Drexel University to Host 2012 U.S. Open Squash Championships at the Daskalakis Athletic Center, Oct 4-12

Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 5:00pm - Friday, October 12, 2012 - 10:00pm
Daskalakis Athletic Center, Drexel University, 3301 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

A major global sport and world-class athletes come to Philadelphia for the second year in a row. U.S. SQUASH and Drexel University work in close partnership to host the U.S. Open Squash Championships in Philadelphia. Drexel University hosted the 2011 U.S. Open, and offers extensive experience with a variety of major national and international events.

The U.S. Open is hosted in Drexel University’s Daskalakis Athletic Center, an urban collegiate athletic facility that is transformed into a world class showcase venue complete with an all-glass professional squash court, audiovisual displays, live multimedia capabilities, a pro shop, tiered stands and VIP viewing galleries, and an interactive expo area for the championships.

Founded in 1891 in Philadelphia, Drexel is a top-ranked, comprehensive university recognized for its focus on experiential learning through co-operative education, its commitment to cutting-edge academic technology and its growing enterprise of use-inspired research.

With more than 23,500 students, Drexel is the nation’s 14th largest private university and was ranked sixth among national universities in the most recent U.S. News & World Report list of ‘Up-and-Comers’.

Watch the event trailer for the 2012 U.S. Open Squash Championship on YouTube below:

Top-right: U.S. Open Squash 2011 at Drexel U. Photo By Rudy C. Jones

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