Bowdoin: 2012 – 2013 Women’s College Squash Season Preview

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Brunswick, ME —  Bowdoin had an underwhelming end to last season. After a decisive first-round victory over Wellesley in the C Division of the Women’s National Team Championships, the Polar Bears went out on two lopsided losses to Wesleyan and Amherst. “Everyone from last year’s team returns so we get a do-over,” explains Bowdoin head coach Tomas Fortson. With added experience, the Polar Bears should be even stronger this season. They will also have benefit of having Demi Angelakis back in the line-up. Angelakis is returning from injury and should challenge for a spot in the top 3. The team, which will be led by tri-captains Bonnie Cao, Elizabeth Schetman, and Torey Lee, will have lots of opportunities to play at home this season. Bowdoin is hosting a number of events throughout the season, including the Maine Open Tournament on November 9-11, and two January round robins. There are also plans for a Division III individual tournament, and Bowdoin is slated to host that event.

2011-2012 SEASON RECAP

Season Record: 13-14

Final Ranking: 20

Team Championships: 4th in the Walker Cup (C Division)

2012-2013 SEASON PREVIEW

Program Status: Varsity

Head Coach: Tomas Fortson

Returning Players from Team Championships: 1. Torey Lee (Second Team All-NESCAC); 2. Rachel Barnes; 3. Alden Drake; 4. Monica Wlodarczyk; 5. Michaela Martin; 6. Ellizabeth Schetman (NESCAC All-Academic); 7. Bonnie Cao (NESCAC All-Academic); 8. Sara Wlodarczyk; 9. Christiana Whitcomb (NESCAC All-Academic); 10. Gretchen Williams; 11. Emily Simonton

Graduated/Non-Returning Players from 2011-2012 Team Championships: None

Additions to the 2012-2013 Roster:

  • Expected to play in the top 5: Demi Angelakis

Captains: Bonnie Cao, Elizabeth Schetman, and Torey Lee

Team Goals: To get better

Key Matches: All of them

To read other team previews, please visit the 2012-2013 College Squash Season Previews page.