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Highlight Reel for Nov. 3

November 3, 2017

Saving shots: The men’s soccer team (10-3-3, NESCAC 6-2-2) had a dramatic win against Williams (8-3-5, NESCAC 3-3-4) on Saturday after the game went into a penalty shoot out. Levi Morant ’19 scored the first goal of the game in the 54th minute, but Williams tied the game up 25 minutes later. The score remained tied going through overtime and went into penalty kicks. After trailing 3-2 following the third round, Stevie Van Siclen ’18 saved the Ephs’ last two shots to bring the final tally to 4-3. The Polar Bears will be advancing to the NESCAC semifinals for the fifth time in a row against No. 5 Middlebury (11-5-0, NESCAC 5-5-0) on Saturday.

Running wild: The women’s cross country team placed 6th and the men’s team placed 7th in the NESCAC championship this weekend. Sarah Kelley ’18 took top marks for Bowdoin, coming in 10th with a time of 22:33.6. Sean MacDonald ’19 took the top place for the men’s team, coming in 19th with a time of 25:53.8. Both teams will compete in the New England DIII championships next week at Gorham Country Club, hosted by the University of Southern Maine.

One last time: The Bowdoin women’s soccer team (9-6-1, NESCAC 4-5-1) concluded its 2017 season with a 4-0 loss to Williams (14-1-1, NESCAC 8-1-1) on Saturday at the NESCAC quarterfinal match. Rachel Stout ’18 led the team with six saves for the Polar Bears compared to Williams’ one. The Polar Bears played a total of 16 games this season, scoring 30 goals and averaging 1.88 goals per game.

Coming back: The football team (0-7) lost to Wesleyan (5-2) 21-10 in Saturday’s home game. Bowdoin started with a first-quarter lead after a 31-yard field goal from Andrew Sisti ’18, but Wesleyan came back with three touchdowns. With less than five minutes left, the Polar Bears rebounded with an 85-yard pass from Griff Stalcup ’21 to Nick Vailas ’18, the fourth longest in program history, to make the score 21-10. Bowdoin will begin the Colby-Bates-Bowdoin Championship against Bates at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow.

 

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