BRUNSWICK, Maine -- The Bowdoin College women's tennis team hosted their first match of the 2008 calendar year and came away with a 9-0 sweep of Bates in a match played at Farley Field House on Wednesday afternoon.
The Polar Bears (9-2) have won eight straight matches and are ranked 15th in the latest Division III poll. Bates dips to 2-7 this season with the loss (2-6 against Division III opponents).
Bates will next play a doubleheader of road matches this Saturday: they'll play at Mount Holyoke College Saturday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a match at Smith College at 2 p.m.
1) Sarah D'Elia (Bow) def. Cecilia Grissa 6-3, 6-3
2) Kristen Raymond (Bow) def. Alex Piacquad 6-1, 6-1
3) Kaitlin Raymond (Bow) def. Caryn Benisch 6-1, 6-2
4) Rachel Waldman (Bow) def. Mallika Raghavan 6-1, 6-0
5) Liz Pedowitz (Bow) def. Liz Fleming 6-1, 6-3
6) Stephanie Langer (Bow) def. Jean Gulliver 6-0, 6-0
1) Kristen Raymond/D'Elia (Bow) def. Grissa/Piacquad 8-1
2) Waldman/Brett Davis (Bow) def. Fleming/Raghavan 8-1
3) Pedowitz/Kaitlin Raymond (Bow) def. Benisch/Gulliver 8-4