Softball beats Bates twice, clinches final playoff spot
The softball team clinched the last spot in the NESCAC championship by beating Bates twice last Sunday after losing the series opener the day before. "It was obviously a big series and a big accomplishment," said Head Coach Ryan Sullivan. "We knew we needed one game, and Bates is a good team."
Weekly Roundup: DellaTorre, Dewar, Barlow, Smyth break softball records
The softball team swept Colby 5-0, 7-1 and 8-0 over the weekend, increasing its winning streak to five games overall and six games against conference rivals. The weekend was historic for the team, as Melissa DellaTorre' 14, Caroline Dewar '12, Gen Barlow '13 and Hillary Smyth '12 all broke school records.
Softball turns triple play, Correa hits walk-off homer in 5-win week
The softball team swept conference rival Trinity to extend its winning streak to seven games last weekend. Bowdoin's joy did not last long, however, as the team lost two games to Brandeis on Sunday. Despite the loss, the team rebounded quickly, sweeping the University of Maine-Farmington (UMF) on Tuesday to bring its overall record to 22-10.
Weekly Roundup: DellaTorre, Thibodeau pitch softball to sweep over USM
The softball team swept the University of Southern Maine in a doubleheader on Wednesday, winning 16-4 and 4-0. The team increased its winning streak to four games and brought its overall record to 17-8. "We've played well recently," said Head Coach Ryan Sullivan. After "an eight-day break, it was nice to play on Wednesday and get two wins."
Hot bats lead softball to home sweep
After the softball team was swept by conference rival Tufts last weekend, Bowdoin split two games against Husson before coming home to finish its weekend with two wins against Thomas College. On Monday, the Polar Bears came away with 8-0 and 9-1 victories against Thomas at home, bringing their record to 15-8. Toni DaCampo '13 went 5-7 at the plate and had four RBI on the day, while the team tallied 26 hits over 11 innings.
Softball off to hot start thanks to 7-1 DellaTorre
After playing two games a day eight times over a nine-day period, the softball team returned from its spring training trip to Florida with a 12-4 record. "I thought we played well," said Head Coach Ryan Sullivan. "We played pretty consistently as well, with maybe one or two lulls, which is to be expected on a long trip like the one we took."
Weekly Roundup: Millett, Horowitz shine for track at Open New Englands
Although the men's and women's track teams did not send many athletes to the Open New England Championships last weekend at Boston University, those who competed posted high finishes against their regional opponents. Captain Elsa Millett '12 finished third in the 400-meter dash with a time of 55.82 while Olivia MacKenzie '13 earned a third-place finish in the 5000 meters with a time of 17:40.88. Anna Ackerman '12 earned an eighth-place finish in the 3000-meter run with a time of 10:12.93. Annie Huyler '12 placed seventh in the heptathlon with 3,219 points.
Men’s track places fifth at D-III Championship, takes first in four events
The men's track and field team put on a show at the New England D-III Championship at Springfield College, placing fifth out of 24 teams last weekend. The Polar Bears won four of the 19 events, the highest total of any school. "In my four years, I don't think I have seen the team train and race with such dedication and seriousness," said Alex Williams '12, a member of the distance relay team that took first in a facility record time of 10:18.80.
Weekly Roundup: Hillard, distance medley set men’s track school records
The men's indoor track team had a record-setting weekend at the Valentine's Invitational at Boston University.
Swimming posts double victory at Colby in last meet before NESCACs
The aches and burns of a long season were not enough to deny the swimming and diving teams a definitive pair of wins over Colby last weekend. The men's team (5-1) routed the Mules by a score of 192-101, while the women (4-2) overpowered Colby 194-101.
Weekly Roundup: Faller, Boyer lead women’s swim team to weekend split
With the NESCAC championship just two weeks away, the women's swimming team put up a fight against Trinity and Wesleyan last weekend. Teri Faller '15 won the 100 backstroke and the 200 backstroke, while Patty Boyer '15 won the 50 freestyle. The team finished second in the women's 400 medley relay.
Women’s track takes 17th at Open New Englands
The women's indoor track team had an impressive performance at the Open New England Indoor Track and Field Championship at Boston University last weekend.
Women’s track finishes fifth at New Englands
The women's indoor track team placed fifth in the New England D-III New England Championships in Massachusetts last Saturday with several impressive individual performances.
Millett breaks school records in pair of races
The women's indoor track team broke four school records at the Valentine Invitational at Boston University.
Women’s track takes first place at Maine State Championship
The women’s track team boasted six state champions at the State Meet last weekend
The women's indoor track and field team displayed its prowess last weekend, winning the third Maine State Championship in the last four seasons for the Polar Bears.
After trouncing Colby 90-56, women’s track preps for states
The women's indoor track team, which spent the last two weeks of Winter Break training at Bowdoin, easily defeated Colby, outscoring them 90 to 56 on Saturday. The team won the last three team event meets that they participated in.
Swimming teams struggle at MIT Invitational Tourney
The women's swimming and diving team finished sixth of the seven teams at the MIT invitational last week while the men's side came in fifth of six. Head coach Brad Burnham was hoping for more from his teams' performances.
Baskir leads women’s XC at regionals
The women's cross country team finished its season with a ranking of seventh in the New England regional poll, improving from last year's rank of ninth.
Muddy course hinders women’s XC at NESCACs
The women's cross country team finished sixth at the NESCAC Cross Country Championship behind five ranked teams that participated in the event.
Women’s XC falls behind Colby at States
Motivated by a large crowd of parents, alumni and other athletes, the women's cross-country team finished second behind Colby at the State Championship.
Women’s XC struggles as injuries plague team
Women’s cross-country prepares for the State Championship at home this weekend
Despite performing at the Open New England Championship without three of their top seven runners, the women's cross-country team managed to finish 23 out of the 47 teams and ninth among D-III schools.
Ackerman takes first place in close victory at Wesleyan
Despite humid weather and unfamiliarity with the course, the women's cross-country team dominated at the Wesleyan Invitational. Although the Polar Bears were underdogs to Wesleyan, ranked No. 9, running smart allowed them to escape with a victory last Saturday.
Women’s XC takes second behind Colby at Bates race
A crowd of over 100 spectators lined the 5K course on a sunny Saturday to watch the women's cross-country season opener, in which the team finished in second place behind Colby.