Heading home: The women’s soccer team lost 1-0 to Amherst (2-1, 1-0 NESCAC) in last Saturday’s NESCAC opener after the Purple and White scored in the 78th minute of the game. The team will play its first home game against Wesleyan (2-1, 0-1 NESCAC), who they beat 3-1 last season, on Saturday at noon.
Daniel JangPrettier Whittier The Polar Bears look to improve on last season’s 0-8 record as phase one of the Whittier Field remodel nears completion and a ninth game is added to the beginning of the season.
Going for Gold. Over the summer, Bowdoin women’s basketball player Ally Silfen ’17 and field hockey player Sarah Jane Weill ’18 traveled to Jerusalem for the 20th Maccabiah Games—an international Jewish and Israeli multi-sport event held in Israel every four years.
Abby MotyckaPushing On: Kara Finnerty ’20 faces off against a player from Tufts in the final NESCAC game of last season, which resulted in a close 1-0 loss. The team is hoping to come back strong this season.
Eliza GraumlichSWINGING STRONG: Caroline Rice ’19 warms up with a practice swing in the team’s double-header against Tufts on Saturday. After losing two of three games to Tufts (18-12, 6-4 NESCAC) last weekend, the Bowdoin softball team (24-8, 6-3 NESCAC) dropped to No.
Courtesy of Brian Beard PhotographyBATTER UP: Claire McCarthy ’18 takes the plate in the Polar Bears’ three-game series against Colby last weekend. The Bowdoin softball team (23-6, 5-1 NESCAC) is currently on a 12-game win streak after beating Colby (7-15, 0-6 NESCAC) this weekend 3-0 and sweeping a double-header against Saint Joseph’s (11-13) 9-5 and 11-0 on Tuesday.
The men’s tennis team will face No. 4 Middlebury at home tomorrow in another installment of their growing NESCAC rivalry. Last year, the Polar Bears played the Panthers three times and lost in both the regular season and the NESCAC championships. However, Bowdoin evened the score in the NCAA DIII championship, winning 5-0 to claim its first national title.
Courtesy of Gilbert RoddyLOVE TO WIN: Kyle Wolfe ’18 played well in the Stag-Hen tournament in California over Spring Break. The team only lost one game—a close 5-4 loss to No. 2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. The men’s tennis team, the defending NCAA Division III champions, finished the Stag-Hen Tournament in Claremont, California with a 8-1 record.
Ann BasuBrigit Bergin ’19 leads the Polar Bear defense in a showdown against Saint Anselm (22-2-3) in December. The 2-2 tie with the Hawks extended the Polar Bear’s unbeaten streak to four—a strong start that foreshadowed the team’s continued dominance that has carried them to the NESCAC semifinals.