NIRA, FAR, WHEREVER YOU ARE
The women’s rugby team will host Norwich University in the NIRA semifinal on Saturday at 11 a.m.. After starting off the league campaign with a 38-8 loss to first-place Colby Sawyer, the Polar Bears bounced back with two key wins to secure the second playoff seed. The winner of Saturday’s game will play the other finalist in the NIRA Division III Championship on Sunday, November 17 at Harvard University’s Roberto A. Mignone Field.
YIN IN THE YANG
During last Saturday’s disappointing loss against Bates, Nate Richam-Odoi ’20 gave his teammates something to celebrate when he became the sixth ever Bowdoin football player to record 2,000 career rushing yards. With 82 yards on the ground in Saturday’s contest, Richam-Odoi puts himself at only 57 yards behind Greg Bohannon ’87, who currently holds fifth place in the career rushing charts.
ST. GEORGE AND THE DRAGONS
The Brunswick High School boys’ varsity soccer team fell 3-1 to Lewiston in the boys’ Class A North Regional State Final on Wednesday. The Dragons finish 14-2-1 on the season. Brady Laforge, high school first year, started in goal despite having never played a full varsity game in his high school career, and although he finished with an impressive eight saves, he was unable to prevent Lewiston from jumping to a 3-0 lead. The Dragons got a goal back with three minutes to play, Lewiston will represent the region at the state final against Falmouth on Saturday.
SUCK A DISC
The men’s ultimate frisbee team competed in the 31st annual Clambake, hosted by Red Tide Ultimate, in South Portland on October 26. Coming hot off the heels of a thrilling victory over 2016 Division I national finalist Harvard Red Line the weekend before, the Stoned Clown faced a challenging pool of teams from around the globe, playing squads from as far away as New Brunswick, Canada and Farmington, Maine. Entering the tournament seeded last, the team lost all three games, but due to clerical errors in the score reporting process finished with an official record of 0-1.