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Highlight Reel for December 1

December 1, 2023


On Wednesday night, the women’s basketball team (4–1; 0–0 NESCAC) scored a comeback win in a nonconference matchup against St. Joseph’s College (4–3). The Polar Bears took the lead in the first quarter but were unable to outscore St. Joseph’s in the second. Bowdoin was down by 14 points entering the second half and shot 6––7 in three-pointers to tie the game 50–50 headed into the final period. Callie Godfrey ’24 scored eight points in the fourth quarter alone, pushing the Polar Bears to outscore St. Joseph’s 22–11. Maria Belardi ’26 contributed 14 points, and Godfrey added a total of 12. Megan Tan ’23 and Carly Davey ’26 had 11 points each, and Sydney Jones ’25 had nine points and a team-best ten rebounds. The team will play Colby College (6–1; 0–0 NESCAC) tomorrow afternoon at 3 p.m. in Morrell Gym.


The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams opened their seasons against the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) on November 18. Both teams defeated WPI but lost to MIT. Tatum Zupnik ’24 earned one of Bowdoin’s two first-place finishers in the 50 free with a time of 24.31. Sydney Lillis ’27 achieved Bowdoin’s other first-place finish in the 200 fly. On the men’s side, Dylan Zhang ’26 won the 100 breast, and Raphael Grand’Pierre ’27 kicked off his collegiate career with a win in the 50 free. The Polar Bears will return to competition at the Maine State Meet this weekend.


On Tuesday evening, the men’s basketball team (3–4; 0–0 NESCAC) scored a season-high in points to beat Thomas College (2–5) 91-–77. After an early deficit, the Polar Bears pulled ahead to end the second quarter 49-–40. The teams traded leads throughout the second half until the game was tied 66-–66. With ten minutes of play remaining, Ben Chilson ’27 led the team into a 14–2 run to secure a double digit lead. Chilson scored a career-best 12 points, Kevin Reeves ’26 had 19 points and 11 rebounds and Jimmy McGowan ’25 added 17 points. The Polar Bears will play the University of Chicago (4–2) tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. at Middlebury College.


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