The men’s tennis team will face No. 4 Middlebury at home tomorrow in another installment of their growing NESCAC rivalry. Last year, the Polar Bears played the Panthers three times and lost in both the regular season and the NESCAC championships. However, Bowdoin evened the score in the NCAA DIII championship, winning 5-0 to claim its first national title.
Victoria YuWhat's the Catch: Marisa O’Toole ’17 protects the plate in Farley Field House. Due to weather and poor field conditions, the team has not had much practice time outside. Having won 13 of its last 14 games, the Bowdoin softball team (18-6, 2-1 NESCAC) heads to NESCAC rival Colby (7-12, 0-3 NESCAC) this weekend for a three-game series.
Ann BasuGo the Distance: The men’s track team competes in the 800-meter race at the Bowdoin Invitational on Saturday. Last weekend, the women’s and men’s track and field teams hosted a home invitational against seven other schools, with the men’s team taking first and the women’s taking second overall.
Ann BasuPitch Perfect: Head Coach Mike Connolly works with pitcher Colby Lewis ’20 as the team prepares for its home-opener against Trinity (12-9, 3-3 NESCAC) today at 3 p.m. On Tuesday, the baseball team (7-12, 0-3 NESCAC) won its first game since returning from a spring break training trip to Florida, beating the Brandeis Judges 5-2.
Victoria YuDouble Teamed: Captains Annie Glenn ’17 (left) and Anisa LaRochelle ’17 (right) lead the Polar Bear defense against a strong Colby attach in the team’s 18-9 loss on Wednesday. The women’s lacrosse team (9-3, 5-3 NESCAC) has been pushing towards securing a high seed for NESCAC championships.
Katie BacallKEEPING GUARD: Defender Ryan Kenney ’18 and goalkeeper Peter Mumford ’17 lead the Bowdoin defense in Wednesday night’s game against Bates (9-0, 6-0 NESCAC). Mumford had 12 stops against a strong Bobcat attack and caused two turnovers for the Polar Bears.
Over the weekend, the Senior Woman Administrators of the 11 member institutions of the NESCAC put on the eighth Coaching Symposium for Women, bringing together female student-athletes from across New England. While the event doesn’t happen on a regular basis, Bowdoin’s Senior Woman Administrator and Head Field Hockey Coach Nicky Pearson has been a part of organizing the symposium and furthering its goals of opening the door for women interested in coaching for many years.
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.
Cool as ice. Kerri St. Denis ’19, goalie for the women’s ice hockey team, was named a New England Hockey Writers All-Star after an outstanding first season with the Polar Bears. With six shutouts on the season and a .954 save percentage that ranks second in the league, St.