Athletics

2012 CSA INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Hosted by Amherst College

Friday-Sunday, Mar. 2-4

With team competition in the books, Amherst College is proud to host the
2012 CSA Individual Championships. Please use the following links and the College Squash Association website to learn more about the weekend events. Good luck to all competitors!

TOURNAMENT DRAWS

* College Squash Association Website *

* REGISTRATION (Alumni Gymnasium, lower rear foyer) *
Registration will begin at 8 a.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and will go until the final match of each day. Players should check in upon arrival and again prior to each match.

* SPORTS MEDICINE (Alumni Gymnasium, lower level) *
Amherst's athletic training room will be available throughout the weekend. Players should have a note for any special needs in order to be treated (with the exception of heat/ice). Stan Zieja, Amherst's Director of Sports Medicine, should be notified in advance for any special needs. Players should bring their own supplies.

* THURSDAY PRACTICE TIMES *
Courts will be available on Thursday on a first-come, first-serve basis. Sports medicine will not be available during practice time.

* DRIVING DIRECTIONS *
Directions to Amherst College and its athletic facilities are available here.

* PARKING *
There will be several sporting events taking place at Amherst during the weekend. All buses/vans should drop off players at Alumni Gymnasium and then proceed to park on Pratt Field at the end of Hitchcock Road (directly across the street from Alumni Gym). Cars may park in the gym lots or on the marked grass area in front of the gym.

* STRINGING *
Stringing will be available at Jonathan's Sports World:

Location: 331 Russell Street (Route 9), Hadley, MA
Phone: 413-585-8854
Hours: Thursday/Friday (10-6), Saturday (10-5), Sunday (11-5)

A self-service stringing machine will be available at the courts for players who bring their own string.

* LOCAL RESTAURANTS *
A list of restaurants in the Amherst area is available here.

Also, Amherst's dining hall (Valentine Hall) will be open Thursday-Sunday at the following times:

Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Dinner: 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Also located on campus is Schwemm's Coffee House/Snack Bar (sandwiches, salads, etc.):

Thursday/Friday: 9 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Saturday: 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Sunday: 6 p.m. to 12 a.m.

* LOCAL LODGING *
A list of local lodging is available here.