Lucy Beecroft
Lucy Beecroft
Year: Junior
Hometown: Newcastle, England
High School: Cramlington Learning Village
Major: Psychology
Residential College: Branford

"There couldn’t be a better place to combine both squash and academics than at Yale. The facilities, opportunities and support Yale will provide me was clear from my first visit and I knew it was where I wanted to spend my next four years." - Lucy Beecroft

Before Yale: Has been ranked #1 in England at all junior age groups...Finished U19 career at #3...Represented England at all junior age groups...Won the 5 Nations at U13 and U15, European Team Championships at U15 and U17, 4th place at World Junior Team Champs in 2013 and 3rd place in 2015...Was ranked #1 in Europe at U17 level and finished 4th in U19 European Individual Championships in 2015

2016-17 Season: 15-3 season record, 8-2 in Ivy Play...Notched first career victory in team win over Franklin & Marshall, played as No. 2 seed and won in three games...Secured key win against Cornell opponent as No. 2 seed in tough five-game match...Defeated formidable Columbia opponent in four games, played as No. 2 seed in team win...One of only three Elis to win in tough team loss to Princeton, played as No. 2 seed and won in tough four-game match...Played as No. 1 seed for first time in career against Columbia, notched key four-game victory...Made it to quarterfinals in A division Ramsay Cup Individual finals, defeated tough Trinity opponent in round one...Named First Team All-Ivy and First Team All-American

2017-18 Season: 10-7 season record, 3-6 in Ivy Play...Notched first win of season against Drexel in decisive team win, played as No. 1 seed...One of just three Bulldogs to win in team loss to Stanford, played as No. 1 seed, came back from tough loss in first game to secure win in five, won last game 11-1...Advanced to the CSA Individual Nationals tournament, played in A Division, defeated tough Trinity opponent to advance to quarterfinals before getting eliminated...Named to All-Ivy Honors

2018-19 Season: 12-5 season record, 5-3 in Ivy Play...One of four Bulldogs to notch win against Princeton, played as No. 1 seed and defeated top-tier opponent in five games...One of four Bulldogs to win in first-round loss to Stanford in CSAs, played as No. 1 seed and beat formidable opponent in four...In second and third rounds of Howe Cup Tournament swept Drexel and Columbia opponents as No. 1 seed, led team to fifth place finish...Advanced to the CSA Individual Nationals tournament, played in A Division for third straight year

Personal Infromation: Enjoys giving back to the community through service