Bowdoin Squash Teams Both Mount Dramatic Combacks to Beat Wesleyan

Bowdoin Squash Teams Both Mount Dramatic Combacks to Beat Wesleyan
Sara Wlodarczyk earned two wins last weekend for Bowdoin

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. - The Bowdoin College squash teams both rallied in similar fashion to take thrilling 5-4 wins over Wesleyan on Friday evening.

The 20th-ranked Bowdoin women move to 2-6 after their upset of 17th-ranked Wesleyan. The 20th-ranked Polar Bear men improve to 3-4 with the win over the 24th-ranked Cardinals.

Down 4-2 against the Cardinals, the Bowdoin women began their rally with a 3-0 win by Torey Lee at #1, followed by a hard-fought 3-2 victory courtesy of Alden Drake at #3 to tie the overall match at 4-4. Sarah Wlodarczyk clinched the victory for the Polar Bears at #7 with a 3-1 victory. Monica Wlodarczyk at #5 and Michaela Martin at #4 accounted for the other Bowdoin points in the victory.

The men were in even worse shape after five completed matches, trailing 4-1 after a Matt Cooper victory. William Fantini started the comeback with a 3-0 win at #3 to close the gap to 4-2 with three matches remaining on the court. Bowdoin swept the final three matches, with Andrew Hilboldt, Reid Wilson and Andrew Ward all collecting points. Hilboldt took a 3-1 win at #1, Wilson earned a 3-2 win at #5 and Ward cliched the match with a 3-1 victory at #7.

Both teams will play four matches over the next two days at Yale.