Athlete of the Season: Sean Bishop ’12 and Ingrid Oelschlager ’11
Because of the nature of their position, defenders rarely rack up gaudy statistics or stand out to the casual fan. But center back Sean Bishop ’12 of the men’s soccer team has demanded the attention of spectators and opponents alike.
Athlete of the Week: Ingrid Oelschlager
Another season, another NESCAC championship for senior captain Ingrid Oelschlager and the field hockey team. Oelschlager has been an integral part of three NESCAC and two NCAA championship teams, and her performance in this year's NESCAC tournament was no exception.
Athlete of the Week: Nick Powell ’12
After scoring the only goal at Tufts, Powell scores first against Bates in the NESCAC Quarterfinals
Entering halftime, the men's soccer team was tied with Tufts and had a regular season NESCAC title hanging in the balance. Junior Nick Powell quickly quelled any lingering doubt by scoring nine minutes into the second half, and the Polar Bears hung on for a 1-0 victory.
Athlete of the Week: Kristin Hanczor ’12
Captain Kristin Hanczor '12 was the focal point of the volleyball team's front line this weekend. Pacing the Polar Bears with dominating offensive and defensive consistency, Hanczor led Bowdoin to a second-place finish at the New England Women's Volleyball Association Hall of Fame Tournament this past weekend at Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges.
Athlete of the Week: Ben Denton-Schneider
Entering last Saturday's game against Williams, soccer captain Ben Denton-Schneider '11 wanted to do something new.
Athlete of the Week: Griffin Cardew
In the waning minutes of last weekend's game at Whittier Field, the Tufts football team was driving for the game-tying score. Bowdoin was leading 22-15 despite the Jumbos relentless aerial assault—68 pass attempts and four trips to the red zone.
Athlete of the Week: Coby Horowitz ’14
When asked to evaluate the start of his collegiate cross-country career, Coby Horowitz '14 answered sheepishly. "I think I've done pretty well. The truth is, I've only run the 8K [the standard distance for cross-country races] in competition twice," he said.
Athlete of the Week: Turner Kufe
Turner Kufe '11 entered the final hole of Sunday's Colby-Bates-Bowdoin (CBB) Golf Championship, the ninth hole at Brunswick Golf Club, trailing Colby's Tripp Huber by two strokes.
Athlete of the Week: Katie Herter
In the 2008 NCAA D-III National Field Hockey Championship Game, Katie Herter '12, then a first year, found herself on the field battling Tufts for the title. In the second overtime, with the game deadlocked 2-2, Herter fired a shot on net.
Pace pitches baseball team into NESCAC playoff berth
Fifteen minutes before what would prove to be a win-or-go-home game against Bates last weekend, Bowdoin starting pitcher Oliver Van Zant '13 was pulled because of an arm injury. Enter senior co-captain Joe Pace.
Baseball looks to make playoff push
Two early season victories over Trinity College set up the baseball team for a playoff push, and this weekend's series against the Bates Bobcats will decide whether or not the Polar Bears will make the NESCAC playoffs for the first time since 2007.
Baseball team shocked after back-to-back losses to Colby
Through the cold Sunday drizzle, the scoreboard almost looked like a mirage; Colby College was leading Bowdoin 9-1 in the ninth inning of the decisive game of a three-game series.
Baseball sweeps Middlebury in three high-scoring games
Despite a 7 a.m. departure and the six-hour trek to Middlebury, the baseball team's bats were wide-awake throughout a three-game sweep of the Panthers.
With victories at Trinity, baseball takes No. 1 spot
The torch has been passed. Baseball travelled to Hartford this past weekend to face the Trinity College team that had not lost a NESCAC series since 2007 and was ranked No. 4 in the country. Bowdoin won two out of three and dethroned Trinity from its long-held perch atop the NESCAC.
Baseball off to hot start
This year's baseball team is off to the best start in school history. Considering the 141-year history of the program, the team's 13-3 record is definitely something to be excited about.