Men's Tennis Sweeps Doubles En Route to Win at Colby

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WATERVILLE, Maine - The fourth-ranked Bowdoin College men's tennis team won three close doubles matches on the way to a 7-2 win over 32nd-ranked Colby College in NESCAC play Thursday.

The Polar Bears improved to 12-2 overall and 4-1 in the league. Colby drops to 10-6 overall and 2-4 in the NESCAC.

Match Highlights
  • Bowdoin was able to build a 3-0 edge in doubles play thanks to a trio of tight wins. Luke Tercek and Grant Urken won 9-7 at first doubles while Kyle Wolfe and Jerry Jiang also had a 9-7 win at second doubles. 
  • Gil Roddy/Justin Patel secured the doubles sweep with an 8-4 win at #3. 
  • Bowdoin clinched the victory with straight set wins at positions #3-6 in singles play. 
  • Jiang, Roddy, Carstens and Patel took comfortable wins to secure the 7-2 triumph. 
Up Next 
  • Bowdoin faces a busy weekend with an important road test at Williams on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. before returning home to battle MIT on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.