Highlight Reel for February 24
February 24, 2023
AIN’T NO LIE, BYE BYE BYE
The men’s squash team (5–8; 2–8 NESCAC), ranked 25th in the nation, is set to compete in the Conroy Division at the College Squash National Championships this weekend. Bowdoin enters the tournament as the top-seed in the D-Division and earned a bye for the first round. The Polar Bears will play the winner of the Vassar College (4–13) versus Fordham University (19–8) match tonight at Williams College in Middletown, Conn.. Play will continue throughout the weekend, with the finals being held at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn..
The women’s basketball team’s season (15–10; 4–6 NESCAC) came to an end last Saturday with a 75–61 NESCAC Quarterfinals loss to Tufts University (19–6; 9–1 NESCAC). The Polar Bears entered the tournament as the eighth seed and maintained a lead into the second quarter against the top-seeded Jumbos before Tufts took over. Despite being unable to pull off the upset, Sydney Jones ’25 led Bowdoin with 16 points and nine rebounds and Carly Davey ’26 added 10 points. Sela Kay ’22 and Annie Boasberg ’22 scored 10 and eight points, respectively, in their final games for Bowdoin.
With spring sports set to start official play next weekend, Bowdoin teams have been receiving promising preseason rankings. The men’s lacrosse team, which ended last season with an NCAA Quarterfinals loss, enters the season ranked third in the national DIII polls. The women’s lacrosse team is ranked 16th after going 9–7 (4–6 NESCAC) last year. The men’s and women’s tennis teams are ranked 14th and 17th, respectively, and each had players compete in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Championship in the fall. All four teams, along with the baseball and softball teams, will play their season openers on March 4.
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