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Highlight Reel for September 15

September 15, 2023


The women’s volleyball team swept Swarthmore College (5–1) with a 3–0 win on the first day of the Garnet Invitational in Swarthmore, Pa. last Friday. The Polar Bears earned set scores of 25–17, 25–20 and 25–21, led by Skye LaMendola ’27 with 17 kills, Ella Haugen ’23 with 36 assists and Maya White ’25 with 13 digs. In the second day of the invitational, the team split its two matches against Arcadia University (1–4) and Salisbury University (6–1) with scores of 3–0 and 2–3, respectively. Lily Janas ’26 led with ten kills against Arcadia, with White adding 23 digs. In their five-set match against Salisbury, Haugen racked up another 44 assists and LaMendola led with 21 kills. Bowdoin resumes play this evening at Bates College.


Last weekend, the men’s and women’s golf teams opened their respective seasons with fourth place finishes at the Duke Nelson Invitational and the Polar Bear Shootout. Jack Barned ’26 totaled a two-day score of 142, three shots off the winning score, and tied for third individually. Andrew Flynn ’27 took 14th overall in his first collegiate match with a final score of 146. For the women’s team, Shivani Schmulen ’26 tied for fourth with a two-day score of 157. The men’s team will play this weekend at the Williams Invitational and the women’s team will travel to Vermont for the George Phinney Classic at Middlebury College.


In their first weekend of competition, the sailing team finished first place out of eight teams at the Harmon Cup hosted by Maine Maritime Academy. Tbo Antonietti ’24, Kyra Phelan ’26, Kique Ruiz ’26 and Ethan Danielson ’26 competed for Bowdoin, winning four of six races. At the Harry Anderson Regatta hosted by Yale University, the Polar Bears finished eighth out of 18 teams, with Tom Hall ’25 and Izzy Tsuchitori ’26 finishing fifth in the A Division. This weekend, the team will compete at the NE Singlehanded Championship hosted by Brown University, the Hatch Brown Trophy at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Regis Trophy at Harvard University.


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