Six Bates squash players headed to CSA Individual Nationals

Ricky Weisskopf '08

Sean Wilkinson '08

Kush Mahan '10

Whitney Roller '10

Hannah Laverty '10

Charlotte Gerrish '08

LEWISTON, Maine -- Bates College will send six players, three men and three women, to the College Squash Association Individual Nationals tournament this weekend at the University of Pennsylvania.

Competing in the Men's A Flight, for the top 32 players in the country, will be Bates juniors Ricky Weisskopf (San Salvador, El Salvador) and Sean Wilkinson (London, England). Weisskopf will be seeking his third All-America honors in three years. All-America honors go to the top 20 players based on this weekend's results. Weisskopf has accumulated a 25-3 record playing at the No. 1 spot for Bates this year, while Wilkinson has gone 23-5 playing at the No. 2 spot.

Playing in the Men's B Flight, for players ranked 33rd through 64th, will be Bates first-year Kush Mahan (Gainesville, Fla.), who played at both the third and fourth positions for the Bobcats, who finished the season 20-8.

Three Bates women will compete in the Women's B flight for players ranked 33rd through 64th: first-years Whitney Roller (Haverford, Pa.) and Hannah Laverty (Brooklyn, N.Y.) and junior Charlotte Gerrish (Rye, N.Y.).