Caroline FlahartyWhat a baller: Hugh O’Neil ’19 reaches towards a jump ball in the game against Saint Joseph’s on Tuesday, which the Polar Bears lost 77-58. The men’s basketball team broke its incredible six-game winning streak this week with two losses against Colby and Saint Joseph’s, but rebounded against Bates on Thursday, beating the Bobcats 70-63 to get back into the win column.
Last week, the Career Planning Center (CPC) and Bowdoin Student Government (BSG) announced a new initiative called “Just the Facts,” an attempt by both groups to better inform students of the career resources and opportunities available to them on campus, while also demystifying and debunking common misconceptions about the role of the CPC and its priorities.
After keeping a low profile for many years, the Bowdoin equestrian team has decided to use this time to rebuild and refocus the team’s effort on increasing its organization, skills, and accessibility. The equestrian team has kept a relatively low profile in previous years—preferring to remain a smaller group of students that worked closely together.
Men’s tennis doubles team Luke Tercek ’18 and Grant Urken ’19 performed spectacularly well at the ITA-Oracle Cup in Rome, Georgia last Saturday. Tercek and Urken soundly defeated duos from Emory and Skidmore before falling to Tyler Raclin and Jeremy Yuan of Chicago in the finals.
The College has joined the American Talent Initiative (ATI), a group of 68 elite colleges and institutions that have agreed to work together and share resources, in an effort to create opportunities for low and moderate-income students.
Ann BasuLeaving A Mark: Kate Kiser ’21 came out strong with a 3-1 win against USM on Wednesday despite losing four key seniors. The Bowdoin volleyball team opened its season with a hard-fought 3-2 win over the University of Southern Maine (3-1) on Wednesday.
Ann BasuGETTING AIR: Justin Patel ’20 leaps to return a strong shot in the No. 3 doubles matchup during the team’s 9-0 shutout win over Connecticut College (6-10, 1-6 NESCAC) on April 9. The Bowdoin men’s tennis team (15-4, 6-3 NESCAC) heads into the first round of the NESCAC tournament this weekend as the No.
Courtesy of Carly LappasBEST IN SHOW: Captain Carly Lappas ’17 will move on to Zone 1 championships this weekend at Mount Holyoke after placing second in the intermediate jumping event at Regionals. After an incredible performance at Regionals at Dartmouth last weekend, the Bowdoin equestrian team had its first rider in at least four years qualify for the next level of competition.
Liam FinnertySERVING UP VICTORY: Joulia Likhanskaia ’17 rallies with a teammate in an indoor practice in Farley Field House. With snow still on the courts, the team will play both its matches this weekend indoors as it comes back from its seven-game tour in California.
Ann BasuHannah Graham '19 celebrates with her teammates after the Polar Bears earned an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament. After suffering an incredibly close 49-44 loss to Tufts last Saturday, the women’s basketball team secured an at-large bid to the NCAA Division III tournament to keep its season alive.