AMHERST, Mass. - The Bowdoin College men's tennis team will play for the NESCAC Championship for the third consecutive season after a 5-1 triumph over Wesleyan in the semifinals of the conference tournament on Saturday.
The Polar Bears (18-1) will battle a familiar foe - the Panthers of Middlebury - in the NESCAC title match Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at Amherst.
- Bowdoin carried a lead into singles play as they received wins from Luke Tercek/Grant Urken at #1 (8-4) and at #3 from Gil Roddy/Larry Zhao (9-7).
- The Polar Bears rolled in singles play, taking the first three completed singles matches to claim the victory.
- Grant Urken (6-3, 6-4) and Luke Tercek (6-2, 6-1) put the Polar Bears on the brink of the win.
- Kyle Wolfe closed it out with a 6-4, 6-4 victory at #3 singles.
- Bowdoin was up a set in every other singles match when decision was reached.
- Bowdoin and Middlebury will play Middlebury for the third consecutive year in the NESCAC Championship match.
- The Polar Bears won the title last year and Middlebury claimed the crown in 2016.