Ann BasuSPRINTING AHEAD: Kate McAloon ’20 jumps for the ball against a Wesleyan opponent. After beating Wesleyan (10-6, NESCAC 6-4) in a close 11-10 game at home on Saturday, the women’s lacrosse team (12-4, NESCAC 6-4) advanced to the semifinals for the first time since 2015.
Caroline FlahartyNETTING A WIN: Tasha Christ ’20 hits a backhand in the Bowdoin Invitational, which took place in October during their fall season. The women’s tennis team (7-5-2) kicked off NESCAC play with a 8-1 win against Connecticut College on Saturday, and a 7-2 win against Babson College on the same day.
The softball team is on a six-game winning streak after going 13-3 over Spring Break in Florida. The team is looking to continue this success going into its first NESCAC series against Tufts, who beat the Polar Bears in the series last year.
courtesy of Alden GrimesOn the incline: After a successful weekend in the Reynolds Division, the alpine ski team will compete in the East Regional Championships this weekend. The Championships are the first time the Polar Bears will compete as a team rather than individual racers.
The Bowdoin nordic ski team is in the middle of an exceptional season this year, coming in sixth at the University of Vermont Carnival last weekend on a new course that was recently added to the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association circuit.
Daniel JangKing of the ice: Cody Todesco ’19 faces off against a player from University of Southern Maine in Tuesday’s game. The Polar Bears reigned victorious, continuing a three-game win streak after beating Williams and Middlebury over the weekend.
Ann BasuMarshall Lowery competes in last season's NESCAC Championship Meet. This weekend, she won both the 100 and 200 Backstroke. Both the men’s and women’s swim teams performed well in their inaugural meet of the 2017-18 season on November 18, with outstanding individual performances, such as the one from Marshall Lowery ’20, named NESCAC swimmer of the week.
On Monday, the Bowdoin men’s soccer team (10-4-3, NESCAC 6-2-2) received the news that it was one of five NESCAC schools to earn an at-large bid to advance to the NCAA DIII tournament. After a 1-0 defeat by Middlebury in double overtime at the NESCAC semifinals, men’s soccer is looking forward to redemption at the tournament, as they go into their first game against Rutgers-Newark (20-2) this Saturday.
Through an interactive program facilitated by the Office of Gender Violence Prevention and Education, Bowdoin first years and sophomores have the opportunity to participate in a leadership training institute focused on the prevention of and education about sexual violence, dating violence and stalking on campus.