Stephen Sullivan Reaches NCAA SemifinalsLEWISTON, Maine - Bowdoin College first-year Stephen Sullivan (Coral Gables, Fla.) posted the best-ever finish for a Polar Bear men's tennis player at the NCAA Championship, reaching the semifinals of the tournament on Saturday at Bates College.
Bowdoin Falls to Emory in NCAA Third RoundFALMOUTH, Maine - The third-ranked Emory University men's tennis team will return to the NCAA Quarterfinals for the 17th straight season after capturing a 5-3 win over Bowdoin in the Third Round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday afternoon at the Portland Athletic Club. The Eagles (17-6) will play at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine on May 13 against Kenyon College in the Division III Quarterfinals. Bowdoin finishes their campaign with a record of 15-9.
Bowdoin Blanks Skidmore in NCAA Second RoundFALMOUTH, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's tennis team defeated Skidmore, 5-0, in a Second-Round NCAA Division III Tournament match on Saturday played at the Woodlands Club in Falmouth, Maine. The match was moved to Falmouth due to rain and was pushed back from a 10:00 a.m. to a 2:00 p.m. start.
Sullivan Top Rookie as NESCAC Honors BowdoinBRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College men's tennis players Garrett Gates (Fairway, Kansas), Alex Caughron (San Marino, Calif.) and first-year Stephen Sullivan (Coral Gables, Fla.) have been honored as First-Team All-New England Small College Athletic Conference selections. In addition, Sullivan was recognized as the league's Rookie of the Year.
Men's Tennis Nets NCAA BidBRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's tennis team will host an NCAA Regional this weekend, May 2-4 at the Pickard Field Tennis Courts.
Bowdoin Wins NESCAC ChampionshipMIDDLEBURY, Vt. - Bowdoin won its first NESCAC Men's Tennis Championship with a dramatic 5-4 win at Middlebury on April 27. It is the first conference championship for the Polar Bears, who had previously finished as runners-up in 2002 and 2005.
Tennis Teams Receive Academic HonorsBRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's and women's tennis teams both earned All-Academic recognition in postseason awards announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. The squads were recognized as part of the ITA's All-Academic program that honored programs with a 3.2 GPA or higher for the 2006-07 campaign. In addition, 11 individuals earned Scholar-Athlete honors.