Going to a major Championship like the Europeans takes a lot of time: The tournament itself lasts for six days plus two days of travels across the Atlantic. Moreover, as the Europeans take place right before the finals week, school work needs to be distributed before and after the tournament.
The college squash season ended just before spring break with the individual championships that took place at Trinity College. Only the 96 best players in the nation can enter this tournament and for the first time in history, UR was able to send their whole line-up of nine players to the championships.
The UR squash team went in seeded as No. 3 and were expected to play against the No. 2 home team in the semi-final. And we did play them, but based on the crowd and atmosphere, it was us who were enjoying a home court advantage.
After spending 10 days on the British Virgin Islands training and playing, the squash team returned to Rochester early January to start the second half of the season. This was a pretty unique winter break for most of us, as only a few guys went home to see friends and family over Christmas time. No one really complained about that though…
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