STANFORD, Calif. – Stanford was listed at No. 7 when the 2014 Dunlop Women’s College Squash Association preseason team rankings were released on Tuesday.
The Cardinal begin the 2013-14 campaign in the same spot in the rankings that they finished in following the 2012-13 season.
Harvard, the Howe Cup Champions from last year, were picked as the top-ranked squad. The remainder of the top five is Trinity College at No. 2, Penn at No. 3, Princeton at No. 4 and Yale in the No. 5 slot.
The only change from the final top 10 in the rankings last year to the preseason top 10 this year was a switch of Dartmouth and Brown in the eight and nine spots. Dartmouth moved up one spot to No. 8 while Brown dropped to No. 9 this year.
Some schools have already started competing for the 2013-14 season. Stanford will officially get underway Nov. 23-24. The Cardinal will travel to Philadelphia, Pa. to take on No. 6 Cornell at 2 p.m. (PT) and No. 13 Williams at 4 p.m. (PT) on Saturday, Nov. 23. The next day they will face the host school, No. 3 Penn, at 9 a.m. (PT).