Polar Bears Still in Search of First Win Following Loss to Whittier

Austin Zakow hit a double and accounted for one run in the setback
Austin Zakow hit a double and accounted for one run in the setback

WHITTIER, Calif. – The Bowdoin baseball team is still in search of its first win following a 10-3 setback to Whittier on Friday afternoon.

The Polar Bears are 0-5 on the year, while the Poets improve to 4-7.

Game Highlights

  • The Poets scored in the first, third, and sixth innings before Bowdoin established its offense.
  • Trailing 5-0 in the seventh, the Polar Bears pushed a pair of runs across the plate. Jack Wilhoite led off with a bunt single and Austin Zakow pushed him to third with a double to right center.
  • Owen Gideon-Murphy put the ball in play to third, allowing Wilhoite to score.
  • With the bases loaded, Eric Mah walked and pushed Zakow home.
  • Whittier responded with five runs in the bottom half of the inning.
  • In the ninth, Nick Lam pinch hit and singled up the middle to drive in Nick Merrill.

By the Numbers

  • Zakow and Merrill each tagged a double.
  • Gavin Cann recorded a triple in the fifth.
  • Andrew Cohen pitched 3.2 innings, allowing five hits and four runs. Cohen added four strikeouts and a pair of walks.
  • Jeff Price pitched 2.1 innings with three hits and three runs.
  • Aidan Schraeder came in and pitched two outs of the seventh inning.
  • Patrick Lynott pitched the final 1.1 innings with one walk, one hit, and one strikeout.

Up Next

  • The Polar Bears play at Occidental at 1:00 PM PST on Saturday.