Amherst Edges Bowdoin in Nationally-Ranked Duel

Amherst Edges Bowdoin in Nationally-Ranked Duel

BRUNSWICK, Maine - A late rally by the Bowdoin College men's tennis team fell short in a 5-4 loss to ninth-ranked Amherst on Saturday. The 13th-ranked Polar Bears, who trailed 4-1 before mounting a comeback to close the gap to 4-3, see their four-match winning streak snapped.

Stephen Sullivan captured Bowdoin's lone doubles point at #2 with Nicholas Fenichell before rallying from a set down to take the #1 singles match. Jamie Neely and Casey Grindon also notched singles points for the Polar Bears at #4 and #6, respectively.

Amherst 5, Bowdoin 4
Doubles
1) Sorrel/Chafetz (A) def. Neely/Grindon (B) 8-6
2) Sullivan/Fenichell (B) def. Kahan/Koenig (A) 8-6
3) Doerfler/Waterman (A) def. Winningham/Anderson (B) 8-3

Singles
1) Sullivan (B) def. Chafetz (A) 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
2) Kahan (A) def. Fenchell (B) 6-4, 7-5
3) Koenig (A) def. Cranin (B) 6-3, 7-6 (3)
4) Neely (B) def. Waterman (A) 6-4, 7-6 (6)
5) Gross (A) def. Davis (B) 7-5, 6-1
6) Grindon (B) def. A. Kim (A) 4-6, 7-5, 10-6