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.
Gwen DavidsonThree times’ a charm: Julia Patterson ’19 competes against Middlebury in Saturday’s home game. The team came away with a 2-0 win. This past weekend, the Bowdoin women’s soccer team (4-2-1, NESCAC 1-2-1) had a big win against Middlebury (4-2-1, NESCAC 1-2-1) who knocked Bowdoin out of the NESCAC Championship last year.
Gwen DavidsonKicking the competition: First year Ryan Houseman plays against Middlebury on Saturday. The team came away with a 3-1 win after Moctar Niang ’19 scored off of two headers. The team then went on the win against University of Southern Maine 1-0 in overtime on Sunday.
Courtesy Of Jim CantonJust press play: Assistant Athletic Director for Communications Jim Caton helped spearhead a weekly sports podcast, available on Soundcloud. On September 21, the first Bowdoin Athletics Podcast was released on Soundcloud, featuring Don Borkowski, the director of capital projects at Bowdoin, and Ashmead White Director of Athletics Tim Ryan discussing the renovations on Whittier Field.
Despite the lack of wind this weekend, the sailing team had a strong start to its season over the last two weeks after competing in numerous events across New England. “The women’s regatta was at MIT and that was a really tough event.
Ann BasuOn cloud nine: Elizabeth Growney ’20 competes against Williams on Sunday after beating Wesleyan 6-0 on Saturday. Sunday’s game went into double overtime, with the Polar Bears closely beating out the Ephs 3-2. The team is looking to continue its three game winning streak against rival Middlebury on Saturday.
Last summer, two men’s boats from the Bowdoin’s rowing program competed in the world’s most prestigious regatta, Henley Royal Regatta, on the River Thames in England. The two men’s boats, each with four rowers and a coxswain, finished 10th and 14th during the time trial in June.