Date Posted:09/16/2002,  8:00AM

Volleyball Starts Season at Colby Invitational

WATERVILLE, Maine - The Bowdoin College women's volleyball team started their season with an impressive showing at the Colby Invitational this weekend, going 3-1 overall and placing in a tie for second. Gordon was the only undefeated school at 4- 0 for the weekend.

The Polar Bears started the weekend with a 3-0 loss to Gordon (30-11, 30-17, 30-22) before defeating Unity (30-14, 30-7, 30-9) on Friday night. On Saturday, Bowdoin won both their matches, blanking Suffolk (30-11, 30-14, 30-21) and taking a tough victory over Maine-Machias (30-19, 27-30, 30- 24, 30-22). The Polar Bears will return to action next weekend when they travel to Hamilton College for their first NESCAC meet.