TIP YOUR HATS
The men’s soccer team defeated the University of New England (UNE) 6-0 on Tuesday, beginning its season with a 1-0-0 record. The Polar Bears outshot the Nor’easters 30-4. Harry Cooper ’22 led the Polar Bears with his first collegiate hat trick, and Charlie Ward ’22, Carlton Steinberg ’24 and Ronaldo Cabral ’25 all chipped in offensively with one goal each. With the clean sheet, goalie Michael Webber ’23 secured Bowdoin’s 26 year-long shutout streak against UNE. The team will play its first NESCAC match of the year at Bates this Saturday.
ACE UP YOUR SLEEVE
On Wednesday night, women’s volleyball opened its season by sweeping the University of Southern Maine in a 3-0 victory. With the first set tied 4-4, the Polar Bears went on a nine point run, largely driven by serves from Olivia Deane ’25. Jenna Robbins ’23 had four service aces and also led the team with 10 kills. Ella Haugen ’23 accumulated 31 assists, and Maya White ’25 secured a team-best 17 digs. With its 1-0 record, the team will play at Endicott College on Friday along with a double-header against Keene State University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Saturday.
LET’S FHOCK(ING) GO
The field hockey team (1-0-0) earned a 4-1 victory over UNE in its season opener on Wednesday. Caroline Higgins ’24 scored in the first five minutes of the game off a penalty corner. Higgins led the Polar Bears with two goals and also had an assist. Almira Arnold ’23 and Georgie Coetzer ’23 each scored one goal, and Coetzer took a team-high four shots. Bowdoin held a 21-5 shot advantage. Bowdoin will see NESCAC action for the first time this season on Saturday at Bates.