with wins coming at a combined 27-0 margin.
No. 2 Men’s Squash Begins Season with Three Straight Shutout Wins
The Harvard men’s squash team has started the season strong with consecutive 9-0 wins — over No. 10 Rochester (1-1), Brown, and MIT (3-2).
Following NCAA Ruling, Harvard Student Athletes Secure Sponsorship Deals
In the wake of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s new policy allowing student athletes to profit off their brand image, Harvard athletes are taking advantage by inking sponsorship deals with local and national brands.
The Quarantine Crunch: Crouin Keeps His Eye on the Ball
Like many student-athletes at Harvard junior Victor Crouin had his world turned upside down when students were sent home in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. The star first seed on the Crimson’s elite squash squad managed to return to his hometown of Marseille, France, just before the nation went into lockdown.