Sullivan Falls in Quarterfinals of NCAA ChampionshipBRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College junior men's tennis player Stephen Sullivan reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III singles championship held at Oberlin College. Sullivan's run came to an end on Saturday morning when he lost a three-set battle to Austin Chafetz of Amherst. A First Team All-NESCAC selection, Sullivan finishes his year with a record of 11-5.
Sullivan Earns Bid For NCAA Individual Tennis ChampionshipBRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College junior Stephen Sullivan (Coral Gables, Fla.) has been selected to the NCAA Division III Individual Championship that begins this Friday at Oberlin College in Ohio. Sullivan, who earned a bid for the third-straight season, is one of just 32 individual qualifiers in the nation.
Five Polar Bears Earn All-NESCAC RecognitionBRUNSWICK, Maine - Five Bowdoin College tennis players have earned All-NESCAC honors in conference awards handed out on Friday. Senior Jamie Neely led the way by earning the Clarence Chaffee Sportsmanship Award on the men's side.
Stephen Sullivan, Nicholas Fenichell, Brett Davis and Emily Lombardi were named to the All-Conference teams.
Trinity Takes NESCAC First-Round Match Over BowdoinAMHERST, Mass. - The fifth-seeded Trinity College mens tennis team avenged an early-season loss to Bowdoin, taking a 5-2 win over the Polar Bears on day one of the 2010 NESCAC Tennis Championships at Amherst College. Bowdoin (10-6) will hope to receive an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament when pairings are announced.
Tennis Teams Open NESCAC Tournament Friday at AmherstBRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's and women's tennis teams will take to the court this weekend at Amherst College in search of conference titles at the 2010 NESCAC Tennis Championships. The women's team (9-6, 3-4 NESCAC) is seeded fifth and will face Middlebury at 9:00 a.m. Friday. The Polar Bear men (10-5, 5-3 NESCAC) are seeded fourth and will face Trinity in the opening round Friday at 1:00 p.m.
Men's Tennis Rounds Out Regular Season With Win Over BatesBRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's tennis team, ranked 14th in Division III, closed out their regular season with a 7-2 win over Bates on Friday afternoon. The Polar Bears finish with a 10-5 record (5-3 NESCAC) and will learn their seeding for the upcoming NESCAC Tournament when pairings are announced early next week.
Williams Withstands Bowdoin in Nationally-Ranked BattleBRUNSWICK, Maine - The 12th-ranked Williams College men's tennis team started strong and held off 13th-ranked Bowdoin, 7-2, on Saturday afternoon. The Ephs took two of three doubles matches and earned straight-set wins in four singles matches to clinch the win. Jamie Neely had a hand in both Bowdoin points in the loss.
Top-Ranked Middlebury Too Much For Polar BearsMIDDLEBURY, Vt. - The top-ranked Middlebury College men's tennis team dealt Bowdoin a 9-0 loss in NESCAC action on Saturday afternoon. The setback is the first shutout loss for the Polar Bears since 2007. Bowdoin is ranked 13th nationally and drops to 9-4 overall with the defeat.
Polar Bears Cruise to Convincing Victory Over ColbyBRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's tennis team got back on track with a convincing 8-1 win over Colby on Thursday afternoon. The 13th-ranked Polar Bears improve to 9-3 overall this season. Nicholas Fenichell picked up a win at #1 singles and combined with Stephen Sullivan to blank Colby at the #2 doubles position.
Amherst Edges Bowdoin in Nationally-Ranked DuelBRUNSWICK, Maine - A late rally by the Bowdoin College men's tennis team fell short in a 5-4 loss to ninth-ranked Amherst on Saturday. The 13th-ranked Polar Bears, who trailed 4-1 before mounting a comeback to close the gap to 4-3, see their four-match winning streak snapped. Stephen Sullivan had a hand in two points for Bowdoin in the loss.
Polar Bears Extend Win Streak By Downing Conn. CollegeNEW LONDON, Conn. - The 13th-ranked Bowdoin College men's tennis team ran their winning streak to four matches with a 7-2 win over Connecticut College on Easter Sunday. The Polar Bears had to rally from a 2-1 deficit after doubles play, but claimed all six singles matches in the victory.
Men's Tennis Tames Jumbos in NESCAC WinMEDFORD, Mass. - The Bowdoin College men's tennis team easily dispatched Tufts on Saturday, improving to 7-2 and 2-0 in NESCAC play. The Polar Bears are ranked 13th nationally. The Polar Bears did not lose a singles match in the win.
13th-Ranked Bowdoin Bounces 27th-Ranked MITBRUNSWICK, Maine - The 13th-ranked Bowdoin College men's tennis team improved to 6-2 this season with a 6-3 win over 27th-ranked MIT on Friday afternoon. The match marked the home-opener for the Polar Bears. Stephen Sullivan and Nicholas Fenichell each earned a pair of points for the Polar Bears, teaming at #2 doubles and winning their individual matches at the top two spots.
Men's Tennis Nets Key NESCAC Victory Against TrinityCLAREMONT, Calif. - The Bowdoin College men's tennis team earned a crucial 5-4 win over Trinity (Conn.) in a NESCAC match played in California on Wednesday. The 20th-ranked Polar Bears close out their spring trip with a record of 5-2 after their win against the 15th-ranked Bantams. Stephen Sullivan clinched the win with a straight-set victory at #1 singles.
Claremont Snaps Polar Bears' Three-Game Winning StreakCLAREMONT, Calf. - The fifth-ranked Claremont Mudd Scripps College men's tennis team upended Bowdoin on Tuesday, 7-2. The loss snaps a three-game winning streak for the 20th-ranked Polar Bears. Bowdoin first-year Casey Grindon picked up the lone singles point for the Polar Bears.
Men's Tennis Rallies For Big Win at RedlandsREDLANDS, Calif. - The Bowdoin College men's tennis team stole a doubles point and won the top four singles matches to take a 5-4 win over the University of Redlands on Saturday afternoon. The 20th-ranked Polar Bears improve to 4-1 this spring with the win over the 18th-ranked Bulldogs. Stephen Sullivan and Josh Cranin both earned multiple points by claiming their #3 doubles match and earning victories in singles play as well.
Polar Bears Return to Action With 8-1 Victory at OccidentalLOS ANGELES, Calif. - The Bowdoin College men's tennis team wasted little time dispatching Occidental College on Friday in Los Angeles, cruising to an 8-1 victory. The Polar Bears swept all six singles matches to seal the win and improve to 3-1 this spring.
Men's Tennis Goes 1-1 vs. Nationally-Ranked OpponentsCLAREMONT, Calif. - The Bowdoin College men's tennis team split a pair of matches earlier this week in California. The Polar Bears defeated Salisbury 8-1 but lost to Trinity (Texas), 7-2. Bowdoin (2-1) is ranked 20th in Division III while Salisbury stands 21st and Trinity (Texas) is ranked 19th overall.
Men's Tennis Cruises in Season-Opening Win at ChapmanORANGE, Calif. - The 12th-ranked Bowdoin College men's tennis team was impressive in their season-opener on Sunday, earning a 9-0 sweep at Chapman University. The Polar Bears (1-0) will battle 13th-ranked Trinity (Texas) in Claremont on Monday. Jamie Neely and Nicholas Fenichell teamed to take #1 doubles and earned individual points. Stephen Sullivan posted a straight-set win at the top singles spot for the Polar Bears.
Pena and Neely Win Doubles at Stony Brook InvitationalSTONY BROOK, N.Y. - Bowdoin's top doubles duo of Oscar Pena and Jamie Neely claimed the "A" Flight Doubles crown, highlighting the weekend performances by the men's tennis team at the Stony Brook Invitational last weekend.
Men's Tennis Competes at ITA New England'sWILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. - The Bowdoin College men's tennis team had a shortened run at the ITA New England's hosted by Williams College last weekend. Oscar Pena, seeded sixth in the top singles bracket, was upset in the round of 32 in a third-set tiebreaker, and then teamed with Jamie Neely to advance to the quarterfinals of the doubles draw with a pair of victories before bowing out.
Men's Tennis Team Debuts at Middlebury InvitationalMIDDLEBURY, Vt. - The Bowdoin College men's tennis team opened their fall campaign at the Middlebury Invitational this weekend in Vermont. Oscar Pena and Casey Grindon paced the Polar Bears with strong performances in singles competition.