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Bowdoin blanks Chicago, advances to nationwide championship

2021-05-11 14:40:11

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CLAREMONT, Calif. — The Bowdoin males’s tennis workforce superior to the nationwide title match for the second time within the final three years following a 5-0 win over Chicago within the semifinals of the NCAA Division III Championship on Tuesday afternoon.

The Polar Bears (23-1) will face the one workforce to have overwhelmed them this season — the Middlebury Panthers (24-4) — within the championship match Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET. The match shall be carried dwell at GoUBears.com. Chicago ends its season with a file of 19-5.

For the second straight day, a formidable displaying in doubles motion gave the Polar Bears a commanding lead heading into singles play.

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Gil Roddy and Larry Zhao obtained Bowdoin on the board with an 8-2 win at quantity three earlier than Grant Urken/Luke Tercek earned a win at primary doubles (8-4) to double the Polar Bear lead.

Kyle Wolfe/Jerry Jiang pulled away late, breaking serve to clinch an 8-6 win over Tyler Raclin and Jeremy Yuan and provides Bowdoin a 3-0 benefit. Wolfe rolled in singles play, claiming a 6-3, 6-1 win at quantity three singles to place Bowdoin on the point of victory.

With a number of matches seemingly destined for 3 units, Gil Roddy broke a late serve within the second set and earned a 6-4, 6-4 victory over David Liu at quantity 5 to vault Bowdoin excessive.

Wednesday’s match shall be a rematch of the 2016 NCAA Championship, received by Bowdoin 5-0 for this system’s lone nationwide title.

It can even be the third assembly of the squads this season. Middlebury earned an 8-1 win within the common season on April 14 earlier than Bowdoin claimed the NESCAC Championship with a 5-3 win on Might 6.



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