Last weekend, the sailing team ended its regular season with an eighth place finish in the Open New England Fleet Race Championship at Connecticut College. The Polar Bears competed in 14 races over two days with key performances from Hattie Slayton ’23, Chris Lukens ’23, Timmy Gee ’25 and Tbo Antonietti ’24. On Tuesday night, the Intercollegiate Sailing Association announced that the team had earned an at-large bid for the 2023 College Sailing Women’s and Open Fleet Race National Championships, hosted by the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. The Women’s Fleet Race National Championship will take place on May 23–26 and the Open Fleet Race National Championship is the following week from May 30–June 2.
On Thursday, four members of the men’s lacrosse team (11–5; 6–4 NESCAC) received All-NESCAC Awards for their performances this season. Attacker Will Byrne ’24 and midfielder Zack Goorno ’23 were named First Team All-NESCAC. Attacker Patrick Fitzgerald ’25 and midfielder Ethan Barnard ’23 received second team honors. Fitzgerald led the Polar Bears with 58 goals this season, followed by Byrne, who had 45. Barnard boasted a .623 faceoff percentage, and Goorno recovered 68 ground balls this year. The men’s lacrosse team lost to Amherst College (11–4; 6–4 NESCAC) in the NESCAC Quarterfinals last weekend, but it has a chance at receiving an at-large bid for the NCAA Tournament. Selections will be announced on Sunday.
SEVEN(S) WONDERS OF THE WORLD
The women’s rugby team wrapped up its spring season last Saturday with the Polar Bear Sevens Tournament at Pickard Field. Bowdoin finished second overall in the tournament after losing in the championship match to Northeastern University by a score of 26–5. Katie Stomma ’26 led the Polar Bears with two tries in the loss. In pool play, Bowdoin went 2–1, defeating rival University of New England (UNE) 39–7 and American International College (AIC) 40–5. Stomma, Rebecca Vakarau ’25, Evie Hamer ’26, Maggie Norton ’24 and Lauryn Eisenhart ’24 put Bowdoin on the board against UNE. Norton, Eisenhart, Stomma, Ella Slaby ’25, Ella Garnett ’23 and Justine Endo-Ferguson ’26 scored tries for the Polar Bears against AIC.