I WANT REAL LOVE, BABY
The women’s tennis team (2–7; 2–3 NESCAC) defeated Bates College (4–10; 0–8 NESCAC) 9–0 on Tuesday afternoon at home. The Polar Bears swept Bates in doubles play with victories from Jamilah Karah ’25 and Cara Hung ’26 (8–3), Kennedi Carter ’23 and Hannah Buckhout ’24 (8–6), and Elizabeth Yu ’24 and Candice Ballarin ’25 (8–2). In the singles matches, Karah, Yu, Carter and Buckhout went on to take straight-set victories, and Julia Deluca ’25 went 2–1 at the number five position for the Polar Bears to solidify the win. Bowdoin will host Williams College (8–4; 4–2 NESCAC) tomorrow and Middlebury College (8–2; 5–1 NESCAC) on Sunday.
RUNNING THE SHOW
Last weekend, the track and field teams had several first-place finishes at the non-scoring Jonathan Tymann Invitational. The men’s team swept the hurdles events, with William Warlick ’24 and Adepoju Arogundade ’25 placing first and second, respectively, in the 110m and Max Russo ’24 earning first place in the 400m. Addison Davis ’25 won the men’s 3000m steeplechase. Jared Joyce ’24, Doug Bogle ’26, Arogundade and Russo competed on the winning 4×400 relay team. On the women’s side, Kianne Benjamin ’24 placed first in the 100m and won the 4x400m relay with Katherine Page ’23, Gabby Phillips ’24 and Arly Rodriguez ’25. Sophie Maguire ’26 and Jenna Albanese ’24 took home first in the pole vault and long jump, respectively. The men’s and women’s track and field teams will compete this weekend at the Carla Coffey Invitational hosted by Smith College in Northampton, Mass.
MAKE A RACKET
The men’s tennis team (9–2; 4–1 NESCAC) rallied in singles play to defeat Bates College (5–8; 2–6) 6–3 on Wednesday afternoon. Bowdoin trailed 2–1 after doubles play, with Pieter Breuker ’25 and Ethan Bradley ’24 (8–3) earning the Polar Bears’ lone win at number two. Evan Fortier ’22 and Breuker each won their singles matches in straight sets to get Bowdoin back in the lead. Tristan Bradley ’23, Ethan Bradley and Mark Kneiss ’26 all went on to earn wins for the Polar Bears. Bowdoin will face off against Williams College (9–3; 4–2 NESCAC) tomorrow and Middlebury College (9–2; 5–1 NESCAC) on Sunday at Pickard Courts.