COURTESY OF BRIAN BEARDWHAT A POWER PLAY: The women’s basketball team fell to Amherst 65-45 in the finals of the NCAA DIII Tournament. This is only the second time in program history the team has competed in the Final Four of the tournament.
Jack BurnettGOING FOR THE REBOUND: Lauren Petit ’18 shoots the ball in a game against Middlebury on February 2. Despite losing to Tufts in the NESCAC Quarterfinals, the Polar Bears will advance to the NCAA Championships this weekend against Husson.
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.
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.
Caroline FlahartyONE-ON-ONE: Basketball players Blake Gordon ’18 and Lydia Caputi ’18 grew up in Brunswick and both came to Bowdoin. Many athletes at Bowdoin become close with their teammates and other athletes, but for basketball players Lydia Caputi ’18 and Blake Gordon ’18, their friendship began far before Bowdoin.
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.