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.