Bowdoin Tennis Teams Honored By ITA For Work in the Classroom

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BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College tennis teams have been honored for their work in the classroom during the 2015-16 academic year by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).

The Polar Bear women's tennis team had two players earn ITA Scholar-Athlete recognition as Sarah Shadowens and Tess Trinka were honored individually for exceeding a 3.5 GPA for the 2015-16 academic year. The Bowdoin women also captured the ITA All-Academic Team Award after surpassing a cumulative team GPA of 3.2.

The Bowdoin men had five individuals recognized for ITA Scholar-Athlete honors, led by senior co-captains Luke Trinka and Chase Savage along with Gil Roddy, Kyle Wolfe, Luke Tercek and Aidan McGrory. The Polar Bear men also earned the ITA All-Academic Team Award by surpassing the required 3.2 benchmark.

Both teams enjoyed historically successful campaigns in 2015-16 with the men claiming the program's first-ever NCAA Division III Championship and the women advancing to the NCAA Division III semifinals for the first time in program history.