All eyes were on the third-seeded men’s soccer team (12–1–5; 6–1–3 NESCAC) last weekend as it hosted the first two rounds of the NCAA Division III Tournament at Pickard Field. Bowdoin defeated the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (11–5–6; USMMA) 3–1 on Saturday and then faced Vassar College (9–3–7) on Sunday.
In the NESCAC quarterfinal match last Saturday, the third-seeded women’s soccer team (10–4–2; 5–4–1 NESCAC) lost to sixth-seeded Wesleyan University (7–4–5; 4–3–3 NESCAC). After an intense game that remained scoreless after 110 minutes of play, Wesleyan edged out the Polar Bears 5–3 in a penalty kick shootout.
On Monday afternoon, members of the community gathered in the Thomas F. Shannon Room of Hubbard Hall to attend a reading of selected poems by Judith Sanders, an award-winning poet and former visiting professor at Bowdoin.
On Tuesday evening, an audience filled the Visual Art Center’s Beam Classroom to watch a screening of the one-man play “American Moor,” written and performed by Keith Hamilton Cobb, a critically acclaimed playwright and classically trained actor.
On Wednesday evening, the Latin American Student Organization (LASO) hosted critically-acclaimed writer Gabby Rivera in the Kresge Auditorium as part of their celebration of Latinx Heritage Month. Rivera is the author of the young adult novel “Juliet Takes a Breath,” a semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story with a queer Latin American woman as its protagonist.
Due to the efforts of its current and former players, this fall marks the first year that the Bowdoin women’s club soccer team is funded by the College. In previous years, the club has gone unfunded and has been entirely student run.
Men’s soccer defeats reigning national champs Connecticut College in tightly contested match to maintain perfect record
On Saturday, men’s soccer defeated reigning national champions and top-ranked Connecticut College (Conn.) 1–0 after winning a rainy match on Monday 5–0 against the Maine Maritime Academy. The team is off to a promising start after going 5–0–0 (4–0–0 NESCAC) for the first time since 1976.
This Saturday, the men’s tennis team will make the journey to Williams College to take part in the NCAA Division III Tournament. After a tough loss to Amherst College in the NESCAC Tournament last weekend, the team was unsure they would be competing, but their overall record proved them worthy of an at-large NCAA bid.
After finishing second in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) tournament and setting a new program record with 16 wins in a single season, the men’s lacrosse team will start its NCAA Division III tournament run this Saturday against Colorado College at Whittier Field.
This week, the women’s and coed sailing teams finished their regular season with a victory. Around half of the team will travel to New Orleans to compete against some of the top sailing programs in the country in the Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) National Championship hosted by Tulane University on the weekends of May 19 and May 23.
After defeating Trinity 7-2, Connecticut College 9-0 and University of Southern Maine 9-0 this past weekend, the men’s tennis team improved to 12-1 overall following their ninth win in a row. The team is having an impressive season with an end goal of making it to the NESCAC Championships in May.
From the shores of Puerto Rico to the crowded subway platforms of New York City, the McKeen Center for the Common Good sent students across the United States to volunteer and learn about social issues throughout the country over spring break.
After making it to the first round of the NESCAC Championships, the men’s hockey team concluded its season with a record of 8-10-4 (8-7-3 NESCAC). The team’s season ended prematurely in a surprising 4-1 loss to Connecticut College—the same team the Polar Bears bested 3-2 just one month prior.
With Valentine’s Day in the rearview mirror, students have been reflecting on the most recent romantic phenomenon to sweep campus: Datamatch. The online matchmaking service, run by Harvard University students, arrived on campus for the first time last week.
The Bowdoin men’s squash team finished out an impressive season by making history at last Sunday’s NESCAC Championships. Bowdoin defeated Colby 6-3 and Middlebury 7-2 in the quarterfinals before facing off against Trinity in the final.