Morgan Steelman, a sophomore at The Baldwin School, was selected to the 2014 US Squash All-American team. She was one of 18 girls named to the team. Steelman is currently the #3 ranked player in the Under 17 age group.
She placed 4th in the U17 division at the 2014 U.S. Junior Squash Championships held at Princeton University on March 14-16.
To be eligible for All-American recognition, participants must be either a U.S. citizen or a U.S. resident, must play on a High School Varsity Team participating in the Scholastic Squash Program or maintain a ranking in the Under 17 or Under 19 division of either the Boys’ or Girls’ division of the National Junior Rankings. Players must be currently enrolled in high school and in good standing with US Squash.
Steelman was named 1st team All-Inter-Ac and 1st team All-MASA at the conclusion of the 2014 season. She played in the #3 spot for the Bears and helped the team win the 2014 Inter-Ac Championship and 2014 MASA Championship. Additionally, the Bears placed third at the 2014 US Squash High School National Championships held at Fairmount Athletic Club in King of Prussia.
Steelman won the U17 bracket at the West Coast Junior Championship Tour (JCT) event in San Francisco, California onJanuary 20 and did not drop a game during the entire tournament. The event was hosted by the Bay Club of San Francisco, the Olympic Club, and the University Club of San Francisco. She also won the under 17 Mid-Atlantic Junior Championship at Meadow Mill Athletic Club in Baltimore, MD, on February 17.
JCTs play a central role in national team selection, thus each of the season’s five JCTs are designed to draw the top juniors from across the country. These selective events feature the highest level of junior competition and draws are restricted to the top 32 ranked entrants.