Ruggers crush UNH
UNH put more pressure on Bowdoin by scoring a try and a conversion kick. This week, however, the ruggers stepped up and were able to hold their opponents from any final scoring at the end of the game; the final result was a 15-7 win.
Captain Lauren Flinn '04 said, "We had a beautiful team moment during the end of the second half; we were exhausted but we didn't let up our guard. We were all determined to hold UNH for the rest of the match and we succeeded." The coaches and players alike were pleased to see that their emphasis on fitness had paid off at game time.
In the second game, the Bowdoin B-side squad gave a tremendous performance with the help of veterans Alyssa Cordner's '04 experience and Melissa Hayden's '05 aggression. In the first half, fly half Margaret Munford '07 scored after Bowdoin won a scrum; she also kicked the conversion. UNH came back with two tries, but no completed conversion kicks. In the second half Emma Cooper-Mullin '07 scored on a run off of a loose ruck. Hayden made two tries in separate plays from passes made by fly half Munford. Rookie Katie Woodcock '06 also scored in the half. Munford kicked three of the four conversions to put Bowdoin up with a final score of 31-10. The combination of leadership from veterans and pure effort on the rookie end created an unstoppable force.
Look for the Women's Rugby team play against Bates this Saturday at 10:00
am at Farley Fields.