courtesy of Ellery GouldGIRLS RUN THE WORLD: Bowdoin hosted a Girls and Women in Sports Day on Sunday. Over 300 girls from around Maine participated in 14 different sports. Last Sunday, Bowdoin hosted its annual Girls and Women in Sports Day in Farley Field House as part of a string of events happening around the country celebrating the 32nd annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day.
PJ SeelertFLYING PAST THE MULES: Michael O’Neal ’20 practices fly. The men’s team crushed Colby 197-79 on Saturday, and the women’s team beat the Mules 204-64. After an impressive victory by the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams over the Colby swim teams this past Saturday, each is looking to succeed in the NESCAC Championship, which begins on February 16.
The Bowdoin nordic ski team is in the middle of an exceptional season this year, coming in sixth at the University of Vermont Carnival last weekend on a new course that was recently added to the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association circuit.
Jack BurnettBALLIN’ OUT: Lauren Petit ’18 dribbles the ball past a Middlebury opponent during Friday’s game, which the Polar Bears won 70-52. This marked their 20th win of the season. The team continued the momentum against Williams, beating the Ephs 73-47 on Saturday.
Running to glory: The men’s track and field team crushed the competition at the Maine State Meet on Sunday, finishing with a strong 223 points to beat second-place Bates by 43 points. This is the second first-place finish in three years for the team, who set the second highest point total in state indoor meet history.
courtesy of Brian BeardSkiing to victory: Kaitlynn Miller ’14 was named to the 2018 U.S. Olympic Cross Country Skiing Team, which will be held in PyeongChang, South Korea. Miller graduated from Bowdoin as one of the finest Nordic skiers in the program’s history and recently finished third overall in the 1.3 km classic at the U.S.
Gwen DavidsonHitting the target: Going into the NESCAC championships today, the men’s squash team is currently in eighth place for the first time since 2014. Today, both the men’s and women’s squash teams will compete in the NESCAC Championship held at Hamilton.
The men’s and women’s track and field teams have performed well in the recent weeks, with both teams coming in first overall in this past weekend’s Bowdoin Invitational III and bringing an impressive showing at the BU John Thomas Terrier Classic.
Ann BasuOn the rebound: Kate Kerrigan ’18 led both teams with 15 points and 9 rebounds during the game against Amherst this weekend. This past weekend, the women’s basketball team displayed another stellar performance, beating Hamilton College 87-54 and extending its undefeated streak to 19 games.
Pucking it up: The women’s hockey team (9-6-1, NESCAC 3-6-1) swept the Wesleyan (5-9-4, 3-6-1) series this weekend in its first NESCAC series sweep of the season. The Polar Bears dominated the Cardinals 5-2 on Friday after coming out of the first quarter with a three point lead.