Oscar Yang Leads Men's Tennis at ITA New England's

Photos courtesy of Brian Beard/CIPhotography.com
Photos courtesy of Brian Beard/CIPhotography.com

WATERVILLE, Maine – Bolstered by a strong weekend from Oscar Yang, the Bowdoin men's tennis team posted an impressive performance at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association New England Regional this weekend at Colby College.

Tournament Highlights

  • Yang won a pair of singles matches to advance to the quarterfinals of the bracket, taking a hard-fought 6-7, 6-1, 6-1 comeback win in the opening round against Princeton Carter of Wesleyan and defeating Calvin Chung of Williams 6-0, 6-3, in the second round. He fell to Isaac Gorelik of Tufts in the quarterfinals in a three-set battle, 3-6, 6-3, 6-0.
  • Yang also teamed with Tristan Bradley to advance to the semifinals of the doubles bracket, winning three matches, including an 8-7(4) quarterfinal victory over Wesleyan's Lillenthal/Carter. They lost a tough 8-7(2) tiebreaker defeat to Sorkin/Belandres in the semis, just missing out on a trip to the finals.
  • In an impressive team showing, every Bowdoin singles player won at least one match in the bracket as Bradley, Evan Fortier, Justin Wang and Justin Patel each captured first-round wins before bowing out in the second round.

Up Next

  • The Polar Bears will return to the court this coming weekend as they compete at the Wallach Invitational hosted by Bates.