The women’s lacrosse team (4–6; 2–4 NESCAC) defeated Bates College (4–7; 0–6 NESCAC) 18–8 on Wednesday night in a dominant NESCAC win. Bowdoin scored the first eight goals of the game and held a 12–3 lead at halftime before pushing the game into running time in the fourth quarter. Attacker Sophia Sudano ’24 led Bowdoin with five goals and four assists, followed by attacker Colleen McAloon ’23 and midfielder Emelia Krakora ’24, who each had three goals of their own. Attacker Charlotte Howie ’24 also scored two goals. The Polar Bears outshot the Bobcats 34–19, and Krakora had a team-best seven draw controls. Bowdoin will face off against Trinity College (8–2; 3–2 NESCAC) tomorrow afternoon at Ryan Field.
SINGLE AND READY TO MINGLE
Last weekend, the men’s tennis team (8–1; 3-0 NESCAC) defeated Wesleyan University (6–6; 2–4) 6–3. Evan Fortier ’22 and Mark Kneiss ’26 had an 8–4 doubles victory, and Kneiss (7–6, 6–1), Reid Staples ’24 (6–3, 6–4), Pieter Breuker ’25 (6–3, 6–1) and Ethan Bradley ’24 (7–5, 7–5) earned wins for Bowdoin in singles play. The No. 12 Polar Bears will host Tufts University (10–0; 5–0 NESCAC) this afternoon in their home-opener.
COVERING ALL THE BASES
The softball team (11–11; 4–4 NESCAC) split its doubleheader against Middlebury College (10–6; 2–2 NESCAC) at the Pickard Softball Diamond last Saturday. After falling 3–2 to the Panthers in the first game, the Polar Bears responded with a 9–1 win. In the victory, Bowdoin took an early 3–0 lead, and Middlebury scored its lone run in the third inning. Bowdoin responded in the bottom half of the third, with Lilly Armstrong ’23 hitting a double and JK Bradley ’25 recording her second RBI of the game. Armstrong went three for three at bat, and Katryna Dukehart ’23 also drove in three runs. The Polar Bears will play Bates College (7–5; 1–1 NESCAC) this afternoon in Lewiston.