SPEED. I AM SPEED.
The Bowdoin Men’s Track and Field team finished second in the Maine State Meet held in Waterville this past Sunday. Over the course of the competition, numerous Bowdoin athletes produced impressive performances, with Ajay Olson ’23 and Cheng Xing ’23 honored as MVPs of the meet. Other additional standouts include first-place finishes from Max Russo ’24, Eli Franklin ’25 and John Auer ’23. Following the team’s performance in the meet, the Bowdoin Men’s Track team will compete at the Boston University Valentine’s Day Invitational this Friday and Saturday.
The Bowdoin Women’s Hockey Team came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw against third-ranked Amherst this past Saturday. The Polar Bears went up 1-0 in the second period thanks to a crafty finish from Gia Massari ’25. However, Amherst bounced back and found the net just five minutes later, as well as scoring a go-ahead goal midway through the third period. Yet, only three minutes later, Jackie Miller ’25 slotted in a tying goal for the Polar Bears and sent the game to overtime, where it would eventually finish 2-2. The Women’s Hockey Team’s final two home games of the year—both against Trinity—will take place this Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and 3 p.m., respectively.
The Bowdoin Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams have combined for a 5-game losing streak over the course of the last five days. After beating Hamilton in a thriller this past Saturday, the Men’s Basketball team suffered back-to-back losses against Amherst and University of Maine-Farmington, respectively. As for the women’s team, its last victory came in the form of a blowout win against Hamilton on Saturday. Unfortunately, ever since, the team has lost against Amherst, Husson University and Bates. Following the run of defeats, the men’s team fell to 11-12 (2-7 NESCAC) and the Bowdoin Women’s team fell to 16-7 (5-4 NESCAC). Both the men’s and women’s teams will play their final game of the season against Wesleyan, with the women playing at home and the men playing in Middletown.