Ann BasuLEFT TO RIGHT: Kyle Wolfe ’18, Gil Roddy ’18, Luke Tercek ’18 The men’s tennis team is heading into the NESCAC Championship on the heels of the team’s most successful season in program history.
Ann BasuHittin’ all the bases: Kate Hoadley ’20 congratulates Caroline Rice ’19 during the Senior Day game against Bates. The team lost 6-4. The softball team is sliding into the NESCAC Championship Tournament this weekend, facing off against Middlebury on Saturday.
Ann BasuSPRINTING AHEAD: Kate McAloon ’20 jumps for the ball against a Wesleyan opponent. After beating Wesleyan (10-6, NESCAC 6-4) in a close 11-10 game at home on Saturday, the women’s lacrosse team (12-4, NESCAC 6-4) advanced to the semifinals for the first time since 2015.
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.
courtesy of Brian Beard/Bowdoin AthleticsMules next to bat: Austin Zakow ’21 high-fives his teammates. The team recently lost the Middlebury series 0-3. After losing a non-conference series against Middlebury this weekend, the baseball team (11-16, NESCAC 4-5) seeks to win its final three conference games against Colby (5-18, NESCAC 1-8) this weekend.
What legends: The College announced six inductees for the 2018 class of the Bowdoin College Athletic Hall of Honor, a biennial event founded in 2002 to remember individuals who have accomplished greatness in athletics. This year’s awardees are 1955-1983 track and field coach Frank Sabasteanski ’41, who also coached the Ghanaian national Olympic track team in 1964, defensive-back Dana Verrill ’74 who holds the Bowdoin record for interceptions in a season, national champion shot putter and offensive lineman Dick Leavitt ’76, softball, soccer and basketball star Christine Craig ’86, three-time all-NESCAC honoree field hockey and ice hockey stand-out Marissa O’Neil ’05 and the most decorated basketball player in program history, Eileen (Flaharty) Moore ’07.
On Tuesday, a panel of student athletes gathered in the Shannon Room to discuss their personal experiences with mental health and avenues for reducing the stigma around mental illness in an event titled, “Kicking the Stigma.” The panel, which was organized by women’s soccer team member Rachel Stout ’18 and Director of Counseling Services and Wellness Programs Bernie Hershberger, began with an anonymous online poll asking audience members to share their own views on and experiences with mental health on campus.
Sam HoneggerIn the bag: The men’s lacrosse team faces off against Colby on April 11. The team lost a close game, with the final score being 8-7. The team looks to finish the season strong after losing two NESCAC games in a row.