Urken and Tercek Finish As Runners-Up at ITA Oracle Cup

Urken and Tercek Finish As Runners-Up at ITA Oracle Cup

ROME, Ga. - The Bowdoin College doubles pairing of Grant Urken and Luke Tercek came up just short, falling in the finals of the ITA Oracle Cup on Saturday.

Urken and Tercek, who qualified for the championship by winning the ITA New England regional two weeks ago, post the best-ever performance by a Bowdoin team at the ITA Nationals. 

The pairing defeated Bouchet/Wanner of Emory 1-6, 6-2, 10-6 in the opening round on Thursday before bouncing Skidmore's duo of Wynne/Koulouris in straight sets 7-6 (3), 7-5 on Friday. In another hard-fought battle in the finals on Saturday, Urken and Tercek fell to Yuan/Raclin of Chicago in three sets, 6-3, 3-6, 4-6.