Squash Interview with Ali Frazier ’22 and Sarab Anand ’21

Emma Rose van der Veen: So far during the squash season what has your team improved on?

Ali Frazier: I think we have really improved on the fundamentals of the game and shots that we do in practice. We all put in a lot of effort and everyone shows up to practice ready to play.

Sarab Anand: Our team has improved a lot on being able to play a variety of opponents of different styles or who have different strengths and weaknesses.

 

ERV: What are your team’s goals for this season?

AF: Our goals are to improve on our game strategies and develop shots that work around every players game.

SA: Our goal is to ultimately work hard and have some fun.

 

ERV: What are you and the team looking forward to this season?

AF: I think everyone’s really looking forward to nationals this year, it’s in February and is a great bonding experience and we play a lot of squash!

SA: We’re looking forward to nationals where we can win as a team and work to do the best we can.

 

ERV: What is the motto your team plays by?

AF: Our motto is to put in a lot of effort and to never give up when playing a tough match. When we play we have to work around the mental and physical aspect of the match and the person you are playing.

 

ERV: Personally, what is your favorite part about the squash season?

AF: My favorite part is definitely the matches we attend and that fact that I get to play with a bunch of my friends everyday!
SA: My favorite part of the squash season is the late night dinners or conversations coming back from an away game when we can all chill and have some fun.

 

(Copyright 2020 Emma van der Veen)

Emma van der Veen

Emma van der Veen is a new junior from the suburbs of Philadelphia. Emma hopes to bring a revamped side of the sports section to the Oracle.