Ann BasuKendall Schutzer ’18 reaches to catch the ball in the Middlebury game. This game was the last match of the season, and the team finished strong with a 50-12 victory. They will play rivals UNE on Saturday in the NIRA championship Last Saturday, Bowdoin women’s rugby concluded its regular season with a crushing 50-12 victory against Middlebury.
Ann BasuRuck and rol Mackenzie Philbrick ’20 faces off against Dartmouth. The team is the oldest varsity women’s rugby program in the nation. Since 2003, the Bowdoin women’s rugby team has led the way as the oldest collegiate varsity women’s rugby program in the nation and as a consistently strong contender in the league, meanwhile never losing touch with its club roots and embracing the inclusive nature of the sport.
Turning the tide. The baseball team (11-12, 3-3 NESCAC) is currently on a five-game win streak after sweeping its weekend series against Trinity (13-12, 3-6 NESCAC) and beating Thomas (3-25) 11-4 on Monday. Brandon Lopez ’20 was named NESCAC Pitcher of the Week this week after tossing a full game against Trinity last Friday.
Straight shutouts. The women’s tennis team is currently 10-2, 4-1 NESCAC after a 9-0 win over Connecticut College (6-5, 0-3 NESCAC) on Sunday. Despite injuries that have weakened the team’s roster, the Polar Bears have won three of their last four games—all dominant 9-0 shutouts—and are currently ranked fourth in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division III poll.
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.