Highlight Reel for January 27
January 27, 2023
The men’s hockey team (11–5–1; 5–5–1 NESCAC) blanked Suffolk University (5–10–2) 4–0 in a victory on Tuesday night. Goaltender Kevin Clark ’24 faced 25 shots and recorded his first shutout during his first career start in goal. The Polar Bears’ first goal came at the end of the first period when defenseman Bobby Pearl ’23 forced a turnover and slid the puck to forward Luke Wheeler ’25. Wheeler then found Pearl in Suffolk’s defensive zone and connected with Pearl for a one-timer. Forward Ethan Kimball ’23 extended Bowdoin’s lead in the middle frame, and forwards Chris Brown ’23 and Ean Small ’23 added tallies in the third period. The Polar Bears will take on Colby College (9–6–2; 7–3–1 NESCAC) tomorrow night at Sidney J. Watson Arena.
TAKE IT TO COURT
The men’s basketball team (8–11; 0–5 NESCAC) put up a season-high 97 points to defeat Thomas College (3–14) 97–66 on Tuesday night. The Polar Bears started the game with a 10–1 lead and never looked back, entering half time up 46–22. Forward Xander Werkman ’23 led Bowdoin with 18 points and 12 rebounds, followed by Michael Simonds ’24, James McGowan ’25 and Nolan Bessire ’26, who each had 11 points. The Polar Bears scored 27 points off turnovers and tallied 45 bench points. Bowdoin will host Colby College (14–5; 1–4 NESCAC) tonight in Morrell Gymnasium.
The Nordic ski team finished fifth out of eleven teams at the Saint Michael’s Carnival last weekend. Zach Ennis ’23 advanced to the semifinals in Friday’s sprint race, and Aggie Macy ’24 finished as one of the carnival’s top quarterfinalists. Carson Williams ’24 and Adam Carlisle ’25 competed in the quarterfinals. On Saturday, Ennis and Williams individually finished in eighth and ninth place, respectively. Macy and Emma Crum ’26 also finished in the top 30, earning 26th and 27th place respectively. This weekend, the Polar Bears will compete in their third race of the season at the University of New Hampshire Carnival in Durham, N.H.
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