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Oliver Van Zant — a former Westport baseball player, and 2009 Green’s Farms Academy graduate — has pitched Bowdoin College’s 1st no-hitter in 101 years.

Oliver Van Zant struck out 11 batters in the no-hitter (Photo courtesy of Brian Beard/Creative Images)     Oliver Van Zant struck out 11 batters in the no-hitter (Photo courtesy of Brian Beard/Creative Images)

Oliver Van Zant struck out 11 batters in the no-hitter. (Photo courtesy of Brian Beard/Creative Images)

The senior (and the Polar Bears’ career leader in strikeouts) beat archrival Colby 7-0. He allowed only 2 Mules base runners  — both on errors — and struck out the side in the 9th inning.

(Click below to see the final out. Click here if your browser does not take you directly to YouTube.)

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