Softball: The Bowdoin softball team dropped its opener of the NESCAC Tournament in a 3-0 loss to Middlebury. Middlebury improves to 26-9 while Bowdoin falls to 28-13. The Polar Bears will play Wesleyan in an elimination game at 10:00 a.m. Saturday while the Panthers advance to a winner’s bracket contest against Tufts.
Women’s Tennis: A sweep in doubles play propelled third-seeded Bowdoin to a sweep of sixth-seeded Trinity, 5-0, in the opening round of the 2013 NESCAC Women’s Tennis Championship Friday, hosted by Amherst College. With the win, fifth-ranked Bowdoin (14-3) advances to tomorrow’s semifinal where they square off with second-seeded (and national #3) Williams at 1:00 p.m.