Liam FinnertySERVING UP VICTORY: Joulia Likhanskaia ’17 rallies with a teammate in an indoor practice in Farley Field House. With snow still on the courts, the team will play both its matches this weekend indoors as it comes back from its seven-game tour in California.
Harry JungRUGBAES: Captain Cristina Lima ’17 and Jackie Jacques ’19 practice indoors as the team prepares for its spring season. This Spring Break, the women’s rugby team spent 10 days in France and Spain as part of its quadrennial international tour, funded by generous donations and fundraisers put on by the team.
Courtesy of Gilbert RoddyLOVE TO WIN: Kyle Wolfe ’18 played well in the Stag-Hen tournament in California over Spring Break. The team only lost one game—a close 5-4 loss to No. 2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. The men’s tennis team, the defending NCAA Division III champions, finished the Stag-Hen Tournament in Claremont, California with a 8-1 record.
Ann BasuSticking with it Mettler Growney ’17 dodges two Amherst defenders in the team’s season opener, a skillful 7-6 win over the Purple and White. That strong start was indicative of the team’s successful season thus far; it heads into Sunday’s Trinity matchup with a 6-1 record.
Track attack: Women’s and men’s indoor track and field competed at Open New England championships last weekend, putting forward a number of top-10 performances in a highly competitive pool of athletes. The women’s distance medley relay team continued their strong season, placing fourth with a time of 12:00.50, and Joseph Staudt ’19 broke his own Bowdoin record in the 60-meter hurdles again (8.21), placing fifth overall.
Phoebe Zipper It’s been a tough few weeks for Arsène Wenger, the venerable Frenchman in his 21st season at the helm of Arsenal. An early February drubbing at the hands of league-leader Chelsea effectively ended any fading hopes of a Gunners title charge; similarly, an even more deflating loss to Bayern Munich in the Champions League all but assured a seventh consecutive Round of 16 exit in that competition.
Hannah RafkinZihao Chen ’19 prepares to serve to Phillip Maier ’18 during a casual intramural badminton match in Sargent Gymnasium on Monday night. Intramural badminton has been offering a casual, somewhat competitive atmosphere since the start of the winter.
Katie FoleyThe men’s lacrosse team takes the field for practice on a chilly afternoon as the Polar Bears gear up for their season-opener against Amherst on Sunday. While the spring season officially began in mid-February, the weather has yet to catch on as both the men’s and women’s games for this weekend were postponed to Sunday due to a forecast that included extremely cold temperatures and high winds.
Ann BasuHannah Graham '19 celebrates with her teammates after the Polar Bears earned an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament. After suffering an incredibly close 49-44 loss to Tufts last Saturday, the women’s basketball team secured an at-large bid to the NCAA Division III tournament to keep its season alive.
Ann BasuBrigit Bergin ’19 leads the Polar Bear defense in a showdown against Saint Anselm (22-2-3) in December. The 2-2 tie with the Hawks extended the Polar Bear’s unbeaten streak to four—a strong start that foreshadowed the team’s continued dominance that has carried them to the NESCAC semifinals.