This Saturday, the men and women’s rowing teams will compete in the New England Rowing Championships in Worcester, Massachusetts. The regatta will be the second of the program’s three championships, which also include the Knecht Cup and the Dad Vail.
Ann BasuSweeping up: Jordan Gowdy ’18 steps up to bat against Colby on Saturday. This past weekend the softball team climbed the NESCAC standings with an in-conference sweep against Colby. The Polar Bears then split both out of conference series against Husson University on Sunday and University of Southern Maine on Wednesday, leaving the team 19-7 (4-2 NESCAC).
SLIDING INTO THE DMR’S: Claire Traum ’21, Sara Ory ’19, Sarah Kelley ’18 and Caroline Shipley ’20 won the distance medley relay at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships last month. Ten track and field athletes spent the beginning of their spring break in Birmingham, Alabama to compete in the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships last month, where the team received a first place finish in the women’s distance medley relay.
courtesy of Brian Beard, Creative Images PhotographyDon’t row away: After 22 years of coaching, Gil Birney will retire after the spring season. Under his leadership, the crew program has made significant changes. Coach Gil Birney has decided to step down from the position of head rowing coach at Bowdoin College after contributing 22 years of service to the program.
Ann BasuOn the rebound: Kate Kerrigan ’18 led both teams with 15 points and 9 rebounds during the game against Amherst this weekend. This past weekend, the women’s basketball team displayed another stellar performance, beating Hamilton College 87-54 and extending its undefeated streak to 19 games.
Ann BasuKendall Schutzer ’18 reaches to catch the ball in the Middlebury game. This game was the last match of the season, and the team finished strong with a 50-12 victory. They will play rivals UNE on Saturday in the NIRA championship Last Saturday, Bowdoin women’s rugby concluded its regular season with a crushing 50-12 victory against Middlebury.
COURTESY OF ALEXANDRA GROSSTAKE A BOW: The crew team competed in the Head of the Charles Regatta last weekend. The team sent five boats, with three of them qualifying for next year’s regatta by placing in the top half of their races.
Sam HoneggerHitting the bar: Captain Michelle Albright '18 bumps the ball in a match against Bates on Sept. 16 as her teammates watch on. The Polar Bears won 3-1, but lost the more recent non-conference game against the Bobcats The Bowdoin volleyball team (9-7, NESCAC 6-1) is making its presence felt in the NESCAC after winning four consecutive conference games over the course of two weekends before falling to Bates on Tuesday.