Doubles Sweep Lifts Men's Tennis Past MIT

Jerry Jiang won at number one doubles with Grant Urken and then took a singles victory at number two against MIT.
Jerry Jiang won at number one doubles with Grant Urken and then took a singles victory at number two against MIT.

BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Bowdoin College men's tennis team swept doubles play en route to a 6-3 win over MIT on Friday evening at Maine Pines.

The fifth-ranked Polar Bears move to 9-1 this season while the Engineers fall to 4-4.

Match Highlights

  • The Polar Bears dominated doubles play to spark their win on Friday.
  • Grant Urken/Jerry Jiang (8-4), Larry Zhao/Justin Wang (8-5) and Oscar Yang/Justin Patel (8-3) teamed for convincing wins to give Bowdoin a 3-0 lead heading to singles.
  • Bowdoin got the requisite wins in singles play from Urken at number one (6-2, 6-1), Jiang at number two (6-3, 6-2) and Evan Fortier (6-1, 7-5) at number six to seal the victory.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin will host Brandeis on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Check @GoUBears and @PolarBearTennis on Twitter for the match location, either outdoors at Pickard Courts or indoors at Maine Pines.