Women's Tennis Suffers Weekend Setbacks to Top-Ten Teams

Sasa Jovanovic won both her singles matches over the weekend, the only Bowdoin player to do so.
Sasa Jovanovic won both her singles matches over the weekend, the only Bowdoin player to do so.

BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Bowdoin women's tennis team dropped a pair of matches to nationally-ranked opponents over the weekend.

The Polar Bears (7-7) fell to top-ranked Emory (10-4) by an 8-1 margin on Friday. Bowdoin suffered a 6-3 setback to eighth-ranked Amherst (6-4) on Sunday.

Emory Match Highlights

  • Tess Trinka and Izzy Essi both took first set victories in singles play, but ultimately fell in the final tiebreaker.
  • Sasa Jovanovic earned Bowdoin's lone point against Emory, pinning a quick 6-1, 6-1 setback on her opponent at six.

Amherst Match Highlights

  • Trinka and Essi picked up a point at one doubles, with a commanding 8-1 result.
  • Tasha Christ tallied a victory at two singles, going 6-3, 6-4.
  • Jovanovic completed her perfect singles weekend with a 6-2, 7-6 (8-6) win.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin plays at MIT on Friday, beginning at 3:00 p.m.