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Jeffs Downed at Bowdoin, 8-1

April 21, 2002

AMHERST, MA -The Amherst College men's tennis team fell to conference rival Bowdoin College on Sunday, dropping the Jeffs record to 3-7. The Polar Bears outmatched the host Jeffs to take the win, 8-1. The lone bright spot on the day was a 9-7 nailbiter win at #2 doubles from junior Andy Tsai (Tampa, FL) and senior co-captain Peter Ransmeier (Concord, NH). In singles play, senior George Tsai (Tampa, FL) put up a good fight, going to three sets with Bowdoin's Patrick Keneally before dropping the match, 1-6, 7-6, 7-5.

The Jeffs return to action against visiting M.I.T. on Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 p.m., before hosting the NESCAC Championship this weekend.

Amherst College 1 - Bowdoin College 8
Singles
1. Joyner (Bow.) def. Bryan Wexler (6-4, 6-4)
2. Burke (Bow.) def. Adam Liebsohn (6-4, 6-3)
3. Felker (Bow.) def. Andy Tsai (6-0, 6-4)
4. Keneally (Bow.) def. George Tsai (1-6, 7-6, 7-5)
5. Jencks (Bow.) def. Will Abbott (3-6, 6-4, 6-4)
6. Carolan (Bow.) def. Andy Sagor (6-7, 7-5, 6-3)
Doubles
1. Felker/Joyner (Bow.) def. Wexler/Liebsohn (8-3)
2. A. Tsai/Ransmeier (Amh.) def. Burke/Keneally (9-7)
3. Soong/Jencks (Bow.) def. Merle/Abbott (8-0)