LEWISTON, Maine – The Bowdoin women's tennis team picked up a pivotal 7-2 victory over Bates on Thursday evening.
The Polar Bears (9-10) and Bobcats (9-9) started the match outside, completing doubles, before rain forced the teams indoors.
- The Polar Bears swept doubles play with 8-3 wins at number one (Tess Trinka/Izzy Essi) and number two (Viv Daniel, Rachel Bercovitch).
- At number three, Tasha Christ and Sasa Jovanovic pinned an 8-4 setback on Bates.
- Trinka earned the fourth point for Bowdoin at number one, going 6-4, 6-1.
- Bercovitch clinched the match at number three, winning 6-2, 7-6 (8-6).
- Daniel and Jovanovic cruised to 6-0, 6-0 wins at five and six.
- Bowdoin concludes the regular season at home on Sunday against Tufts at 1:00 p.m.