Women's Tennis Beats Trinity to Cap Perfect California Trip

Emma Chow earned a straight-set victory at #6 singles for the Polar Bears

CLAREMONT, Calif. – The Bowdoin women's tennis team wrapped up a perfect California trip by defeating Trinity 7-2 on Wednesday.

The Polar Bears (7-0) are off to their best start since the 2006-07 season when they began the year 16-0. The tenth ranked Polar Bears handed the 21st-ranked Bantams their first loss on the west coast.

Bowdoin captured wins in five of the six singles matches, as well as two out of three in doubles.  Emma Lewis and Kellen Alberstone took a 9-7 decision at #2 doubles as Tiffany Cheng and Kate Winingham took a decisive 8-0 win at #3. Cheng and Emma Chow both finished off their singles opponents in straight sets at #3 and #6 respectively, combining for a dominant 24-1 performance. Chantalle Lavertu and Winingham both battled back from 3-6 first sets, to secure wins at #2 and #4. Alberstone won the deciding third set at #1 going 6-3, 1-6, 6-2.

Bowdoin will make their home debut at next Saturday, March 30 at 10:00 a.m. against Connecticut College.