Tag Archives: Rachel Dawson

  • ATHLETE NEWS - NOVEMBER 2016

    Announced November 1st, this month's PSA World Rankings counted Raneem El Welily, Amanda Sobhy and Omneya Abdel Kawy in the Women's Top 10 as well as Karim Abdel Gawad, Marwan ElShorbagy, and Tarek Momen in the Top 10 for Men.

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    After three turns at the Olympic Games, Rachel Dawson ended her prestigious career on a high note, formally retiring November 3rd after a stellar performance at the Rio Games this past summer.

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    On November 4th, Karim Abdel Gawad became the 2016 PSA Men's World Champion, beating out three-time winner Ramy Ashour at the Wadi Degla club in Cairo, Egypt.

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    On the same day, Raneem El Welily became the inaugural Women's Wadi Degla Open winner, defeating World No. 3 Nouran Gohar.

    CAIRO 2016 Mens Squash World Championships

    CAIRO 2016 Mens Squash World Championships

    Continuing an impeccable month of performances, Karim Gawad claimed the 2016 Qatar Classic Champion title on November 18th. The win marks Karim's third major win this season, his second time defeating World No. 1 Mohamed ElShorbagy, and his first World Series title.

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    PSA Road to Dubai Standings were released November 21st, and Karim Abdel Gawad came out on top, 25 points ahead of the World No. 1. Rounding out the top standings are ELITE Team's Ryan Cuskelly and Marwan ElShorbagy, tying for 8th.

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    Women's Standings place Amanda Sobhy in third, Raneeem El Welily 6th, and Annie Au and Joshna Chinappa tied in 10th.

    Points for Dubai are accumulated at each PSA World Series tournament and determine standings. Only the top 8 players will qualify for the 2016/2017 Dubai PSA World Series Finals.

  • Hockey Legend Rachel Dawson Retires

    RachelDawsonUSARD8-01DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 3, 2016 - Three-time Olympian and longtime #TeamHarrow athlete Rachel Dawson today announced her retirement from the U.S. Women's National Team, marking the end of a long, successful and prestigious career.

    Rachel joined the junior national team in 2001 and advanced to the senior squad four years later in 2005.  In 2006, she was nominated for the Young Player of the Year award as one of the top six players in the world under 23. Rachel competed in her first Olympic Games in 2008 in Beijing and the same year, her alma mater UNC retired her jersey (No. 9). Rachel was only the third player in the program's history to receive this honor.

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    Rachel capped off her career on a high note, competing at Rio this past summer in the 2016 Games.  She finishes her time with Team USA as the most capped athlete (298), as well as capturing five gold and four silver medals at the international level.

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    Congratulations Rachel Dawson and we wish you nothing but the best!

    You can shop field hockey sticks designed exclusively for Rachel Dawson here: RD8 Field Hockey Sticks

  • Athlete News - June 2016

    RANEEM EL WELILY PROFILE ON SQUASH SITE

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    Part of Squashsite's HARROW Interview series, ELITE Team member Raneem reveals how she was first introduced to squash, why she chose Harrow, and the "nightmare" sport that brought her to tears.

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    Raneem also spoke at TEDxCairo

    AMANDA SOBHY FEATURED IN VISION

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    ‘Harvard exams? Beyond brutal. Squash is easier’ - Amanda Sobhy

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    MARWAN ELSHORAGY WINS HOUSTON OPEN

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    Marwan topped off a stellar month and season, winning The Houston Open and being named PSA's Young Player of the Year.

    NIKKI TODD SHINES AT HARROW UKRAINIAN CUP

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    A member of #TeamHarrow for over a decade, the ELITE Team's Nikki Todd made it to the semi-finals at the Women's Harrow Ukrainian Cup 2016.

    COPA SIN LIMITES

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    Marwan ElShorbagy competed in the first ever Copa Sin Límites, a one-of-a-kind squash exhibition full of firsts for the sport and fittingly translating to "Cup Without Limits."

    USA FIELD HOCKEY UNVEILS OLYMPIC LOGO FOR 2016

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    Harrow is the exclusive licensee of the 2016 logo and will begin selling custom apparel at field hockey events, including this tee celebrating Harrow's Rachel Dawson. See where you can find USA gear this summer.

  • Athlete News

    HARROW ELITE TEAM’S MARWAN ELSHORBAGY NAMED AS THE APRIL PSA PLAYER OF THE MONTH

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    Marwan Elshorbagy racked up an impressive string of successes, claiming his first PSA M70 crown over Gregory Gaultier in the final of the Grasshopper Cup, and then making it to the quarter-final of the El Gouna International.

     

    HARROW WOMEN ELITE TEAM AT THE WWC

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    Eleven Harrow Elite Women competed in the Naza PSA Women’s World Championship, with members Amanda Sobhy, Omneya Abdel Kawy, and Raneem El Welily making it to the Quarters and Welily  going on to the Semis. Congratulations to all!

     

    NELE GILIS WINS 2ND PSA WORLD TITLE

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    Nele Gilis clinched the 2016 Paderborn Open Title, her second PSA World Crown this second.

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    MARIA TOORPAKAI WAZIR MAKES BIG REVEAL IN NY TIMES

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    Brave Toorpakai tells of the need to disguise herself as a boy while growing up in Pakistan, all so she could compete in the sport she loves.

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    Rachael Dawson Builds Community Through Yoga

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    COMING UP….

     

    DUBAI PSA WORLD SERIES FINALS

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    The tournament will take place from May 24 - 28th in a state-of-the-art squash court and innovative spectator venue to be constructed in Burj Park, Downtown Dubai.

    All our support for: Raneem El Welily, Omneya Abdel Kawy, Amanda Sobhy !!

  • HARROW ATHLETE NEWS

    January was a busy month for #teamharrow athletes...

    The 2016 Midwestern Grand Prix was the penultimate leg of the American Platform Tennis Association's Grand Prix series, taking place January 8-10 in Cincinnati, OH.
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    In the men's quarterfinals, Harrow's Martin Bostrom and Sebastian Bredberg won three-set battles in the second and the third rounds, and went on to beat their competitors in two sets in the quarters. Bostrom and Bredberg made it to the semi-finals, placing 4th in Blanchard Cup Standings. Both players use the Ballistic Platform Tennis Paddle.

    On January 9th, Harrow Canada sponsored professionals Nick Sachvie and Mike McCue capture Gold for Ontario in the Canadian Team Championships
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    #TeamHarrow absolutely dominated the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions January 7 - 14.
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    Check out our Full Event Recap HERE...

    Harrow Field Hockey's Rachel Dawson held a yoga clinic for athletes with Freedom Hockey Club in Annapolis, MD on January 18th.
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    Check out all the Harrow gear! Rachel uses the RD8 International Low Bow.

    The Harrow Greenwich Invitational squash tournament took place January 23 - 25th at The Field Club of Greenwich, Greenwich Country Club and Round Hill Club. One of the most prominent Squash events in the United States, the tournament saw #teamharrow ELITE TEAM's Amanda Sobhy, Nele Gillis, Donna Urquhart, Salma Hany Ibrahim, Heba El Torky, Samantha Teran, and Rachael Grinham compete in the Pro Women Main Draw, with Sobhy and El Torky facing off in the Finals. Here's a behind-the-scenes photo of the two.

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    The Men's Main Draw had ELITE TEAM athletes Karim Abdel Gawad, Abdulla Al Tamimi and Laurens Jan Anjema compete, with Gawad making it through to the Finals.

    For the most up-to-date Harrow News, Follow us on Twitter @HarrowSports 

  • Rachel Dawson Joins Harrow Field Hockey

    HARROW INKS RACHEL DAWSON AS THEIR FACE OF FIELD HOCKEY
    USA field hockey player has signed with Harrow to become their first official
    sponsored player.

    Harrow field hockey is proud to announce the signing of their first official sponsored
    player. Rachel Dawson, a University of North Carolina graduate and seven year
    American national team player, has teamed up with the American field hockey brand to
    promote, energize and grow the sport in this country.

    Dawson, who already is a prominent face in American field hockey, epitomizes the
    Harrow brand with passion, energy, determination and a love for the game.

    "I am beyond ecstatic to become Harrow's first officially sponsored field hockey athlete.
    The Harrow Brand is dynamic and innovative, and most importantly, dedicated to the
    growth of field hockey at every age and level in America. As marketer, manufacturer,
    and distributor of its own line of quality field hockey sticks and equipment, Harrow is, in
    a word, All-American. I am excited to join forces with Harrow, and to represent a brand
    that I believe will have an important role in driving the USA to international podium
    status" said Dawson.

    Harrow Sports, Inc. is a leading marketer, manufacturer, and distributor of sporting goods
    and uniforms to the institutional and team sports market. Harrow’s lacrosse, field hockey,
    ice hockey, and squash equipment lines, along with a comprehensive apparel, bag, and
    footwear are sold internationally and throughout America.

    Mark Hayden, CEO of Harrow said, "Signing Rachel Dawson demonstrates Harrow's
    continued commitment to field hockey and women’s athletics. Rachel is one of the elite
    athletes in the history of field hockey and continues to serve as an outstanding symbol
    for the character, dedication, and performance that both Harrow and Rachel bring to the
    game. She is an excellent ambassador for female athletes all over the world."

    If you’d like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Rachel Dawson, please call or email Allison Tanner.

    Contact: Allison Tanner
    Tel: 303-892-3472
    Email: atanner@harrowsports.com

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