Courtesy of Kevin TrinhLifting the bar: The Weightlifting Club held its 2nd annual Lift-A-Thon on Sunday, this year raising $400 for Puerto Rico relief efforts. The weightlifting club is looking to create a more inclusive, motivational environment for its members.
Sweeping the Court: The women’s volleyball team (11-7, NESCAC 7-1) celebrated homecoming weekend by sweeping their Saturday games against University of Maine-Presque Isle (11-16) and Middlebury (14-5, NESCAC 5-3). Caroline Flaharty ’20 ended the Middlebury game with 19 kills compared to Middlebury’s Becca Raffel’s 11.
Southern Love: Bowdoin men’s tennis team members Grant Urken ’19 and Luke Tercek ’18 won their first match in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Oracle Cup 1-6, 6-2, 10-6 against Adrien Bouchet and Will Wanner of Emory University in Rome, Georgia on Thursday.
Ann BasuStarting Conversations: Hannah Cooke ’18 started the Athletes of Color Coalition last year in order to give athletes of color a space to talk about their experiences at Bowdoin and to hopefully spread those conversations to the wider student body.
Heading home: The women’s soccer team lost 1-0 to Amherst (2-1, 1-0 NESCAC) in last Saturday’s NESCAC opener after the Purple and White scored in the 78th minute of the game. The team will play its first home game against Wesleyan (2-1, 0-1 NESCAC), who they beat 3-1 last season, on Saturday at noon.
Daniel JangPrettier Whittier The Polar Bears look to improve on last season’s 0-8 record as phase one of the Whittier Field remodel nears completion and a ninth game is added to the beginning of the season.
Going for Gold. Over the summer, Bowdoin women’s basketball player Ally Silfen ’17 and field hockey player Sarah Jane Weill ’18 traveled to Jerusalem for the 20th Maccabiah Games—an international Jewish and Israeli multi-sport event held in Israel every four years.
Abby MotyckaPushing On: Kara Finnerty ’20 faces off against a player from Tufts in the final NESCAC game of last season, which resulted in a close 1-0 loss. The team is hoping to come back strong this season.