CBB Comparison: Colby, Bates and Bowdoin have all substantially increased their recruiting expenses after the NESCAC eliminated its cap on recruitment spending. Bowdoin hopes to find a more diverse group of athletes. Correction: An earlier version of the article did not clarify that NCSASports is a free website, as per NCAA regulations.
Daniel JangLOOKIN' PRETTY ICE: Katie Leininger ’20 faces off for the puck against an opponent from Wesleyan on January 27. The hockey team is looking towards its last regular season series agaisnt Trinity College at home this weekend.
Daniel JangSTICKIN’ IT TO ‘EM: Spencer Antunez ’18 faces off against University of Southern Maine on January 23. After a successful weekend, the team will play in their last regular games of the season this weekend against Tufts and Connecticut College.
courtesy of Ellery GouldGIRLS RUN THE WORLD: Bowdoin hosted a Girls and Women in Sports Day on Sunday. Over 300 girls from around Maine participated in 14 different sports. Last Sunday, Bowdoin hosted its annual Girls and Women in Sports Day in Farley Field House as part of a string of events happening around the country celebrating the 32nd annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day.
PJ SeelertFLYING PAST THE MULES: Michael O’Neal ’20 practices fly. The men’s team crushed Colby 197-79 on Saturday, and the women’s team beat the Mules 204-64. After an impressive victory by the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams over the Colby swim teams this past Saturday, each is looking to succeed in the NESCAC Championship, which begins on February 16.
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.
Jack BurnettBALLIN’ OUT: Lauren Petit ’18 dribbles the ball past a Middlebury opponent during Friday’s game, which the Polar Bears won 70-52. This marked their 20th win of the season. The team continued the momentum against Williams, beating the Ephs 73-47 on Saturday.
Running to glory: The men’s track and field team crushed the competition at the Maine State Meet on Sunday, finishing with a strong 223 points to beat second-place Bates by 43 points. This is the second first-place finish in three years for the team, who set the second highest point total in state indoor meet history.