Rugby takes second at Northeast Regional Playoffs
The women's rugby team's nine-hour bus ride to Batavia, New York, was well worth it. The women left the weekend's two-day Northeast Regional Playoffs 1-1, but were awarded the second seed to April's National Championships because of point differentials.
Rugby wins NERFU D-II Final Four
The Bowdoin Women's Rugby Team emerged victorious from the NERFU Division II Final Four tournament at home this weekend, winning both games through strength, determination, and stellar teamwork. In doing so, the Bears advanced to the Northeast Rugby Union playoffs this weekend in Batavia, New York.
Rugby advances to final four
The Bowdoin Women's Rugby Team was victorious in the New England Rugby Football Union Division II playoffs at home against the University of Vermont on Saturday. Despite high-speed winds and torrential downpours, the Bears prevailed 27-5, and advanced to the Final Four tournament this Saturday and Sunday, held at Bowdoin.
Women?s rugby destroys Colby, 66-0
The Bowdoin Women's Rugby Team defeated Colby 66-0 this past Saturday in its last division game of the year. The forward pack, led by Margaret Griffith '07 and Vanessa Vidal '08, consistently stole lineouts and scrums, retaining ball possession for most of the game. The first try of the game went to Emily Skinner '08, who went on to score again at the end of the first half. Alivia Moore '09 and Vidal also scored during the first half of play.
Women?s rugby defeats Orono
In the past two weekends, women's rugby has pulled in two wins over difficult teams, bringing its season to 3-1. The Bears will compete against Colby at home in their last season game this Saturday at 1 p.m.
Women?s rugby mauls UMF
Women's rugby cruised to a 37-12 win over University of Maine-Farmington in its first home game of the season on Saturday.
Women ruggers lose first game to UNH
The women's rugby team lost 12-5 to the University of New Hampshire in its first NERFU season match, Sunday.
Women?s rugby shut out by Northeastern and Bates
The fourth-ranked Bowdoin Women's Rugby Team competed in the NERFU Final Four Tournament at Plymouth State University last weekend. The Polar Bears returned with losses to Northeastern and Bates.
Rugby wins first-round
The Bowdoin Women's Rugby Team defeated Southern Connecticut State University, 8-5, in a first-round playoff match on the road last Saturday.
Women's rugby team crushes Colby
The Bowdoin Women's Rugby Team rolled in with a smashing victory at home this past weekend, beating the Colby White Mules 27-5. During the first dry game in recent history, the Polar Bears capitalized on their skillful ball-handling and renewed the intensity of their kicking game.
Women?s rugby shuts out UNH
The Bowdoin Women's Rugby Team gave a great performance against the University of New Hampshire on Saturday. The Polar Bears played with fantastic form, shutting out the Wildcats 32-0.