Bowdoin’s tennis teams saw their NCAA title dreams denied last weekend. Other spring sports have come to a close, but postseason awards have been bestowed.
Bowdoin’s men’s tennis team beat Vassar 5-0 in the second round of the NCAA tournament last Saturday, then fell 5-1 to Williams in the regional final Sunday to end their season at 12-7. Stephen Sullivan, Jamie Neely and Oscar Pena did earn individual NCAA bids and will continue playing. The women’s squad was a 5-0 winner over U. Mass-Dartmouth in the first round, then lost 5-4 to Tufts in the second round to wind up 9-9. Sarah D’Elia and Emily Lombardi earned bids to compete as a doubles team in the National tournament.
Bowdoin’s outdoor track team competed at the Open New England championships in Amherst, Mass., last weekend. Shemeica Binns was third in the discus and set a school record in the shot put (placing eighth). Elsa Millett was fifth in the 200. Ike Irby was seventh in the 400 hurdles.
Shortstop Shavonne Lord was named second team all-NESCAC in softball.
Bryan Holden, Boomer Repko and Owen Smith were named to the all-NESCAC men’s lacrosse first team, while Cullen Winkler made the second team.
Ingrid Oelschlager made the women’s lacrosse all-NESCAC second team.
Stephen Sullivan made the all-NESCAC men’s tennis first team singles. Jamie Neely and Oscar Pena made the first team doubles squad.
Sarah D’Elia was named to the all-NESCAC women’s tennis first team in singles and doubles and was given the Senior Sportswoman Award. Emily Lombardi was a first team doubles selection and was named to the second team in singles.
Bowdoin College won the gold in the inaugural
Division II-III Women’s Four at Philadelphia’s 71st
Annual Dad Vail Regatta on May 9. The Polar Bears claimed victory
with an open water lead over second place Nova Southeastern from Fort
Lauderdale, Fla. Kate Emerson ‘10 coxed for stroke Alaina Thomas ‘09,
Molly Taft ‘11, Anne Tolsma ‘10, and Elissa Gervais
‘09. (Contributed photo)